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Leaders Table
Rank Player APYd Years Tm
1Jerry Rice+23,5461985-20043TM
2Brian Mitchell23,3301990-20033TM
3Walter Payton+21,8031975-1987chi
4Emmitt Smith+21,5641990-20042TM
5Tim Brown+19,6821988-20042TM
6Marshall Faulk+19,1901994-20052TM
7Steve Smith19,1802001-20162TM
8Darren Sproles19,1552005-20173TM
9LaDainian Tomlinson+18,4562001-20112TM
10Barry Sanders+18,3081989-1998det
11Herschel Walker18,1681986-19974TM
12Frank Gore17,7052005-20172TM
13Marcus Allen+17,6481982-19972TM
14Curtis Martin+17,4211995-20052TM
15Tiki Barber17,3591997-2006nyg
16Eric Metcalf17,2301989-20027TM
17Derrick Mason17,1501997-20114TM
18Wes Welker16,7972004-20155TM
19Thurman Thomas+16,5321988-20002TM
20Tony Dorsett+16,3261977-19882TM
21Terrell Owens+16,2761996-20105TM
22Henry Ellard15,7181983-19983TM
23Warrick Dunn15,6651997-20082TM
24Randy Moss+15,6441998-20125TM
25Larry Fitzgerald15,6132004-2017crd
26Edgerrin James15,6101999-20093TM
27Irving Fryar15,5941984-20004TM
28Jim Brown+15,4591957-1965cle
29Josh Cribbs15,4532005-20143TM
30Eric Dickerson+15,4111983-19934TM
31Isaac Bruce15,3991994-20092TM
32Steven Jackson15,1912004-20153TM
33Tony Gonzalez15,1411997-20132TM
34Jerome Bettis+15,1131993-20052TM
35Allen Rossum15,0461998-20096TM
36Ted Ginn15,0102007-20175TM
37Glyn Milburn14,9111993-20014TM
38James Brooks14,9101981-19924TM
39Ricky Watters14,8911992-20013TM
40Marvin Harrison+14,8051996-2008clt
41Adrian Peterson14,7072007-20173TM
42Franco Harris+14,6221972-19842TM
43Matt Forte14,4682008-20172TM
44Devin Hester14,4552006-20164TM
45Dante Hall14,3862000-20082TM
46O.J. Simpson+14,3681969-19792TM
47Reggie Wayne14,3452001-2014clt
48James Lofton+14,2771978-19935TM
49Andre Johnson14,2392003-20163TM
50Cris Carter+14,1841987-20023TM
51Anquan Boldin14,1382003-20164TM
52Fred Taylor14,0871998-20102TM
53Bobby Mitchell+14,0781958-19682TM
54Dave Meggett13,9961989-19983TM
55Ahman Green13,7221998-20093TM
56Andre Reed+13,7121985-20002TM
57Earnest Byner13,4971984-19973TM
58LeSean McCoy13,4712009-20172TM
59Torry Holt13,4561999-20092TM
60John Riggins+13,4351971-19852TM
61Steve Largent+13,3961976-1989sea
62Ottis Anderson13,3621979-19922TM
63Drew Hill13,3371979-19933TM
64Corey Dillon13,3351997-20062TM
65Mel Gray13,2791986-19974TM
66Maurice Jones-Drew13,2772006-20142TM
67Greg Pruitt13,2621973-19842TM
68Roger Craig13,1431983-19933TM
69Art Monk+13,0631980-19953TM
70Antonio Brown12,9612010-2017pit
71Leon Washington12,8982006-20144TM
72Thomas Jones12,8852000-20115TM
73Ollie Matson+12,8841952-19664TM
74Jimmy Smith12,8751992-20052TM
75Joey Galloway12,8631995-20105TM
76Hines Ward12,7231998-2011pit
77Timmy Brown12,6841959-19683TM
78Eddie George12,6691996-20042TM
79Ricky Williams12,6191999-20113TM
80Joe Perry+12,5321948-19632TM
81Desmond Howard12,5191992-20025TM
82Rod Smith12,4881995-2006den
83Jamal Lewis12,4842000-20092TM
84Lenny Moore+12,4511956-1967clt
85Jason Witten12,4482003-2017dal
86Don Maynard+12,3791958-19733TM
87Charlie Joiner+12,3671969-19863TM
88Chris Warren12,3491990-20003TM
89Kevin Faulk12,3401999-2011nwe
90Brandon Marshall12,3332006-20175TM
91Leroy Kelly+12,3301964-1973cle
92Eric Moulds12,3101996-20073TM
93Floyd Little+12,1731967-1975den
94Marshawn Lynch12,1322007-20173TM
95Kevin Williams12,0851993-20004TM
96Abner Haynes12,0651960-19674TM
97Santana Moss12,0222001-20142TM
98Stump Mitchell11,9851981-1989crd
99Clinton Portis11,9302002-20102TM
100Chris Johnson11,9232008-20173TM
101Michael Irvin+11,9101988-1999dal
102Keenan McCardell11,8991992-20075TM
103Stanley Morgan11,8351977-19902TM
104Calvin Johnson11,7872007-2015det
105Charlie Garner11,5161994-20044TM
106Antonio Gates11,5112003-2017sdg
107Muhsin Muhammad11,5071996-20092TM
108Bruce Harper11,4291977-1984nyj
109Roy Green11,3931979-19922TM
110Jamaal Charles11,3882008-20172TM
111Hugh McElhenny+11,3751952-19644TM
112Terance Mathis11,3501990-20023TM
113Brian Westbrook11,2592002-20102TM
114Chad Johnson11,2402001-20112TM
115DeSean Jackson11,2312008-20173TM
116Priest Holmes11,1861997-20072TM
117Troy Brown11,1281993-2007nwe
118DeAngelo Williams11,0562006-20162TM
119Darrin Nelson11,0251982-19922TM
120Freeman McNeil11,0181981-1992nyj
121Shaun Alexander10,9812000-20082TM
122Gary Clark10,9721985-19953TM
123Amani Toomer10,9241996-2008nyg
124Lance Alworth+10,9201962-19722TM
125Roddy White10,8822005-2015atl
126Charley Taylor+10,8031964-1977was
127Billy Johnson10,7851974-19883TM
128Keyshawn Johnson10,6621996-20064TM
129Eddie Kennison10,6591996-20085TM
130Harold Jackson10,6011968-19835TM
131Wes Chandler10,5611978-19883TM
132Anthony Miller10,5571988-19973TM
133Jim Taylor+10,5391958-19672TM
134Jacoby Jones10,4282007-20154TM
135Andre Rison10,4081989-20007TM
136Michael Pittman10,3851998-20083TM
137Donald Driver10,3631999-2012gnb
138Carl Garrett10,3191969-19774TM
139J.T. Smith10,3071978-19903TM
140Ronnie Harmon10,2651986-19974TM
141Terry Allen10,2391991-20015TM
142Jon Arnett10,2141957-19662TM
143Earl Campbell+10,2131978-19852TM
144Jermaine Lewis10,1701996-20043TM
145Wilbert Montgomery10,1051977-19852TM
146Rick Upchurch10,0811975-1983den
147Fred Jackson10,0742007-20152TM
148Shannon Sharpe+10,0691990-20032TM
149Gerald Riggs10,0341982-19912TM
150Garrison Hearst10,0311993-20044TM
151Reggie Bush10,0012006-20165TM
Terry Metcalf10,0011973-19812TM
153Tommy McDonald+9,8961957-19685TM
154Frank Gifford+9,8701952-1964nyg
155Tim Dwight9,8541998-20075TM
156Willis McGahee9,8032004-20134TM
157Clem Daniels9,7711960-19683TM
158Marques Colston9,7662006-2015nor
159Lydell Mitchell9,7521972-19803TM
160Johnnie Morton9,7301994-20053TM
161John Williams9,6601986-19952TM
162Larry Centers9,6591990-20034TM
163Stephen Davis9,6081996-20063TM
164Mark Clayton9,6071983-19932TM
165Buddy Young9,5931947-19554TM
166Gary Anderson9,5721985-19933TM
James Wilder9,5721981-19903TM
168Preston Pearson9,5451967-19803TM
169Duce Staley9,5181997-20062TM
170Danny Amendola9,4902009-20172TM
171Mike Pruitt9,4751976-19863TM
172Bobby Engram9,4721996-20093TM
173Chuck Muncie9,4571976-19842TM
174Curtis Conway9,4361993-20044TM
175Gale Sayers+9,4351965-1971chi
176Tony Martin9,3791990-20013TM
177Ray Rice9,3772008-2013rav
178Rob Moore9,3761990-19992TM
179DeMarco Murray9,3752011-20173TM
180Dick James9,3691956-19653TM
181Michael Bates9,3481993-20036TM
182John Gilliam9,3401967-19775TM
183Bill Brown9,3391961-19742TM
184Raymond Berry+9,3021955-1967clt
185Qadry Ismail9,2981993-20025TM
186Laveranues Coles9,2852000-20093TM
187Jordy Nelson9,2802008-2017gnb
188Vincent Jackson9,2372005-20162TM
189Ricky Proehl9,2331990-20066TM
190Bob Hayes+9,2211965-19752TM
191Joe Horn9,2121996-20073TM
192Antwaan Randle El9,2112002-20102TM
193Julio Jones9,1812011-2017atl
194Herman Moore9,1741991-20022TM
195Chuck Foreman9,1441973-19802TM
Ron Smith9,1441965-19745TM
197Harold Carmichael9,0821971-19842TM
198Percy Harvin9,0802009-20164TM
199Calvin Hill9,0691969-19813TM
200Demaryius Thomas9,0572010-2017den
201Brandon Tate9,0402009-20173TM
202Eric Martin9,0371985-19942TM
203Mark Carrier9,0281987-19983TM
204John David Crow9,0181958-19682TM
205Fred Biletnikoff+8,9811965-1978rai
206Jonathan Stewart8,9792008-2017car
207Ernest Givins8,9771986-19952TM
Michael Turner8,9772004-20122TM
209Cliff Branch8,9691972-1985rai
210Terry Glenn8,9621996-20073TM
211Steve Van Buren+8,9581944-1951phi
212Neal Anderson8,9551986-1993chi
213Nat Moore8,9501974-1986mia
214Dick Bass8,9361960-1969ram
215Deuce McAllister8,9322001-2008nor
216Joe Cribbs8,9221980-19884TM
217Larry Csonka+8,9011968-19792TM
218Keith Byars8,8841986-19984TM
219Tom Matte8,8821961-1972clt
220Terrell Davis+8,8801995-2001den
221Rod Woodson+8,8761987-20034TM
222Arian Foster8,8742009-20162TM
223Mark Duper8,8621982-1992mia
224Vai Sikahema8,8561986-19933TM
225John Stallworth+8,8341974-1987pit
226Chris Chambers8,8302001-20103TM
227Elroy Hirsch+8,8221946-19572TM
228Joe Washington8,8091977-19854TM
229Kelvin Martin8,7951987-19963TM
230Paul Warfield+8,7791964-19772TM
231Tony Galbreath8,7691976-19873TM
232Wendell Tyler8,7651977-19862TM
233Tony Nathan8,7521979-1987mia
234Rodney Hampton8,7501990-1997nyg
235Don Hutson+8,7091935-1945gnb
236William Andrews8,7041979-1986atl
237Nate Burleson8,6992003-20133TM
238Freddie Solomon8,6731975-19852TM
239Tyrone Hughes8,6651993-19983TM
240Art Powell8,6291959-19685TM
241Dave Hampton8,6211969-19763TM
242Jeff Graham8,6081991-20015TM
243Bill Brooks8,5871986-19963TM
244Robert Smith8,5741993-2000min
245T.J. Houshmandzadeh8,5232001-20114TM
246Plaxico Burress8,4922000-20123TM
Billy Howton8,4921952-19633TM
248Terry Kirby8,4711993-20024TM
249Pierre Thomas8,4702007-20153TM
250Dexter Carter8,4681990-19962TM
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