Washington Redskins Yearly Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the Washington Redskins yearly 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.

Leaders based on 100 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Year Player Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 A. Peterson Was 211 898 4.3 32 5
2018 A. Peterson Was 251 1,042 4.2 90t 7
2017 S. Perine Was 175 603 3.4 30 1
2016 R. Kelley Was 168 704 4.2 66 6
2015 A. Morris Was 202 751 3.7 48 1
2014 A. Morris Was 265 1,074 4.1 30 8
2013 A. Morris Was 276 1,275 4.6 45t 7
2012 R. Griffin Was 120 815 6.8 76t 7
2011 R. Helu Was 151 640 4.2 28t 2
2010 R. Torain Was 164 742 4.5 54 4
2009 C. Portis Was 124 494 4.0 78 1
2008 C. Portis Was 342 1,487 4.3 31 9
2007 C. Portis Was 325 1,262 3.9 32 11
2006 L. Betts Was 245 1,154 4.7 26 4
2005 C. Portis Was 352 1,516 4.3 47t 11
2004 C. Portis Was 343 1,315 3.8 64t 5
2003 T. Canidate Was 142 600 4.2 38 1
2002 K. Watson Was 116 534 4.6 24 1
2001 S. Davis Was 356 1,432 4.0 32 5
2000 S. Davis Was 332 1,318 4.0 50t 11
1999 S. Davis Was 290 1,405 4.8 76t 17
1998 T. Allen Was 148 700 4.7 45 2
1997 S. Davis Was 141 567 4.0 18 3
1996 T. Allen Was 347 1,353 3.9 49t 21
1995 T. Allen Was 338 1,309 3.9 28 10
1994 R. Ervins Was 185 650 3.5 49 3
1993 R. Brooks Was 223 1,063 4.8 85t 3
1992 E. Byner Was 262 998 3.8 23 6
1991 R. Ervins Was 145 680 4.7 65t 3
1990 E. Byner Was 297 1,219 4.1 22 6
1989 E. Byner Was 134 580 4.3 24 7
1988 K. Bryant Was 108 498 4.6 25 1
1987 G. Rogers Was 163 613 3.8 29 6
1986 G. Rogers Was 303 1,203 4.0 42 18
1985 G. Rogers Was 231 1,093 4.7 35 7
1984 J. Riggins Was 327 1,239 3.8 24 14
1983 J. Washington Was 145 772 5.3 41 0
1982 J. Riggins Was 177 553 3.1 19 3
1981 J. Washington Was 210 916 4.4 32 4
1980 W. Jackson Was 176 708 4.0 55t 3
1979 J. Riggins Was 260 1,153 4.4 66t 9
1978 J. Riggins Was 248 1,014 4.1 31 5
1977 M. Thomas Was 228 806 3.5 31 3
1976 M. Thomas Was 254 1,101 4.3 28 5
1975 M. Thomas Was 235 919 3.9 34 4
1974 M. Denson Was 103 391 3.8 23 0
1973 C. Harraway Was 128 452 3.5 16 1
1972 L. Brown Was 285 1,216 4.3 38t 8
1971 C. Harraway Was 156 635 4.1 57t 2
1970 L. Brown Was 237 1,125 4.7 75t 5
1969 L. Brown Was 202 888 4.4 57 4
1968 G. Allen Was 123 399 3.2 20 4
1965 D. Lewis Was 117 343 2.9 23 2
1964 C. Taylor Was 199 755 3.8 50 5
1963 D. James Was 105 384 3.7 15 4
1962 B. Barnes Was 159 492 3.1 32t 3
1960 D. Bosseler Was 109 428 3.9 29 2
1959 D. Bosseler Was 119 644 5.4 41t 3
1958 D. Bosseler Was 109 475 4.4 23 4
1957 D. Bosseler Was 167 673 4.0 28 7
1956 L. Elter Was 145 544 3.8 48 2
1954 B. Wells Was 100 516 5.2 88 3
1953 C. Justice Was 115 616 5.4 43 2
1952 H. Gilmer Was 100 365 3.6 30 0
1951 R. Goode Was 208 951 4.6 33 9
1950 R. Goode Was 136 560 4.1 80 5