Pittsburgh Steelers Career Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the Pittsburgh Steelers career rushing leaders ranked by rushing average. Included are player stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) from 1945-2019, the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) from 1940-1942 and the Pittsburgh Pirates (NFL) from 1933-1939. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. John Henry Johnson is the Pittsburgh Steelers career leader in rushing average with 4.35.

Players active with the Pittsburgh Steelers during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 750 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Player Gms Att Yds Avg Lg TD
1. J. Johnson 67 1,006 4,381 4.4 87t 26
2. L. Bell 62 1,229 5,336 4.3 81 35
3. B. Foster 62 915 3,943 4.3 69 26
4. W. Parker 79 1,253 5,378 4.3 80t 24
5. F. Pollard 111 953 3,989 4.2 56 20
6. R. Bleier 140 928 3,865 4.2 70t 23
7. F. Harris 165 2,881 11,950 4.1 75t 91
8. R. Mendenhall 57 864 3,549 4.1 68 29
9. W. Abercrombie 79 842 3,343 4.0 50t 22
10. J. Bettis 145 2,683 10,571 3.9 50t 78
11. M. Hoge 109 819 3,115 3.8 41t 21
12. F. Rogel 96 900 3,271 3.6 58 17
13. D. Hoak 135 1,132 3,965 3.5 77t 25