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Leaders Table
Rank Player Att Years Tm
1Emmitt Smith+4,4091990-20042TM
2Walter Payton+3,8381975-1987chi
3Curtis Martin+3,5181995-20052TM
4Jerome Bettis+3,4791993-20052TM
5LaDainian Tomlinson+3,1742001-20112TM
6Barry Sanders+3,0621989-1998det
7Edgerrin James3,0281999-20093TM
8Marcus Allen+3,0221982-19972TM
9Eric Dickerson+2,9961983-19934TM
10Frank Gore2,9892005-20172TM
11Franco Harris+2,9491972-19842TM
12Tony Dorsett+2,9361977-19882TM
13John Riggins+2,9161971-19852TM
14Thurman Thomas+2,8771988-20002TM
15Eddie George2,8651996-20042TM
16Marshall Faulk+2,8361994-20052TM
17Steven Jackson2,7642004-20153TM
18Thomas Jones2,6782000-20115TM
19Warrick Dunn2,6691997-20082TM
20Ricky Watters2,6221992-20013TM
21Corey Dillon2,6181997-20062TM
22Ottis Anderson2,5621979-19922TM
23Jamal Lewis2,5422000-20092TM
24Fred Taylor2,5341998-20102TM
25Adrian Peterson2,4322007-20172TM
26Ricky Williams2,4311999-20113TM
27O.J. Simpson+2,4041969-19792TM
28Jim Brown+2,3591957-1965cle
29Matt Forte2,2682008-20172TM
30Clinton Portis2,2302002-20102TM
31Tiki Barber2,2171997-2006nyg
32Shaun Alexander2,1872000-20082TM
Earl Campbell+2,1871978-19852TM
34Marshawn Lynch2,1742007-20173TM
35Terry Allen2,1521991-20015TM
36Chris Johnson2,1292008-20173TM
37Earnest Byner2,0951984-19973TM
Willis McGahee2,0952004-20134TM
39Ahman Green2,0561998-20093TM
40Roger Craig1,9911983-19933TM
41Gerald Riggs1,9891982-19912TM
42Herschel Walker1,9541986-19974TM
43Stephen Davis1,9451996-20063TM
44Jim Taylor+1,9411958-19672TM
45LeSean McCoy1,9322009-20172TM
46Joe Perry+1,9291948-19632TM
47Larry Csonka+1,8911968-19792TM
48Maurice Jones-Drew1,8472006-20142TM
49Mike Pruitt1,8441976-19863TM
50Garrison Hearst1,8311993-20044TM
51Rodney Hampton1,8241990-1997nyg
52Freeman McNeil1,7981981-1992nyj
53Chris Warren1,7911990-20003TM
54Antowain Smith1,7841997-20054TM
55Priest Holmes1,7801997-20072TM
56DeAngelo Williams1,7302006-20162TM
57Leroy Kelly+1,7271964-1973cle
58Curt Warner1,6981983-19902TM
59George Rogers1,6921981-19872TM
60James Brooks1,6851981-19924TM
61Lydell Mitchell1,6751972-19803TM
62Terrell Davis+1,6551995-2001den
63Mark van Eeghen1,6521974-19832TM
64Bill Brown1,6491961-19742TM
65Floyd Little+1,6411967-1975den
66Michael Turner1,6392004-20122TM
67Ken Willard1,6221965-19742TM
68Cedric Benson1,6002005-20123TM
69James Wilder1,5861981-19903TM
70John Henry Johnson+1,5711954-19664TM
71Chuck Muncie1,5611976-19842TM
72Chuck Foreman1,5561973-19802TM
73Wilbert Montgomery1,5401977-19852TM
74Charlie Garner1,5371994-20044TM
75Jonathan Stewart1,5342008-2017car
76Larry Brown1,5301969-1976was
77Lawrence McCutcheon1,5211972-19814TM
78Rudi Johnson1,5172001-20082TM
79Neal Anderson1,5151986-1993chi
80Don Perkins1,5001961-1968dal
81Sammy Winder1,4951982-1990den
82Pete Johnson1,4891977-19843TM
83Travis Henry1,4882001-20073TM
84James Stewart1,4781995-20022TM
85Arian Foster1,4762009-20162TM
86Calvin Hill1,4521969-19813TM
87DeMarco Murray1,4412011-20173TM
88Rick Casares1,4311955-19663TM
89Ray Rice1,4302008-2013rav
Duce Staley1,4301997-20062TM
91Deuce McAllister1,4292001-2008nor
92Larry Johnson1,4272003-20114TM
93Joe Morris1,4111982-19912TM
Robert Smith1,4111993-2000min
95Natrone Means1,4091993-20003TM
96Michael Pittman1,3921998-20083TM
97Sam Cunningham1,3851973-1982nwe
Brian Westbrook1,3852002-20102TM
99Adrian Murrell1,3751993-20034TM
100Mike Alstott1,3591996-2006tam
101Jamaal Charles1,3512008-20172TM
102John Brockington1,3471971-19772TM
103Marion Butts1,3451989-19953TM
104Wendell Tyler1,3441977-19862TM
105Jim Nance1,3411965-19732TM
106Jamal Anderson1,3291994-2001atl
107Lamar Smith1,3221994-20034TM
108Steve Van Buren+1,3201944-1951phi
109William Andrews1,3151979-1986atl
110Delvin Williams1,3121974-19813TM
111Joe Cribbs1,3091980-19884TM
112Mike Garrett1,3081966-19732TM
113Fred Jackson1,3052007-20152TM
114Darren McFadden1,3012008-20162TM
115Emerson Boozer1,2911966-1975nyj
Kevin Mack1,2911985-1993cle
117Reggie Bush1,2862006-20165TM
118Ronnie Brown1,2812005-20144TM
119Julius Jones1,2802004-20103TM
120Tyrone Wheatley1,2701995-20042TM
121Willie Parker1,2532004-2009pit
122Christian Okoye1,2461987-1992kan
123John Williams1,2451986-19952TM
124Dorsey Levens1,2431994-20043TM
125Dick Bass1,2181960-1969ram
126MacArthur Lane1,2061968-19783TM
127Greg Bell1,2041984-19903TM
Ron Johnson1,2041969-19752TM
129Dexter Bussey1,2031974-1984det
130Tom Matte1,2001961-1972clt
131Donny Anderson1,1971966-19742TM
132Greg Pruitt1,1961973-19842TM
Alex Webster1,1961955-1964nyg
134Joe Washington1,1951977-19854TM
135Tony Collins1,1911981-19902TM
136Ryan Mathews1,1842010-20162TM
137LeGarrette Blount1,1822010-20174TM
138Dave Osborn1,1791965-19762TM
139Errict Rhett1,1741994-20003TM
140Rob Carpenter1,1721977-19863TM
141Clarke Hinkle+1,1711932-1941gnb
142Ollie Matson+1,1701952-19664TM
Altie Taylor1,1701969-19762TM
144Leonard Russell1,1641991-19964TM
145Robert Newhouse1,1601972-1983dal
Jim Otis1,1601970-19783TM
Chester Taylor1,1602002-20114TM
148Mike Rozier1,1591985-19912TM
149John David Crow1,1571958-19682TM
Ed Podolak1,1571969-1977kan
151Marion Barber1,1562005-20112TM
152Harold Green1,1511990-19983TM
Alfred Morris1,1512012-20172TM
154Dave Hampton1,1481969-19763TM
155Clem Daniels1,1461960-19683TM
156Brandon Jacobs1,1412005-20132TM
157Dick Hoak1,1321961-1970pit
158Billy Sims1,1311980-1984det
159Dalton Hilliard1,1261986-1993nor
160Hugh McElhenny+1,1241952-19644TM
161Ted Brown1,1171979-1986min
162Edgar Bennett1,1151992-19992TM
163J.D. Smith1,1001956-19663TM
164Joseph Addai1,0952006-2011clt
165Mike Thomas1,0871975-19802TM
166Ahmad Bradshaw1,0832007-20152TM
167Rashard Mendenhall1,0812008-20132TM
168Lenny Moore+1,0691956-1967clt
169Reggie Cobb1,0651990-19964TM
170Lorenzo White1,0621988-19952TM
171Bob Hoernschemeyer1,0591946-19553TM
Earnest Jackson1,0591983-19883TM
173Matt Snell1,0571964-1972nyj
174Cadillac Williams1,0552005-20112TM
175Johnny Hector1,0511983-1992nyj
176Johnny Johnson1,0461990-19942TM
177Bill Mathis1,0441960-1969nyj
Anthony Thomas1,0442001-20074TM
179Tommy Mason1,0401961-19713TM
180Abner Haynes1,0361960-19674TM
181Gary Brown1,0321991-19993TM
182Tony Galbreath1,0311976-19873TM
Carl Garrett1,0311969-19774TM
Craig Heyward1,0311988-19985TM
185Jim Kiick1,0291968-19773TM
186Paul Lowe1,0261960-19692TM
187Tony Canadeo+1,0251941-1952gnb
188Otis Armstrong1,0231973-1980den
189Kevan Barlow1,0222001-20062TM
190Harvey Williams1,0211991-19982TM
191Darrin Nelson1,0201982-19922TM
192Chris Ivory1,0152010-20173TM
Johnny Roland1,0151966-19732TM
194Doug Martin1,0122012-2016tam
195Rickey Young1,0111975-19832TM
196Cookie Gilchrist1,0101962-19673TM
James Jones1,0101983-19922TM
198BenJarvus Green-Ellis1,0082008-20132TM
Leroy Hoard1,0081990-19994TM
200Karim Abdul-Jabbar1,0041996-20003TM
201Billy Ray Barnes9941957-19663TM
202Shonn Greene9932009-20142TM
203Gale Sayers+9911965-1971chi
204Randy McMillan9901981-1986clt
205Wendell Hayes9881963-19743TM
206Stump Mitchell9861981-1989crd
207Ron Dayne9832000-20073TM
208Napoleon Kaufman9781995-2000rai
209Bam Morris9741994-19994TM
210Wilbur Jackson9711974-19822TM
211Mark Ingram9672011-2017nor
212Alan Ameche9641955-1960clt
Jon Arnett9641957-19662TM
Pete Banaszak9641966-1978rai
215Ryan Grant9562007-20122TM
216Nick Pietrosante9551959-19672TM
217Frank Pollard9531980-1988pit
218Marv Hubbard9511969-19772TM
Clarence Peaks9511957-19652TM
220Le'Veon Bell9452013-2017pit
John Stephens9451988-19933TM
222Lamar Miller9412012-20172TM
Preston Pearson9411967-19803TM
224Curtis Dickey9371980-19862TM
225Rashad Jennings9302009-20163TM
226Reuben Droughns9292001-20084TM
227Rocky Bleier9281968-1980pit
228DeShaun Foster9272003-20082TM
229Ace Gutowsky9221932-19392TM
230Mike Anderson9192000-20072TM
Tuffy Leemans+9191936-1943nyg
232Barry Foster9151990-1994pit
233Charley Tolar9071960-1966oti
234Doug Kotar9001974-1981nyg
Fran Rogel9001950-1957pit
236Walt Garrison8991966-1974dal
Wayne Morris8991976-19842TM
238LaMont Jordan8972001-20094TM
239Paul Hornung+8931957-1966gnb
240Timmy Brown8891959-19683TM
241Jess Phillips8881968-19774TM
242Ronnie Bull8811962-19712TM
243Knowshon Moreno8762009-20142TM
Tom Sullivan8761972-19782TM
245Michael Vick8732001-20154TM
246Gary Anderson8691985-19933TM
247Maurice Morris8672002-20112TM
248Rueben Mayes8661986-19932TM
249Keith Byars8651986-19984TM
250Kevin Faulk8641999-2011nwe
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