Top 20 - All-Purpose Yards

02/19/2010
1 Jerry Rice* 23,546  

Career Notes:
Veteran running back LaDainian Tomlinson is the top-ranked player who was active during the 2009 season. He added 884 combined net yards, which ranked 99th best in ’09, to his career total which allowed him to climb four spots to No. 14 all-time.

Season at a glance:
2009 LEADER: Fred Jackson, Buffalo Bills (2,516 yards)

SINGLE-SEASON NFL RECORD: Derrick Mason, Tennessee Titans (2,690 yards in 2000)
 

* Pro Football Hall of Fame member
Italics - players active during 2009 season
Top 20 lists courtesy of Elias Sports Bureau

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2 Brian Mitchell 23,330
3 Walter Payton* 21,803
4 Emmitt Smith* 21,564
5 Tim Brown 19,682
6 Marshall Faulk 19,190
7 Barry Sanders* 18,308
8 Herschel Walker 18,168
9 Marcus Allen* 17,648
10 Curtis Martin 17,421
11 Tiki Barber 17,359
12 Eric Metcalf 17,230
13 Thurman Thomas* 16,532
14 LaDainian Tomlinson 16,445
15 Tony Dorsett* 16,326
16 Derrick Mason 16,178
17 Henry Ellard 15,718
18 Warrick Dunn 15,665
19 Edgerrin James 15,610
20 Irving Fryar 15,594

 

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