Arizona Cardinals Career Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Attempts

The following are the Arizona Cardinals career rushing leaders ranked by rushing attempts. Included are player stats for the Arizona Cardinals (NFL) from 1994-2019, the Phoenix Cardinals (NFL) from 1988-1993, the St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) from 1960-1987, the Chicago Cardinals (NFL) from 1945-1959, the Chicago Cardinals (NFL) from 1922-1943 and the Chicago Cardinals (APFA) from 1920-1921. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Ottis Anderson is the Arizona Cardinals career leader in rushing attempts with 1,858.

Players active with the Arizona Cardinals during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Rushing
Player Gms Att Yds Avg Lg TD
1. O. Anderson 99 1,858 7,999 4.3 76t 46
2. J. Otis 80 1,011 3,863 3.8 30 19
3. S. Mitchell 116 986 4,649 4.7 64 32
4. J. Roland 96 962 3,608 3.8 70 27
5. W. Morris 110 894 3,375 3.8 35 37
6. E. James 45 794 2,895 3.6 35 16
7. J. Crow 69 787 3,489 4.4 83t 33
8. D. Johnson 62 781 3,128 4.0 58t 33
9. O. Matson 72 761 3,331 4.4 79 24
10. T. Metcalf 65 748 3,438 4.6 75t 24
11. C. Trippi 99 687 3,506 5.1 59 23
12. E. Ferrell 110 685 2,950 4.3 47 24
13. E. Angsman 83 683 2,908 4.3 82 27
14. B. Wells 51 625 2,471 4.0 71 24
15. J. Johnson 41 608 2,326 3.8 42t 15
16. M. Shipp 87 605 2,197 3.6 56 11
17. P. Gautt 76 601 2,307 3.8 54t 10
18. W. Crenshaw 84 583 2,228 3.8 66t 10
19. R. Moore 38 552 1,973 3.6 24 13
20. P. Harder 58 550 2,371 4.3 71 25
21. J. Olszewski 56 536 1,933 3.6 41 10
22. J. Childress 96 530 2,210 4.2 39t 3
23. M. Pittman 56 518 1,945 3.8 58t 11
24. L. Centers 126 517 1,736 3.4 33 10
25. M. Goldberg 77 476 1,644 3.5 32 11
26. A. Murrell 31 467 1,595 3.4 32 8
27. T. Hightower 48 439 1,733 3.9 80t 23
28. A. Ellington 61 413 1,750 4.2 80t 10
29. D. Anderson 42 410 1,531 3.7 54 17
30. M. Lane 50 404 1,736 4.3 75 15
31. G. Hearst 30 397 1,503 3.8 57 3
32. T. Jones 39 362 1,264 3.5 58t 9
33. E. Smith 25 357 1,193 3.3 29t 11
34. B. Triplett 49 323 1,306 4.0 63t 11
35. M. Hammack 128 320 1,278 4.0 28t 7
36. C. Edwards 51 316 1,384 4.4 48 9
37. G. Grosvenor 20 312 1,070 3.4 0 6
38. S. Jones 63 296 1,195 4.0 23 15
39. D. Russell 45 276 1,048 3.8 0 2
40. C. Johnson 19 266 1,023 3.8 62 4
41. J. Plummer 84 247 1,183 4.8 34t 10
42. A. Thompson 30 240 774 3.2 40 6
43. L. McElroy 30 224 729 3.3 32 3
44. N. Lomax 108 222 969 4.4 35 10
45. K. Williams 37 218 971 4.5 49t 4
46. R. Mendenhall 15 217 687 3.2 28 8
47. F. Mestnik 22 199 763 3.8 55 4
48. L. McHan 60 190 654 3.4 38 11
49. J. Arrington 58 183 654 3.6 32 3
50. L. Stephens-Howling 57 182 651 3.6 52 5