New England Patriots Yearly Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the New England Patriots yearly rushing leaders ranked by rushing average. 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.

Leaders based on 100 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Year Player Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 S. Michel NE 247 912 3.7 26 7
2018 S. Michel NE 209 931 4.5 34t 6
2017 D. Lewis NE 180 896 5.0 44 6
2016 L. Blount NE 299 1,161 3.9 44 18
2015 L. Blount NE 165 703 4.3 38t 6
2013 L. Blount NE 153 772 5.0 47t 7
2012 S. Ridley NE 290 1,263 4.4 41 12
2011 B. Green-Ellis NE 181 667 3.7 18 11
2010 B. Green-Ellis NE 229 1,008 4.4 33t 13
2009 L. Maroney NE 194 757 3.9 45t 9
2008 S. Morris NE 156 727 4.7 35 7
2007 L. Maroney NE 185 835 4.5 59t 6
2006 L. Maroney NE 175 745 4.3 41 6
2005 C. Dillon NE 209 733 3.5 29 12
2004 C. Dillon NE 345 1,635 4.7 44 12
2003 K. Faulk NE 178 638 3.6 23 0
2002 A. Smith NE 252 982 3.9 42t 6
2001 A. Smith NE 287 1,157 4.0 44 12
2000 K. Faulk NE 164 570 3.5 18 4
1999 T. Allen NE 254 896 3.5 39 8
1998 R. Edwards NE 291 1,115 3.8 53 9
1997 C. Martin NE 274 1,160 4.2 70t 4
1996 C. Martin NE 316 1,152 3.6 57 14
1995 C. Martin NE 368 1,487 4.0 49 14
1994 L. Thompson NE 102 312 3.1 13 2
1993 L. Russell NE 300 1,088 3.6 21 7
1992 J. Vaughn NE 113 451 4.0 36 1
1991 L. Russell NE 266 959 3.6 24 4
1990 J. Stephens NE 212 808 3.8 26 2
1989 B. Perryman NE 150 562 3.7 18 2
1988 J. Stephens NE 297 1,168 3.9 52 4
1987 T. Collins NE 147 474 3.2 19 3
1986 C. James NE 154 427 2.8 16 4
1985 C. James NE 263 1,227 4.7 65t 5
1984 C. James NE 160 790 4.9 73 1
1983 M. Tatupu NE 106 578 5.5 55 4
1982 T. Collins NE 164 632 3.9 54 1
1981 T. Collins NE 204 873 4.3 29 7
1980 D. Calhoun NE 200 787 3.9 22t 9
1979 H. Ivory NE 143 522 3.7 52 1
1978 H. Ivory NE 141 693 4.9 28 11
1977 S. Cunningham NE 270 1,015 3.8 31t 4
1976 D. Calhoun NE 129 721 5.6 54 1
1975 A. Johnson NE 117 488 4.2 66t 3
1974 S. Cunningham NE 166 811 4.9 75t 9
1973 S. Cunningham NE 155 516 3.3 25 4
1972 J. Ashton NE 128 546 4.3 35 3
1971 C. Garrett NE 181 784 4.3 38 1
1970 J. Nance Bos 145 522 3.6 21 7
1969 C. Garrett Bos 137 691 5.0 80t 5
1968 J. Nance Bos 177 593 3.4 30t 4
1967 J. Nance Bos 269 1,216 4.5 53 7
1966 J. Nance Bos 299 1,458 4.9 65t 11
1965 J. Nance Bos 111 321 2.9 20 5
1964 R. Burton Bos 102 340 3.3 33 3
1963 L. Garron Bos 175 750 4.3 47t 2
1962 R. Burton Bos 134 548 4.1 59 2
1961 B. Lott Bos 100 461 4.6 38 5
1960 A. Miller Bos 101 416 4.1 33 2