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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 25 14 14 305 1408 8 38 4.6 100.6 21.8 46 459 10.0 2 77 3.3 32.8 1867 10 6
2 Jim Taylor* GNB 26 14 0 243 1307 15 53 5.4 93.4 17.4 25 175 7.0 1 18 1.8 12.5 1482 16 2
3 John Henry Johnson PIT 32 14 0 213 787 6 44 3.7 56.2 15.2 24 262 10.9 1 51 1.7 18.7 1049 7 7
4 Nick Pietrosante* DET 24 14 0 201 841 5 42 4.2 60.1 14.4 26 315 12.1 0 76 1.9 22.5 1156 5 7
5 Don Perkins* DAL 23 14 14 200 815 4 47 4.1 58.2 14.3 32 298 9.3 1 38 2.3 21.3 1113 5 5
6 Alex Webster* NYG 30 14 0 196 928 2 59 4.7 66.3 14.0 26 313 12.0 3 59 1.9 22.4 1241 5 5
7 Joe Perry BAL 34 13 0 168 675 3 27 4.0 51.9 12.9 34 322 9.5 1 27 2.6 24.8 997 4 3
8 J.D. Smith SFO 29 14 14 167 823 8 33 4.9 58.8 11.9 28 343 12.3 1 57 2.0 24.5 1166 9 3
9 Jon Arnett* RAM 26 14 0 158 609 4 26 3.9 43.5 11.3 28 194 6.9 0 29 2.0 13.9 803 4 3
10 Willie Galimore CHI 26 14 0 153 707 4 60 4.6 50.5 10.9 33 502 15.2 3 84 2.4 35.9 1209 7 8
11 Tom Tracy PIT 27 14 0 147 402 2 26 2.7 28.7 10.5 14 133 9.5 1 38 1.0 9.5 535 3 1
12 Rick Casares CHI 30 13 0 135 588 8 23 4.4 45.2 10.4 8 69 8.6 0 31 0.6 5.3 657 8 1
13 Clarence Peaks PHI 26 13 0 135 471 5 33 3.5 36.2 10.4 32 472 14.8 0 48 2.5 36.3 943 5 2
14 Prentice Gautt STL 23 14 0 129 523 3 54 4.1 37.4 9.2 12 132 11.0 3 45 0.9 9.4 655 6 3
15 Paul Hornung+ GNB 26 12 0 127 597 8 54 4.7 49.8 10.6 15 145 9.7 2 34 1.3 12.1 742 10 1
16 Hugh McElhenny* MIN 33 13 13 120 570 3 41 4.8 43.8 9.2 37 283 7.6 3 26 2.8 21.8 853 6 8
17 Bob Gaiters NYG 23 14 0 116 460 6 29 4.0 32.9 8.3 11 54 4.9 1 14 0.8 3.9 514 7 11
18 Dan Lewis DET 25 13 0 110 451 4 27 4.1 34.7 8.5 8 118 14.8 0 22 0.6 9.1 569 4 4
19 Bobby Mitchell CLE 26 14 0 101 548 5 56 5.4 39.1 7.2 32 368 11.5 3 52 2.3 26.3 916 8 6
20 Dick Bass RAM 24 14 9 98 608 4 73 6.2 43.4 7.0 16 145 9.1 0 37 1.1 10.4 753 4 6
21 Sam Horner WAS 23 14 11 96 275 0 32 2.9 19.6 6.9 10 113 11.3 1 20 0.7 8.1 388 1 2
22 Billy Kilmer SFO 22 11 0 96 509 10 31 5.3 46.3 8.7 509 10 8
23 Frank Mestnik STL 23 13 0 95 334 1 26 3.5 25.7 7.3 12 29 2.4 1 15 0.9 2.2 363 2 6
24 Billy Ray Barnes PHI 26 12 0 92 309 1 43 3.4 25.8 7.7 15 194 12.9 3 59 1.3 16.2 503 4 4
25 Lenny Moore*+ BAL 28 13 0 92 648 7 54 7.0 49.8 7.1 49 728 14.9 8 72 3.8 56.0 1376 15 1
26 Alex Hawkins BAL 24 11 0 86 379 4 39 4.4 34.5 7.8 20 158 7.9 1 22 1.8 14.4 537 5 3
27 Dick Hoak PIT 22 14 0 85 302 0 22 3.6 21.6 6.1 3 18 6.0 0 7 0.2 1.3 320 0 1
28 Amos Marsh DAL 22 14 7 84 379 1 71 4.5 27.1 6.0 21 189 9.0 2 46 1.5 13.5 568 3 12
29 Mel Triplett MIN 30 14 8 80 407 1 37 5.1 29.1 5.7 10 41 4.1 0 15 0.7 2.9 448 1 4
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 Don Bosseler WAS 25 12 0 77 220 2 16 2.9 18.3 6.4 16 94 5.9 1 18 1.3 7.8 314 3 2
31 J.W. Lockett 2TM 24 14 9 77 298 1 21 3.9 21.3 5.5 19 149 7.8 2 26 1.4 10.6 447 3 8
32 Ray Hayes MIN 26 13 0 73 319 2 22 4.4 24.5 5.6 16 121 7.6 0 22 1.2 9.3 440 2 5
33 Dick James* WAS 27 14 0 71 374 3 39 5.3 26.7 5.1 20 298 14.9 2 44 1.4 21.3 672 5 0
34 Jim Cunningham WAS 22 14 0 69 160 1 19 2.3 11.4 4.9 12 90 7.5 1 17 0.9 6.4 250 2 1
35 Ted Dean* PHI 23 14 0 66 321 2 44 4.9 22.9 4.7 21 335 16.0 1 60 1.5 23.9 656 3 6
36 Joel Wells NYG 26 14 0 65 216 1 17 3.3 15.4 4.6 6 31 5.2 1 19 0.4 2.2 247 2 6
37 C.R. Roberts SFO 25 12 10 63 338 1 54 5.4 28.2 5.3 10 83 8.3 0 19 0.8 6.9 421 1 2
38 Tom Moore GNB 23 13 0 61 302 1 69 5.0 23.2 4.7 8 41 5.1 1 11 0.6 3.2 343 2 2
39 Tommy Mason MIN 22 13 0 60 226 3 21 3.8 17.4 4.6 20 122 6.1 0 18 1.5 9.4 348 3 7
40 Fran Tarkenton MIN 21 14 10 56 308 5 52 5.5 22.0 4.0 308 5 8
41 Johnny Unitas* BAL 28 14 14 54 190 2 18 3.5 13.6 3.9 190 2 9
42 Timmy Brown PHI 24 13 0 50 338 1 47 6.8 26.0 3.8 14 264 18.9 2 65 1.1 20.3 602 3 4
43 Charlie Scales PIT 23 14 0 50 184 0 27 3.7 13.1 3.6 7 43 6.1 0 16 0.5 3.1 227 0 4
44 John David Crow STL 26 8 0 48 192 1 17 4.0 24.0 6.0 20 306 15.3 3 35 2.5 38.3 498 4 1
45 Bob Waters SFO 23 8 0 47 233 3 35 5.0 29.1 5.9 233 3 3
46 Billy Wade CHI 31 13 9 45 255 2 29 5.7 19.6 3.5 255 2 3
47 Tommy Wilson RAM 29 11 0 44 220 1 34 5.0 20.0 4.0 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.1 1.1 232 1 2
48 Charlie Bivins CHI 23 14 0 43 188 1 24 4.4 13.4 3.1 4 -9 -2.3 0 4 0.3 -0.6 179 1 1
49 Tom Watkins CLE 24 10 0 43 209 0 21 4.9 20.9 4.3 4 66 16.5 1 35 0.4 6.6 275 1 2
50 Frank Ryan RAM 25 14 3 38 139 0 28 3.7 9.9 2.7 139 0 3
51 Joe Marconi RAM 27 13 0 36 146 3 14 4.1 11.2 2.8 4 20 5.0 1 8 0.3 1.5 166 4 0
52 Norm Snead WAS 22 14 14 34 47 3 9 1.4 3.4 2.4 47 3 6
53 Sam Etcheverry STL 31 14 9 33 73 0 44 2.2 5.2 2.4 73 0 15
54 Joe Morrison NYG 24 13 0 33 48 1 14 1.5 3.7 2.5 11 67 6.1 1 16 0.8 5.2 115 2 4
55 Jim Ninowski DET 25 13 8 33 238 5 40 7.2 18.3 2.5 238 5 4
56 Howard Cassady DET 27 14 0 31 131 1 14 4.2 9.4 2.2 5 45 9.0 1 26 0.4 3.2 176 2 2
57 Mark Smolinski BAL 22 14 0 31 98 0 14 3.2 7.0 2.2 9 100 11.1 1 25 0.6 7.1 198 1 3
58 Johnny Olszewski DET 31 14 0 30 109 0 15 3.6 7.8 2.1 1 14 14.0 0 14 0.1 1.0 123 0 0
59 John Brodie SFO 26 14 14 28 90 2 29 3.2 6.4 2.0 90 2 1
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 Y.A. Tittle* NYG 35 13 10 25 85 3 17 3.4 6.5 1.9 85 3 0
61 Ollie Matson RAM 31 14 0 24 181 2 69 7.5 12.9 1.7 29 537 18.5 3 96 2.1 38.4 718 5 0
62 Milt Plum* CLE 26 14 13 24 -17 1 14 -0.7 -1.2 1.7 -17 1 9
63 Elijah Pitts GNB 23 14 0 23 75 1 17 3.3 5.4 1.6 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.4 80 1 0
64 Bill Brown CHI 23 14 0 22 81 0 20 3.7 5.8 1.6 2 6 3.0 0 13 0.1 0.4 87 0 2
65 Ralph Guglielmi STL 28 9 5 22 101 1 23 4.6 11.2 2.4 101 1 7
66 Don Meredith DAL 23 8 4 22 176 1 28 8.0 22.0 2.8 176 1 9
67 Bobby Joe Conrad STL 26 14 0 20 22 0 7 1.1 1.6 1.4 30 499 16.6 2 50 2.1 35.6 521 2 2
68 Sonny Jurgensen*+ PHI 27 14 14 20 27 0 14 1.4 1.9 1.4 27 0 6
69 Eddie LeBaron DAL 31 14 10 20 72 0 21 3.6 5.1 1.4 72 0 7
70 Earl Morrall DET 27 13 6 20 86 0 25 4.3 6.6 1.5 86 0 6
71 Mal Hammack STL 28 7 0 18 79 1 28 4.4 11.3 2.6 5 70 14.0 0 26 0.7 10.0 149 1 0
72 L.G. Dupre DAL 29 10 0 16 60 0 12 3.8 6.0 1.6 6 49 8.2 0 17 0.6 4.9 109 0 2
73 Taz Anderson STL 23 14 0 15 39 1 19 2.6 2.8 1.1 22 399 18.1 2 78 1.6 28.5 438 3 1
74 John Adams CHI 24 13 0 14 -2 1 10 -0.1 -0.2 1.1 5 80 16.0 0 36 0.4 6.2 78 1 1
75 Rudy Bukich PIT 29 11 8 14 4 2 12 0.3 0.4 1.3 4 2 7
76 Abe Woodson* SFO 27 14 13 14 23 0 14 1.6 1.6 1.0 8 74 9.3 0 28 0.6 5.3 97 0 3
77 Ed Brown CHI 33 14 5 13 18 0 13 1.4 1.3 0.9 18 0 1
78 Charlie Conerly NYG 40 13 4 13 16 0 9 1.2 1.2 1.0 16 0 4
79 Tom Matte BAL 22 8 0 13 54 0 11 4.2 6.8 1.6 1 8 8.0 0 8 0.1 1.0 62 0 0
80 Doug Mayberry MIN 24 4 0 13 40 0 13 3.1 10.0 3.3 2 18 9.0 0 13 0.5 4.5 58 0 0
81 Zeke Bratkowski RAM 30 13 11 12 36 3 16 3.0 2.8 0.9 36 3 4
82 Bart Starr* GNB 27 14 14 12 56 1 21 4.7 4.0 0.9 56 1 8
83 Mike Sommer 2TM 27 6 0 11 1 0 9 0.1 0.2 1.8 1 31 31.0 0 31 0.2 5.2 32 0 0
84 Don McIlhenny 2TM 27 8 0 10 34 0 15 3.4 4.3 1.3 1 6 6.0 0 6 0.1 0.8 40 0 0
85 George Shaw MIN 28 8 4 10 39 0 19 3.9 4.9 1.3 39 0 1
86 Bill Cooper SFO 22 12 0 8 17 1 6 2.1 1.4 0.7 17 1 0
87 Bobby Layne PIT 35 8 6 8 11 0 9 1.4 1.4 1.0 11 0 4
88 Johnny Morris CHI 26 14 0 8 49 0 21 6.1 3.5 0.6 36 548 15.2 4 80 2.6 39.1 597 4 2
89 Preston Carpenter PIT 27 13 0 7 9 0 13 1.3 0.7 0.5 33 460 13.9 4 40 2.5 35.4 469 4 1
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 Theron Sapp PHI 26 14 0 7 24 1 8 3.4 1.7 0.5 3 10 3.3 0 8 0.2 0.7 34 1 1
91 Ken Webb DET 26 11 0 7 6 1 3 0.9 0.5 0.6 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.6 13 1 1
92 Terry Barr DET 26 14 0 6 -8 0 9 -1.3 -0.6 0.4 40 630 15.8 6 61 2.9 45.0 622 6 0
93 Brady Keys PIT 25 12 0 6 14 0 11 2.3 1.2 0.5 14 0 2
94 Terry Nofsinger PIT 23 5 0 6 6 0 3 1.0 1.2 1.2 6 0 0
95 Allan Webb NYG 28 10 0 6 51 0 21 8.5 5.1 0.6 51 0 1
96 Pervis Atkins RAM 26 14 0 5 19 0 13 3.8 1.4 0.4 5 67 13.4 0 28 0.4 4.8 86 0 1
97 Merrill Douglas DAL 25 6 0 5 24 0 6 4.8 4.0 0.8 1 -2 -2.0 0 -2 0.2 -0.3 22 0 0
98 Ron Kramer GNB 26 14 0 5 13 0 12 2.6 0.9 0.4 35 559 16.0 4 53 2.5 39.9 572 4 0
99 Phil King NYG 25 5 0 4 7 0 4 1.8 1.4 0.8 7 0 0
100 Lamar McHan BAL 29 7 0 4 1 0 7 0.3 0.1 0.6 1 0 0
101 Hugh McInnis STL 23 3 0 4 30 0 16 7.5 10.0 1.3 7 107 15.3 0 22 2.3 35.7 137 0 0
102 Bill Anderson WAS 25 14 0 3 5 0 13 1.7 0.4 0.2 40 637 15.9 0 42 2.9 45.5 642 0 1
103 Jamie Caleb MIN 25 10 0 3 11 0 4 3.7 1.1 0.3 2 -8 -4.0 0 5 0.2 -0.8 3 0 0
104 Don Chandler NYG 27 14 0 3 30 0 30 10.0 2.1 0.2 30 0 2
105 Buddy Dial* PIT 24 14 0 3 6 0 15 2.0 0.4 0.2 53 1047 19.8 12 88 3.8 74.8 1053 12 3
106 George Izo WAS 24 5 0 3 -1 0 4 -0.3 -0.2 0.6 -1 0 0
107 Lew Luce WAS 23 2 0 3 1 0 3 0.3 0.5 1.5 1 0 1
108 Dale Messer SFO 24 4 0 3 13 0 6 4.3 3.3 0.8 3 33 11.0 0 14 0.8 8.3 46 0 0
109 Jerry Reichow* MIN 27 14 10 3 9 0 21 3.0 0.6 0.2 50 859 17.2 11 51 3.6 61.4 868 11 0
110 J.D. Smith CHI 25 3 0 3 6 0 5 2.0 2.0 1.0 6 0 0
111 Bobby Joe Green PIT 25 14 0 2 37 0 33 18.5 2.6 0.1 37 0 0
112 Lee Grosscup NYG 25 4 0 2 10 0 10 5.0 2.5 0.5 10 0 0
113 King Hill PHI 25 14 0 2 9 0 7 4.5 0.6 0.1 9 0 0
114 Ray Norton SFO 24 6 0 2 -2 0 2 -1.0 -0.3 0.3 -2 0 1
115 John Roach GNB 28 7 0 2 -5 1 1 -2.5 -0.7 0.3 -5 1 1
116 Lew Carpenter GNB 29 14 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 0.4 0.1 3 29 9.7 0 16 0.2 2.1 34 0 0
117 Bob Coronado PIT 25 5 0 1 -7 0 -7 -7.0 -1.4 0.2 3 32 10.7 0 14 0.6 6.4 25 0 0
118 Len Dawson CLE 26 7 1 1 -10 0 -10 -10.0 -1.4 0.1 -10 0 0
119 Bobby Franklin CLE 25 14 0 1 12 1 12 12.0 0.9 0.1 12 1 1
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
120 Jerry Hill BAL 22 1 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 4.0 1.0 4 0 0
121 Billy Howton DAL 31 14 14 1 9 0 9 9.0 0.6 0.1 56 785 14.0 4 53 4.0 56.1 794 4 1
122 Charley Johnson STL 23 4 0 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 -0.8 0.3 -3 0 1
123 Yale Lary* DET 31 14 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 1.0 0.1 14 0 0
124 Steve Meilinger PIT 31 4 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 1.5 0.3 8 103 12.9 0 17 2.0 25.8 109 0 0
125 Mike Mercer MIN 26 14 0 1 -32 0 -32 -32.0 -2.3 0.1 -32 0 0
126 Jerry Norton* STL 30 14 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 1.1 0.1 15 0 0
127 Preston Powell CLE 25 12 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 0.4 0.1 5 0 0
128 Pete Retzlaff PHI 30 14 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 0.6 0.1 50 769 15.4 8 61 3.6 54.9 777 8 0
129 Del Shofner*+ NYG 27 14 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 0.4 0.1 68 1125 16.5 11 46 4.9 80.4 1131 11 1
130 Aaron Thomas SFO 24 14 7 1 -15 0 -15 -15.0 -1.1 0.1 15 301 20.1 2 70 1.1 21.5 286 2 1
131 Jim Welch BAL 23 14 0 1 60 1 60 60.0 4.3 0.1 60 1 0