Arizona Cardinals Career Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Yards

The following are the Arizona Cardinals career rushing leaders ranked by rushing yards. Included are player stats for the Arizona Cardinals (NFL) from 1994-2020, 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 yards with 7,999.

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. S. Mitchell 116 986 4,649 4.7 64 32
3. J. Otis 80 1,011 3,863 3.8 30 19
4. J. Roland 96 962 3,608 3.8 70 27
5. C. Trippi 99 687 3,506 5.1 59 23
6. J. Crow 69 787 3,489 4.4 83t 33
7. T. Metcalf 65 748 3,438 4.6 75t 24
8. W. Morris 110 894 3,375 3.8 35 37
9. O. Matson 72 761 3,331 4.4 79 24
10. D. Johnson 62 781 3,128 4.0 58t 33
11. E. Ferrell 110 685 2,950 4.3 47 24
12. E. Angsman 83 683 2,908 4.3 82 27
13. E. James 45 794 2,895 3.6 35 16
14. B. Wells 51 625 2,471 4.0 71 24
15. P. Harder 58 550 2,371 4.3 71 25
16. J. Johnson 41 608 2,326 3.8 42t 15
17. P. Gautt 76 601 2,307 3.8 54t 10
18. W. Crenshaw 84 583 2,228 3.8 66t 10
19. J. Childress 96 530 2,210 4.2 39t 3
20. M. Shipp 87 605 2,197 3.6 56 11
21. R. Moore 38 552 1,973 3.6 24 13
22. M. Pittman 56 518 1,945 3.8 58t 11
23. J. Olszewski 56 536 1,933 3.6 41 10
24. A. Ellington 61 413 1,750 4.2 80t 10
25. L. Centers 126 517 1,736 3.4 33 10
  M. Lane 50 404 1,736 4.3 75 15
27. T. Hightower 48 439 1,733 3.9 80t 23
28. M. Goldberg 77 476 1,644 3.5 32 11
29. A. Murrell 31 467 1,595 3.4 32 8
30. D. Anderson 42 410 1,531 3.7 54 17
31. G. Hearst 30 397 1,503 3.8 57 3
32. C. Edwards 51 316 1,384 4.4 48 9
33. B. Triplett 49 323 1,306 4.0 63t 11
34. M. Hammack 128 320 1,278 4.0 28t 7
35. T. Jones 39 362 1,264 3.5 58t 9
36. S. Jones 63 296 1,195 4.0 23 15
37. E. Smith 25 357 1,193 3.3 29t 11
38. J. Plummer 84 247 1,183 4.8 34t 10
39. G. Grosvenor 20 312 1,070 3.4 0 6
40. D. Russell 45 276 1,048 3.8 0 2
41. C. Johnson 19 266 1,023 3.8 62 4
42. K. Williams 37 218 971 4.5 49t 4
43. N. Lomax 108 222 969 4.4 35 10
44. B. Cross 36 175 826 4.7 56 6
45. A. Thompson 30 240 774 3.2 40 6
46. F. Mestnik 22 199 763 3.8 55 4
47. L. McElroy 30 224 729 3.3 32 3
48. L. Johnson 32 164 715 4.4 70t 3
49. R. Mendenhall 15 217 687 3.2 28 8
50. R. Shivers 73 176 680 3.9 42t 10