Minnesota Vikings Career Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Attempts

The following are the Minnesota Vikings career rushing leaders ranked by rushing attempts. Included are player stats for the Minnesota Vikings (NFL) from 1961-2020. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Adrian Peterson is the Minnesota Vikings career leader in rushing attempts with 2,418.

Players active with the Minnesota Vikings during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Rushing
Player Gms Att Yds Avg Lg TD
1. A. Peterson 123 2,418 11,747 4.9 82t 97
2. B. Brown 180 1,627 5,757 3.5 48 52
3. C. Foreman 93 1,533 5,887 3.8 51 52
4. R. Smith 98 1,411 6,818 4.8 78t 32
5. D. Osborn 137 1,173 4,320 3.7 73 29
6. T. Brown 104 1,117 4,546 4.1 60 40
7. D. Nelson 129 981 4,231 4.3 72 18
8. T. Mason 70 761 3,252 4.3 71 28
9. M. Bennett 64 713 3,174 4.5 85t 12
10. C. Taylor 61 655 2,797 4.3 95t 18
11. T. Allen 47 641 2,795 4.4 55t 23
12. A. Anderson 108 626 2,374 3.8 29 22
13. R. Young 89 554 1,744 3.1 26 10
14. H. Walker 42 551 2,264 4.1 71t 20
15. C. Jones 75 547 2,008 3.7 80t 19
16. O. Reed 79 490 1,968 4.0 43 8
17. J. McKinnon 58 474 1,918 4.0 68t 7
18. F. Tarkenton 177 464 2,548 5.5 52t 22
19. D. Cook 29 457 2,104 4.6 75t 17
20. D. Culpepper 82 454 2,476 5.5 42 29
21. L. Hoard 49 438 1,689 3.9 53 26
22. M. Williams 117 370 1,535 4.1 61 21
23. B. McClanahan 95 367 1,207 3.3 22 6
24. M. Asiata 74 361 1,259 3.5 39 18
25. R. Fenney 63 358 1,508 4.2 28 11
26. L. Murray 32 356 1,420 4.0 46 14
27. S. Graham 50 349 1,239 3.6 31 7
28. A. Rice 89 307 934 3.0 24 13
29. E. Marinaro 51 306 1,007 3.3 27 4
30. T. Gerhart 61 276 1,305 4.7 67 5
31. R. Miller 89 275 951 3.5 36 7
32. M. Moore 54 264 1,285 4.9 33 1
33. O. Smith 26 231 1,123 4.9 47 7
34. T. Kramer 128 214 531 2.5 20 8
35. T. Galbreath 35 194 788 4.1 52t 7
36. J. Lindsey 84 178 566 3.2 19 6
37. H. McElhenny 24 170 770 4.5 41 3
38. D. Dozier 37 163 643 3.9 38 7
39. W. Wilson 76 159 679 4.3 38 9
40. A. Lee 45 149 636 4.3 66t 2
41. R. Gannon 48 144 720 5.0 42 3
42. R. Craig 29 143 535 3.7 21 5
43. B. Word 13 142 458 3.2 14 2
44. B. Johnson 68 139 368 2.6 28 2
45. M. Triplett 28 132 567 4.3 37 3
46. C. Ponder 38 126 639 5.1 29 7
47. T. Jackson 36 119 535 4.5 33 4
48. C. Evans 81 118 364 3.1 13 4
49. P. Harvin 54 107 683 6.4 39 4
50. A. Mattison 13 100 462 4.6 35 1