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Player Total Rushing Yards Statistics: 2016 NFL Season

Player Rushing Yards are the total amount of rushing yards accumulated over the course of a season.  Most starting running backs who play an entire season (or even if they miss a couple of games) are expected to accumulate at least 1,000 yards, which works out to a relatively unimpressive 63 yards per game over a 16 game season.  Players who reach 1,500 yards in a season, or just under 100 yards per game, will be among league leaders. 2,000 yards in a season is considered something of a holy grail for running backs, a feat that has only been accomplished seven times in football history (most recently by Adrian Peterson in 2012).

Player Total Rushing Yards Statistics
RankPlayerTeamGamesRushing Yards
1Ezekiel ElliottDAL151,631
2Jordan HowardCHI151,313
3DeMarco MurrayTEN161,287
4Jay AjayiMIA151,272
5Le'Veon BellPIT121,268
6LeSean McCoyBUF151,267
7David JohnsonARI161,239
8LeGarrette BlountNE161,161
9Devonta FreemanATL161,079
10Lamar MillerHOU141,073
11Mark IngramNO161,043
12Frank GoreIND161,025
13Melvin GordonSD13997
14Carlos HydeSF13988
15Isaiah CrowellCLE16952
16Spencer WareKC14921
17Todd GurleyLA16885
18Jeremy HillCIN15839
19Jonathan StewartCAR13824
20Matt ForteNYJ14813
21Latavius MurrayOAK14788
22Terrance WestBAL16774
23Bilal PowellNYJ16722
24Rob KelleyWAS15704
25Ryan MathewsPHI13661
26Devontae BookerDEN16612
27Rashad JenningsNYG13593
28Christine MichaelGB15583
29Mike GillisleeBUF15577
30Jacquizz RodgersTB10560
31Tim HightowerNO16548
32Jerick McKinnonMIN15539
33Tevin ColemanATL13520
34Derrick HenryTEN15490
35T.J. YeldonJAX15465
36Paul PerkinsNYG14456
37Chris IvoryJAX11439
38C.J. AndersonDEN7437
39Doug MartinTB8421
40Alfred BlueHOU14420
41Matt AsiataMIN16402
42Thomas RawlsSEA9349
Player Total Rushing Yards Statistics By Season:
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