Buffalo Bills Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Yards

The following are the Buffalo Bills single season rushing leaders ranked by rushing yards. 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. O.J. Simpson is the Buffalo Bills single season leader in rushing yards with 2,003.

Players active with the Buffalo Bills during the 2018 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Rushing
Player Season Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
  O. Simpson 1973 Buf 332 2,003 6.0 80t 12
  O. Simpson 1975 Buf 329 1,817 5.5 88t 16
  O. Simpson 1976 Buf 290 1,503 5.2 75t 8
  T. Thomas 1992 Buf 312 1,487 4.8 44 9
  T. Henry 2002 Buf 325 1,438 4.4 34 13
  T. Thomas 1991 Buf 288 1,407 4.9 33 7
  T. Henry 2003 Buf 331 1,356 4.1 64 10
  T. Thomas 1993 Buf 355 1,315 3.7 27 6
  T. Thomas 1990 Buf 271 1,297 4.8 80t 11
  L. McCoy 2016 Buf 234 1,267 5.4 75t 13
  O. Simpson 1972 Buf 292 1,251 4.3 94t 6
  W. McGahee 2005 Buf 325 1,247 3.8 27 5
  C. Spiller 2012 Buf 207 1,244 6.0 62 6
  T. Thomas 1989 Buf 298 1,244 4.2 38 6
  J. Cribbs 1980 Buf 306 1,185 3.9 48 11
  L. McCoy 2017 Buf 287 1,138 4.0 48t 6
  J. Cribbs 1983 Buf 263 1,131 4.3 45 3
  W. McGahee 2004 Buf 284 1,128 4.0 41 13
  O. Simpson 1974 Buf 270 1,125 4.2 41t 3
  A. Smith 1998 Buf 300 1,124 3.7 30 8
  M. Lynch 2007 Buf 280 1,115 4.0 56t 7
  G. Bell 1984 Buf 262 1,100 4.2 85t 7
  J. Cribbs 1981 Buf 257 1,097 4.3 35 3
  C. Gilchrist 1962 Buf 214 1,096 5.1 44 13
  T. Thomas 1994 Buf 287 1,093 3.8 29 7
  F. Jackson 2009 Buf 237 1,062 4.5 43 2
  T. Miller 1978 Buf 238 1,060 4.5 60t 7
  M. Lynch 2008 Buf 250 1,036 4.1 50 8
  T. Thomas 1996 Buf 281 1,033 3.7 36 8
  T. Thomas 1995 Buf 267 1,005 3.8 49 6
  W. McGahee 2006 Buf 259 990 3.8 57t 6
  C. Gilchrist 1964 Buf 230 981 4.3 67 6
  C. Gilchrist 1963 Buf 232 979 4.2 32 12
  F. Jackson 2011 Buf 170 934 5.5 80t 6
  C. Spiller 2013 Buf 202 933 4.6 77 2
  F. Jackson 2010 Buf 222 927 4.2 39 5
  L. McCoy 2015 Buf 203 895 4.4 48t 3
  F. Jackson 2013 Buf 206 890 4.3 59 9
  G. Bell 1985 Buf 223 883 4.0 77t 8
  T. Thomas 1988 Buf 207 881 4.3 37t 2
  A. Smith 1997 Buf 194 840 4.3 56t 8
  J. Braxton 1975 Buf 186 823 4.4 29 9
  B. Burnett 1966 Buf 187 766 4.1 32 4
  O. Simpson 1971 Buf 183 742 4.1 46t 5
  T. Henry 2001 Buf 213 729 3.4 25 4
  D. Holmes 1995 Buf 172 698 4.1 38t 4
  O. Simpson 1969 Buf 181 697 3.9 32t 2
  W. Carlton 1966 Buf 156 696 4.5 23 6
  J. Linton 1999 Buf 205 695 3.4 18 5
  T. Thomas 1997 Buf 154 643 4.2 24 1