Denver Broncos Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the Denver Broncos single season rushing leaders ranked by rushing average. Included are player stats for the Denver Broncos (NFL) from 1970-2020 and the Denver Broncos (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Clinton Portis is the Denver Broncos single season leader in rushing average with 5.52.

Players active with the Denver Broncos during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 100 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Player Season Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
  C. Portis 2002 Den 273 1,508 5.5 59 15
  C. Portis 2003 Den 290 1,591 5.5 65t 14
  T. Tebow 2011 Den 122 660 5.4 32 6
  P. Lindsay 2018 Den 192 1,037 5.4 65t 9
  O. Armstrong 1974 Den 263 1,407 5.3 43 9
  C. Buckhalter 2009 Den 120 642 5.3 45t 1
  T. Bell 2005 Den 173 921 5.3 68 8
  S. Young 2007 Den 140 729 5.2 50 1
  T. Davis 1998 Den 392 2,008 5.1 70 21
  M. Anderson 2000 Den 297 1,487 5.0 80t 15
  F. Little 1969 Den 146 729 5.0 48t 6
  W. McGahee 2011 Den 249 1,199 4.8 60t 4
  C. Anderson 2014 Den 179 849 4.7 27 8
  T. Davis 1997 Den 369 1,750 4.7 50t 15
  C. Anderson 2015 Den 152 720 4.7 48t 5
  T. Davis 1995 Den 237 1,117 4.7 60t 7
  J. Jensen 1980 Den 101 476 4.7 32 2
  M. Ball 2013 Den 120 559 4.7 45 4
  P. Lindsay 2019 Den 224 1,011 4.5 40 7
  R. Droughns 2004 Den 275 1,240 4.5 51t 6
  T. Davis 1996 Den 345 1,538 4.5 71t 13
  O. Armstrong 1980 Den 106 470 4.4 20 4
  J. Dawkins 1973 Den 160 706 4.4 72t 2
  T. Bell 2006 Den 233 1,025 4.4 51 2
  W. McGahee 2012 Den 167 731 4.4 31 4
  M. Bell 2006 Den 157 677 4.3 48 8
  F. Little 1970 Den 209 901 4.3 80t 3
  K. Moreno 2013 Den 241 1,038 4.3 31 10
  K. Moreno 2010 Den 182 779 4.3 35 5
  R. Parros 1981 Den 176 749 4.3 25 2
  M. Anderson 2005 Den 239 1,014 4.2 44t 12
  L. Perrin 1978 Den 108 455 4.2 28 4
  O. Gary 1999 Den 276 1,159 4.2 71 7
  T. Davis 2001 Den 167 701 4.2 57 0
  B. Joe 1963 Den 154 646 4.2 68 4
  O. Armstrong 1979 Den 108 453 4.2 26 2
  B. Humphrey 1990 Den 288 1,202 4.2 37t 7
  R. Hillman 2015 Den 207 863 4.2 72t 7
  L. Perrin 1977 Den 110 456 4.1 62 3
  T. Henry 2007 Den 167 691 4.1 33 4
  C. Anderson 2017 Den 245 1,007 4.1 40 3
  R. Hillman 2014 Den 106 434 4.1 37t 3
  O. Armstrong 1976 Den 247 1,008 4.1 31 5
  W. Hayes 1965 Den 130 526 4.0 43 5
  G. Green 1992 Den 161 648 4.0 67t 2
  R. Freeman 2018 Den 130 521 4.0 24 5
  F. Little 1971 Den 284 1,133 4.0 40 6
  J. Keyworth 1975 Den 182 725 4.0 34 3
  F. Little 1972 Den 216 859 4.0 55t 9
  D. Stone 1961 Den 127 505 4.0 34 4