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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 Peterson14,9182007-20217TM
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
49Mark Ingram8,0842011-20223TM
50Larry Csonka+8,0811968-19792TM
51Freeman McNeil8,0741981-1992nyj
52Stephen Davis8,0521996-20063TM
53Garrison Hearst7,9661993-20044TM
54Ezekiel Elliott7,9632016-2022dal
55James Brooks7,9621981-19924TM
56Derrick Henry 7,8452016-2022oti
57Chris Warren7,6961990-20003TM
58Terrell Davis+7,6071995-2001den
59Jamaal Charles7,5632008-20183TM
60Mike Pruitt7,3781976-19863TM
61Michael Turner7,3382004-20122TM
62Jonathan Stewart7,3352008-20182TM
63Leroy Kelly+7,2741964-1973cle
64George Rogers7,1761981-19872TM
65DeMarco Murray7,1742011-20173TM
66Charlie Garner7,0971994-20044TM
67Rodney Hampton6,8971990-1997nyg
68Antowain Smith6,8811997-20054TM
69Curt Warner6,8441983-19902TM
70Robert Smith6,8181993-2000min
71John Henry Johnson+6,8031954-19664TM
72Wilbert Montgomery6,7891977-19852TM
73Chuck Muncie6,7021976-19842TM
74Mark van Eeghen6,6511974-19832TM
75Lawrence McCutcheon6,5781972-19814TM
76Le'Veon Bell6,5542013-20215TM
77Lydell Mitchell6,5341972-19803TM
78Arian Foster6,5272009-20162TM
79Melvin Gordon6,4622015-20222TM
80Wendell Tyler6,3781977-19862TM
81Brian Westbrook6,3352002-20102TM
82Floyd Little+6,3231967-1975den
83LeGarrette Blount6,3062010-20185TM
84Larry Johnson6,2232003-20114TM
85Don Perkins6,2171961-1968dal
86Ray Rice6,1802008-2013rav
87Alfred Morris6,1732012-20205TM
88Neal Anderson6,1661986-1993chi
89Michael Vick6,1092001-20154TM
90Ken Willard6,1051965-19742TM
91Deuce McAllister6,0962001-2008nor
92Travis Henry6,0862001-20073TM
93Calvin Hill6,0831969-19813TM
94Todd Gurley6,0822015-20202TM
95Cedric Benson6,0172005-20123TM
96James Wilder6,0081981-19903TM
97William Andrews5,9861979-1986atl
98Rudi Johnson5,9792001-20082TM
99Chuck Foreman5,9501973-19802TM
100Larry Brown5,8751969-1976was
101Lamar Miller5,8642012-20203TM
102Steve Van Buren+5,8601944-1951phi
103Nick Chubb5,8552018-2022cle
104Latavius Murray5,8502014-20225TM
105James Stewart5,8411995-20022TM
106Bill Brown5,8381961-19742TM
107Rick Casares5,7971955-19663TM
108Duce Staley5,7851997-20062TM
109Fred Jackson5,7462007-20152TM
110Greg Pruitt5,6721973-19842TM
111Dalvin Cook5,6612017-2022min
112Cam Newton5,6282011-20212TM
113Michael Pittman5,6271998-20083TM
114Pete Johnson5,6261977-19843TM
115Delvin Williams5,5981974-19813TM
116Joe Morris5,5851982-19912TM
117Reggie Bush5,4902006-20165TM
118Mike Garrett5,4811966-19732TM
119Sam Cunningham5,4531973-1982nwe
120Sammy Winder5,4271982-1990den
121Darren McFadden5,4212008-20172TM
122Dick Bass5,4171960-1969ram
123Jim Nance5,4011965-19732TM
124Ronnie Brown5,3912005-20144TM
125Willie Parker5,3782004-2009pit
126Joe Cribbs5,3561980-19884TM
Doug Martin5,3562012-20182TM
128Jamal Anderson5,3361994-2001atl
129Hugh McElhenny+5,2811952-19644TM
130Ryan Mathews5,2612010-20162TM
131Chris Ivory5,2372010-20184TM
132Natrone Means5,2151993-20003TM
133Adrian Murrell5,1991993-20034TM
134John Brockington5,1851971-19772TM
Marion Butts5,1851989-19953TM
136Lenny Moore+5,1741956-1967clt
137Ollie Matson+5,1731952-19664TM
138Joe Mixon5,1692017-2022cin
139Clem Daniels5,1381960-19683TM
140Emerson Boozer5,1351966-1975nyj
141Kevin Mack5,1231985-1993cle
142Billy Sims5,1061980-1984det
143Dexter Bussey5,1051974-1984det
144Brandon Jacobs5,0942005-20132TM
145Mike Alstott5,0881996-2006tam
146Julius Jones5,0682004-20103TM
147John Williams5,0061986-19952TM
148Paul Lowe4,9951960-19692TM
149Aaron Jones4,9842017-2022gnb
150Carlos Hyde4,9792014-20215TM
151John David Crow4,9631958-19682TM
152Tyrone Wheatley4,9621995-20042TM
153Greg Bell4,9591984-19903TM
154Gale Sayers+4,9561965-1971chi
155Dorsey Levens4,9551994-20043TM
156Ahmad Bradshaw4,9282007-20152TM
Randall Cunningham4,9281985-20014TM
158Christian Okoye4,8971987-1992kan
159Lamar Smith4,8531994-20034TM
160Joe Washington4,8391977-19854TM
161Russell Wilson4,8262012-20222TM
162Napoleon Kaufman4,7921995-2000rai
163Robert Newhouse4,7841972-1983dal
164Marion Barber III4,7802005-20112TM
165Alvin Kamara4,7622017-2022nor
166Chester Taylor4,7402002-20114TM
167Devonta Freeman4,7202014-20213TM
Marion Motley+4,7201946-19552TM
169Donny Anderson4,6961966-19742TM
170J.D. Smith4,6721956-19663TM
171MacArthur Lane4,6561968-19783TM
172Stump Mitchell4,6491981-1989crd
173Tony Collins4,6471981-19902TM
174Tom Matte4,6461961-1972clt
175Alex Webster4,6381955-1964nyg
176Abner Haynes4,6301960-19674TM
177Bob Hoernschemeyer4,5481946-19553TM
178Ted Brown4,5461979-1986min
179Marv Hubbard4,5441969-19772TM
180Dave Hampton4,5361969-19763TM
181Mike Rozier4,4621985-19912TM
182Joseph Addai4,4532006-2011clt
Otis Armstrong4,4531973-1980den
184Ed Podolak4,4511969-1977kan
185Darrin Nelson4,4421982-19922TM
186Lamar Jackson4,4282018-2022rav
187Harold Green4,3651990-19983TM
188Rob Carpenter4,3631977-19863TM
189Jordan Howard4,3622016-20224TM
190Jim Otis4,3501970-19783TM
191Dave Osborn4,3361965-19762TM
192Ron Johnson4,3081969-19752TM
Altie Taylor4,3081969-19762TM
194Craig Heyward4,3011988-19985TM
195Gary Brown4,3001991-19993TM
196Cookie Gilchrist4,2931962-19673TM
197Matt Snell4,2851964-1972nyj
198Johnny Hector4,2801983-1992nyj
199Leonard Fournette4,2722017-20222TM
200Josh Jacobs4,2462019-2022rai
201Lorenzo White4,2421988-19952TM
202Steve Young+4,2391985-19992TM
203Rashard Mendenhall4,2362008-20132TM
204Christian McCaffrey4,2212017-20222TM
205Tommy Mason4,2031961-19713TM
206Tony Canadeo+4,1971941-1952gnb
Carl Garrett4,1971969-19774TM
208Mike Thomas4,1961975-19802TM
209Earnest Jackson4,1671983-19883TM
210Dalton Hilliard4,1641986-1993nor
211Ryan Grant4,1482007-20122TM
212Errict Rhett4,1431994-20003TM
213Mercury Morris4,1331969-19762TM
214Shonn Greene4,1102009-20142TM
215Johnny Johnson4,0781990-19942TM
216Tony Galbreath4,0721976-19873TM
217Mike Anderson4,0672000-20072TM
218Alan Ameche4,0451955-1960clt
219David Johnson4,0432015-20223TM
220Cadillac Williams4,0382005-20112TM
221Nick Pietrosante4,0261959-19672TM
222Curtis Dickey4,0191980-19862TM
223Edgar Bennett3,9921992-19992TM
224Frank Pollard3,9891980-1988pit
225Kevan Barlow3,9842001-20062TM
226Leonard Russell3,9731991-19964TM
227Dick Hoak3,9651961-1970pit
228Leroy Hoard3,9641990-19994TM
229Harvey Williams3,9521991-19982TM
230Barry Foster3,9431990-1994pit
231Saquon Barkley3,9292018-2022nyg
232Kareem Hunt3,9182017-20222TM
233BenJarvus Green-Ellis3,9142008-20132TM
234Anthony Thomas3,8912001-20074TM
235Justin Forsett3,8902008-20167TM
236Walt Garrison3,8861966-1974dal
237Randy McMillan3,8761981-1986clt
238Rocky Bleier3,8651968-1980pit
239Timmy Brown3,8621959-19683TM
240Clarke Hinkle+3,8601932-1941gnb
241Wilbur Jackson3,8521974-19822TM
242Jon Arnett3,8331957-19662TM
243Gerry Ellis3,8261980-1986gnb
244Bam Morris3,8091994-19994TM
Pierre Thomas3,8092007-20153TM
246Isaiah Crowell3,8032014-20182TM
247Kenyan Drake3,7762016-20224TM
248Pete Banaszak3,7721966-1978rai
Rashad Jennings3,7722009-20163TM
250Jim Kiick3,7591968-19773TM
Jonathan Taylor3,7592020-2022clt