NFL Games Started Career Leaders (since 1960)

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Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player GS Years Tm
1Brett Favre+2981991-20104TM
2Bruce Matthews+2931983-2001oti
3Jerry Rice+2841985-20043TM
4Jim Marshall2771960-19792TM
5Bruce Smith+2671985-20032TM
6Peyton Manning2651998-20152TM
7Darrell Green+2581983-2002was
8Tom Brady2572000-2018nwe
9Tony Gonzalez2541997-20132TM
10Drew Brees2532001-20182TM
11Lomas Brown2511985-20025TM
Mike Kenn2511978-1994atl
Charles Woodson2511998-20152TM
14Clay Matthews2481978-19962TM
15Junior Seau+2431990-20093TM
16London Fletcher2401998-20133TM
Dan Marino+2401983-1999mia
Mick Tingelhoff+2401962-1978min
19Fran Tarkenton+2391961-19782TM
20Kevin Mawae2381994-20093TM
21Julius Peppers2342002-20183TM
22Ronde Barber2321997-2012tam
Eugene Robinson2321985-20004TM
24John Elway+2311983-1998den
25Jason Witten2292003-2017dal
Rod Woodson+2291987-20034TM
27Ray Donaldson2281980-19963TM
Reggie White+2281985-20003TM
29Ray Lewis+2271996-2012rav
30Jeff Van Note2261969-1986atl
31Rickey Jackson+2251981-19952TM
32Stan Brock2231980-19952TM
Will Shields+2231993-2006kan
34Larry Fitzgerald2222004-2018crd
Bill Romanowski2221988-20034TM
36Derrick Brooks+2211995-2008tam
Brian Dawkins+2211996-20112TM
38Eli Manning2202004-2018nyg
Randall McDaniel+2201988-20012TM
40Kevin Carter2191995-20084TM
Emmitt Smith+2191990-20042TM
42Andre Reed+2171985-20002TM
Justin Smith2172001-20142TM
Mike Webster+2171974-19902TM
45Alan Page+2151967-19812TM
Takeo Spikes2151998-20125TM
47Eric Allen2141988-20013TM
Vinny Testaverde2141987-20077TM
49Chris Doleman+2131985-19993TM
Lawyer Milloy2131996-20104TM
51Bruce Armstrong2121987-2000nwe
Champ Bailey2121999-20132TM
James Lofton+2121978-19935TM
54Charlie Joiner+2111969-19863TM
Jackie Slater+2111976-1995ram
56Ed White2101969-19852TM
57Cris Carter+2091987-20023TM
Carl Eller+2091964-19792TM
Brad Meester2092000-2013jax
60Irving Fryar2081984-20004TM
Merlin Olsen+2081962-1976ram
Bryant Young2081994-2007sfo
63Gene Upshaw+2071967-1981rai
Aeneas Williams+2071991-20042TM
65Jimmy Johnson+2061961-1976sfo
Steve Wisniewski2061989-2001rai
67Ray Brown2051986-20054TM
Wayne Gandy2051994-20084TM
Terence Newman2052003-20173TM
Michael Strahan+2051993-2007nyg
71Cornelius Bennett2041987-20003TM
Ben Roethlisberger2042004-2018pit
Ted Washington2041991-20077TM
74Dave Brown2031975-19893TM
Too Tall Jones2031974-1989dal
Warren Moon+2031984-20004TM
Dominic Raiola2032001-2014det
Terrell Suggs2032003-2018rav
79Tim Brown+2021988-20042TM
Paul Krause+2021964-19792TM
Jeff Saturday2021999-20122TM
82Isaac Bruce2011994-20092TM
Alan Faneca2011998-20103TM
James Hasty2011988-20013TM
Terrell Owens+2011996-20105TM
Ken Riley2011969-1983cin
87Ted Hendricks+2001969-19833TM
Hardy Nickerson2001987-20024TM
Troy Vincent2001992-20064TM
Casey Wiegmann2001997-20114TM
91Henry Ellard1991983-19983TM
Mo Lewis1991991-2003nyj
Randy Rasmussen1991967-1981nyj
Jason Taylor+1991997-20113TM
Henry Thomas1991987-20003TM
96Anquan Boldin1982003-20164TM
Philip Rivers1982004-2018sdg
Steve Smith1982001-20162TM
99Larry Allen+1971994-20072TM
James Farrior1971997-20112TM
Steve Largent+1971976-1989sea
Reggie Wayne1972001-2014clt
103Raymond Clayborn1961977-19912TM
Pat Fischer1961961-19772TM
Bob Lilly+1961961-1974dal
Russ Washington1961968-1982sdg
Reggie Williams1961976-1989cin
108Lyle Alzado1951971-19853TM
Jerry Fontenot1951989-20043TM
Todd McClure1952000-2012atl
Max Montoya1951979-19942TM
Joe Scibelli1951961-1975ram
Doug Wilkerson1951970-19842TM
114Flozell Adams1941998-20102TM
Doug Dieken1941971-1984cle
Len Hauss1941964-1977was
Charlie Krueger1941959-1973sfo
Art Monk+1941980-19953TM
119Drew Bledsoe1931993-20063TM
Keith Brooking1931998-20123TM
Karlos Dansby1932004-20174TM
Randy Moss+1931998-20125TM
Kevin Williams1932003-20153TM
124Eugene Daniel1921984-19972TM
Jon Runyan1921996-20093TM
126Jeff Backus1912001-2012det
Elvin Bethea+1911968-1983oti
Dave Butz1911973-19882TM
John Lynch1911993-20072TM
Ozzie Newsome+1911978-1990cle
Kevin Ross1911984-19973TM
Will Wolford1911986-19983TM
133Hines Ward1901998-2011pit
134Mel Blount+1891970-1983pit
Antonio Gates1892003-2018sdg
Ty Law1891995-20094TM
Ronnie Lott+1891981-19943TM
Willie Roaf+1891993-20052TM
Luis Sharpe1891982-1994crd
Jessie Tuggle1891987-2000atl
141Frank Gore1882005-20183TM
Marvin Harrison+1881996-2008clt
Brad Hopkins1881993-2005oti
Pete Kendall1881996-20084TM
Albert Lewis1881983-19982TM
Muhsin Muhammad1881996-20092TM
Tom Nalen1881994-2007den
Ken Norton1881988-20002TM
Warren Sapp+1881995-20072TM
150Matt Birk1871998-20122TM
Charlie Cowan1871961-1975ram
Tim Irwin1871981-19943TM
Harold Jackson1871968-19835TM
Andre Johnson1872003-20163TM
Olin Kreutz1871998-20112TM
Tim McDonald1871987-19992TM
Darryl Talley1871983-19963TM
Ron Yary+1871968-19822TM
Jack Youngblood+1871971-1984ram
160Matt Hazeltine1861955-19702TM
Jim Ringo+1861953-19672TM
162Marco Coleman1851992-20056TM
Ernie McMillan1851961-19752TM
Ryan Pickett1852001-20143TM
John Randle+1851990-20032TM
Clyde Simmons1851986-20005TM
Todd Steussie1851994-20074TM
Johnny Unitas+1851956-19732TM
Andrew Whitworth1852006-20182TM
170Willie Anderson1841996-20082TM
Carl Hairston1841976-19903TM
Willie McGinest1841994-20082TM
Raleigh McKenzie1841985-20004TM
Anthony Munoz+1841980-1992cin
Walter Payton+1841975-1987chi
Daryl Smith1842004-20163TM
Gary Zimmerman+1841986-19972TM
178Dan Alexander1831977-1989nyj
Jahri Evans1832006-20172TM
Paul Gruber1831988-1999tam
John Hannah+1831973-1985nwe
Gene Hickerson+1831958-1973cle
Richmond Webb1831990-20022TM
184Tom Rafferty1821976-1989dal
Darren Sharper1821997-20103TM
Mark Stepnoski1821989-20012TM
Zach Thomas1821996-20082TM
Dan Wilkinson1821994-20064TM
189Jared Allen1812004-20154TM
Ruben Brown1811995-20072TM
Dermontti Dawson+1811988-2000pit
Carson Palmer1812004-20173TM
Don Warren1811979-1992was
194Kerry Collins1801995-20116TM
Randy Cross1801976-1988sfo
Donnie Edwards1801996-20082TM
Jim Hart1801966-19842TM
Walter Jones+1801997-2008sea
Stanley Morgan1801977-19902TM
Nate Newton1801986-19992TM
Lawrence Taylor+1801981-1993nyg
Brian Urlacher+1802000-2012chi
203Joe Devlin1791976-1989buf
Kevin Gogan1791987-20005TM
Bill Thompson1791969-1981den
Vince Wilfork1792004-20162TM
207Grady Alderman1781960-19742TM
Brent Alexander1781994-20054TM
Barney Chavous1781973-1985den
Haven Moses1781968-19812TM
Leslie O'Neal1781986-19993TM
Len Rohde1781960-1974sfo
213Sam Adams1771994-20076TM
Doug Atkins+1771953-19693TM
Chris Hanburger+1771965-1978was
Tom Jackson1771973-1986den
Jack Pardee1771957-19722TM
Roman Phifer1771991-20054TM
219Roberto Garza1762001-20142TM
Aaron Glenn1761994-20085TM
Jacob Green1761980-19922TM
Kevin Greene+1761985-19994TM
Bob Kuechenberg1761970-1983mia
Jonathan Ogden+1761996-2007rav
Domata Peko1762006-20182TM
Jim Sweeney1761984-19993TM
Roger Wehrli+1761969-1982crd
Bob Whitfield1761992-20063TM
229John Abraham1752000-20143TM
Kyle Brady1751995-20073TM
Joe DeLamielleure+1751973-19852TM
Joey Galloway1751995-20105TM
Kevin Glover1751985-19992TM
Dave Krieg1751980-19986TM
Larry Stallings1751963-1976crd
236Antoine Bethea1742006-20183TM
Ray Crockett1741989-20023TM
Vernon Davis1742006-20183TM
Norm Evans1741965-19783TM
Walt Harris1741996-20084TM
Tony Jones1741988-20003TM
Donald Penn1742007-20182TM
Richie Petitbon1741959-19723TM
244Gregg Bingham1731973-1984oti
Boomer Esiason1731984-19973TM
Lee Roy Jordan1731963-1976dal
Sam Mills1731986-19972TM
Guy Morriss1731973-19872TM
DeMarcus Ware1732005-20162TM
Antoine Winfield1731999-20122TM
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