Washington Redskins Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Attempts

The following are the Washington Redskins single season rushing leaders ranked by rushing attempts. 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. John Riggins is the Washington Redskins single season leader in rushing attempts with 375.

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

      Rushing
Player Season Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
  J. Riggins 1983 Was 375 1,347 3.6 44 24
  S. Davis 2001 Was 356 1,432 4.0 32 5
  C. Portis 2005 Was 352 1,516 4.3 47t 11
  T. Allen 1996 Was 347 1,353 3.9 49t 21
  C. Portis 2004 Was 343 1,315 3.8 64t 5
  C. Portis 2008 Was 342 1,487 4.3 31 9
  T. Allen 1995 Was 338 1,309 3.9 28 10
  A. Morris 2012 Was 335 1,613 4.8 39t 13
  S. Davis 2000 Was 332 1,318 4.0 50t 11
  J. Riggins 1984 Was 327 1,239 3.8 24 14
  C. Portis 2007 Was 325 1,262 3.9 32 11
  G. Rogers 1986 Was 303 1,203 4.0 42 18
  E. Byner 1990 Was 297 1,219 4.1 22 6
  S. Davis 1999 Was 290 1,405 4.8 76t 17
  L. Brown 1972 Was 285 1,216 4.3 38t 8
  A. Morris 2013 Was 276 1,275 4.6 45t 7
  E. Byner 1991 Was 274 1,048 3.8 32 5
  L. Brown 1973 Was 273 860 3.2 27 8
  A. Morris 2014 Was 265 1,074 4.1 30 8
  E. Byner 1992 Was 262 998 3.8 23 6
  J. Riggins 1979 Was 260 1,153 4.4 66t 9
  M. Thomas 1976 Was 254 1,101 4.3 28 5
  L. Brown 1971 Was 253 948 3.7 34 4
  A. Peterson 2018 Was 251 1,042 4.2 90t 7
  J. Riggins 1978 Was 248 1,014 4.1 31 5
  L. Betts 2006 Was 245 1,154 4.7 26 4
  L. Brown 1970 Was 237 1,125 4.7 75t 5
  M. Thomas 1975 Was 235 919 3.9 34 4
  G. Rogers 1985 Was 231 1,093 4.7 35 7
  M. Thomas 1977 Was 228 806 3.5 31 3
  R. Brooks 1993 Was 223 1,063 4.8 85t 3
  C. Battles 1937 Was 216 874 4.0 75 5
  A. Peterson 2019 Was 211 898 4.3 32 5
  T. Allen 1997 Was 210 724 3.4 34 4
  J. Washington 1981 Was 210 916 4.4 32 4
  R. Goode 1951 Was 208 951 4.6 33 9
  S. Davis 2002 Was 207 820 4.0 33 7
  L. Brown 1969 Was 202 888 4.4 57 4
  A. Morris 2015 Was 202 751 3.7 48 1
  G. Riggs 1989 Was 201 834 4.1 58 4
  C. Taylor 1964 Was 199 755 3.8 50 5
  J. Riggins 1981 Was 195 714 3.7 24 13
  R. Ervins 1994 Was 185 650 3.5 49 3
  J. Riggins 1982 Was 177 553 3.1 19 3
  C. Battles 1936 Bos 176 614 3.5 0 5
  W. Jackson 1980 Was 176 708 4.0 55t 3
  B. Malone 1979 Was 176 472 2.7 14 3
  J. Riggins 1985 Was 176 677 3.8 51 8
  S. Perine 2017 Was 175 603 3.4 30 1
  J. Musick 1933 Bos 173 809 4.7 0 5