Buffalo Bills Career Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Attempts

The following are the Buffalo Bills career rushing leaders ranked by rushing attempts. Included are player stats for the Buffalo Bills (NFL) from 1970-2020 and the Buffalo Bills (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Thurman Thomas is the Buffalo Bills career leader in rushing attempts with 2,849.

Players active with the Buffalo Bills during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Rushing
Player Gms Att Yds Avg Lg TD
1. T. Thomas 173 2,849 11,938 4.2 80t 65
2. O. Simpson 112 2,123 10,183 4.8 94t 57
3. F. Jackson 106 1,279 5,646 4.4 80t 30
4. J. Cribbs 64 1,082 4,445 4.1 62t 21
5. T. Henry 54 963 3,849 4.0 64 27
6. L. McCoy 57 885 3,814 4.3 75t 25
7. W. McGahee 46 868 3,365 3.9 57t 24
8. W. Carlton 87 819 3,368 4.1 80 29
9. A. Smith 57 760 2,932 3.9 59 26
10. J. Braxton 80 721 2,842 3.9 36 23
11. M. Lynch 45 687 2,765 4.0 56t 17
12. C. Gilchrist 42 676 3,056 4.5 67 31
13. C. Spiller 70 668 3,321 5.0 77 12
14. G. Bell 40 589 2,420 4.1 85t 19
15. C. Brown 76 564 2,171 3.8 58t 8
16. K. Davis 96 561 2,460 4.4 78t 23
17. R. Hooks 98 399 1,682 4.2 66 12
18. T. Miller 47 389 1,579 4.1 75 8
19. D. Holmes 48 385 1,383 3.6 38t 10
20. J. Ferguson 164 339 1,174 3.5 41 10
21. R. Riddick 78 330 1,341 4.1 41t 21
22. R. Leaks 53 313 1,138 3.6 31 14
23. J. Kelly 160 304 1,049 3.5 24 7
24. J. Linton 44 288 1,002 3.5 20 6
25. T. Taylor 44 283 1,575 5.6 49 14
26. W. Patrick 53 264 1,084 4.1 72 5
27. S. Bryson 36 254 967 3.8 68t 2
28. J. Kemp 88 248 780 3.1 28 25
29. R. Harmon 57 244 968 4.0 38 3
30. J. Mueller 57 238 901 3.8 20 4
31. B. Burnett 22 232 862 3.7 32 4
32. J. Allen 28 198 1,141 5.8 45 17
33. K. Lincoln 18 185 685 3.7 28 4
34. C. Gardner 83 178 621 3.5 19 10
35. R. Fitzpatrick 55 175 822 4.7 31t 2
36. D. Flutie 39 172 885 5.1 32 3
37. F. Gore 16 166 599 3.6 41 2
38. M. Anderson 25 160 599 3.7 45 3
39. A. Baker 17 154 507 3.3 35 3
40. D. Singletary 12 151 775 5.1 38 2
41. M. Gillislee 20 148 844 5.7 60t 11
42. A. Thomas 26 143 467 3.3 19 2
43. L. Kinnebrew 17 140 551 3.9 25 7
44. L. Watkins 24 139 584 4.2 17 4
45. S. Morris 53 134 488 3.6 32t 6
46. C. Byrum 41 132 527 4.0 30 0
47. A. Dixon 32 126 476 3.8 47 3
48. B. Joe 14 123 377 3.1 30 4
49. W. Crow 19 116 595 5.1 52 1
  J. Kinney 12 116 475 4.1 22 1