Chicago Bears Career Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Yards

The following are the Chicago Bears career rushing leaders ranked by rushing yards. Included are player stats for the Chicago Bears (NFL) from 1922-2019, the Chicago Staleys (APFA) in 1921 and the Decatur Staleys (APFA) in 1920. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Walter Payton is the Chicago Bears career leader in rushing yards with 16,726.

Players active with the Chicago Bears during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Rushing
Player Gms Att Yds Avg Lg TD
1. W. Payton 190 3,838 16,726 4.4 76 110
2. M. Forte 120 2,035 8,602 4.2 68t 45
3. N. Anderson 116 1,515 6,166 4.1 80t 51
4. R. Casares 121 1,386 5,657 4.1 81 49
5. G. Sayers 68 991 4,956 5.0 70 39
6. T. Jones 45 850 3,493 4.1 54 22
7. J. Howard 47 778 3,370 4.3 69 24
8. A. Thomas 51 858 3,332 3.9 67t 21
9. R. Harper 89 757 3,044 4.0 32 15
10. W. Galimore 82 670 2,985 4.5 77t 26
11. M. Suhey 148 828 2,946 3.6 39 20
12. R. Bull 110 787 2,871 3.6 50 9
13. B. Nagurski 97 633 2,778 4.4 11 25
14. B. Douglass 61 373 2,470 6.6 57t 20
15. R. Nolting 82 508 2,285 4.5 39 10
16. R. Harris 42 592 2,245 3.8 68t 15
17. G. Gulyanics 61 509 2,081 4.1 46 19
18. B. Muster 75 455 2,014 4.4 35 20
19. J. Allen 50 515 1,978 3.8 57 4
20. G. Famiglietti 77 505 1,927 3.8 31 20
21. B. Feathers 42 338 1,846 5.5 82 14
22. B. Osmanski 46 368 1,753 4.8 86 20
23. G. McAfee 75 341 1,685 4.9 70 22
24. R. Salaam 31 470 1,682 3.6 42 13
25. J. Harbaugh 89 296 1,609 5.4 26t 15
26. C. Benson 35 420 1,593 3.8 43t 10
27. J. Manders 93 451 1,586 3.5 0 11
28. C. Enis 36 456 1,497 3.3 29 4
29. H. Gallarneau 52 343 1,421 4.1 52 26
30. J. Hoffman 88 317 1,366 4.3 47 7
31. J. Maniaci 36 260 1,295 5.0 75 12
32. J. McMahon 66 235 1,284 5.5 32 15
33. A. Peterson 106 311 1,283 4.1 36 8
34. J. Cutler 102 254 1,227 4.8 30 6
35. H. Clarke 41 262 1,209 4.6 26 8
36. G. Ronzani 78 260 1,153 4.4 14 1
37. J. Rykovich 35 293 1,133 3.9 56 17
38. J. Dottley 27 250 1,122 4.5 44 7
39. K. Molesworth 81 348 1,105 3.2 0 8
40. J. Harrison 38 308 1,099 3.6 19 4
41. B. Watkins 33 235 1,041 4.4 33 11
42. J. Morris 121 224 1,040 4.6 61t 5
43. T. Cohen 48 250 1,027 4.1 46 5
44. F. Morrison 48 285 1,022 3.6 57 6
45. J. Marconi 64 275 1,002 3.6 57 9
46. C. Garrett 20 271 1,001 3.7 35 6
47. D. Shy 32 286 989 3.5 45 4
48. L. Tillman 29 304 977 3.2 25t 7
49. R. Green 53 207 970 4.7 38 3
50. B. Margarita 21 204 960 4.7 47 7