New England Patriots Career Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Yards

The following are the New England Patriots career rushing leaders ranked by rushing yards. Included are player stats for the New England Patriots (NFL) from 1971-2020, the Boston Patriots (NFL) in 1970 and the Boston Patriots (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Sam Cunningham is the New England Patriots career leader in rushing yards with 5,453.

Players active with the New England Patriots during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Rushing
Player Gms Att Yds Avg Lg TD
1. S. Cunningham 107 1,385 5,453 3.9 75t 43
2. J. Nance 94 1,323 5,323 4.0 65t 45
3. T. Collins 102 1,191 4,647 3.9 54 32
4. C. Martin 45 958 3,799 4.0 70t 32
5. K. Faulk 161 864 3,607 4.2 45t 16
6. D. Calhoun 93 820 3,391 4.1 73 23
7. J. Stephens 76 891 3,249 3.6 52 17
8. C. Dillon 43 753 3,180 4.2 50 37
9. L. Garron 99 759 2,981 3.9 85t 14
10. L. Blount 49 677 2,917 4.3 47t 34
11. S. Ridley 52 649 2,817 4.3 43 22
12. A. Smith 45 721 2,781 3.9 44 21
13. C. James 52 585 2,469 4.2 73 11
14. L. Russell 43 689 2,437 3.5 24 13
15. L. Maroney 45 582 2,430 4.2 59t 21
16. M. Tatupu 194 612 2,415 3.9 55 18
17. C. Garrett 51 537 2,235 4.2 80t 15
18. S. Grogan 149 445 2,176 4.9 41t 35
19. B. Green-Ellis 53 510 2,064 4.0 33t 29
20. A. Johnson 94 491 2,017 4.1 69t 13
21. S. Michel 29 456 1,843 4.0 34t 13
22. R. Burton 69 429 1,536 3.6 77 9
23. S. Morris 47 334 1,486 4.4 55 12
24. D. Lewis 30 293 1,413 4.8 44 8
25. H. Ivory 46 329 1,336 4.1 52 14
26. M. Herron 35 353 1,298 3.7 53 9
27. B. Perryman 49 369 1,294 3.5 48 9
28. D. Woodhead 45 250 1,199 4.8 36t 10
29. V. Ferguson 31 290 1,163 4.0 44 5
30. J. White 78 274 1,119 4.1 32 8
31. R. Edwards 16 291 1,115 3.8 53 9
32. J. Crawford 54 302 1,078 3.6 39t 5
33. T. Brady 285 606 1,037 1.7 22 22
34. B. Bolden 98 231 980 4.2 46 9
35. J. Ashton 38 247 950 3.8 35 3
36. B. Parilli 94 228 949 4.2 33t 14
37. S. Vereen 42 217 907 4.2 21 7
38. T. Allen 16 254 896 3.5 39 8
39. J. Plunkett 61 159 817 5.1 37 9
40. R. Burkhead 31 186 752 4.0 33t 8
41. M. van Eeghen 24 177 744 4.2 17 2
42. R. Weathers 44 159 733 4.6 77 4
43. M. Butts 16 243 703 2.9 26 8
44. J. Vaughn 32 144 597 4.1 36 3
45. B. Lott 35 143 573 4.0 38 7
46. R. Dupard 37 186 571 3.1 49 6
47. J. Tarver 31 155 554 3.6 28 7
48. D. Bledsoe 124 270 553 2.0 25 2
49. J. Redmond 33 164 527 3.2 20 1
50. P. Pass 78 128 526 4.1 31 3