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Rushing Yards per Attempt: 2016 NFL Season

This statistic measures a running back's average yards each time they carry the ball during a rushing attempt. Yards per carry is calculated by diving the number of yards by the number of attempts, a higher average is better.

*minimum 50 rush attempts


CHANGE SEASON: 
Yards per Carry Leaders
RankPlayerTeamPosATTYDSY/AY/GTDsFumL
1Mike GillisleeBUFRB1015775.7138.580
2Bilal PowellNYJRB1317225.5145.130
3LeSean McCoyBUFRB2341,2675.4184.5130
4Jordan HowardCHIRB2521,3135.2187.561
5Mark IngramNORB2051,0435.0965.262
6Ezekiel ElliottDALRB3221,6315.07108.7151
7Jay AjayiMIARB2601,2724.8984.881
8Le'Veon BellPITRB2611,2684.86105.771
9Isaiah CrowellCLERB1989524.8159.572
10Devonta FreemanATLRB2271,0794.7567.4111
11Carlos HydeSFRB2179884.5576.062
12Derrick HenryTENRB1104904.4532.750
13Tevin ColemanATLRB1185204.4140.080
14DeMarco MurrayTENRB2931,2874.3980.491
15Jacquizz RodgersTBRB1295604.3456.020
16Spencer WareKCRB2149214.3065.833
17Ryan MathewsPHIRB1556614.2650.882
18David JohnsonARIRB2931,2394.2377.4163
19Alfred BlueHOURB1004204.2030.011
20Rob KelleyWASRB1687044.1946.960
21Tim HightowerNORB1335484.1234.340
22Paul PerkinsNYGRB1124564.0732.600
23Latavius MurrayOAKRB1957884.0456.3121
24Terrance WestBALRB1937744.0148.450
25Lamar MillerHOURB2681,0734.0076.651
26C.J. AndersonDENRB1104373.9762.440
27Christine MichaelGBRB1485833.9438.970
28Melvin GordonSDRB2549973.9376.7102
29Frank GoreINDRB2631,0253.9064.141
30LeGarrette BlountNERB2991,1613.8872.6181
31Jonathan StewartCARRB2188243.7863.492
32Jeremy HillCINRB2228393.7855.990
33Chris IvoryJAXRB1174393.7539.933
34Matt ForteNYJRB2188133.7358.171
35T.J. YeldonJAXRB1304653.5831.011
36Devontae BookerDENRB1746123.5238.341
37Jerick McKinnonMINRB1595393.3935.920
38Matt AsiataMINRB1214023.3225.161
39Rashad JenningsNYGRB1815933.2845.630
40Thomas RawlsSEARB1093493.2038.830
41Todd GurleyLARB2788853.1855.361
42Doug MartinTBRB1444212.9252.631
Rushing Yards per Attempt By Season:
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