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Leaders Table
Rank Player YScm Year Tm
1Chris Johnson (23)2,5092009TEN
2Marshall Faulk+ (26)2,4291999STL
3Christian McCaffrey (23)2,3922019CAR
4Tiki Barber (30)2,3902005NYG
5LaDainian Tomlinson+ (24)2,3702003SDG
6Barry Sanders + (29)2,3581997DET
7Steven Jackson (23)2,3342006STL
8LaDainian Tomlinson+ (27)2,3232006SDG
9Marcus Allen+ (25)2,3141985RAI
Adrian Peterson (27)2,3142012MIN
11Edgerrin James+ (22)2,3032000IND
12Priest Holmes (28)2,2872002KAN
13Jamal Lewis (24)2,2712003BAL
14DeMarco Murray (26)2,2612014DAL
15Ahman Green (26)2,2502003GNB
16Eric Dickerson+ (24)2,2441984RAM
17O.J. Simpson+ (28)2,2431975BUF
18James Wilder (26)2,2291984TAM
19Marshall Faulk+ (25)2,2271998IND
20Terrell Davis + (25)2,2251998DEN
21Arian Foster (24)2,2202010HOU
22Ricky Williams (25)2,2162002MIA
23Le'Veon Bell (22)2,2152014PIT
24Eric Dickerson+ (23)2,2121983RAM
25Larry Johnson (26)2,1992006KAN
26Marshall Faulk+ (27)2,1892000STL
27Frank Gore (23)2,1802006SFO
28William Andrews (27)2,1761983ATL
29LaDainian Tomlinson+ (23)2,1722002SDG
30Priest Holmes (27)2,1692001KAN
31Barry Sanders + (26)2,1661994DET
32Jamal Anderson (25)2,1651998ATL
33Deuce McAllister (24)2,1572003NOR
34Emmitt Smith+ (26)2,1481995DAL
35Marshall Faulk+ (28)2,1472001STL
36LeSean McCoy (25)2,1462013PHI
37Edgerrin James+ (21)2,1391999IND
38Jim Brown+ (27)2,1311963CLE
39Tiki Barber (31)2,1272006NYG
40Walter Payton+ (23)2,1211977CHI
41David Johnson (24)2,1182016ARI
42Thurman Thomas+ (26)2,1131992BUF
43Priest Holmes (29)2,1102003KAN
44Garrison Hearst (27)2,1051998SFO
45Brian Westbrook (28)2,1042007PHI
46Tiki Barber (29)2,0962004NYG
47Todd Gurley (23)2,0932017LAR
Larry Johnson (25)2,0932005KAN
49O.J. Simpson+ (26)2,0731973BUF
50Ray Rice (24)2,0682011BAL
51Roger Craig (25)2,0661985SFO
52Walter Payton+ (30)2,0521984CHI
53Emmitt Smith+ (23)2,0481992DAL
54Ray Rice (22)2,0412009BAL
55Thurman Thomas+ (25)2,0381991BUF
56Terrell Davis + (24)2,0371997DEN
57William Andrews (25)2,0361981ATL
Roger Craig (28)2,0361988SFO
Eric Dickerson+ (28)2,0361988IND
60Barry Foster (23)2,0341992PIT
Walter Payton+ (31)2,0341985CHI
62Edgerrin James+ (26)2,0312004IND
63Saquon Barkley (21)2,0282018NYG
Walter Payton+ (29)2,0281983CHI
65Eric Dickerson+ (26)2,0261986RAM
66Herschel Walker (26)2,0191988DAL
67Wilbert Montgomery (24)2,0061979PHI
68Ezekiel Elliott (23)2,0012018DAL
69Ezekiel Elliott (21)1,9942016DAL
70Gerald Riggs (24)1,9861985ATL
71Tiki Barber (27)1,9842002NYG
72Earl Campbell+ (25)1,9811980HOU
Ahman Green (24)1,9812001GNB
74Jamaal Charles (26)1,9802013KAN
Maurice Jones-Drew (26)1,9802011JAX
76Tony Dorsett+ (27)1,9711981DAL
77Christian McCaffrey (22)1,9652018CAR
78Calvin Johnson (26)1,9642012DET
79Eddie George (26)1,9622000TEN
80Shaun Alexander (28)1,9582005SEA
81LaDainian Tomlinson+ (28)1,9492007SDG
82Le'Veon Bell (25)1,9462017PIT
83Curtis Martin + (31)1,9422004NYJ
Fred Taylor (27)1,9422003JAX
85Jamaal Charles (23)1,9352010KAN
86Matt Forte (27)1,9332013CHI
87Marcus Allen+ (24)1,9261984RAI
Doug Martin (23)1,9262012TAM
89Billy Sims (24)1,9241980DET
90Wilbert Montgomery (26)1,9231981PHI
Walter Payton+ (25)1,9231979CHI
92Brian Westbrook (27)1,9162006PHI
93Ottis Anderson (22)1,9131979STL
Thurman Thomas+ (23)1,9131989BUF
95Clinton Portis (22)1,9052003DEN
96Charlie Garner (30)1,9032002OAK
97Emmitt Smith+ (24)1,9001993DAL
98Barry Sanders + (27)1,8981995DET
99Billy Sims (25)1,8881981DET
100Adrian Peterson (23)1,8852008MIN
101Le'Veon Bell (24)1,8842016PIT
Jerry Rice + (32)1,8841995SFO
103Walter Payton+ (24)1,8751978CHI
104Jim Brown+ (29)1,8721965CLE
Clinton Portis (21)1,8722002DEN
106Julio Jones (26)1,8712015ATL
107Robert Smith (28)1,8692000MIN
108Chris Warren (26)1,8681994SEA
109Jim Brown+ (25)1,8671961CLE
Lorenzo White (26)1,8671992HOU
111Shaun Alexander (27)1,8662004SEA
112Antonio Brown (27)1,8622015PIT
113Barry Sanders + (23)1,8551991DET
Ricky Watters (27)1,8551996PHI
Ricky Watters (31)1,8552000SEA
116Terrell Davis + (23)1,8481996DEN
117Matt Forte (28)1,8462014CHI
118Edgerrin James+ (27)1,8432005IND
119Arian Foster (25)1,8412011HOU
120Curtis Martin + (28)1,8332001NYJ
121LaDainian Tomlinson+ (26)1,8322005SDG
122Todd Gurley (24)1,8312018LAR
123Thurman Thomas+ (24)1,8291990BUF
124Walter Payton+ (26)1,8271980CHI
125Emmitt Smith+ (25)1,8251994DAL
126Curt Warner (25)1,8231986SEA
127Emmitt Smith+ (22)1,8211991DAL
128Adrian Peterson (24)1,8192009MIN
129Otis Armstrong (23)1,8121974DEN
130Dorsey Levens (27)1,8051997GNB
131Marshall Faulk+ (21)1,8041994IND
132George Rogers (22)1,8001981NOR
133Isaac Bruce+ (22)1,7981995STL
134Earl Campbell+ (24)1,7911979HOU
135Charlie Garner (28)1,7892000SFO
136Jim Brown+ (28)1,7861964CLE
Marshawn Lynch (26)1,7862012SEA
138Ottis Anderson (27)1,7851984STL
139Clem Daniels (26)1,7841963OAK
Barry Sanders + (22)1,7841990DET
141Kareem Hunt (22)1,7822017KAN
142Barry Sanders + (30)1,7801998DET
143Lydell Mitchell (28)1,7791977BAL
144Ezekiel Elliott (24)1,7772019DAL
145Domanick Williams (23)1,7762004HOU
Dalton Hilliard (25)1,7761989NOR
Ray Rice (23)1,7762010BAL
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (25)1,7762004SDG
149Jerome Bettis+ (25)1,7751997PIT
150Curt Warner (22)1,7741983SEA
151James Brooks (27)1,7731986CIN
152Nick Chubb (23)1,7722019CLE
153Jamal Lewis (23)1,7692002BAL
154Maurice Jones-Drew (24)1,7652009JAX
155William Andrews (24)1,7641980ATL
Charlie Garner (27)1,7641999SFO
157Ottis Anderson (24)1,7631981STL
Gerald Riggs (23)1,7631984ATL
159Eddie George (25)1,7621999TEN
O.J. Simpson+ (29)1,7621976BUF
161Chuck Foreman (24)1,7611975MIN
162Freeman McNeil (26)1,7581985NYJ
163Ted Brown (24)1,7571981MIN
164Tony Dorsett+ (31)1,7561985DAL
Ricky Williams (24)1,7562001NOR
166Lydell Mitchell (27)1,7551976BAL
167Barry Sanders + (21)1,7521989DET
168Joe Morris (25)1,7491986NYG
169Curtis Martin + (22)1,7481995NWE
170Travis Henry (23)1,7472002BUF
171Charley Hennigan (26)1,7461961HOU
Derrick Henry (25)1,7462019TEN
173Jamaal Charles (25)1,7452012KAN
174Deuce McAllister (23)1,7402002NOR
Michael Turner (26)1,7402008ATL
176Corey Dillon (29)1,7382004NWE
Steven Jackson (26)1,7382009STL
178Lydell Mitchell (26)1,7371975BAL
179Josh Gordon (22)1,7342013CLE
Ahman Green (23)1,7342000GNB
181Marvin Harrison+ (30)1,7322002IND
Clinton Portis (24)1,7322005WAS
183Shaun Alexander (26)1,7302003SEA
184Ottis Anderson (26)1,7291983STL
185Tiki Barber (25)1,7252000NYG
186Curtis Martin + (26)1,7231999NYJ
Ricky Williams (26)1,7232003MIA
188Chuck Foreman (25)1,7221976MIN
Fred Taylor (26)1,7222002JAX
190Willie Parker (25)1,7162006PIT
Michael Thomas (26)1,7162019NOR
192Edgar Bennett (26)1,7151995GNB
Matt Forte (22)1,7152008CHI
Walter Payton+ (32)1,7151986CHI
195Curtis Martin + (27)1,7122000NYJ
196Antonio Brown (26)1,7112014PIT
197Neal Anderson (25)1,7091989CHI
198Adrian Peterson (30)1,7072015MIN
Ricky Watters (26)1,7071995PHI
200Clinton Portis (27)1,7052008WAS
201Tony Dorsett+ (24)1,7031978DAL
C.J. Spiller (25)1,7032012BUF
203Thurman Thomas+ (27)1,7021993BUF
204Torry Holt (27)1,7012003STL
Rod Smith (30)1,7012000DEN
206Joe Cribbs (23)1,7001981BUF
Barry Sanders + (28)1,7001996DET
208Napoleon Kaufman (24)1,6971997OAK
209Calvin Johnson (25)1,6922011DET
210Alfred Morris (23)1,6902012WAS
211Larry Brown (24)1,6891972WAS
Julio Jones (29)1,6892018ATL
213Herman Moore (25)1,6861995DET
214Terry Allen (24)1,6791992MIN
215Gale Sayers+ (23)1,6781966CHI
216Tiki Barber (28)1,6772003NYG
217Leonard Fournette (24)1,6742019JAX
218Jerome Bettis+ (21)1,6731993RAM
Marshawn Lynch (28)1,6732014SEA
Doug Martin (26)1,6732015TAM
221LeSean McCoy (22)1,6722010PHI
222Marvin Harrison+ (27)1,6671999IND
223Mike Pruitt (25)1,6661979CLE
224Jim Brown+ (22)1,6651958CLE
225Darren McFadden (23)1,6642010OAK
DeMarco Murray (28)1,6642016TEN
227Shaun Alexander (24)1,6612001SEA
228Ottis Anderson (23)1,6601980STL
Jamal Lewis (21)1,6602000BAL
230Steve Slaton (22)1,6592008HOU
231Mike Anderson (26)1,6562000DEN
232Joe Cribbs (25)1,6551983BUF
233Dalvin Cook (24)1,6542019MIN
Peyton Hillis (24)1,6542010CLE
235Curtis Martin + (25)1,6521998NYJ
236Clinton Portis (26)1,6512007WAS
237Randy Moss+ (26)1,6502003MIN
238Tony Dorsett+ (30)1,6481984DAL
239Michael Bennett (24)1,6472002MIN
240Fred Taylor (22)1,6441998JAX
241Torry Holt (24)1,6422000STL
Jerry Rice + (23)1,6421986SFO
243Maurice Jones-Drew (25)1,6412010JAX
Arian Foster (26)1,6412012HOU
James Wilder (27)1,6411985TAM
246Adrian Peterson (25)1,6392010MIN
Fred Taylor (24)1,6392000JAX
248Stephen Davis (27)1,6372001WAS
249Warrick Dunn (30)1,6362005ATL
Jimmy Smith (30)1,6361999JAX
DeAngelo Williams (25)1,6362008CAR