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 122 924 4,793 5.2 72t 58
3. A. Peterson 146 2,776 13,148 4.7 90t 106
4. E. Elliott 38 832 3,876 4.7 60t 28
5. M. Ingram 103 1,293 5,881 4.5 75t 49
6. L. McCoy 145 2,330 10,571 4.5 75t 68
7. T. Gurley 57 1,030 4,499 4.4 71t 44
8. F. Gore 209 3,377 14,734 4.4 80t 77
9. B. Powell 96 791 3,446 4.4 75t 15
10. L. Miller 104 1,337 5,808 4.3 97t 31
11. L. Bell 62 1,229 5,336 4.3 81 35
12. D. Freeman 63 767 3,316 4.3 75t 30
13. I. Crowell 77 880 3,803 4.3 85t 27
14. J. Stewart 134 1,705 7,335 4.3 69t 51
15. A. Morris 103 1,357 5,820 4.3 70 33
16. C. Ivory 107 1,213 5,192 4.3 71t 29
17. L. Blount 129 1,466 6,253 4.3 68 56
18. M. Lynch 148 2,441 10,379 4.3 79t 84
19. M. Forte 146 2,356 9,796 4.2 68t 54
20. L. Murray 74 873 3,590 4.1 90t 33
21. M. Gordon 53 875 3,545 4.1 87t 27
22. D. Martin 81 1,271 5,110 4.0 84 29
23. C. Hyde 62 809 3,240 4.0 61 26