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Leaders Table
Rank Player YScm Year Tm
1Chris Johnson (23)2,5092009TEN
2Marshall Faulk+ (26)2,4291999STL
3Tiki Barber (30)2,3902005NYG
4LaDainian Tomlinson+ (24)2,3702003SDG
5Barry Sanders+ (29)2,3581997DET
6Steven Jackson (23)2,3342006STL
7LaDainian Tomlinson+ (27)2,3232006SDG
8Marcus Allen+ (25)2,3141985RAI
Adrian Peterson (27)2,3142012MIN
10Edgerrin James (22)2,3032000IND
11Priest Holmes (28)2,2872002KAN
12Jamal Lewis (24)2,2712003BAL
13DeMarco Murray (26)2,2612014DAL
14Ahman Green (26)2,2502003GNB
15Eric Dickerson+ (24)2,2441984RAM
16O.J. Simpson+ (28)2,2431975BUF
17James Wilder (26)2,2291984TAM
18Marshall Faulk+ (25)2,2271998IND
19Terrell Davis+ (25)2,2251998DEN
20Arian Foster (24)2,2202010HOU
21Ricky Williams (25)2,2162002MIA
22Le'Veon Bell (22)2,2152014PIT
23Eric Dickerson+ (23)2,2121983RAM
24Larry Johnson (26)2,1992006KAN
25Marshall Faulk+ (27)2,1892000STL
26Frank Gore (23)2,1802006SFO
27William Andrews (27)2,1761983ATL
28LaDainian Tomlinson+ (23)2,1722002SDG
29Priest Holmes (27)2,1692001KAN
30Barry Sanders+ (26)2,1661994DET
31Jamal Anderson (25)2,1651998ATL
32Deuce McAllister (24)2,1572003NOR
33Emmitt Smith+ (26)2,1481995DAL
34Marshall Faulk+ (28)2,1472001STL
35LeSean McCoy (25)2,1462013PHI
36Edgerrin James (21)2,1391999IND
37Jim Brown+ (27)2,1311963CLE
38Tiki Barber (31)2,1272006NYG
39Walter Payton+ (23)2,1211977CHI
40David Johnson (24)2,1182016ARI
41Thurman Thomas+ (26)2,1131992BUF
42Priest Holmes (29)2,1102003KAN
43Garrison Hearst (27)2,1051998SFO
44Brian Westbrook (28)2,1042007PHI
45Tiki Barber (29)2,0962004NYG
46Todd Gurley (23)2,0932017LAR
Larry Johnson (25)2,0932005KAN
48O.J. Simpson+ (26)2,0731973BUF
49Ray Rice (24)2,0682011BAL
50Roger Craig (25)2,0661985SFO
51Walter Payton+ (30)2,0521984CHI
52Emmitt Smith+ (23)2,0481992DAL
53Ray Rice (22)2,0412009BAL
54Thurman Thomas+ (25)2,0381991BUF
55Terrell Davis+ (24)2,0371997DEN
56William Andrews (25)2,0361981ATL
Roger Craig (28)2,0361988SFO
Eric Dickerson+ (28)2,0361988IND
59Barry Foster (23)2,0341992PIT
Walter Payton+ (31)2,0341985CHI
61Edgerrin James (26)2,0312004IND
62Saquon Barkley (21)2,0282018NYG
Walter Payton+ (29)2,0281983CHI
64Eric Dickerson+ (26)2,0261986RAM
65Herschel Walker (26)2,0191988DAL
66Wilbert Montgomery (24)2,0061979PHI
67Ezekiel Elliott (23)2,0012018DAL
68Ezekiel Elliott (21)1,9942016DAL
69Gerald Riggs (24)1,9861985ATL
70Tiki Barber (27)1,9842002NYG
71Earl Campbell+ (25)1,9811980HOU
Ahman Green (24)1,9812001GNB
73Jamaal Charles (26)1,9802013KAN
Maurice Jones-Drew (26)1,9802011JAX
75Tony Dorsett+ (27)1,9711981DAL
76Christian McCaffrey (22)1,9652018CAR
77Calvin Johnson (26)1,9642012DET
78Eddie George (26)1,9622000TEN
79Shaun Alexander (28)1,9582005SEA
80LaDainian Tomlinson+ (28)1,9492007SDG
81Le'Veon Bell (25)1,9462017PIT
82Curtis Martin+ (31)1,9422004NYJ
Fred Taylor (27)1,9422003JAX
84Jamaal Charles (23)1,9352010KAN
85Matt Forte (27)1,9332013CHI
86Marcus Allen+ (24)1,9261984RAI
Doug Martin (23)1,9262012TAM
88Billy Sims (24)1,9241980DET
89Wilbert Montgomery (26)1,9231981PHI
Walter Payton+ (25)1,9231979CHI
91Brian Westbrook (27)1,9162006PHI
92Ottis Anderson (22)1,9131979STL
Thurman Thomas+ (23)1,9131989BUF
94Clinton Portis (22)1,9052003DEN
95Charlie Garner (30)1,9032002OAK
96Emmitt Smith+ (24)1,9001993DAL
97Barry Sanders+ (27)1,8981995DET
98Billy Sims (25)1,8881981DET
99Adrian Peterson (23)1,8852008MIN
100Le'Veon Bell (24)1,8842016PIT
Jerry Rice+ (32)1,8841995SFO
102Walter Payton+ (24)1,8751978CHI
103Jim Brown+ (29)1,8721965CLE
Clinton Portis (21)1,8722002DEN
105Julio Jones (26)1,8712015ATL
106Robert Smith (28)1,8692000MIN
107Chris Warren (26)1,8681994SEA
108Jim Brown+ (25)1,8671961CLE
Lorenzo White (26)1,8671992HOU
110Shaun Alexander (27)1,8662004SEA
111Antonio Brown (27)1,8622015PIT
112Barry Sanders+ (23)1,8551991DET
Ricky Watters (27)1,8551996PHI
Ricky Watters (31)1,8552000SEA
115Terrell Davis+ (23)1,8481996DEN
116Matt Forte (28)1,8462014CHI
117Edgerrin James (27)1,8432005IND
118Arian Foster (25)1,8412011HOU
119Curtis Martin+ (28)1,8332001NYJ
120LaDainian Tomlinson+ (26)1,8322005SDG
121Todd Gurley (24)1,8312018LAR
122Thurman Thomas+ (24)1,8291990BUF
123Walter Payton+ (26)1,8271980CHI
124Emmitt Smith+ (25)1,8251994DAL
125Curt Warner (25)1,8231986SEA
126Emmitt Smith+ (22)1,8211991DAL
127Adrian Peterson (24)1,8192009MIN
128Otis Armstrong (23)1,8121974DEN
129Dorsey Levens (27)1,8051997GNB
130Marshall Faulk+ (21)1,8041994IND
131George Rogers (22)1,8001981NOR
132Isaac Bruce (22)1,7981995STL
133Earl Campbell+ (24)1,7911979HOU
134Charlie Garner (28)1,7892000SFO
135Jim Brown+ (28)1,7861964CLE
Marshawn Lynch (26)1,7862012SEA
137Ottis Anderson (27)1,7851984STL
138Clem Daniels (27)1,7841963OAK
Barry Sanders+ (22)1,7841990DET
140Kareem Hunt (22)1,7822017KAN
141Barry Sanders+ (30)1,7801998DET
142Lydell Mitchell (28)1,7791977BAL
143Domanick Williams (23)1,7762004HOU
Dalton Hilliard (25)1,7761989NOR
Ray Rice (23)1,7762010BAL
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (25)1,7762004SDG
147Jerome Bettis+ (25)1,7751997PIT
148Curt Warner (22)1,7741983SEA
149James Brooks (27)1,7731986CIN
150Jamal Lewis (23)1,7692002BAL
151Maurice Jones-Drew (24)1,7652009JAX
152William Andrews (24)1,7641980ATL
Charlie Garner (27)1,7641999SFO
154Ottis Anderson (24)1,7631981STL
Gerald Riggs (23)1,7631984ATL
156Eddie George (25)1,7621999TEN
O.J. Simpson+ (29)1,7621976BUF
158Chuck Foreman (24)1,7611975MIN
159Freeman McNeil (26)1,7581985NYJ
160Ted Brown (24)1,7571981MIN
161Tony Dorsett+ (31)1,7561985DAL
Ricky Williams (24)1,7562001NOR
163Lydell Mitchell (27)1,7551976BAL
164Barry Sanders+ (21)1,7521989DET
165Joe Morris (25)1,7491986NYG
166Curtis Martin+ (22)1,7481995NWE
167Travis Henry (23)1,7472002BUF
168Charley Hennigan (26)1,7461961HOU
169Jamaal Charles (25)1,7452012KAN
170Deuce McAllister (23)1,7402002NOR
Michael Turner (26)1,7402008ATL
172Corey Dillon (29)1,7382004NWE
Steven Jackson (26)1,7382009STL
174Lydell Mitchell (26)1,7371975BAL
175Josh Gordon (22)1,7342013CLE
Ahman Green (23)1,7342000GNB
177Marvin Harrison+ (30)1,7322002IND
Clinton Portis (24)1,7322005WAS
179Shaun Alexander (26)1,7302003SEA
180Ottis Anderson (26)1,7291983STL
181Tiki Barber (25)1,7252000NYG
182Curtis Martin+ (26)1,7231999NYJ
Ricky Williams (26)1,7232003MIA
184Chuck Foreman (25)1,7221976MIN
Fred Taylor (26)1,7222002JAX
186Willie Parker (25)1,7162006PIT
187Edgar Bennett (26)1,7151995GNB
Matt Forte (22)1,7152008CHI
Walter Payton+ (32)1,7151986CHI
190Curtis Martin+ (27)1,7122000NYJ
191Antonio Brown (26)1,7112014PIT
192Neal Anderson (25)1,7091989CHI
193Adrian Peterson (30)1,7072015MIN
Ricky Watters (26)1,7071995PHI
195Clinton Portis (27)1,7052008WAS
196Tony Dorsett+ (24)1,7031978DAL
C.J. Spiller (25)1,7032012BUF
198Thurman Thomas+ (27)1,7021993BUF
199Torry Holt (27)1,7012003STL
Rod Smith (30)1,7012000DEN
201Joe Cribbs (23)1,7001981BUF
Barry Sanders+ (28)1,7001996DET
203Napoleon Kaufman (24)1,6971997OAK
204Calvin Johnson (25)1,6922011DET
205Alfred Morris (23)1,6902012WAS
206Larry Brown (24)1,6891972WAS
Julio Jones (29)1,6892018ATL
208Herman Moore (25)1,6861995DET
209Terry Allen (24)1,6791992MIN
210Gale Sayers+ (23)1,6781966CHI
211Tiki Barber (28)1,6772003NYG
212Jerome Bettis+ (21)1,6731993RAM
Marshawn Lynch (28)1,6732014SEA
Doug Martin (26)1,6732015TAM
215LeSean McCoy (22)1,6722010PHI
216Marvin Harrison+ (27)1,6671999IND
217Mike Pruitt (25)1,6661979CLE
218Jim Brown+ (22)1,6651958CLE
219Darren McFadden (23)1,6642010OAK
DeMarco Murray (28)1,6642016TEN
221Shaun Alexander (24)1,6612001SEA
222Ottis Anderson (23)1,6601980STL
Jamal Lewis (21)1,6602000BAL
224Steve Slaton (22)1,6592008HOU
225Mike Anderson (26)1,6562000DEN
226Joe Cribbs (25)1,6551983BUF
227Peyton Hillis (24)1,6542010CLE
228Curtis Martin+ (25)1,6521998NYJ
229Clinton Portis (26)1,6512007WAS
230Randy Moss+ (26)1,6502003MIN
231Tony Dorsett+ (30)1,6481984DAL
232Michael Bennett (24)1,6472002MIN
233Fred Taylor (22)1,6441998JAX
234Torry Holt (24)1,6422000STL
Jerry Rice+ (23)1,6421986SFO
236Maurice Jones-Drew (25)1,6412010JAX
Arian Foster (26)1,6412012HOU
James Wilder (27)1,6411985TAM
239Adrian Peterson (25)1,6392010MIN
Fred Taylor (24)1,6392000JAX
241Stephen Davis (27)1,6372001WAS
242Warrick Dunn (30)1,6362005ATL
Jimmy Smith (30)1,6361999JAX
DeAngelo Williams (25)1,6362008CAR
245Shaun Alexander (25)1,6352002SEA
246Devonta Freeman (23)1,6342015ATL
Joe Washington (25)1,6341979BAL
248David Boston (23)1,6332001ARI
Ahman Green (25)1,6332002GNB
Ron Johnson (24)1,6331972NYG
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