Arizona Cardinals Yearly Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the Arizona Cardinals yearly rushing leaders ranked by rushing average. 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.

Leaders based on 100 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Year Player Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 K. Drake Ari 123 643 5.2 80t 8
2018 D. Johnson Ari 258 940 3.6 53 7
2017 K. Williams Ari 120 426 3.5 25 1
2016 D. Johnson Ari 293 1,239 4.2 58t 16
2015 D. Johnson Ari 125 581 4.6 47t 8
2014 A. Ellington Ari 201 660 3.3 22 3
2013 A. Ellington Ari 118 652 5.5 80t 3
2012 L. Stephens-Howling Ari 110 356 3.2 52 4
2011 B. Wells Ari 245 1,047 4.3 71 10
2010 T. Hightower Ari 153 736 4.8 80t 5
2009 B. Wells Ari 176 793 4.5 33 7
2008 E. James Ari 133 514 3.9 35 3
2007 E. James Ari 324 1,222 3.8 27 7
2006 E. James Ari 337 1,159 3.4 18 6
2005 J. Arrington Ari 112 370 3.3 32 2
2004 E. Smith Ari 267 937 3.5 29t 9
2003 M. Shipp Ari 228 830 3.6 36 0
2002 M. Shipp Ari 188 834 4.4 56 6
2001 M. Pittman Ari 241 846 3.5 42 5
2000 M. Pittman Ari 184 719 3.9 29 4
1999 A. Murrell Ari 193 553 2.9 22 0
1998 A. Murrell Ari 274 1,042 3.8 32 8
1997 L. McElroy Ari 135 424 3.1 18 2
1996 L. Johnson Ari 141 634 4.5 70t 3
1995 G. Hearst Ari 284 1,070 3.8 38 1
1994 R. Moore Ari 232 780 3.4 24 4
1993 R. Moore Pho 263 1,018 3.9 20 9
1992 J. Johnson Pho 178 734 4.1 42t 6
1991 J. Johnson Pho 196 666 3.4 21 4
1990 J. Johnson Pho 234 926 4.0 41 5
1989 E. Ferrell Pho 149 502 3.4 44t 6
1988 E. Ferrell Pho 202 924 4.6 47 7
1987 E. Ferrell Stl 113 512 4.5 35t 7
1986 S. Mitchell Stl 174 800 4.6 44 5
1985 S. Mitchell Stl 183 1,006 5.5 64 7
1984 O. Anderson Stl 289 1,174 4.1 24 6
1983 O. Anderson Stl 296 1,270 4.3 43 5
1982 O. Anderson Stl 145 587 4.0 64 3
1981 O. Anderson Stl 328 1,376 4.2 28 9
1980 O. Anderson Stl 301 1,352 4.5 52 9
1979 O. Anderson Stl 331 1,605 4.8 76t 8
1978 S. Jones Stl 105 392 3.7 17 2
1977 T. Metcalf Stl 149 739 5.0 62t 4
1976 T. Metcalf Stl 134 537 4.0 36 3
1975 T. Metcalf Stl 165 816 4.9 52t 9
1974 T. Metcalf Stl 152 718 4.7 75t 6
1973 T. Metcalf Stl 148 628 4.2 50 2
1972 J. Roland Stl 105 414 3.9 18 2
1971 M. Lane Stl 150 592 3.9 40t 3
1970 M. Lane Stl 206 977 4.7 75 11
1969 C. Edwards Stl 107 504 4.7 48 3
1968 W. Crenshaw Stl 203 813 4.0 66t 6
1967 P. Gautt Stl 142 573 4.0 30 1
1966 J. Roland Stl 192 695 3.6 50 5
1965 B. Triplett Stl 174 617 3.5 59t 6
1964 J. Childress Stl 102 413 4.0 17 0
1963 B. Triplett Stl 134 652 4.9 63t 5
1962 P. Gautt Stl 114 470 4.1 34 2
1961 P. Gautt Stl 129 523 4.1 54t 3
1960 J. Crow Stl 183 1,071 5.9 57 6
1959 J. Crow ChiC 140 666 4.8 73 3
1958 O. Matson ChiC 129 505 3.9 55t 5
1957 O. Matson ChiC 134 577 4.3 56t 6
1956 O. Matson ChiC 192 924 4.8 79 5
1955 O. Matson ChiC 109 475 4.4 54 1
1954 O. Matson ChiC 101 506 5.0 79 4
1953 J. Olszewski ChiC 106 386 3.6 34 4
1951 E. Angsman ChiC 121 380 3.1 28 3
1950 E. Angsman ChiC 102 362 3.5 21 1