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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
5Frank Gore19,9922005-20205TM
6Darren Sproles19,6962005-20193TM
7Tim Brown+19,6821988-20042TM
8Marshall Faulk+19,1901994-20052TM
9Steve Smith Sr.19,1802001-20162TM
10LaDainian Tomlinson+18,4562001-20112TM
11Barry Sanders+18,3081989-1998det
12Herschel Walker18,1681986-19974TM
13Adrian Peterson17,8082007-20217TM
14Marcus Allen+17,6481982-19972TM
15Larry Fitzgerald17,5602004-2020crd
16Curtis Martin+17,4211995-20052TM
17Tiki Barber17,3591997-2006nyg
18Eric Metcalf17,2301989-20027TM
19Derrick Mason17,1501997-20114TM
20Wes Welker16,7972004-20155TM
21Thurman Thomas+16,5321988-20002TM
22Tony Dorsett+16,3261977-19882TM
23Terrell Owens+16,2761996-20105TM
24Ted Ginn Jr.15,7422007-20206TM
25Henry Ellard15,7181983-19983TM
26Warrick Dunn15,6651997-20082TM
27Randy Moss+15,6461998-20125TM
28Edgerrin James+15,6101999-20093TM
29Irving Fryar15,5941984-20004TM
30Jim Brown+15,4591957-1965cle
31Josh Cribbs15,4532005-20143TM
32Eric Dickerson+15,4111983-19934TM
33Isaac Bruce+15,3991994-20092TM
34Antonio Brown15,3532010-20213TM
35Steven Jackson15,1912004-20153TM
36Tony Gonzalez+15,1411997-20132TM
37Jerome Bettis+15,1131993-20052TM
38Allen Rossum15,0461998-20096TM
39LeSean McCoy15,0012009-20204TM
40Glyn Milburn14,9111993-20014TM
41James Brooks14,9101981-19924TM
42Ricky Watters14,8911992-20013TM
43Marvin Harrison+14,8051996-2008clt
44Franco Harris+14,6221972-19842TM
45Matt Forte14,4682008-20172TM
46Devin Hester14,4552006-20164TM
47Dante Hall14,3862000-20082TM
48O.J. Simpson+14,3681969-19792TM
49Reggie Wayne14,3452001-2014clt
50James Lofton+14,2771978-19935TM
51Andre Johnson14,2392003-20163TM
52Cris Carter+14,1841987-20023TM
53Anquan Boldin14,1382003-20164TM
54Fred Taylor14,0871998-20102TM
55Bobby Mitchell+14,0781958-19682TM
56Dave Meggett13,9961989-19983TM
57Ahman Green13,7221998-20093TM
58Andre Reed+13,7121985-20002TM
59Earnest Byner13,4971984-19973TM
60Julio Jones13,4662011-20212TM
61Torry Holt13,4561999-20092TM
62John Riggins+13,4351971-19852TM
63Steve Largent+13,3961976-1989sea
64Ottis Anderson13,3621979-19922TM
65Drew Hill13,3371979-19933TM
66Corey Dillon13,3351997-20062TM
67Maurice Jones-Drew13,2822006-20142TM
68Mel Gray13,2791986-19974TM
69Greg Pruitt13,2621973-19842TM
70Roger Craig13,1431983-19933TM
71Art Monk+13,0631980-19953TM
72Jason Witten13,0462003-20202TM
73DeSean Jackson12,9252008-20215TM
74Leon Washington12,8982006-20144TM
75Thomas Jones12,8852000-20115TM
76Ollie Matson+12,8841952-19664TM
77Jimmy Smith12,8751992-20052TM
78Joey Galloway12,8631995-20105TM
79Hines Ward12,7231998-2011pit
80Timmy Brown12,6841959-19683TM
81Eddie George12,6691996-20042TM
82Marshawn Lynch12,6272007-20193TM
83Ricky Williams12,6191999-20113TM
84Joe Perry+12,5321948-19632TM
85Desmond Howard12,5191992-20025TM
86Rod Smith12,4881995-2006den
87Jamal Lewis12,4842000-20092TM
88Brandon Marshall12,4692006-20186TM
89Lenny Moore+12,4511956-1967clt
90Don Maynard+12,3791958-19733TM
91Charlie Joiner+12,3671969-19863TM
92Chris Warren12,3491990-20003TM
93Kevin Faulk12,3401999-2011nwe
94Leroy Kelly+12,3301964-1973cle
95Eric Moulds12,3101996-20073TM
96Floyd Little+12,1731967-1975den
97Kevin Williams12,0851993-20004TM
98Abner Haynes12,0651960-19674TM
99Santana Moss12,0222001-20142TM
100Stump Mitchell11,9851981-1989crd
101Clinton Portis11,9302002-20102TM
102Chris Johnson11,9232008-20173TM
103Michael Irvin+11,9101988-1999dal
104Keenan McCardell11,8991992-20075TM
105Antonio Gates11,8452003-2018sdg
106Cordarrelle Patterson11,8402013-20215TM
107Stanley Morgan11,8351977-19902TM
108Calvin Johnson+11,7872007-2015det
109Andre Roberts11,7772010-20218TM
110Danny Amendola11,7612009-20215TM
111Charlie Garner11,5161994-20044TM
112Muhsin Muhammad11,5071996-20092TM
113Bruce Harper11,4291977-1984nyj
114Jamaal Charles11,4022008-20183TM
115Roy Green11,3931979-19922TM
116Hugh McElhenny+11,3751952-19644TM
117Terance Mathis11,3501990-20023TM
118Brian Westbrook11,2592002-20102TM
119Chad Johnson11,2402001-20112TM
120Priest Holmes11,1861997-20072TM
121Troy Brown11,1281993-2007nwe
122DeAngelo Williams11,0562006-20162TM
123Darrin Nelson11,0251982-19922TM
124Freeman McNeil11,0181981-1992nyj
125Shaun Alexander10,9812000-20082TM
126Gary Clark10,9721985-19953TM
127Amani Toomer10,9241996-2008nyg
128Lance Alworth+10,9201962-19722TM
129Roddy White10,8822005-2015atl
130Emmanuel Sanders10,8172010-20215TM
131Charley Taylor+10,8031964-1977was
132Billy Johnson10,7851974-19883TM
133Keyshawn Johnson10,6621996-20064TM
134Eddie Kennison10,6591996-20085TM
135Harold Jackson10,6011968-19835TM
136DeAndre Hopkins10,5932013-20212TM
137Tyler Lockett10,5912015-2021sea
138Wes Chandler10,5611978-19883TM
139Anthony Miller10,5571988-19973TM
140Jim Taylor+10,5391958-19672TM
141Jacoby Jones10,4282007-20154TM
142Andre Rison10,4081989-20007TM
143Michael Pittman10,3851998-20083TM
144A.J. Green10,3712011-20212TM
145Donald Driver10,3631999-2012gnb
146T.Y. Hilton10,3512012-2021clt
147Randall Cobb10,3242011-20213TM
148Carl Garrett10,3191969-19774TM
149J.T. Smith10,3071978-19903TM
150Ronnie Harmon10,2651986-19974TM
151Terry Allen10,2391991-20015TM
152Jon Arnett10,2141957-19662TM
153Earl Campbell+10,2131978-19852TM
154Jermaine Lewis10,1701996-20043TM
155Demaryius Thomas10,1672010-20193TM
156Wilbert Montgomery10,1051977-19852TM
157Rick Upchurch10,0811975-1983den
158Fred Jackson10,0742007-20152TM
159Shannon Sharpe+10,0691990-20032TM
160Gerald Riggs10,0341982-19912TM
161Garrison Hearst10,0311993-20044TM
162Jordy Nelson10,0242008-20182TM
163Reggie Bush10,0012006-20165TM
Terry Metcalf10,0011973-19812TM
165Jarvis Landry9,9992014-20212TM
166Mark Ingram9,9362011-20213TM
167Tommy McDonald+9,8961957-19685TM
168Frank Gifford+9,8701952-1964nyg
169Julian Edelman9,8692009-2020nwe
170Tim Dwight9,8541998-20075TM
171Le'Veon Bell9,8472013-20215TM
172Willis McGahee9,8032004-20134TM
173Clem Daniels9,7711960-19683TM
174Marques Colston9,7662006-2015nor
175Lydell Mitchell9,7521972-19803TM
176Johnnie Morton9,7301994-20053TM
177Golden Tate9,7102010-20204TM
178John Williams9,6601986-19952TM
179Larry Centers9,6591990-20034TM
180Ezekiel Elliott9,6232016-2021dal
181Stephen Davis9,6081996-20063TM
182Mark Clayton9,6071983-19932TM
183Buddy Young9,5931947-19554TM
184Gary Anderson9,5721985-19933TM
James Wilder9,5721981-19903TM
186Preston Pearson9,5451967-19803TM
187Duce Staley9,5181997-20062TM
188Mike Pruitt9,4751976-19863TM
189Bobby Engram9,4721996-20093TM
190Chuck Muncie9,4571976-19842TM
191Curtis Conway9,4361993-20044TM
192Gale Sayers+9,4351965-1971chi
193Tony Martin9,3791990-20013TM
194Ray Rice9,3772008-2013rav
195Rob Moore9,3761990-19992TM
196DeMarco Murray9,3752011-20173TM
197Dick James9,3691956-19653TM
198Michael Bates9,3481993-20036TM
199John Gilliam9,3401967-19775TM
200Bill Brown9,3391961-19742TM
201Mike Evans9,3082014-2021tam
202Rob Gronkowski9,3042010-20212TM
203Raymond Berry+9,3021955-1967clt
204Qadry Ismail9,2981993-20025TM
205Laveranues Coles9,2852000-20093TM
206Vincent Jackson9,2372005-20162TM
207Ricky Proehl9,2331990-20066TM
208Bob Hayes+9,2211965-19752TM
209Joe Horn9,2121996-20073TM
210Antwaan Randle El9,2112002-20102TM
211Herman Moore9,1741991-20022TM
212Chuck Foreman9,1441973-19802TM
Ron Smith9,1441965-19745TM
214Harold Carmichael+9,0821971-19842TM
215Percy Harvin9,0802009-20164TM
216Calvin Hill9,0691969-19813TM
217Brandon Tate9,0552009-20184TM
218Eric Martin9,0371985-19942TM
219Mark Carrier9,0281987-19983TM
220John David Crow9,0181958-19682TM
221Travis Kelce9,0152013-2021kan
222Jonathan Stewart8,9962008-20182TM
223Fred Biletnikoff+8,9811965-1978rai
224Ernest Givins8,9771986-19952TM
Michael Turner8,9772004-20122TM
226Cliff Branch+8,9691972-1985rai
227Terry Glenn8,9621996-20073TM
228Steve Van Buren+8,9581944-1951phi
229Neal Anderson8,9551986-1993chi
230Nat Moore8,9501974-1986mia
231Dick Bass8,9361960-1969ram
232Deuce McAllister8,9322001-2008nor
233Keenan Allen8,9282013-2021sdg
234Joe Cribbs8,9221980-19884TM
235Larry Csonka+8,9011968-19792TM
236Keith Byars8,8841986-19984TM
237Tom Matte8,8821961-1972clt
238Terrell Davis+8,8801995-2001den
239Rod Woodson+8,8761987-20034TM
240Arian Foster8,8742009-20162TM
241Mark Duper8,8621982-1992mia
242Vai Sikahema8,8561986-19933TM
243John Stallworth+8,8341974-1987pit
244Chris Chambers8,8302001-20103TM
245Elroy Hirsch+8,8221946-19572TM
246Joe Washington8,8091977-19854TM
247Kelvin Martin8,7951987-19963TM
248Paul Warfield+8,7791964-19772TM
249Tony Galbreath8,7691976-19873TM
250Wendell Tyler8,7651977-19862TM