NFL Active Leaders - Rushing Average

The following is a list of the NFL active rushing leaders ranked by rushing average. Statistics are current through the 2019 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

Leaders based on 750 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Player Gms Att Yds Avg Lg TD
1. C. Newton 125 934 4,806 5.1 72t 58
2. D. Henry 62 804 3,833 4.8 99t 38
3. A. Peterson 164 3,036 14,216 4.7 90t 111
4. E. Elliott 56 1,169 5,405 4.6 60t 40
5. M. Ingram 121 1,523 7,025 4.6 75t 60
6. L. McCoy 160 2,447 11,071 4.5 75t 73
7. C. Anderson 71 776 3,497 4.5 48t 22
8. J. Howard 57 897 3,895 4.3 69 30
9. L. Miller 105 1,354 5,864 4.3 97t 32
10. F. Gore 226 3,548 15,347 4.3 80t 79
11. B. Powell 109 850 3,675 4.3 75t 15
12. I. Crowell 77 880 3,803 4.3 85t 27
13. A. Morris 105 1,374 5,935 4.3 70 34
14. T. Gurley 73 1,265 5,404 4.3 71t 58
15. C. Ivory 108 1,227 5,237 4.3 71t 29
16. M. Lynch 149 2,453 10,413 4.2 79t 85
17. D. Freeman 77 951 3,972 4.2 75t 32
18. L. Bell 77 1,474 6,125 4.2 81 38
19. L. Murray 93 1,045 4,335 4.1 90t 39
20. G. Bernard 99 797 3,281 4.1 89t 19
21. C. Hyde 80 1,072 4,370 4.1 61 32
22. D. Martin 84 1,322 5,356 4.1 84 30
23. D. Johnson 62 781 3,128 4.0 58t 33
24. M. Gordon 67 1,059 4,240 4.0 87t 36