That year there were 26 teams and the median yards-per-game average for the top 26 rushers was 678. Take a look at the top 10 all-time rushing leaders in NFL history. In Sport Updates.
Best rushing games nfl history. To determine the best rushing quarterbacks in NFL history PointAfter considered the 27 players with at least 2000 rushing yards and 500 passing attempts. Simpsons 1431 yards per game was thus 211 times better than that 678-yard median shown as 211 in the chart below.
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James Stewart of the Jacksonville Jaguars turned the trick in 1997 and was matched in 2003 by Clinton Portis of the Denver Broncos the website reported. Ranking top five in career rushing yards and touchdowns Peterson also holds the record for most rushing yards in a game and has been named All-Pro on seven occasions.
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Fewest Yards Gained Rushing 14 Game Season 978. The 2011 San Francisco 49ers rank 13th best in NFL history in rushing yards per game allowed relative to league average putting them above the 99th percentile among the 1929 teams since 1933.
A couple performances came in leagues that skirted NFL history but deserve mentioning. Simpsons mark for the most 200-yard rushing games in NFL history with six.
NFL Coaches Active Coaches. Averaging 131 yards per game Dickerson ran for 2105.
With 18355 career rushing yards Emmitt Smith holds the record for the most rushing yards in the history of the National Football League NFL. All NFL teams will host Inspire Change games.
Alvin Kamara has 6 touchdowns today tying the NFL record for most rushing touchdowns in a game. A rush also known as a running play generally occurs when the quarterback hands or tosses the ball backwards to the running back but other players such as the quarterback can run with the ball.
He also broke Jim Browns team record by 49 yards. Visit ESPN to view 2021 NFL team stats.
Most Yards Gained Rushing Single Team Game Since 1951 407. 5 Speaking of 3000 yard team rushing the Patriots set an NFL record that stands to this day when they ran for 3165 yards in the first 16 game season in 1978 the second time ever that a team has run for over 3000 yards. San Diego Chargers 2000.
A couple performances came in leagues that skirted NFL history but deserve mentioning. The 2011 San Francisco 49ers rank 13th best in NFL history in rushing yards per game allowed relative to league average putting them above the 99th percentile among the 1929 teams since 1933. 42 rows All-Time Rushing Yards Leaders.