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 2020 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. R. Wilson 144 803 4,506 5.6 55 21
2. C. Newton 140 1,071 5,398 5.0 72t 70
3. D. Henry 78 1,182 5,860 5.0 99t 55
4. D. Cook 43 769 3,661 4.8 75t 33
5. A. Peterson 180 3,192 14,820 4.6 90t 118
6. M. Ingram 132 1,595 7,324 4.6 75t 62
7. L. McCoy 170 2,457 11,102 4.5 75t 73
8. E. Elliott 71 1,413 6,384 4.5 60t 46
9. L. Miller 106 1,354 5,864 4.3 97t 32
10. A. Morris 114 1,429 6,173 4.3 70 35
11. F. Gore 241 3,735 16,000 4.3 80t 81
12. J. Howard 64 932 3,955 4.2 69 34
13. L. Murray 108 1,191 4,991 4.2 90t 43
14. T. Gurley 88 1,460 6,082 4.2 71t 67
15. L. Bell 88 1,556 6,453 4.1 81 40
16. J. Mixon 50 812 3,359 4.1 51 20
17. D. Freeman 82 1,005 4,144 4.1 75t 33
18. D. Johnson 74 928 3,819 4.1 58t 39
19. M. Gordon 82 1,274 5,226 4.1 87t 45
20. C. Hyde 90 1,153 4,726 4.1 61 36
21. G. Bernard 115 921 3,697 4.0 89t 22
22. L. Fournette 49 763 2,998 3.9 90t 23