Cincinnati Bengals Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the Cincinnati Bengals single season rushing leaders ranked by rushing average. Included are player stats for the Cincinnati Bengals (NFL) from 1970-2020 and the Cincinnati Bengals (AFL) from 1968-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. James Brooks is the Cincinnati Bengals single season leader in rushing average with 5.61.

Players active with the Cincinnati Bengals during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 100 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Player Season Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
  J. Brooks 1989 Cin 221 1,239 5.6 65t 7
  J. Brooks 1986 Cin 205 1,087 5.3 56t 5
  I. Woods 1988 Cin 203 1,066 5.3 56 15
  J. Brooks 1990 Cin 195 1,004 5.1 56t 5
  J. Brooks 1988 Cin 182 931 5.1 51t 8
  E. Johnson 1973 Cin 195 997 5.1 46 4
  J. Hill 2014 Cin 222 1,124 5.1 85t 9
  J. Mixon 2018 Cin 237 1,168 4.9 51 8
  A. Griffin 1979 Cin 140 688 4.9 63 0
  J. Phillips 1969 Cin 118 578 4.9 83 3
  C. Dillon 1997 Cin 233 1,129 4.8 71t 10
  J. Brooks 1985 Cin 192 929 4.8 39 7
  G. Bernard 2015 Cin 154 730 4.7 28 2
  H. Green 1991 Cin 158 731 4.6 75t 2
  C. Dillon 1999 Cin 263 1,200 4.6 50 5
  C. Dillon 2000 Cin 315 1,435 4.6 80t 7
  A. Griffin 1976 Cin 138 625 4.5 77t 3
  D. Fenner 1992 Cin 112 500 4.5 35t 7
  R. Johnson 2003 Cin 215 957 4.5 54 9
  B. Clark 1976 Cin 151 671 4.4 24 7
  H. Green 1992 Cin 265 1,170 4.4 53 2
  D. Dressler 1972 Cin 128 565 4.4 43t 6
  F. Willis 1971 Cin 135 590 4.4 36 7
  G. Bernard 2017 Cin 105 458 4.4 25 2
  R. Johnson 2005 Cin 337 1,458 4.3 33 12
  C. Dillon 1998 Cin 262 1,130 4.3 66 4
  P. Robinson 1968 Cin 238 1,023 4.3 87t 8
  K. Watson 2007 Cin 178 763 4.3 24 7
  P. Johnson 1978 Cin 180 762 4.2 50t 7
  L. Kinnebrew 1985 Cin 170 714 4.2 29 9
  C. Dillon 2002 Cin 314 1,311 4.2 67t 7
  P. Robinson 1970 Cin 149 622 4.2 26t 6
  C. Benson 2009 Cin 301 1,251 4.2 42 6
  C. Alexander 1980 Cin 169 702 4.2 37 2
  J. Mixon 2019 Cin 278 1,137 4.1 41 5
  G. Bernard 2013 Cin 170 695 4.1 35t 5
  G. Bernard 2014 Cin 168 680 4.0 89t 5
  L. Kinnebrew 1984 Cin 154 623 4.0 23 9
  R. Johnson 2004 Cin 361 1,454 4.0 52 12
  P. Johnson 1980 Cin 186 747 4.0 57t 6
  A. Griffin 1977 Cin 137 549 4.0 31 0
  P. Johnson 1982 Cin 156 622 4.0 21 7
  D. Fenner 1993 Cin 121 482 4.0 26 1
  J. Phillips 1970 Cin 163 648 4.0 76t 4
  L. Kinnebrew 1986 Cin 131 519 4.0 39 8
  B. Green-Ellis 2012 Cin 278 1,094 3.9 48 6
  P. Johnson 1981 Cin 274 1,077 3.9 39t 12
  L. Kinnebrew 1987 Cin 145 570 3.9 52 8
  C. Dillon 2003 Cin 138 541 3.9 39 2
  C. Benson 2011 Cin 273 1,067 3.9 42 6