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Leaders Table
Rank Player Yds Years Tm
1Emmitt Smith+18,3551990-20042TM
2Walter Payton+16,7261975-1987chi
3Frank Gore16,0002005-20205TM
4Barry Sanders+15,2691989-1998det
5Adrian Peterson14,8202007-20205TM
6Curtis Martin+14,1011995-20052TM
7LaDainian Tomlinson+13,6842001-20112TM
8Jerome Bettis+13,6621993-20052TM
9Eric Dickerson+13,2591983-19934TM
10Tony Dorsett+12,7391977-19882TM
11Jim Brown+12,3121957-1965cle
12Marshall Faulk+12,2791994-20052TM
13Edgerrin James+12,2461999-20093TM
14Marcus Allen+12,2431982-19972TM
15Franco Harris+12,1201972-19842TM
16Thurman Thomas+12,0741988-20002TM
17Fred Taylor11,6951998-20102TM
18Steven Jackson11,4382004-20153TM
19John Riggins+11,3521971-19852TM
20Corey Dillon11,2411997-20062TM
21O.J. Simpson+11,2361969-19792TM
22LeSean McCoy11,1022009-20204TM
23Warrick Dunn10,9671997-20082TM
24Ricky Watters10,6431992-20013TM
25Jamal Lewis10,6072000-20092TM
26Thomas Jones10,5912000-20115TM
27Tiki Barber10,4491997-2006nyg
28Eddie George10,4411996-20042TM
29Marshawn Lynch10,4132007-20193TM
30Ottis Anderson10,2731979-19922TM
31Ricky Williams10,0091999-20113TM
32Clinton Portis9,9232002-20102TM
33Matt Forte9,7962008-20172TM
34Joe Perry+9,7231948-19632TM
35Chris Johnson9,6512008-20173TM
36Shaun Alexander9,4532000-20082TM
37Earl Campbell+9,4071978-19852TM
38Ahman Green9,2051998-20093TM
39Terry Allen8,6141991-20015TM
40Jim Taylor+8,5971958-19672TM
41Willis McGahee8,4742004-20134TM
42Earnest Byner8,2611984-19973TM
43Herschel Walker8,2251986-19974TM
44Roger Craig8,1891983-19933TM
45Gerald Riggs8,1881982-19912TM
46Priest Holmes8,1721997-20072TM
47Maurice Jones-Drew8,1672006-20142TM
48DeAngelo Williams8,0962006-20162TM
49Larry Csonka+8,0811968-19792TM
50Freeman McNeil8,0741981-1992nyj
51Stephen Davis8,0521996-20063TM
52Garrison Hearst7,9661993-20044TM
53James Brooks7,9621981-19924TM
54Chris Warren7,6961990-20003TM
55Terrell Davis+7,6071995-2001den
56Jamaal Charles7,5632008-20183TM
57Mark Ingram7,5362011-20213TM
58Mike Pruitt7,3781976-19863TM
59Michael Turner7,3382004-20122TM
60Jonathan Stewart7,3352008-20182TM
61Leroy Kelly+7,2741964-1973cle
62George Rogers7,1761981-19872TM
63DeMarco Murray7,1742011-20173TM
64Charlie Garner7,0971994-20044TM
65Rodney Hampton6,8971990-1997nyg
66Antowain Smith6,8811997-20054TM
67Curt Warner6,8441983-19902TM
68Ezekiel Elliott6,8362016-2021dal
69Robert Smith6,8181993-2000min
70John Henry Johnson+6,8031954-19664TM
71Wilbert Montgomery6,7891977-19852TM
72Chuck Muncie6,7021976-19842TM
73Mark van Eeghen6,6511974-19832TM
74Lawrence McCutcheon6,5781972-19814TM
75Lydell Mitchell6,5341972-19803TM
76Arian Foster6,5272009-20162TM
77Derrick Henry 6,5002016-2021oti
78Le'Veon Bell6,4642013-20214TM
79Wendell Tyler6,3781977-19862TM
80Brian Westbrook6,3352002-20102TM
81Floyd Little+6,3231967-1975den
82LeGarrette Blount6,3062010-20185TM
83Larry Johnson6,2232003-20114TM
84Don Perkins6,2171961-1968dal
85Ray Rice6,1802008-2013rav
86Alfred Morris6,1732012-20205TM
87Neal Anderson6,1661986-1993chi
88Michael Vick6,1092001-20154TM
89Ken Willard6,1051965-19742TM
90Deuce McAllister6,0962001-2008nor
91Travis Henry6,0862001-20073TM
92Calvin Hill6,0831969-19813TM
93Todd Gurley6,0822015-20202TM
94Cedric Benson6,0172005-20123TM
95James Wilder6,0081981-19903TM
96William Andrews5,9861979-1986atl
97Rudi Johnson5,9792001-20082TM
98Chuck Foreman5,9501973-19802TM
99Larry Brown5,8751969-1976was
100Lamar Miller5,8642012-20203TM
101Steve Van Buren+5,8601944-1951phi
102James Stewart5,8411995-20022TM
103Bill Brown5,8381961-19742TM
104Rick Casares5,7971955-19663TM
105Duce Staley5,7851997-20062TM
106Fred Jackson5,7462007-20152TM
107Greg Pruitt5,6721973-19842TM
108Michael Pittman5,6271998-20083TM
109Pete Johnson5,6261977-19843TM
110Delvin Williams5,5981974-19813TM
111Joe Morris5,5851982-19912TM
112Melvin Gordon5,5082015-20212TM
113Reggie Bush5,4902006-20165TM
114Mike Garrett5,4811966-19732TM
115Sam Cunningham5,4531973-1982nwe
116Sammy Winder5,4271982-1990den
117Darren McFadden5,4212008-20172TM
118Dick Bass5,4171960-1969ram
119Jim Nance5,4011965-19732TM
120Cam Newton5,3982011-20202TM
121Ronnie Brown5,3912005-20144TM
122Willie Parker5,3782004-2009pit
123Joe Cribbs5,3561980-19884TM
Doug Martin5,3562012-20182TM
125Jamal Anderson5,3361994-2001atl
126Hugh McElhenny+5,2811952-19644TM
127Ryan Mathews5,2612010-20162TM
128Chris Ivory5,2372010-20184TM
129Natrone Means5,2151993-20003TM
130Adrian Murrell5,1991993-20034TM
131John Brockington5,1851971-19772TM
Marion Butts5,1851989-19953TM
133Lenny Moore+5,1741956-1967clt
134Ollie Matson+5,1731952-19664TM
135Latavius Murray5,1592014-20214TM
136Clem Daniels5,1381960-19683TM
137Emerson Boozer5,1351966-1975nyj
138Kevin Mack5,1231985-1993cle
139Billy Sims5,1061980-1984det
140Dexter Bussey5,1051974-1984det
141Brandon Jacobs5,0942005-20132TM
142Mike Alstott5,0881996-2006tam
143Julius Jones5,0682004-20103TM
144John Williams5,0061986-19952TM
145Paul Lowe4,9951960-19692TM
146John David Crow4,9631958-19682TM
147Tyrone Wheatley4,9621995-20042TM
148Greg Bell4,9591984-19903TM
149Gale Sayers+4,9561965-1971chi
150Dorsey Levens4,9551994-20043TM
151Ahmad Bradshaw4,9282007-20152TM
Randall Cunningham4,9281985-20014TM
153Christian Okoye4,8971987-1992kan
154Lamar Smith4,8531994-20034TM
155Joe Washington4,8391977-19854TM
156Carlos Hyde4,8342014-20215TM
157Napoleon Kaufman4,7921995-2000rai
158Robert Newhouse4,7841972-1983dal
159Marion Barber III4,7802005-20112TM
160Chester Taylor4,7402002-20114TM
161Marion Motley+4,7201946-19552TM
162Donny Anderson4,6961966-19742TM
163J.D. Smith4,6721956-19663TM
164MacArthur Lane4,6561968-19783TM
165Stump Mitchell4,6491981-1989crd
166Tony Collins4,6471981-19902TM
167Tom Matte4,6461961-1972clt
168Alex Webster4,6381955-1964nyg
169Abner Haynes4,6301960-19674TM
170Russell Wilson4,5742012-2021sea
171Bob Hoernschemeyer4,5481946-19553TM
172Ted Brown4,5461979-1986min
173Marv Hubbard4,5441969-19772TM
174Dave Hampton4,5361969-19763TM
175Mike Rozier4,4621985-19912TM
176Joseph Addai4,4532006-2011clt
Otis Armstrong4,4531973-1980den
178Ed Podolak4,4511969-1977kan
179Darrin Nelson4,4421982-19922TM
180Harold Green4,3651990-19983TM
181Rob Carpenter4,3631977-19863TM
182Jim Otis4,3501970-19783TM
183Dave Osborn4,3361965-19762TM
184Ron Johnson4,3081969-19752TM
Altie Taylor4,3081969-19762TM
186Craig Heyward4,3011988-19985TM
187Gary Brown4,3001991-19993TM
188Cookie Gilchrist4,2931962-19673TM
189Matt Snell4,2851964-1972nyj
190Johnny Hector4,2801983-1992nyj
191Lorenzo White4,2421988-19952TM
192Steve Young+4,2391985-19992TM
193Rashard Mendenhall4,2362008-20132TM
194Tommy Mason4,2031961-19713TM
195Tony Canadeo+4,1971941-1952gnb
Carl Garrett4,1971969-19774TM
197Mike Thomas4,1961975-19802TM
198Devonta Freeman4,1862014-20213TM
199Earnest Jackson4,1671983-19883TM
200Dalton Hilliard4,1641986-1993nor
201Ryan Grant4,1482007-20122TM
202Errict Rhett4,1431994-20003TM
203Mercury Morris4,1331969-19762TM
204Shonn Greene4,1102009-20142TM
205Nick Chubb4,0802018-2021cle
206Johnny Johnson4,0781990-19942TM
207Tony Galbreath4,0721976-19873TM
208Mike Anderson4,0672000-20072TM
209Alan Ameche4,0451955-1960clt
210Cadillac Williams4,0382005-20112TM
211Nick Pietrosante4,0261959-19672TM
212Curtis Dickey4,0191980-19862TM
213Edgar Bennett3,9921992-19992TM
214Frank Pollard3,9891980-1988pit
215Kevan Barlow3,9842001-20062TM
216Leonard Russell3,9731991-19964TM
217Dick Hoak3,9651961-1970pit
218Leroy Hoard3,9641990-19994TM
219Jordan Howard3,9552016-20203TM
220Harvey Williams3,9521991-19982TM
221Barry Foster3,9431990-1994pit
222BenJarvus Green-Ellis3,9142008-20132TM
223David Johnson3,8912015-20212TM
Anthony Thomas3,8912001-20074TM
225Justin Forsett3,8902008-20167TM
226Dalvin Cook3,8872017-2021min
227Walt Garrison3,8861966-1974dal
228Randy McMillan3,8761981-1986clt
229Rocky Bleier3,8651968-1980pit
230Timmy Brown3,8621959-19683TM
231Clarke Hinkle+3,8601932-1941gnb
232Wilbur Jackson3,8521974-19822TM
233Jon Arnett3,8331957-19662TM
234Gerry Ellis3,8261980-1986gnb
235Bam Morris3,8091994-19994TM
Pierre Thomas3,8092007-20153TM
237Isaiah Crowell3,8032014-20182TM
238Pete Banaszak3,7721966-1978rai
Rashad Jennings3,7722009-20163TM
240Jim Kiick3,7591968-19773TM
241Wendell Hayes3,7581963-19743TM
242Johnny Roland3,7501966-19732TM
243Joe Mixon3,7452017-2021cin
244Reggie Cobb3,7431990-19964TM
245LaMont Jordan3,7342001-20094TM
246Ron Dayne3,7222000-20073TM
247Giovani Bernard3,7182013-20212TM
248Paul Hornung+3,7111957-1966gnb
249Alvin Kamara3,7082017-2021nor
250Michael Bennett3,7032001-20105TM