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. A. Peterson 150 2,835 13,343 4.7 90t 107
3. E. Elliott 42 904 4,212 4.7 60t 30
4. M. Ingram 108 1,348 6,161 4.6 75t 52
5. L. McCoy 149 2,367 10,710 4.5 75t 69
6. C. Anderson 71 776 3,497 4.5 48t 22
7. T. Gurley 60 1,072 4,707 4.4 71t 47
8. B. Powell 96 791 3,446 4.4 75t 15
9. F. Gore 212 3,412 14,836 4.3 80t 78
10. J. Howard 49 792 3,432 4.3 69 24
11. L. Miller 105 1,354 5,864 4.3 97t 32
12. I. Crowell 77 880 3,803 4.3 85t 27
13. A. Morris 104 1,373 5,931 4.3 70 34
14. L. Bell 64 1,267 5,464 4.3 81 35
15. D. Freeman 65 786 3,357 4.3 75t 30
16. C. Ivory 108 1,227 5,237 4.3 71t 29
17. G. Bernard 85 757 3,138 4.1 89t 19
18. L. Murray 79 910 3,748 4.1 90t 35
19. C. Hyde 66 857 3,473 4.1 61 26
20. D. Martin 84 1,322 5,356 4.1 84 30
21. M. Gordon 55 897 3,628 4.0 87t 28