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 2018 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. J. Charles 119 1,407 7,563 5.4 91t 44
2. C. Newton 123 929 4,808 5.2 72t 58
3. A. Peterson 149 2,825 13,318 4.7 90t 106
4. E. Elliott 40 868 4,048 4.7 60t 28
5. M. Ingram 106 1,321 6,007 4.5 75t 50
6. C. Anderson 69 760 3,454 4.5 48t 22
7. L. McCoy 147 2,346 10,606 4.5 75t 69
8. T. Gurley 58 1,042 4,547 4.4 71t 46
9. F. Gore 210 3,382 14,748 4.4 80t 77
10. B. Powell 96 791 3,446 4.4 75t 15
11. L. Bell 62 1,229 5,336 4.3 81 35
12. J. Howard 47 778 3,370 4.3 69 24
13. L. Miller 105 1,354 5,864 4.3 97t 32
14. D. Freeman 63 767 3,316 4.3 75t 30
15. I. Crowell 77 880 3,803 4.3 85t 27
16. A. Morris 104 1,373 5,931 4.3 70 34
17. J. Stewart 134 1,705 7,335 4.3 69t 51
18. C. Ivory 108 1,227 5,237 4.3 71t 29
19. M. Lynch 148 2,441 10,379 4.3 79t 84
20. L. Blount 132 1,495 6,306 4.2 68 56
21. M. Forte 146 2,356 9,796 4.2 68t 54
22. L. Murray 77 899 3,698 4.1 90t 34
23. D. Martin 84 1,322 5,356 4.1 84 30
24. M. Gordon 55 897 3,628 4.0 87t 28
25. C. Hyde 64 827 3,300 4.0 61 26