Washington Redskins Career Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the Washington Redskins career rushing leaders ranked by rushing average. Included are player stats for the Washington Redskins (NFL) from 1937-2020, the Boston Redskins (NFL) from 1933-1936 and the Boston Braves (NFL) in 1932. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Alfred Morris is the Washington Redskins career leader in rushing average with 4.37.

Players active with the Washington Redskins during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 750 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Player Gms Att Yds Avg Lg TD
1. A. Morris 64 1,078 4,713 4.4 48 29
2. S. Davis 99 1,383 5,790 4.2 76t 45
3. C. Battles 60 839 3,511 4.2 75 23
4. C. Portis 84 1,667 6,824 4.1 78 46
5. L. Betts 103 776 3,176 4.1 27 13
6. D. Bosseler 96 775 3,112 4.0 41t 22
7. E. Byner 80 990 3,950 4.0 32 25
8. T. Allen 52 1,043 4,086 3.9 49t 37
9. L. Brown 102 1,530 5,875 3.8 75t 35
10. M. Thomas 53 878 3,359 3.8 34 15
11. J. Riggins 114 1,988 7,472 3.8 66t 79