Pittsburgh Steelers Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Yards

The following are the Pittsburgh Steelers single season rushing leaders ranked by rushing yards. 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. Barry Foster is the Pittsburgh Steelers single season leader in rushing yards with 1,690.

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

      Rushing
Player Season Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
  B. Foster 1992 Pit 390 1,690 4.3 69 11
  J. Bettis 1997 Pit 375 1,665 4.4 34 7
  W. Parker 2006 Pit 337 1,494 4.4 76 13
  J. Bettis 1996 Pit 320 1,431 4.5 50t 11
  L. Bell 2014 Pit 290 1,361 4.7 81 8
  J. Bettis 2000 Pit 355 1,341 3.8 30 8
  W. Parker 2007 Pit 321 1,316 4.1 32 2
  L. Bell 2017 Pit 321 1,291 4.0 27 9
  R. Mendenhall 2010 Pit 324 1,273 3.9 50t 13
  L. Bell 2016 Pit 261 1,268 4.9 44 7
  F. Harris 1975 Pit 262 1,246 4.8 36 10
  W. Parker 2005 Pit 255 1,202 4.7 80t 4
  F. Harris 1979 Pit 267 1,186 4.4 71t 11
  J. Bettis 1998 Pit 316 1,185 3.8 42 3
  F. Harris 1977 Pit 300 1,162 3.9 61t 11
  J. Johnson 1962 Pit 251 1,141 4.5 40 7
  F. Harris 1976 Pit 289 1,128 3.9 30 14
  R. Mendenhall 2009 Pit 242 1,108 4.6 60 7
  J. Bettis 1999 Pit 299 1,091 3.6 35 7
  F. Harris 1978 Pit 310 1,082 3.5 37 8
  J. Bettis 2001 Pit 225 1,072 4.8 48 4
  F. Harris 1972 Pit 188 1,055 5.6 75t 10
  J. Johnson 1964 Pit 235 1,048 4.5 45t 7
  R. Bleier 1976 Pit 220 1,036 4.7 28 5
  F. Harris 1983 Pit 279 1,007 3.6 19 5
  F. Harris 1974 Pit 208 1,006 4.8 54 5
  F. Pollard 1985 Pit 233 991 4.3 56 3
  F. Harris 1981 Pit 242 987 4.1 50 8
  J. Conner 2018 Pit 215 973 4.5 30 12
  J. Bettis 2004 Pit 250 941 3.8 29 13
  R. Mendenhall 2011 Pit 228 928 4.1 68 9
  E. Jackson 1986 Pit 216 910 4.2 31 5
  D. Williams 2015 Pit 200 907 4.5 55 11
  W. Abercrombie 1986 Pit 214 877 4.1 38t 6
  L. Bell 2013 Pit 244 860 3.5 43 8
  D. Hoak 1968 Pit 175 858 4.9 77t 3
  W. Abercrombie 1985 Pit 227 851 3.7 32t 7
  B. Foster 1994 Pit 216 851 3.9 29t 5
  F. Pollard 1984 Pit 213 851 4.0 52 6
  B. Morris 1994 Pit 198 836 4.2 20 7
  D. Staley 2004 Pit 192 830 4.3 38 1
  E. Pegram 1995 Pit 213 813 3.8 38 5
  J. Bettis 2003 Pit 246 811 3.3 21 7
  T. Tracy 1959 Pit 199 794 4.0 51 3
  W. Parker 2008 Pit 210 791 3.8 34t 5
  F. Harris 1980 Pit 208 789 3.8 26 4
  J. Johnson 1961 Pit 213 787 3.7 44 6
  J. Johnson 1963 Pit 186 773 4.2 48 4
  M. Hoge 1990 Pit 203 772 3.8 41t 7
  T. Worley 1989 Pit 195 770 3.9 38 5