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Rushing & Receiving

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Rushing Receiving
Rk Tm Age G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1 Jim Brown*+ CLE 23 12 12 290 1329 14 70 4.6 110.8 24.2 24 190 7.9 0 25 2.0 15.8 1519 14 2
2 J.D. Smith* SFO 27 12 0 207 1036 10 73 5.0 86.3 17.3 13 133 10.2 1 21 1.1 11.1 1169 11 3
3 Tom Tracy PIT 25 12 0 199 794 3 51 4.0 66.2 16.6 23 273 11.9 5 45 1.9 22.8 1067 8 7
4 Billy Ray Barnes* PHI 24 12 0 181 687 7 61 3.8 57.3 15.1 32 314 9.8 2 47 2.7 26.2 1001 9 7
5 Alan Ameche BAL 26 12 0 178 679 7 26 3.8 56.6 14.8 13 129 9.9 1 30 1.1 10.8 808 8 3
6 Rick Casares* CHI 28 12 0 177 699 10 47 3.9 58.3 14.8 27 273 10.1 2 43 2.3 22.8 972 12 7
7 Ollie Matson RAM 29 12 0 161 863 6 50 5.4 71.9 13.4 18 130 7.2 0 49 1.5 10.8 993 6 9
8 Paul Hornung* GNB 24 12 0 152 681 7 63 4.5 56.8 12.7 15 113 7.5 0 19 1.3 9.4 794 7 7
9 John David Crow* CRD 24 12 0 140 666 3 73 4.8 55.5 11.7 27 328 12.1 4 36 2.3 27.3 994 7 5
10 Joe Perry SFO 32 11 0 139 602 3 40 4.3 54.7 12.6 12 53 4.4 0 15 1.1 4.8 655 3 6
11 Bobby Mitchell CLE 24 12 0 131 743 5 90 5.7 61.9 10.9 35 351 10.0 4 76 2.9 29.3 1094 9 2
12 Clarence Peaks PHI 24 12 0 124 451 3 34 3.6 37.6 10.3 28 209 7.5 0 23 2.3 17.4 660 3 7
13 Jim Taylor GNB 24 9 7 120 452 6 21 3.8 50.2 13.3 9 71 7.9 2 20 1.0 7.9 523 8 2
14 Don Bosseler* WAS 23 12 0 119 644 3 41 5.4 53.7 9.9 11 47 4.3 0 10 0.9 3.9 691 3 1
15 Frank Gifford*+ NYG 29 11 0 106 540 3 79 5.1 49.1 9.6 42 768 18.3 4 77 3.8 69.8 1308 7 5
16 Dick James WAS 25 12 0 100 384 3 39 3.8 32.0 8.3 13 192 14.8 1 41 1.1 16.0 576 4 7
17 Lenny Moore*+ BAL 26 12 0 92 422 2 31 4.6 35.2 7.7 47 846 18.0 6 71 3.9 70.5 1268 8 4
18 Mel Triplett NYG 28 11 0 91 381 1 20 4.2 34.6 8.3 6 78 13.0 0 25 0.5 7.1 459 1 5
19 Johnny Morris CHI 24 12 0 87 312 0 33 3.6 26.0 7.3 13 197 15.2 2 51 1.1 16.4 509 2 3
20 John Henry Johnson DET 30 10 0 82 270 2 39 3.3 27.0 8.2 7 34 4.9 1 18 0.7 3.4 304 3 4
21 Alex Webster NYG 28 10 0 79 250 5 16 3.2 25.0 7.9 27 381 14.1 2 41 2.7 38.1 631 7 2
22 Nick Pietrosante DET 22 10 0 76 447 3 37 5.9 44.7 7.6 16 140 8.8 0 20 1.6 14.0 587 3 4
23 Tom Barnett PIT 22 12 0 75 238 1 19 3.2 19.8 6.3 7 52 7.4 1 14 0.6 4.3 290 2 3
24 Larry Krutko PIT 24 12 0 75 226 4 12 3.0 18.8 6.3 13 100 7.7 0 27 1.1 8.3 326 4 4
25 Bobby Joe Conrad CRD 24 12 0 74 328 2 56 4.4 27.3 6.2 14 142 10.1 3 25 1.2 11.8 470 5 10
26 Jon Arnett* RAM 24 12 0 73 371 2 80 5.1 30.9 6.1 38 419 11.0 1 38 3.2 34.9 790 3 5
27 Phil King NYG 23 12 0 72 232 0 24 3.2 19.3 6.0 7 98 14.0 1 35 0.6 8.2 330 1 3
28 Johnny Olszewski WAS 29 10 0 65 432 1 65 6.6 43.2 6.5 7 62 8.9 0 15 0.7 6.2 494 1 3
29 Joe Morrison NYG 22 12 0 62 165 1 14 2.7 13.8 5.2 17 183 10.8 1 37 1.4 15.3 348 2 5
Rushing Receiving
Rk Tm Age G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
30 Mike Sommer 2TM 25 9 0 62 231 2 53 3.7 25.7 6.9 7 111 15.9 0 56 0.8 12.3 342 2 1
31 Ed Sutton WAS 24 11 0 61 232 1 30 3.8 21.1 5.5 4 63 15.8 0 26 0.4 5.7 295 1 0
32 Lew Carpenter GNB 27 12 0 60 322 1 55 5.4 26.8 5.0 5 47 9.4 0 23 0.4 3.9 369 1 3
33 Ken Webb DET 24 12 0 60 222 2 29 3.7 18.5 5.0 12 201 16.8 0 67 1.0 16.8 423 2 5
34 Willie Galimore CHI 24 12 0 58 199 1 36 3.4 16.6 4.8 10 125 12.5 2 34 0.8 10.4 324 3 4
35 Howard Cassady DET 25 12 0 52 203 1 18 3.9 16.9 4.3 15 316 21.1 4 59 1.3 26.3 519 5 2
36 Joe Marconi RAM 25 12 0 52 176 4 21 3.4 14.7 4.3 10 81 8.1 1 80 0.8 6.8 257 5 2
37 Mal Hammack CRD 26 12 0 49 237 0 19 4.8 19.8 4.1 4 69 17.3 0 20 0.3 5.8 306 0 6
38 Dan Lewis DET 23 11 0 49 199 2 20 4.1 18.1 4.5 5 75 15.0 0 30 0.5 6.8 274 2 3
39 Don McIlhenny GNB 25 12 0 47 231 1 46 4.9 19.3 3.9 8 95 11.9 1 30 0.7 7.9 326 2 1
40 Theron Sapp PHI 24 12 0 41 145 1 17 3.5 12.1 3.4 6 47 7.8 0 13 0.5 3.9 192 1 0
41 Tommy Wilson RAM 27 12 0 40 210 0 60 5.3 17.5 3.3 12 83 6.9 1 20 1.0 6.9 293 1 1
42 King Hill CRD 23 11 10 39 167 5 29 4.3 15.2 3.5 167 5 13
43 Tobin Rote DET 31 10 7 35 156 2 21 4.5 15.6 3.5 156 2 2
44 Billy Pricer BAL 25 12 0 34 128 0 16 3.8 10.7 2.8 2 3 1.5 0 4 0.2 0.3 131 0 1
45 Ed Brown CHI 31 12 8 33 108 1 46 3.3 9.0 2.8 108 1 7
46 Bobby Layne* PIT 33 12 12 33 181 2 21 5.5 15.1 2.8 181 2 2
47 Joe Childress CRD 26 9 0 30 59 0 9 2.0 6.6 3.3 4 73 18.3 1 52 0.4 8.1 132 1 1
48 Johnny Unitas*+ BAL 26 12 12 29 145 2 21 5.0 12.1 2.4 145 2 6
49 Ralph Guglielmi WAS 26 9 5 26 97 0 19 3.7 10.8 2.9 97 0 2
50 Walt Kowalczyk PHI 24 12 0 26 37 0 6 1.4 3.1 2.2 9 33 3.7 0 13 0.8 2.8 70 0 0
51 Earl Morrall DET 25 12 5 26 112 0 22 4.3 9.3 2.2 112 0 7
52 Billy Wade RAM 29 12 9 25 95 2 17 3.8 7.9 2.1 95 2 6
53 Merrill Douglas CHI 23 12 0 24 47 2 9 2.0 3.9 2.0 1 17 17.0 0 17 0.1 1.4 64 2 0
54 L.G. Dupre BAL 27 4 0 23 54 0 21 2.3 13.5 5.8 6 47 7.8 1 18 1.5 11.8 101 1 0
55 Milt Plum CLE 24 12 12 21 20 1 17 1.0 1.7 1.8 1 20 20.0 0 20 0.1 1.7 40 1 2
56 Frank Ryan RAM 23 10 3 19 57 1 13 3.0 5.7 1.9 57 1 5
57 Hugh McElhenny SFO 31 10 0 18 67 1 18 3.7 6.7 1.8 22 329 15.0 3 62 2.2 32.9 396 4 1
58 Jim Podoley WAS 26 11 0 18 83 0 25 4.6 7.5 1.6 18 282 15.7 2 48 1.6 25.6 365 2 1
59 Lamar McHan GNB 27 12 7 16 64 0 19 4.0 5.3 1.3 64 0 3
Rushing Receiving
Rk Tm Age G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
60 Bart Starr GNB 25 12 5 16 83 0 39 5.2 6.9 1.3 83 0 2
61 Charlie Conerly NYG 38 10 10 15 38 1 10 2.5 3.8 1.5 38 1 2
62 Dick Haley WAS 22 12 8 14 51 1 15 3.6 4.3 1.2 2 14 7.0 0 8 0.2 1.2 65 1 2
63 Ken Hall CRD 24 12 0 14 81 0 20 5.8 6.8 1.2 4 60 15.0 1 31 0.3 5.0 141 1 3
64 Eddie LeBaron WAS 29 12 7 13 7 0 15 0.5 0.6 1.1 7 0 5
65 Lenny Lyles SFO 23 12 0 13 28 1 13 2.2 2.3 1.1 3 33 11.0 0 18 0.3 2.8 61 1 1
66 Jerry Reichow DET 25 9 0 13 98 0 46 7.5 10.9 1.4 7 118 16.9 1 32 0.8 13.1 216 1 0
67 Alex Hawkins BAL 22 11 0 12 44 0 11 3.7 4.0 1.1 44 0 0
68 Y.A. Tittle* SFO 33 11 10 11 24 0 22 2.2 2.2 1.0 1 4 4.0 0 4 0.1 0.4 28 0 7
69 Norm Van Brocklin* PHI 33 12 12 11 13 2 12 1.2 1.1 0.9 13 2 4
70 C.R. Roberts SFO 23 1 0 10 67 1 46 6.7 67.0 10.0 67 1 1
71 John Roach CRD 26 12 2 9 20 0 7 2.2 1.7 0.8 20 0 2
72 Leo Elter PIT 30 8 0 8 25 0 9 3.1 3.1 1.0 3 31 10.3 0 28 0.4 3.9 56 0 1
73 Zeke Bratkowski CHI 28 12 4 7 86 0 41 12.3 7.2 0.6 86 0 0
74 Bill Butler GNB 22 11 0 7 49 0 16 7.0 4.5 0.6 1 -2 -2.0 0 -2 0.1 -0.2 47 0 1
75 Ed Modzelewski CLE 30 12 0 6 18 0 5 3.0 1.5 0.5 3 18 6.0 1 13 0.3 1.5 36 1 0
76 Terry Barr DET 24 11 0 5 57 1 37 11.4 5.2 0.5 10 180 18.0 0 45 0.9 16.4 237 1 2
77 John Brodie SFO 24 12 2 5 6 0 6 1.2 0.5 0.4 6 0 0
78 Larry Hickman CRD 24 12 0 5 18 0 5 3.6 1.5 0.4 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.1 0.9 29 0 0
79 Jimmy Orr* PIT 24 12 0 5 43 0 29 8.6 3.6 0.4 35 604 17.3 5 43 2.9 50.3 647 5 1
80 M.C. Reynolds CRD 24 7 0 5 -4 0 11 -0.8 -0.6 0.7 -4 0 3
81 John Adams CHI 22 12 0 4 -13 0 8 -3.3 -1.1 0.3 -13 0 0
82 Leroy Bolden CLE 27 12 0 4 11 0 9 2.8 0.9 0.3 11 0 1
83 Len Dawson PIT 24 12 0 4 20 0 10 5.0 1.7 0.3 20 0 1
84 Hal Lewis BAL 24 12 0 4 2 0 2 0.5 0.2 0.3 3 54 18.0 0 25 0.3 4.5 56 0 1
85 Jack Call PIT 24 4 0 3 9 0 4 3.0 2.3 0.8 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.3 0.0 9 0 0
86 Eagle Day WAS 27 4 1 3 27 0 18 9.0 6.8 0.8 27 0 0
87 Bobby Luna PIT 26 12 0 3 3 0 10 1.0 0.3 0.3 3 0 1
88 Dicky Moegle SFO 25 8 0 3 9 0 4 3.0 1.1 0.4 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.1 1.5 21 0 0
89 Bob Ptacek CLE 22 12 0 3 13 0 6 4.3 1.1 0.3 13 0 0
Rushing Receiving
Rk Tm Age G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
90 George Shaw NYG 26 5 1 3 3 0 1 1.0 0.6 0.6 3 0 0
91 Sam Baker WAS 30 12 0 2 3 0 5 1.5 0.3 0.2 3 0 0
92 Ray Brown BAL 23 12 0 2 4 0 3 2.0 0.3 0.2 4 0 0
93 Joe Francis GNB 23 12 0 2 5 0 8 2.5 0.4 0.2 5 0 0
94 Don Heinrich NYG 29 8 2 2 3 0 9 1.5 0.4 0.3 3 0 1
95 Tommy McDonald* PHI 25 12 0 2 -10 0 -4 -5.0 -0.8 0.2 47 846 18.0 10 71 3.9 70.5 836 10 4
96 Jerry Norton* CRD 28 12 0 2 41 0 24 20.5 3.4 0.2 41 0 0
97 Joe Pagliei PHI 25 7 0 2 -5 0 1 -2.5 -0.7 0.3 2 9 4.5 0 11 0.3 1.3 4 0 0
98 Pete Retzlaff PHI 28 10 0 2 -11 0 -5 -5.5 -1.1 0.2 34 595 17.5 1 45 3.4 59.5 584 1 1
99 George Scott NYG 22 7 0 2 10 0 7 5.0 1.4 0.3 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.1 1.7 22 0 4
100 Bobby Walston PHI 31 12 0 2 8 0 7 4.0 0.7 0.2 16 279 17.4 3 40 1.3 23.3 287 3 1
101 Rudy Bukich CHI 27 5 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0 0 0
102 Preston Carpenter CLE 25 12 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.3 0.1 24 372 15.5 2 43 2.0 31.0 376 2 0
103 Don Chandler NYG 25 12 0 1 24 0 24 24.0 2.0 0.1 24 0 0
104 Boyd Dowler GNB 22 12 0 1 20 0 20 20.0 1.7 0.1 32 549 17.2 4 35 2.7 45.8 569 4 0
105 Harlon Hill CHI 27 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 36 578 16.1 3 88 3.3 52.5 578 3 1
106 Yale Lary* DET 29 10 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 1.8 0.1 18 0 2
107 Ray Mathews PIT 30 12 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.3 0.1 13 182 14.0 0 56 1.1 15.2 186 0 0
108 Jim Ninowski CLE 23 2 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 5.5 0.5 11 0 0
109 R.C. Owens SFO 25 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 17 347 20.4 3 75 1.4 28.9 347 3 0
110 Del Shofner*+ RAM 25 12 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 0.5 0.1 47 936 19.9 7 72 3.9 78.0 942 7 0