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Leaders Table
Rank Player APYd Years Tm
1Jerry Rice +23,5461985-20043TM
2Brian Mitchell 23,3301990-20033TM
3Walter Payton+21,8031975-1987chi
4Emmitt Smith+21,5641990-20042TM
5Darren Sproles19,6962005-20193TM
6Tim Brown+19,6821988-20042TM
7Frank Gore19,2502005-20194TM
8Marshall Faulk+19,1901994-20052TM
9Steve Smith19,1802001-20162TM
10LaDainian Tomlinson+18,4562001-20112TM
11Barry Sanders +18,3081989-1998det
12Herschel Walker18,1681986-19974TM
13Marcus Allen+17,6481982-19972TM
14Curtis Martin +17,4211995-20052TM
15Tiki Barber17,3591997-2006nyg
16Eric Metcalf17,2301989-20027TM
17Larry Fitzgerald17,1512004-2019crd
18Derrick Mason17,1501997-20114TM
19Adrian Peterson16,9972007-20194TM
20Wes Welker16,7972004-20155TM
21Thurman Thomas+16,5321988-20002TM
22Tony Dorsett+16,3261977-19882TM
23Terrell Owens+16,2761996-20105TM
24Henry Ellard15,7181983-19983TM
25Ted Ginn Jr.15,6852007-20195TM
26Warrick Dunn15,6651997-20082TM
27Randy Moss+15,6441998-20125TM
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
34Steven Jackson15,1912004-20153TM
35Tony Gonzalez+15,1411997-20132TM
36Jerome Bettis+15,1131993-20052TM
37Allen Rossum15,0461998-20096TM
38Glyn Milburn14,9111993-20014TM
39James Brooks14,9101981-19924TM
40Ricky Watters14,8911992-20013TM
41LeSean McCoy14,8692009-20193TM
42Marvin Harrison+14,8051996-2008clt
43Franco Harris+14,6221972-19842TM
44Matt Forte 14,4682008-20172TM
45Devin Hester14,4552006-20164TM
46Dante Hall 14,3862000-20082TM
47O.J. Simpson+14,3681969-19792TM
48Reggie Wayne14,3452001-2014clt
49Antonio Brown 14,3192010-20192TM
50James Lofton+14,2771978-19935TM
51Andre Johnson 14,2392003-20163TM
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
60Torry Holt13,4561999-20092TM
61John Riggins+13,4351971-19852TM
62Steve Largent+13,3961976-1989sea
63Ottis Anderson 13,3621979-19922TM
64Drew Hill13,3371979-19933TM
65Corey Dillon13,3351997-20062TM
66Mel Gray13,2791986-19974TM
67Maurice Jones-Drew13,2772006-20142TM
68Greg Pruitt13,2621973-19842TM
69Roger Craig13,1431983-19933TM
70Art Monk+13,0631980-19953TM
71Jason Witten12,9772003-2019dal
72Leon Washington12,8982006-20144TM
73Thomas Jones12,8852000-20115TM
74Ollie Matson+12,8841952-19664TM
75Jimmy Smith12,8751992-20052TM
76Joey Galloway12,8631995-20105TM
77Hines Ward 12,7231998-2011pit
78Timmy Brown 12,6841959-19683TM
79Eddie George12,6691996-20042TM
80Marshawn Lynch 12,6262007-20193TM
81Ricky Williams12,6191999-20113TM
82Joe Perry +12,5321948-19632TM
83Desmond Howard 12,5191992-20025TM
84Rod Smith12,4881995-2006den
85Jamal Lewis12,4842000-20092TM
86Brandon Marshall12,4692006-20186TM
87Lenny Moore+12,4511956-1967clt
88Don Maynard+12,3791958-19733TM
89Charlie Joiner+12,3671969-19863TM
90Chris Warren12,3491990-20003TM
91Kevin Faulk12,3401999-2011nwe
92Leroy Kelly+12,3301964-1973cle
93Eric Moulds12,3101996-20073TM
94Julio Jones 12,2612011-2019atl
95DeSean Jackson12,2172008-20193TM
96Floyd Little+12,1731967-1975den
97Kevin Williams12,0851993-20004TM
98Abner Haynes12,0651960-19674TM
99Santana Moss12,0222001-20142TM
100Stump Mitchell 11,9851981-1989crd
101Clinton Portis11,9302002-20102TM
102Chris Johnson 11,9232008-20173TM
103Michael Irvin+11,9101988-1999dal
104Keenan McCardell11,8991992-20075TM
105Antonio Gates11,8442003-2018sdg
106Stanley Morgan11,8351977-19902TM
107Calvin Johnson 11,7872007-2015det
108Charlie Garner11,5161994-20044TM
109Muhsin Muhammad11,5071996-20092TM
110Bruce Harper11,4291977-1984nyj
111Jamaal Charles11,4022008-20183TM
112Roy Green11,3931979-19922TM
113Hugh McElhenny+11,3751952-19644TM
114Terance Mathis11,3501990-20023TM
115Brian Westbrook 11,2592002-20102TM
116Chad Johnson 11,2402001-20112TM
117Priest Holmes11,1861997-20072TM
118Troy Brown11,1281993-2007nwe
119DeAngelo Williams11,0562006-20162TM
120Darrin Nelson11,0251982-19922TM
121Freeman McNeil11,0181981-1992nyj
122Shaun Alexander 10,9812000-20082TM
123Gary Clark10,9721985-19953TM
124Amani Toomer10,9241996-2008nyg
125Lance Alworth+10,9201962-19722TM
126Roddy White10,8822005-2015atl
127Danny Amendola10,8552009-20194TM
128Charley Taylor+10,8031964-1977was
129Billy Johnson10,7851974-19883TM
130Keyshawn Johnson10,6621996-20064TM
131Eddie Kennison10,6591996-20085TM
132Harold Jackson10,6011968-19835TM
133Wes Chandler10,5611978-19883TM
134Anthony Miller10,5571988-19973TM
135Jim Taylor+10,5391958-19672TM
136Jacoby Jones10,4282007-20154TM
137Andre Rison10,4081989-20007TM
138Michael Pittman10,3851998-20083TM
139Donald Driver10,3631999-2012gnb
140Carl Garrett10,3191969-19774TM
141J.T. Smith10,3071978-19903TM
142Ronnie Harmon 10,2651986-19974TM
143Terry Allen10,2391991-20015TM
144Jon Arnett10,2141957-19662TM
145Earl Campbell+10,2131978-19852TM
146Jermaine Lewis10,1701996-20043TM
147Demaryius Thomas10,1672010-20193TM
148Wilbert Montgomery10,1051977-19852TM
149Rick Upchurch10,0811975-1983den
150Fred Jackson10,0742007-20152TM
151Shannon Sharpe+10,0691990-20032TM
152Gerald Riggs10,0341982-19912TM
153Garrison Hearst10,0311993-20044TM
154Jordy Nelson10,0242008-20182TM
155Reggie Bush10,0012006-20165TM
Terry Metcalf10,0011973-19812TM
157Tommy McDonald+9,8961957-19685TM
158Frank Gifford+9,8701952-1964nyg
159Tim Dwight9,8541998-20075TM
160Willis McGahee9,8032004-20134TM
161Clem Daniels 9,7711960-19683TM
162Marques Colston9,7662006-2015nor
163Lydell Mitchell 9,7521972-19803TM
164Johnnie Morton9,7301994-20053TM
165John Williams9,6601986-19952TM
166Larry Centers9,6591990-20034TM
167Stephen Davis 9,6081996-20063TM
168Mark Clayton9,6071983-19932TM
169Buddy Young9,5931947-19554TM
170Gary Anderson 9,5721985-19933TM
James Wilder9,5721981-19903TM
172Preston Pearson9,5451967-19803TM
173Julian Edelman9,5322009-2019nwe
174Duce Staley9,5181997-20062TM
175Randall Cobb9,5072011-20192TM
176Mike Pruitt9,4751976-19863TM
177Bobby Engram9,4721996-20093TM
178Chuck Muncie9,4571976-19842TM
179Curtis Conway9,4361993-20044TM
180Gale Sayers+9,4351965-1971chi
181Emmanuel Sanders 9,4222010-20193TM
182Tony Martin 9,3791990-20013TM
183Ray Rice9,3772008-2013rav
184Rob Moore9,3761990-19992TM
185DeMarco Murray9,3752011-20173TM
186Dick James9,3691956-19653TM
187Michael Bates9,3481993-20036TM
188John Gilliam9,3401967-19775TM
189Bill Brown9,3391961-19742TM
190Andre Roberts9,3362010-20196TM
191Raymond Berry +9,3021955-1967clt
192Qadry Ismail9,2981993-20025TM
193Golden Tate9,2872010-20194TM
194Laveranues Coles9,2852000-20093TM
195T.Y. Hilton9,2582012-2019clt
196Le'Veon Bell9,2502013-20192TM
197Vincent Jackson9,2372005-20162TM
198Ricky Proehl9,2331990-20066TM
199Bob Hayes+9,2211965-19752TM
200Joe Horn9,2121996-20073TM
201Antwaan Randle El 9,2112002-20102TM
202Herman Moore9,1741991-20022TM
203Chuck Foreman9,1441973-19802TM
Ron Smith9,1441965-19745TM
205Harold Carmichael +9,0821971-19842TM
206Percy Harvin9,0802009-20164TM
207Calvin Hill9,0691969-19813TM
208Brandon Tate9,0552009-20184TM
209Eric Martin 9,0371985-19942TM
210Mark Carrier9,0281987-19983TM
211John David Crow9,0181958-19682TM
212A.J. Green9,0002011-2018cin
213Jonathan Stewart8,9962008-20182TM
214Fred Biletnikoff+8,9811965-1978rai
215Ernest Givins8,9771986-19952TM
Michael Turner8,9772004-20122TM
217Cliff Branch 8,9691972-1985rai
218Terry Glenn8,9621996-20073TM
219Steve Van Buren+8,9581944-1951phi
220Neal Anderson 8,9551986-1993chi
221Nat Moore8,9501974-1986mia
222Dick Bass8,9361960-1969ram
223Deuce McAllister8,9322001-2008nor
224Joe Cribbs8,9221980-19884TM
225Larry Csonka +8,9011968-19792TM
226Keith Byars8,8841986-19984TM
227Tom Matte8,8821961-1972clt
228Terrell Davis +8,8801995-2001den
229Rod Woodson+8,8761987-20034TM
230Arian Foster 8,8742009-20162TM
231Mark Ingram8,8712011-20192TM
232Mark Duper8,8621982-1992mia
233Vai Sikahema8,8561986-19933TM
234Cordarrelle Patterson8,8502013-20194TM
235John Stallworth+8,8341974-1987pit
236Chris Chambers8,8302001-20103TM
237Elroy Hirsch+8,8221946-19572TM
238Joe Washington8,8091977-19854TM
239Kelvin Martin 8,7951987-19963TM
240Paul Warfield+8,7791964-19772TM
241Tony Galbreath8,7691976-19873TM
242Wendell Tyler8,7651977-19862TM
243Tony Nathan8,7521979-1987mia
244Rodney Hampton 8,7501990-1997nyg
245Don Hutson +8,7091935-1945gnb
246William Andrews8,7041979-1986atl
247Nate Burleson8,6992003-20133TM
248Freddie Solomon8,6731975-19852TM
249Tyrone Hughes8,6651993-19983TM
250Art Powell8,6291959-19685TM