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Leaders Table
Rank Player Y/Rt Years Tm
1Gale Sayers+30.61965-1971chi
2Lynn Chandnois29.61950-1956pit
3Cordarrelle Patterson29.42013-20215TM
4Joe McKnight28.72010-20142TM
Abe Woodson28.71958-19662TM
6Buddy Young27.71947-19554TM
7Travis Williams27.51967-19712TM
8Joe Arenas27.31951-1957sfo
9Clifton Smith27.22008-20103TM
Percy Harvin27.22009-20164TM
11Clarence Davis27.11971-1978rai
12Jacoby Jones27.02007-20154TM
13Steve Van Buren+26.71944-1951phi
Lenny Lyles26.71958-19692TM
15Quintin Demps26.62008-20175TM
16Mercury Morris26.51969-19762TM
Ellis Hobbs26.52005-20102TM
Bobby Jancik26.51962-1967oti
19Mel Renfro+26.41964-1977dal
Bobby Mitchell+26.41958-19682TM
Jordan Todman26.42011-20175TM
22Terrence McGee26.32003-2012buf
Benny Cunningham26.32013-20182TM
24Ollie Matson+26.21952-19664TM
25Danieal Manning26.12006-20142TM
Alvin Haymond26.11964-19735TM
Justin Miller26.12005-20123TM
Josh Cribbs26.12005-20143TM
Noland Smith26.11967-19692TM
30Andre Roberts26.02010-20218TM
Leodis McKelvin26.02008-20162TM
Maurice Jones-Drew26.02006-20142TM
Al Nelson26.01965-1973phi
Timmy Brown26.01959-19683TM
35Vic Washington25.91971-19763TM
Dave Hampton25.91969-19763TM
Leon Washington25.92006-20144TM
Adam Jones25.92005-20184TM
39Larry Garron25.81960-1968nwe
Dwayne Harris25.82011-20204TM
Clarence Childs25.81964-19682TM
42Herb Adderley+25.71961-19722TM
Pat Studstill25.71961-19723TM
Brad Smith25.72006-20143TM
45Deji Karim25.62010-20133TM
MarTay Jenkins25.61999-2002crd
47Terry Metcalf25.51973-19812TM
Walter Roberts25.51964-19703TM
Jerious Norwood25.52006-20112TM
50Darrick Vaughn25.42000-20032TM
Dave Grayson25.41961-19702TM
Charley Warner25.41963-19662TM
Tremon Smith25.42018-20214TM
Stefan Logan25.42009-20122TM
Ameer Abdullah25.42015-20213TM
56Randall Cobb25.32011-20213TM
Jamal Agnew25.32017-20212TM
Don Shy25.31967-19734TM
59Speedy Duncan25.21964-19742TM
Ron Smith25.21965-19745TM
Darren Sproles25.22005-20193TM
62Al Carmichael25.11953-19612TM
Bobby Williams25.11966-19712TM
Willie Ponder25.12003-20063TM
Tyler Lockett25.12015-2021sea
66Charlie West25.01968-19793TM
Tony Horne25.01998-2000ram
Keshawn Martin25.02012-20163TM
Abner Haynes25.01960-19674TM
Jacoby Ford25.02010-2013rai
LaRod Stephens-Howling25.02009-20132TM
72George Atkinson24.91968-19792TM
Devin Hester24.92006-20164TM
Tom Watkins24.91961-19683TM
Courtney Roby24.92005-20144TM
76Alex Erickson24.82016-20212TM
Rick Upchurch24.81975-1983den
Deonte Thompson24.82012-20184TM
79Dick James24.71956-19653TM
Tyrone Hughes24.71993-19983TM
Wallace Francis24.71973-19812TM
Jon Arnett24.71957-19662TM
Josh Wilson24.72007-20155TM
Bruce Laird24.71972-19832TM
Tyson Thompson24.72005-2007dal
86Koren Robinson24.62001-20083TM
Larry Marshall24.61972-19784TM
Domenik Hixon24.62007-20133TM
Preston Pearson24.61967-19803TM
Bethel Johnson24.62003-20062TM
91Tremain Mack24.51997-2000cin
Jakeem Grant24.52016-20212TM
Chris Carr24.52005-20135TM
Clint Jones24.51967-19732TM
Charlie Bivins24.51960-19673TM
Marc Mariani24.52010-20162TM
97Michael Bates24.41993-20036TM
Jeremy Ross24.42012-20166TM
Dick Gordon24.41965-19744TM
100Mel Gray24.31986-19974TM
Terry Fair24.31998-20053TM
Billy Grimes24.31949-19522TM
Kevin Kasper24.32001-20065TM
Glenn Holt24.32006-2008cin
Woodley Lewis24.31950-19603TM
Floyd Little+24.31967-1975den
107Jerry Azumah24.21999-2005chi
Micheal Spurlock24.22006-20148TM
Cecil Turner24.21968-1973chi
Mack Herron24.21973-19752TM
Steve Smith Sr.24.22001-20162TM
Eddie Brown24.21974-19793TM
113Michael Lewis24.12001-20072TM
Eric Weems24.12007-20173TM
Miles Austin24.12006-20153TM
Vaughn Hebron24.11993-19982TM
Carl Garrett24.11969-19774TM
118Glyn Milburn24.01993-20014TM
Brandon Banks24.02010-2012was
Brock Marion24.01993-20043TM
Tamarick Vanover24.01995-20022TM
Ladell Betts24.02002-20102TM
Frank Seno24.01943-19493TM
124Ronney Jenkins23.92000-20032TM
Billy Johnson23.91974-19883TM
126Brandon Tate23.82009-20184TM
Dante Hall23.82000-20082TM
Derrick Witherspoon23.81995-1997phi
129Greg Pruitt23.71973-19842TM
Tab Perry23.72005-2007cin
Dick Christy23.71958-19633TM
Marcus Thigpen23.72012-20154TM
Pierre Thomas23.72007-20153TM
Chris Cole23.72000-2003den
135Reggie Swinton23.62001-20053TM
Herschel Walker23.61986-19974TM
J.J. Arrington23.62005-2008crd
Brian Witherspoon23.62008-20103TM
Brian Baschnagel23.61976-1984chi
Rock Cartwright23.62002-20112TM
Mike Nelms23.61980-1984was
Chad Morton23.62000-20064TM
Eddie Payton23.61977-19824TM
Eddie Saenz23.61946-1951was
145Jerry LeVias23.51969-19742TM
Cannonball Butler23.51965-19723TM
Pharoh Cooper23.52016-20215TM
Andre' Davis23.52002-20094TM
Bo Roberson23.51961-19664TM
Reidel Anthony23.51997-2001tam
Felix Jones23.52008-20132TM
Leroy Kelly+23.51964-1973cle
Danny Amendola23.52009-20215TM
154Kermit Alexander23.41963-19733TM
Tim Dwight23.41998-20075TM
Aveion Cason23.42001-20083TM
157Roell Preston23.31995-19995TM
DeAndre Carter23.32018-20214TM
159Eddie Drummond23.22002-20072TM
Allen Rossum23.21998-20096TM
Larry Brunson23.21974-19803TM
Glen Young23.21983-19882TM
Corey Harris23.21992-20036TM
Ahmad Bradshaw23.22007-20152TM
David Dunn23.21995-20014TM
Jon Vaughn23.21991-19943TM
Steve Broussard23.21990-19983TM
Butch Johnson23.21976-19852TM
Reggie Barlow23.21996-20032TM
Sammy Martin23.21988-19912TM
171Tony Canadeo+23.11941-1952gnb
Hugh McElhenny+23.11952-19644TM
Aaron Stecker23.12000-20093TM
Andre Coleman23.11994-19983TM
Irving Spikes23.11994-1997mia
Brian Mitchell23.11990-20033TM
Lou Piccone23.11974-19822TM
178Maurice Hicks23.02004-20082TM
Yamon Figurs23.02007-20105TM
Bernard Jackson23.01972-19803TM
Dominic Rhodes23.02001-20102TM
182Steve Odom22.91974-19792TM
Dave Williams22.91977-19812TM
Taiwan Jones22.92011-20213TM
James Dixon22.91989-1991dal
Aaron Bailey22.91994-1998clt
Bobby Humphery22.91984-19902TM
Brandon Bennett22.91998-20042TM
O.J. McDuffie22.91993-2000mia
190Torrie Cox22.82004-2009tam
Terrence Wilkins22.81999-20062TM
Rich Mauti22.81977-19842TM
Manfred Moore22.81974-19774TM
Rickie Harris22.81965-19722TM
Aaron Glenn 22.81994-20085TM
Dion Lewis22.82011-20204TM
197James Thrash22.71997-20082TM
Deion Sanders+22.71989-20055TM
B.J. Sams22.72004-20082TM
Ernie Mills22.71991-19993TM
Will Blackwell22.71997-2001pit
Kevin Williams22.71993-20004TM
Terry Kirby22.71993-20024TM
J.J. Moses22.72002-20053TM
Howard Stevens22.71973-19772TM
Dennis Gentry22.71982-1992chi
207Kevin Faulk22.61999-2011nwe
Stump Mitchell22.61981-1989crd
Nate Lewis22.61990-19952TM
Fulton Walker22.61981-19862TM
Wes Welker22.62004-20155TM
Sylvester Stamps22.61984-19892TM
David Palmer22.61994-2000min
Ron Brown22.61984-19912TM
Darius Reynaud22.62008-20134TM
Reggie Smith22.61980-19872TM
217Najeh Davenport22.52002-20083TM
Gary Davis22.51976-19812TM
Bake Turner22.51962-19703TM
Roy Green22.51979-19922TM
Charlie Rogers22.51999-20033TM
Ted Ginn Jr.22.52007-20206TM
Ken Jenkins22.51983-19862TM
224Artie Owens22.41976-19803TM
Darrin Nelson22.41982-19922TM
Nesby Glasgow22.41979-19922TM
Wally Henry22.41977-1982phi
Derrick Mason22.41997-20114TM
Josh Scobey22.42003-20073TM
Pervis Atkins22.41961-19663TM
231Bill Dudley+22.31942-19533TM
J.R. Reed22.32004-20082TM
Larry Anderson22.31978-19842TM
Randy Baldwin22.31991-19964TM
Antwaan Randle El22.32002-20102TM
Charles Wilson22.31990-19953TM
Bruce Harper22.31977-1984nyj
238Rod Woodson+22.21987-20034TM
Leon Johnson22.21997-20033TM
Rod Smart22.22001-20052TM
Troy Walters22.22000-20074TM
Desmond Howard22.21992-20025TM
Eric Moulds22.21996-20073TM
244Dave Meggett22.11989-19983TM
James Owens22.11979-19842TM
246Margene Adkins22.01970-19733TM
Alvin Hall22.01981-1987det
Al Hunter22.01977-1980sea
Maurice Morris22.02002-20112TM
250Chris Watson21.91999-20022TM
Napoleon Kaufman21.91995-2000rai
Mike Goodson21.92009-20133TM
Mike Martin21.91983-1989cin
Qadry Ismail21.91993-20025TM
Bill Butler21.91959-19644TM