Washington Redskins Yearly Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Yards

The following are the Washington Redskins yearly 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.

      Rushing
Year Player Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 A. Peterson Was 124 516 4.2 29 1
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 A. Morris Was 335 1,613 4.8 39t 13
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 S. Davis Was 207 820 4.0 33 7
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 T. Allen Was 210 724 3.4 34 4
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 E. Byner Was 274 1,048 3.8 32 5
1990 E. Byner Was 297 1,219 4.1 22 6
1989 G. Riggs Was 201 834 4.1 58 4
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. Riggins Was 375 1,347 3.6 44 24
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 L. Brown Was 163 430 2.6 16 3
1973 L. Brown Was 273 860 3.2 27 8
1972 L. Brown Was 285 1,216 4.3 38t 8
1971 L. Brown Was 253 948 3.7 34 4
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
1967 A. Whitfield Was 91 384 4.2 44 1
1966 A. Whitfield Was 93 472 5.1 63t 2
1965 C. Taylor Was 145 402 2.8 39 3
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
1961 D. James Was 71 374 5.3 39t 3
1960 D. Bosseler Was 109 428 3.9 29 2
1959 D. Bosseler Was 119 644 5.4 41t 3
1958 J. Olszewski Was 98 505 5.2 45t 2
1957 D. Bosseler Was 167 673 4.0 28 7
1956 L. Elter Was 145 544 3.8 48 2
1955 V. Janowicz Was 93 397 4.3 33 4
1954 B. Wells Was 100 516 5.2 88 3
1953 C. Justice Was 115 616 5.4 43 2
1952 L. Heath Was 90 388 4.3 74 2
1951 R. Goode Was 208 951 4.6 33 9
1950 R. Goode Was 136 560 4.1 80 5