NFL Career Rushing Yards Leaders Through 2016

These are the NFL career record holders through the 2016 season. See current rushing yards leaders or select another stat or year:

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Leaders through 2016

Leaders through 2016 Table
Rank Current Player (age) Yds Tm
11Emmitt Smith183552TM
22Walter Payton16726chi
33Barry Sanders15269det
45Curtis Martin141012TM
56LaDainian Tomlinson136842TM
67Jerome Bettis136622TM
78Eric Dickerson132594TM
84Frank Gore130652TM
910Tony Dorsett127392TM
1011Jim Brown12312cle
1112Marshall Faulk122792TM
1213Edgerrin James122463TM
1314Marcus Allen122432TM
1415Franco Harris121202TM
1516Thurman Thomas120742TM
169Adrian Peterson11747min
1717Fred Taylor116952TM
1818Steven Jackson114383TM
1919John Riggins113522TM
2020Corey Dillon112412TM
2121O.J. Simpson112362TM
2222Warrick Dunn109672TM
2323Ricky Watters106433TM
2424Jamal Lewis106072TM
2525Thomas Jones105915TM
2627Tiki Barber10449nyg
2728Eddie George104412TM
2830Ottis Anderson102732TM
2931Ricky Williams100093TM
3032Clinton Portis99232TM
3134Joe Perry97232TM
3235Chris Johnson95373TM
3336Shaun Alexander94532TM
3433Matt Forte94152TM
3537Earl Campbell94072TM
3638Ahman Green92053TM
3729Marshawn Lynch91122TM
3826LeSean McCoy89542TM
3939Terry Allen86145TM
4040Jim Taylor85972TM
4141Willis McGahee84744TM
4242Earnest Byner82613TM
4343Herschel Walker82254TM
4444Roger Craig81893TM
4545Gerald Riggs81882TM
4646Priest Holmes81722TM
4747Maurice Jones-Drew81672TM
4848DeAngelo Williams80962TM
4949Larry Csonka80812TM
5050Freeman McNeil8074nyj
5151Stephen Davis80523TM
5252Garrison Hearst79664TM
5353James Brooks79624TM
5454Chris Warren76963TM
5555Terrell Davis7607den
5657Mike Pruitt73783TM
5758Michael Turner73382TM
5860Leroy Kelly7274cle
5956Jamaal Charles7260kan
6061George Rogers71762TM
6163Charlie Garner70974TM
6264Rodney Hampton6897nyg
6365Antowain Smith68814TM
6466Curt Warner68442TM
6567Robert Smith6818min
6668John Henry Johnson68034TM
6769Wilbert Montgomery67892TM
6870Chuck Muncie67022TM
6971Mark van Eeghen66512TM
7059Jonathan Stewart6638car
7172Lawrence McCutcheon65784TM
7273Lydell Mitchell65343TM
7374Arian Foster65272TM
7462DeMarco Murray65153TM
7575Wendell Tyler63782TM
7676Brian Westbrook63352TM
7777Floyd Little6323den
7879Larry Johnson62234TM
7980Don Perkins6217dal
8081Ray Rice6180rav
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