Washington Redskins Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Yards

The following are the Washington Redskins single season rushing leaders ranked by rushing yards. Included are player stats for the Washington Redskins (NFL) from 1937-2019, 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 single season leader in rushing yards with 1,613.

Players active with the Washington Redskins during the 2018 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Rushing
Player Season Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
  A. Morris 2012 Was 335 1,613 4.8 39t 13
  C. Portis 2005 Was 352 1,516 4.3 47t 11
  C. Portis 2008 Was 342 1,487 4.3 31 9
  S. Davis 2001 Was 356 1,432 4.0 32 5
  S. Davis 1999 Was 290 1,405 4.8 76t 17
  T. Allen 1996 Was 347 1,353 3.9 49t 21
  J. Riggins 1983 Was 375 1,347 3.6 44 24
  S. Davis 2000 Was 332 1,318 4.0 50t 11
  C. Portis 2004 Was 343 1,315 3.8 64t 5
  T. Allen 1995 Was 338 1,309 3.9 28 10
  A. Morris 2013 Was 276 1,275 4.6 45t 7
  C. Portis 2007 Was 325 1,262 3.9 32 11
  J. Riggins 1984 Was 327 1,239 3.8 24 14
  E. Byner 1990 Was 297 1,219 4.1 22 6
  L. Brown 1972 Was 285 1,216 4.3 38t 8
  G. Rogers 1986 Was 303 1,203 4.0 42 18
  L. Betts 2006 Was 245 1,154 4.7 26 4
  J. Riggins 1979 Was 260 1,153 4.4 66t 9
  L. Brown 1970 Was 237 1,125 4.7 75t 5
  M. Thomas 1976 Was 254 1,101 4.3 28 5
  G. Rogers 1985 Was 231 1,093 4.7 35 7
  A. Morris 2014 Was 265 1,074 4.1 30 8
  R. Brooks 1993 Was 223 1,063 4.8 85t 3
  E. Byner 1991 Was 274 1,048 3.8 32 5
  A. Peterson 2018 Was 251 1,042 4.2 90t 7
  J. Riggins 1978 Was 248 1,014 4.1 31 5
  E. Byner 1992 Was 262 998 3.8 23 6
  R. Goode 1951 Was 208 951 4.6 33 9
  L. Brown 1971 Was 253 948 3.7 34 4
  M. Thomas 1975 Was 235 919 3.9 34 4
  J. Washington 1981 Was 210 916 4.4 32 4
  L. Brown 1969 Was 202 888 4.4 57 4
  C. Battles 1937 Was 216 874 4.0 75 5
  L. Brown 1973 Was 273 860 3.2 27 8
  G. Riggs 1989 Was 201 834 4.1 58 4
  S. Davis 2002 Was 207 820 4.0 33 7
  R. Griffin 2012 Was 120 815 6.8 76t 7
  J. Musick 1933 Bos 173 809 4.7 0 5
  M. Thomas 1977 Was 228 806 3.5 31 3
  F. Akins 1945 Was 147 797 5.4 45 6
  J. Washington 1983 Was 145 772 5.3 41 0
  C. Taylor 1964 Was 199 755 3.8 50 5
  A. Morris 2015 Was 202 751 3.7 48 1
  R. Torain 2010 Was 164 742 4.5 54 4
  C. Battles 1933 Bos 136 737 5.4 0 3
  T. Allen 1997 Was 210 724 3.4 34 4
  J. Riggins 1981 Was 195 714 3.7 24 13
  W. Jackson 1980 Was 176 708 4.0 55t 3
  R. Kelley 2016 Was 168 704 4.2 66 6
  T. Allen 1998 Was 148 700 4.7 45 2