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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
4Frank Gore19,2432005-20194TM
5Marshall Faulk+19,1541994-20052TM
6LaDainian Tomlinson+18,4562001-20112TM
7Barry Sanders+18,1901989-1998det
8Marcus Allen+17,6541982-19972TM
9Curtis Martin+17,4301995-20052TM
10Larry Fitzgerald17,1512004-2019crd
11Adrian Peterson16,5812007-20194TM
12Thurman Thomas+16,5321988-20002TM
13Tony Dorsett+16,2931977-19882TM
14Terrell Owens+16,1851996-20105TM
15Tiki Barber15,6321997-2006nyg
16Edgerrin James+15,6101999-20093TM
17Randy Moss+15,4511998-20125TM
18Eric Dickerson+15,3961983-19934TM
19Isaac Bruce+15,3471994-20092TM
20Warrick Dunn15,3061997-20082TM
21Tony Gonzalez+15,1411997-20132TM
22Tim Brown+15,1241988-20042TM
23Steven Jackson15,1212004-20153TM
24Steve Smith15,1182001-20162TM
25Jerome Bettis+15,1111993-20052TM
26Ricky Watters14,8911992-20013TM
27LeSean McCoy14,8682009-20193TM
28Jim Brown+14,8111957-1965cle
29Marvin Harrison+14,6081996-2008clt
30Matt Forte14,4682008-20172TM
31Franco Harris+14,4071972-19842TM
32Reggie Wayne14,3452001-2014clt
33James Lofton+14,2501978-19935TM
34Andre Johnson14,2392003-20163TM
35Fred Taylor14,0791998-20102TM
36Anquan Boldin14,0082003-20164TM
37Cris Carter+13,9401987-20023TM
38Henry Ellard13,8271983-19983TM
39Andre Reed+13,6981985-20002TM
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
50Jason Witten12,9772003-2019dal
51Earnest Byner12,8661984-19973TM
52Eddie George12,6681996-20042TM
53Marshawn Lynch12,6272007-20193TM
54Ricky Williams12,6151999-20113TM
55Thomas Jones12,6142000-20115TM
56Hines Ward12,5111998-2011pit
57Jamal Lewis12,4862000-20092TM
58Brandon Marshall12,4692006-20186TM
59Jimmy Smith12,2861992-20052TM
60Julio Jones12,2432011-2019atl
61Charlie Joiner+12,1681969-19863TM
62Ahman Green12,0881998-20093TM
63Derrick Mason12,0641997-20114TM
64Clinton Portis11,9412002-20102TM
65Michael Irvin+11,9101988-1999dal
66Chris Johnson11,9062008-20173TM
67Don Maynard+11,9041958-19733TM
68Antonio Gates11,8412003-2018sdg
69Calvin Johnson11,7862007-2015det
70Joe Perry+11,7441948-19632TM
71Rod Smith11,7371995-2006den
72James Brooks11,5831981-19924TM
73Muhsin Muhammad11,5021996-20092TM
74Joey Galloway11,4461995-20105TM
75Keenan McCardell11,3931992-20075TM
76Antonio Brown11,3872010-20192TM
77Chad Johnson11,2342001-20112TM
78Lenny Moore+11,2131956-1967clt
79Priest Holmes11,1341997-20072TM
80Maurice Jones-Drew11,1112006-20142TM
81Freeman McNeil11,0351981-1992nyj
82Shaun Alexander10,9732000-20082TM
83Gary Clark10,9101985-19953TM
84Roddy White10,8822005-2015atl
85DeSean Jackson10,8672008-20193TM
86Stanley Morgan10,8431977-19902TM
87Charlie Garner10,8081994-20044TM
88Bobby Mitchell+10,6891958-19682TM
89Keyshawn Johnson10,6621996-20064TM
90Charley Taylor+10,5981964-1977was
91Santana Moss10,5702001-20142TM
92Harold Jackson10,5531968-19835TM
93Lance Alworth+10,3951962-19722TM
94Donald Driver10,3541999-2012gnb
95Jim Taylor+10,3531958-19672TM
96Brian Westbrook10,2752002-20102TM
97Andre Rison10,2281989-20007TM
98Terry Allen10,2151991-20015TM
99Earl Campbell+10,2131978-19852TM
100DeAngelo Williams10,2022006-20162TM
101Eric Moulds10,1581996-20073TM
102Jamaal Charles10,1562008-20183TM
103Wes Welker10,0752004-20155TM
104Shannon Sharpe+10,0691990-20032TM
105Garrison Hearst10,0311993-20044TM
106Drew Hill9,8501979-19933TM
107Willis McGahee9,8132004-20134TM
108Demaryius Thomas9,7692010-20193TM
109Marques Colston9,7662006-2015nor
110Lydell Mitchell9,7371972-19803TM
111Gerald Riggs9,7041982-19912TM
112John Williams9,6621986-19952TM
113Chris Warren9,6311990-20003TM
114Amani Toomer9,6071996-2008nyg
115Leroy Kelly+9,5551964-1973cle
116Stephen Davis9,5461996-20063TM
117James Wilder9,5081981-19903TM
118Rob Moore9,3761990-19992TM
119DeMarco Murray9,3392011-20173TM
120Wilbert Montgomery9,2911977-19852TM
121Anthony Miller9,2791988-19973TM
122Raymond Berry+9,2751955-1967clt
123Le'Veon Bell9,2462013-20192TM
124Vincent Jackson9,2412005-20162TM
125Mike Pruitt9,2381976-19863TM
126Ray Rice9,2142008-2013rav
127Herman Moore9,1741991-20022TM
128Michael Pittman9,1391998-20083TM
129Johnnie Morton9,1231994-20053TM
130Chuck Foreman9,1061973-19802TM
131Roy Green9,1051979-19922TM
132Reggie Bush9,0882006-20165TM
133Mark Clayton9,0821983-19932TM
134Tony Martin9,0621990-20013TM
135Wes Chandler9,0501978-19883TM
136Harold Carmichael+9,0491971-19842TM
137Frank Gifford+9,0431952-1964nyg
138Chuck Muncie9,0251976-19842TM
139Bill Brown9,0211961-19742TM
140A.J. Green9,0002011-2018cin
141Ricky Proehl8,9931990-20066TM
142Larry Centers8,9851990-20034TM
143Fred Biletnikoff+8,9741965-1978rai
144Terry Glenn8,9621996-20073TM
145Calvin Hill8,9441969-19813TM
146Neal Anderson8,9291986-1993chi
147Terance Mathis8,9061990-20023TM
148Larry Csonka+8,9011968-19792TM
149Terrell Davis+8,8871995-2001den
150Arian Foster8,8732009-20162TM
151Mark Ingram8,8702011-20192TM
152Mark Duper8,8591982-1992mia
153Ronnie Harmon8,8501986-19974TM
154Laveranues Coles8,8402000-20093TM
155John Stallworth+8,8341974-1987pit
156Mark Carrier8,7991987-19983TM
157Joe Horn8,7981996-20073TM
158Keith Byars8,7701986-19984TM
159Paul Warfield+8,7691964-19772TM
160Cliff Branch8,7551972-1985rai
161Floyd Little+8,7411967-1975den
Greg Pruitt8,7411973-19842TM
163Curtis Conway8,6951993-20044TM
164John David Crow8,6621958-19682TM
165T.Y. Hilton8,6532012-2019clt
166Fred Jackson8,6432007-20152TM
167William Andrews8,6331979-1986atl
168Jonathan Stewart8,6302008-20182TM
169Eddie Kennison8,6271996-20085TM
170DeAndre Hopkins8,6132013-2019htx
171Jordy Nelson8,5852008-20182TM
172Ernest Givins8,5601986-19952TM
173Hugh McElhenny+8,5281952-19644TM
174Plaxico Burress8,4922000-20123TM
175Billy Howton8,4881952-19633TM
176Ollie Matson+8,4581952-19664TM
177Clem Daniels8,4521960-19683TM
178Greg Olsen8,4442007-20192TM
179Tommy McDonald+8,4321957-19685TM
180Darren Sproles8,3922005-20193TM
181Lawrence McCutcheon8,3771972-19814TM
182Duce Staley8,3721997-20062TM
183Larry Brown8,3601969-1976was
184Wesley Walker8,3411977-1989nyj
185Mike Wallace8,3132009-20185TM
186Curt Warner8,3111983-19902TM
187Carroll Dale8,3071960-19733TM
188Greg Jennings8,2902006-20153TM
189Ken Willard8,2891965-19742TM
190John Henry Johnson+8,2811954-19664TM
191Don Hutson+8,2751935-1945gnb
192Joe Washington8,2521977-19854TM
193Jackie Smith+8,2451963-19782TM
194Mark van Eeghen8,2341974-19832TM
195Rodney Hampton8,2061990-1997nyg
Sterling Sharpe8,2061988-1994gnb
197Wendell Tyler8,1941977-19862TM
198Jeff Graham8,1721991-20015TM
Eric Martin8,1721985-19942TM
200Abner Haynes8,1651960-19674TM
201Webster Slaughter8,1611986-19985TM
202Tony Galbreath8,1381976-19873TM
203Haven Moses8,1341968-19812TM
204Ozzie Newsome+8,1151978-1990cle
205Bill Brooks8,1141986-19963TM
206Robert Smith8,1101993-2000min
207Golden Tate8,1062010-20194TM
208Tony Hill8,0721977-1986dal
209Emmanuel Sanders8,0522010-20193TM
210Art Powell8,0461959-19685TM
211Jimmy Orr8,0361958-19702TM
212Anthony Carter8,0221985-19952TM
213Chris Chambers8,0212001-20103TM
214Drew Pearson8,0111973-1983dal
215Eric Metcalf7,9641989-20027TM
216Pierre Garcon7,9262008-20183TM
217Jimmy Graham7,8862010-20193TM
218Michael Turner7,8662004-20122TM
219Rob Gronkowski7,8632010-2018nwe
Antowain Smith7,8631997-20054TM
221Deuce McAllister7,8162001-2008nor
222Nat Moore7,7951974-1986mia
223Brian Blades7,7761988-1998sea
224Bobby Engram7,7701996-20093TM
225Roy Jefferson7,7271965-19763TM
226Elroy Hirsch+7,7161946-19572TM
227Larry Johnson7,5962003-20114TM
228Vernon Davis7,5772006-20193TM
229Gary Garrison7,5671966-19772TM
230James Stewart7,5561995-20022TM
231Joe Cribbs7,5551980-19884TM
232George Rogers7,5441981-19872TM
233Darren McFadden7,5352008-20172TM
234Don Perkins7,5271961-1968dal
235Michael Crabtree7,5172009-20194TM
236Tom Matte7,5151961-1972clt
237Todd Gurley7,4942015-2019ram
238Mike Garrett7,4911966-19732TM
239Bob Hayes+7,4821965-19752TM
240Joe Morrison7,4671959-1972nyg
Otis Taylor7,4671965-1975kan
242Dez Bryant7,4562010-2017dal
243Ed McCaffrey7,4431991-20033TM
244MacArthur Lane7,4421968-19783TM
245Lamar Miller7,4292012-20182TM
246Pete Retzlaff7,4081956-1966phi
247Ted Brown7,3961979-1986min
248Rick Casares7,3851955-19663TM
249T.J. Houshmandzadeh7,3792001-20114TM
250Mike Alstott7,3721996-2006tam