Buffalo Bills Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Attempts

The following are the Buffalo Bills single season rushing leaders ranked by rushing attempts. Included are player stats for the Buffalo Bills (NFL) from 1970-2019 and the Buffalo Bills (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Thurman Thomas is the Buffalo Bills single season leader in rushing attempts with 355.

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

      Rushing
Player Season Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
  T. Thomas 1993 Buf 355 1,315 3.7 27 6
  O. Simpson 1973 Buf 332 2,003 6.0 80t 12
  T. Henry 2003 Buf 331 1,356 4.1 64 10
  O. Simpson 1975 Buf 329 1,817 5.5 88t 16
  T. Henry 2002 Buf 325 1,438 4.4 34 13
  W. McGahee 2005 Buf 325 1,247 3.8 27 5
  T. Thomas 1992 Buf 312 1,487 4.8 44 9
  J. Cribbs 1980 Buf 306 1,185 3.9 48 11
  A. Smith 1998 Buf 300 1,124 3.7 30 8
  T. Thomas 1989 Buf 298 1,244 4.2 38 6
  O. Simpson 1972 Buf 292 1,251 4.3 94t 6
  O. Simpson 1976 Buf 290 1,503 5.2 75t 8
  T. Thomas 1991 Buf 288 1,407 4.9 33 7
  L. McCoy 2017 Buf 287 1,138 4.0 48t 6
  T. Thomas 1994 Buf 287 1,093 3.8 29 7
  W. McGahee 2004 Buf 284 1,128 4.0 41 13
  T. Thomas 1996 Buf 281 1,033 3.7 36 8
  M. Lynch 2007 Buf 280 1,115 4.0 56t 7
  T. Thomas 1990 Buf 271 1,297 4.8 80t 11
  O. Simpson 1974 Buf 270 1,125 4.2 41t 3
  T. Thomas 1995 Buf 267 1,005 3.8 49 6
  J. Cribbs 1983 Buf 263 1,131 4.3 45 3
  G. Bell 1984 Buf 262 1,100 4.2 85t 7
  W. McGahee 2006 Buf 259 990 3.8 57t 6
  J. Cribbs 1981 Buf 257 1,097 4.3 35 3
  M. Lynch 2008 Buf 250 1,036 4.1 50 8
  T. Miller 1978 Buf 238 1,060 4.5 60t 7
  F. Jackson 2009 Buf 237 1,062 4.5 43 2
  L. McCoy 2016 Buf 234 1,267 5.4 75t 13
  C. Gilchrist 1963 Buf 232 979 4.2 32 12
  C. Gilchrist 1964 Buf 230 981 4.3 67 6
  G. Bell 1985 Buf 223 883 4.0 77t 8
  F. Jackson 2010 Buf 222 927 4.2 39 5
  C. Gilchrist 1962 Buf 214 1,096 5.1 44 13
  T. Henry 2001 Buf 213 729 3.4 25 4
  C. Spiller 2012 Buf 207 1,244 6.0 62 6
  T. Thomas 1988 Buf 207 881 4.3 37t 2
  F. Jackson 2013 Buf 206 890 4.3 59 9
  J. Linton 1999 Buf 205 695 3.4 18 5
  L. McCoy 2015 Buf 203 895 4.4 48t 3
  C. Spiller 2013 Buf 202 933 4.6 77 2
  A. Smith 1997 Buf 194 840 4.3 56t 8
  D. Holmes 1996 Buf 189 571 3.0 37 4
  B. Burnett 1966 Buf 187 766 4.1 32 4
  J. Braxton 1975 Buf 186 823 4.4 29 9
  O. Simpson 1971 Buf 183 742 4.1 46t 5
  O. Simpson 1969 Buf 181 697 3.9 32t 2
  C. Brown 1979 Buf 172 574 3.3 25 1
  D. Holmes 1995 Buf 172 698 4.1 38t 4
  F. Jackson 2011 Buf 170 934 5.5 80t 6