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Leaders Table
Rank Player YScm Years Tm
1Jerry Rice+23,5401985-20043TM
2Emmitt Smith+21,5791990-20042TM
3Walter Payton+21,2641975-1987chi
4Marshall Faulk+19,1541994-20052TM
5LaDainian Tomlinson+18,4562001-20112TM
6Barry Sanders+18,1901989-1998det
7Frank Gore17,6982005-20172TM
8Marcus Allen+17,6541982-19972TM
9Curtis Martin+17,4301995-20052TM
10Thurman Thomas+16,5321988-20002TM
11Tony Dorsett+16,2931977-19882TM
12Terrell Owens16,1851996-20105TM
13Tiki Barber15,6321997-2006nyg
14Larry Fitzgerald15,6132004-2017crd
15Edgerrin James15,6101999-20093TM
16Randy Moss15,4511998-20125TM
17Eric Dickerson+15,3961983-19934TM
18Isaac Bruce15,3471994-20092TM
19Warrick Dunn15,3061997-20082TM
20Tony Gonzalez15,1411997-20132TM
21Tim Brown+15,1241988-20042TM
22Steven Jackson15,1212004-20153TM
23Steve Smith15,1182001-20162TM
24Jerome Bettis+15,1111993-20052TM
25Ricky Watters14,8911992-20013TM
26Jim Brown+14,8111957-1965cle
27Marvin Harrison+14,6081996-2008clt
28Matt Forte14,4682008-20172TM
29Franco Harris+14,4071972-19842TM
30Reggie Wayne14,3452001-2014clt
31Adrian Peterson14,2912007-20173TM
32James Lofton+14,2501978-19935TM
33Andre Johnson14,2392003-20163TM
34Fred Taylor14,0791998-20102TM
35Anquan Boldin14,0082003-20164TM
36Cris Carter+13,9401987-20023TM
37Henry Ellard13,8271983-19983TM
38Andre Reed+13,6981985-20002TM
39LeSean McCoy13,4702009-20172TM
40John Riggins+13,4421971-19852TM
41Torry Holt13,4391999-20092TM
42O.J. Simpson+13,3781969-19792TM
43Ottis Anderson13,3351979-19922TM
44Steve Largent+13,1721976-1989sea
45Corey Dillon13,1541997-20062TM
46Roger Craig13,1001983-19933TM
47Herschel Walker13,0841986-19974TM
48Art Monk+13,0531980-19953TM
49Irving Fryar13,0271984-20004TM
50Earnest Byner12,8661984-19973TM
51Eddie George12,6681996-20042TM
52Ricky Williams12,6151999-20113TM
53Thomas Jones12,6142000-20115TM
54Hines Ward12,5111998-2011pit
55Jamal Lewis12,4862000-20092TM
56Jason Witten12,4482003-2017dal
57Brandon Marshall12,3332006-20175TM
58Jimmy Smith12,2861992-20052TM
59Charlie Joiner+12,1681969-19863TM
60Marshawn Lynch12,1332007-20173TM
61Ahman Green12,0881998-20093TM
62Derrick Mason12,0641997-20114TM
63Clinton Portis11,9412002-20102TM
64Michael Irvin+11,9101988-1999dal
65Chris Johnson11,9062008-20173TM
66Don Maynard+11,9041958-19733TM
67Calvin Johnson11,7862007-2015det
68Joe Perry+11,7441948-19632TM
69Rod Smith11,7371995-2006den
70James Brooks11,5831981-19924TM
71Antonio Gates11,5082003-2017sdg
72Muhsin Muhammad11,5021996-20092TM
73Joey Galloway11,4461995-20105TM
74Keenan McCardell11,3931992-20075TM
75Chad Johnson11,2342001-20112TM
76Lenny Moore+11,2131956-1967clt
77Priest Holmes11,1341997-20072TM
78Maurice Jones-Drew11,1112006-20142TM
79Freeman McNeil11,0351981-1992nyj
80Shaun Alexander10,9732000-20082TM
81Gary Clark10,9101985-19953TM
82Roddy White10,8822005-2015atl
83Stanley Morgan10,8431977-19902TM
84Charlie Garner10,8081994-20044TM
85Bobby Mitchell+10,6891958-19682TM
86Keyshawn Johnson10,6621996-20064TM
87Charley Taylor+10,5981964-1977was
88Santana Moss10,5702001-20142TM
89Harold Jackson10,5531968-19835TM
90Lance Alworth+10,3951962-19722TM
91Donald Driver10,3541999-2012gnb
92Jim Taylor+10,3531958-19672TM
93Brian Westbrook10,2752002-20102TM
94Andre Rison10,2281989-20007TM
95Terry Allen10,2151991-20015TM
96Earl Campbell+10,2131978-19852TM
97DeAngelo Williams10,2022006-20162TM
98Eric Moulds10,1581996-20073TM
99Jamaal Charles10,1422008-20172TM
100Wes Welker10,0752004-20155TM
101Shannon Sharpe+10,0691990-20032TM
102Garrison Hearst10,0311993-20044TM
103Antonio Brown10,0292010-2017pit
104DeSean Jackson9,9052008-20173TM
105Drew Hill9,8501979-19933TM
106Willis McGahee9,8132004-20134TM
107Marques Colston9,7662006-2015nor
108Lydell Mitchell9,7371972-19803TM
109Gerald Riggs9,7041982-19912TM
110John Williams9,6621986-19952TM
111Chris Warren9,6311990-20003TM
112Amani Toomer9,6071996-2008nyg
113Leroy Kelly+9,5551964-1973cle
114Stephen Davis9,5461996-20063TM
115James Wilder9,5081981-19903TM
116Rob Moore9,3761990-19992TM
117DeMarco Murray9,3392011-20173TM
118Wilbert Montgomery9,2911977-19852TM
119Anthony Miller9,2791988-19973TM
120Raymond Berry+9,2751955-1967clt
121Vincent Jackson9,2412005-20162TM
122Mike Pruitt9,2381976-19863TM
123Ray Rice9,2142008-2013rav
124Herman Moore9,1741991-20022TM
125Julio Jones9,1632011-2017atl
126Michael Pittman9,1391998-20083TM
127Johnnie Morton9,1231994-20053TM
128Chuck Foreman9,1061973-19802TM
129Roy Green9,1051979-19922TM
130Reggie Bush9,0882006-20165TM
131Mark Clayton9,0821983-19932TM
132Tony Martin9,0621990-20013TM
133Wes Chandler9,0501978-19883TM
134Harold Carmichael9,0491971-19842TM
135Frank Gifford+9,0431952-1964nyg
136Chuck Muncie9,0251976-19842TM
137Bill Brown9,0211961-19742TM
138Ricky Proehl8,9931990-20066TM
139Larry Centers8,9851990-20034TM
140Fred Biletnikoff+8,9741965-1978rai
141Terry Glenn8,9621996-20073TM
142Calvin Hill8,9441969-19813TM
143Neal Anderson8,9291986-1993chi
144Terance Mathis8,9061990-20023TM
145Larry Csonka+8,9011968-19792TM
146Terrell Davis+8,8871995-2001den
147Arian Foster8,8732009-20162TM
148Mark Duper8,8591982-1992mia
149Ronnie Harmon8,8501986-19974TM
150Laveranues Coles8,8402000-20093TM
151John Stallworth+8,8341974-1987pit
152Mark Carrier8,7991987-19983TM
153Joe Horn8,7981996-20073TM
154Keith Byars8,7701986-19984TM
155Paul Warfield+8,7691964-19772TM
156Cliff Branch8,7551972-1985rai
157Floyd Little+8,7411967-1975den
Greg Pruitt8,7411973-19842TM
159Curtis Conway8,6951993-20044TM
160John David Crow8,6621958-19682TM
161Demaryius Thomas8,6592010-2017den
162Fred Jackson8,6432007-20152TM
163William Andrews8,6331979-1986atl
164Eddie Kennison8,6271996-20085TM
165Jonathan Stewart8,6132008-2017car
166Ernest Givins8,5601986-19952TM
167Hugh McElhenny+8,5281952-19644TM
168Plaxico Burress8,4922000-20123TM
169Billy Howton8,4881952-19633TM
170Ollie Matson+8,4581952-19664TM
171Clem Daniels8,4521960-19683TM
172Tommy McDonald+8,4321957-19685TM
173Lawrence McCutcheon8,3771972-19814TM
174Duce Staley8,3721997-20062TM
175Larry Brown8,3601969-1976was
176Wesley Walker8,3411977-1989nyj
177Mike Wallace8,3132009-20174TM
178Curt Warner8,3111983-19902TM
179Carroll Dale8,3071960-19733TM
180A.J. Green8,3062011-2017cin
181Greg Jennings8,2902006-20153TM
182Ken Willard8,2891965-19742TM
183John Henry Johnson+8,2811954-19664TM
184Don Hutson+8,2751935-1945gnb
185Joe Washington8,2521977-19854TM
186Jackie Smith+8,2451963-19782TM
187Mark van Eeghen8,2341974-19832TM
188Rodney Hampton8,2061990-1997nyg
Sterling Sharpe8,2061988-1994gnb
190Wendell Tyler8,1941977-19862TM
191Jeff Graham8,1721991-20015TM
Eric Martin8,1721985-19942TM
193Abner Haynes8,1651960-19674TM
194Webster Slaughter8,1611986-19985TM
195Tony Galbreath8,1381976-19873TM
196Haven Moses8,1341968-19812TM
197Ozzie Newsome+8,1151978-1990cle
198Bill Brooks8,1141986-19963TM
199Robert Smith8,1101993-2000min
200Tony Hill8,0721977-1986dal
201Art Powell8,0461959-19685TM
202Jimmy Orr8,0361958-19702TM
203Anthony Carter8,0221985-19952TM
Darren Sproles8,0222005-20173TM
205Chris Chambers8,0212001-20103TM
206Drew Pearson8,0111973-1983dal
207Le'Veon Bell7,9962013-2017pit
208Eric Metcalf7,9641989-20027TM
209Michael Turner7,8662004-20122TM
210Antowain Smith7,8631997-20054TM
211Jordy Nelson7,8482008-2017gnb
212Deuce McAllister7,8162001-2008nor
213Nat Moore7,7951974-1986mia
214Brian Blades7,7761988-1998sea
215Bobby Engram7,7701996-20093TM
216Roy Jefferson7,7271965-19763TM
217Elroy Hirsch+7,7161946-19572TM
218Pierre Garcon7,6402008-20173TM
219Larry Johnson7,5962003-20114TM
220Gary Garrison7,5671966-19772TM
221Greg Olsen7,5562007-20172TM
James Stewart7,5561995-20022TM
223Joe Cribbs7,5551980-19884TM
224George Rogers7,5441981-19872TM
225Darren McFadden7,5352008-20172TM
226Don Perkins7,5271961-1968dal
227Tom Matte7,5151961-1972clt
228Mike Garrett7,4911966-19732TM
229Bob Hayes+7,4821965-19752TM
230Joe Morrison7,4671959-1972nyg
Otis Taylor7,4671965-1975kan
232Dez Bryant7,4562010-2017dal
233Ed McCaffrey7,4431991-20033TM
234MacArthur Lane7,4421968-19783TM
235Pete Retzlaff7,4081956-1966phi
236Ted Brown7,3961979-1986min
237Rick Casares7,3851955-19663TM
238T.J. Houshmandzadeh7,3792001-20114TM
239Mike Alstott7,3721996-2006tam
240Wayne Chrebet7,3631995-2005nyj
241Sam Cunningham7,3581973-1982nwe
242Ronnie Brown7,3572005-20144TM
243John Gilliam7,3491967-19775TM
244Alex Webster7,3171955-1964nyg
245Kevin Faulk7,3081999-2011nwe
246Boyd Dowler7,2981959-19712TM
247Dorsey Levens7,2891994-20043TM
248Antonio Freeman7,2681995-20032TM
249Timmy Brown7,2611959-19683TM
250Dick Bass7,2581960-1969ram
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