NFL Single Season Leaders - Total Touchdowns

The following is a list of the NFL single season scoring leaders ranked by total touchdowns. Statistics are current through the 2017 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

Active players are listed in bold.

      Touchdowns
Player Season Team Rush Rec KR PR Int Fum Misc Tot
1. L. Tomlinson 2006 SD 28 3 0 0 0 0 0 31
2. S. Alexander 2005 Sea 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 28
3. P. Holmes 2003 KC 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 27
4. M. Faulk 2000 Stl 18 8 0 0 0 0 0 26
5. E. Smith 1995 Dal 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 25
6. P. Holmes 2002 KC 21 3 0 0 0 0 0 24
  J. Riggins 1983 Was 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
8. T. Davis 1998 Den 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 23
  R. Moss 2007 NE 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 23
  J. Rice 1987 SF 1 22 0 0 0 0 0 23
  O. Simpson 1975 Buf 16 7 0 0 0 0 0 23
12. C. Foreman 1975 Min 13 9 0 0 0 0 0 22
  G. Sayers 1965 Chi 14 6 1 1 0 0 0 22
  E. Smith 1994 Dal 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 22
15. T. Allen 1996 Was 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
  J. Brown 1965 Cle 17 4 0 0 0 0 0 21
  M. Faulk 2001 Stl 12 9 0 0 0 0 0 21
  L. Johnson 2005 KC 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 21
  J. Morris 1985 NYG 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
20. S. Alexander 2004 Sea 16 4 0 0 0 0 0 20
  E. Dickerson 1983 LA 18 2 0 0 0 0 0 20
  A. Green 2003 GB 15 5 0 0 0 0 0 20
  D. Johnson 2016 Ari 16 4 0 0 0 0 0 20
  L. Kelly 1968 Cle 16 4 0 0 0 0 0 20
  L. McCoy 2011 Phi 17 3 0 0 0 0 0 20
  L. Moore 1964 Bal 16 3 0 0 0 1 0 20
  L. Tomlinson 2005 SD 18 2 0 0 0 0 0 20
  D. Williams 2008 Car 18 2 0 0 0 0 0 20
29. E. Campbell 1979 Hou 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
  J. Charles 2013 KC 12 7 0 0 0 0 0 19
  T. Gurley 2017 LA 13 6 0 0 0 0 0 19
  A. Haynes 1962 DalT 13 6 0 0 0 0 0 19
  L. Johnson 2006 KC 17 2 0 0 0 0 0 19
  C. Muncie 1981 SD 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
  E. Smith 1992 Dal 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 19
  J. Taylor 1962 GB 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
37. S. Alexander 2002 Sea 16 2 0 0 0 0 0 18
  M. Allen 1984 LAR 13 5 0 0 0 0 0 18
  G. Bell 1988 LA 16 2 0 0 0 0 0 18
  L. Blount 2016 NE 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
  J. Brown 1958 Cle 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 18
  J. Brown 1962 Cle 13 5 0 0 0 0 0 18
  M. Clayton 1984 Mia 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 18
  A. Foster 2010 Hou 16 2 0 0 0 0 0 18
  B. Groman 1961 Hou 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 18
  R. Gronkowski 2011 NE 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 18
  D. Hilliard 1989 NO 13 5 0 0 0 0 0 18
  E. James 2000 Ind 13 5 0 0 0 0 0 18
  A. Peterson 2009 Min 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
  G. Rogers 1986 Was 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
  S. Sharpe 1994 GB 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 18
  L. Tomlinson 2004 SD 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 18
  L. Tomlinson 2007 SD 15 3 0 0 0 0 0 18
  S. Van Buren 1945 Phi 15 2 1 0 0 0 0 18