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List of National Football League records (individual)

List of National Football League records (individual)

This is a list of records set by individual players in various categories in the National Football League.

Contents

Service

Scoring

  • Most seasons leading league: 5, Don Hutson, 1940–1944; Gino Cappelletti, 1961, 1963–1966
  • Most consecutive seasons leading league: 5, Don Hutson, 1940–1944
  • Most points scored, career: 2,544, Morten Andersen, 1983–2004, 2006–2007
  • Most points scored, season: 186, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2006
  • Most points scored, season, no touchdowns: 164, Gary Anderson, 1998
  • Most points scored, game, no touchdowns: 26, Rob Bironas, October 21, 2007
  • Most seasons, 100 or more points: 16, Jason Elam, 1993–2008
  • Most seasons, 75 or more points: 24, Morten Andersen, 1983–2004, 2006–2007
  • Most seasons, scoring points: 26, George Blanda, 1949–1958, 1960–1976
  • Most consecutive seasons, scoring points: 23, Gary Anderson and Morten Andersen, 1982–2004
  • Most consecutive seasons, 100 or more points: 16, Jason Elam, 1993–2008
  • Most consecutive seasons, 50 or more points: 23, Gary Anderson, 1982–2004
  • Most points, season, rookie: 144, Kevin Butler, 1985
  • Most points, game: 40, Ernie Nevers, November 28, 1929
  • Most points, half: 30, Shaun Alexander, September 29, 2002
  • Most points, quarter: 29, Don Hutson, October 7, 1945
  • Most games 30 or more points, career: 2, Paul Hornung, 10–8–61, 12–12–65
  • Most games 24 or more points, career: 6, Jim Brown 1957-1965
  • Most games 20 or more points, career: 7, Gino Cappelletti, 1962–1966; Don Hutson, 1941-1943, 1945
  • Most games 18 or more points, career: 14, Jerry Rice, 1986-2002; Jim Brown 1957-1965
  • Most games 15 or more points, career: 21, Don Hutson, 1937–1939, 1941-1945
  • Most games 14 or more points, career: 22, Don Hutson, 1937–1939, 1941-1945
  • Most games 13 or more points, career: 32, Matt Stover, 1992-2008; John Carney, 1990-2008
  • Most games 12 or more points, career: 46, Jerry Rice, 1986-2002
  • Most games 10 or more points, career: 85, Gary Anderson, 1982–2004
  • Most games 6 or more points, career: 223, Morten Andersen, 1983-2004, 2006-2007
  • Most games 18 or more points, season: 6, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2006
  • Most games 15 or more points, season: 6, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2006; Don Hutson 1942
  • Most games 14 or more points, season: 6, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2006; Don Hutson 1942
  • Most games 13 or more points, season: 7, Paul Hornung, 1960
  • Most games 12 or more points, season: 10, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2006; Priest Holmes, 2003
  • Most games 9 or more points, season: 13, Jeff Wilkins, 2003
  • Most games 8 or more points, season: 14, Jeff Wilkins, 2003; Mike Vanderjagt, 2003
  • Most games 7 or more points, season: 15, Jeff Wilkins, 2003
  • Most games 6 or more points, season: 16, Gary Anderson, 1998
  • Most games 5 or more points, season: 16, Gary Anderson, 1998
  • Most consecutive games scoring: 360, Morten Andersen 1983–2004, 2006–2007
  • Most games scoring: 379, Morten Andersen 1983–2004, 2006–2007

Touchdowns

  • Most seasons leading league touchdowns: 8, Don Hutson, 1935–1938, 1941–1944
  • Most consecutive seasons leading league touchdowns: 4, Don Hutson, 1935–1938, 1941–1944
  • Most touchdowns, career: 208, Jerry Rice 1985-2004
  • Most touchdowns, season: 31, LaDainian Tomlinson, (28 rushing, 3 receiving), 2006
  • Most touchdowns, rookie season: 22, Gale Sayers, 1965
  • Most touchdowns, game: 6, Ernie Nevers, November 28, 1929; Dub Jones, November 25, 1951; Gale Sayers, December 12, 1965
  • Most touchdowns, half: 5, Shaun Alexander, September 29, 2002
  • Most touchdowns, quarter: 4, Don Hutson, October 7, 1945
  • Most seasons, touchdowns: 20, Jerry Rice, 1985–2004
  • Most consecutive seasons, 2 or more touchdowns: 16, Irving Fryar, 1985–2000; Marcus Allen, 1982–1997
  • Most consecutive seasons, 3 or more touchdowns: 15, Terrell Owens, 1996–2010
  • Most consecutive seasons, 4 or more touchdowns: 15, Terrell Owens, 1996–2010
  • Most consecutive seasons, 5 or more touchdowns: 11, Terrell Owens, 2000–2010; Marvin Harrison, 1996–2006; Cris Carter, 1991–2001; Tim Brown, 1991–2001; Jerry Rice, 1986–1996; Don Hutson, 1935–1945
  • Most consecutive seasons, 6 or more touchdowns: 11, Terrell Owens, 2000–2010; Marvin Harrison, 1996–2006; Jerry Rice, 1986–1996; Don Hutson, 1935–1945
  • Most consecutive seasons, 7 or more touchdowns: 11, Jerry Rice, 1986–1996
  • Most consecutive seasons, 8 or more touchdowns: 11, Jerry Rice, 1986–1996
  • Most consecutive seasons, 9 or more touchdowns: 11, Jerry Rice, 1986–1996
  • Most seasons, 10 or more touchdowns: 10, Jerry Rice, 1986–1995
  • Most seasons, 11 or more touchdowns: 9, Jerry Rice, 1986–1987 1989–1995
  • Most consecutive seasons, 11 or more touchdowns: 8, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2002–2009
  • Most seasons, 12 or more touchdowns: 8, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2002–2009; Jerry Rice 1986–1987 1989–1991 1993–1995
  • Most consecutive seasons, 12 or more touchdowns: 8, LaDainian Tomlinson 2002–2009
  • Most seasons, 13 or more touchdowns: 8, Jerry Rice, 1986–1987 1989–1991 1993–1995
  • Most consecutive seasons, 13 or more touchdowns: 6, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2002–2007
  • Most seasons, 14 or more touchdowns: 7, Jerry Rice, 1986–1987 1989 1991 1993–1995
  • Most consecutive seasons, 14 or more touchdowns: 6, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2002–2007
  • Most seasons, 15 or more touchdowns: 6, LaDainian Tomlinson 2002–2007; Jerry Rice, 1986–1987 1989 1993–1995
  • Most consecutive seasons, 15 or more touchdowns: 6, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2002–2007
  • Most seasons, 16 or more touchdowns: 5, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2003–2007; Shaun Alexander, 2001–2005; Jerry Rice 1986–1987 1989 1993 1995
  • Most consecutive seasons, 16 or more touchdowns: 5, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2003–2007; Shaun Alexander 2001–2005
  • Most seasons, 17 or more touchdowns: 5, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2003–2007
  • Most seasons, 18 or more touchdowns: 4, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2004–2007
  • Most seasons, 19 or more touchdowns: 3, Emmitt Smith, 1992 1994–1995
  • Most seasons, 20 or more touchdowns: 2, Shaun Alexander 2004–2005; Marshall Faulk, 2000–2001; Priest Holmes, 2002–2003; Emmitt Smith, 1994–1995; LaDainian Tomlinson, 2005–2006
  • Most seasons, 24 or more touchdowns: 2, Priest Holmes, 2002–2003
  • Most consecutive games touchdown: 18, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2004–2005; Lenny Moore, 1963–1965
  • Most consecutive games 2+ touchdowns: 8, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2006
  • Most consecutive games 3+ touchdowns: 4, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2006
  • Most consecutive games 4+ touchdowns: 2, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2006; Marshall Faulk, 2000
  • Most games, touchdowns, career: 145, Jerry Rice, 1985–2004
  • Most games, touchdowns, season: 15, Emmitt Smith, 1995
  • Most games, 2 or more touchdowns, career: 46, Jerry Rice, 1986–1996 1998–2002
  • Most games, 2 or more touchdowns, season: 10, Priest Holmes, 2003; LaDainian Tomlinson, 2006
  • Most games, 3 or more touchdowns, career: 14, Jim Brown, 1957–1965; Jerry Rice, 1986–2001
  • Most games, 3 or more touchdowns, season: 6, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2006
  • Most games, 4 or more touchdowns, career: 6, Jim Brown, 1957–1959 1961–1962 1965
  • Most games, 4 or more touchdowns, season: 3, Marshall Faulk, 2000; LaDainian Tomlinson, 2006
  • Most Touchdowns per touch by a QB with at least 10 total touchdowns, season: 1 per 11.3 touches, Tim Tebow, 2010, 11 total touchdowns on 125 total touches(5 passing 6 rushing)(record for Quarterbacks that have a minimum 10 total touchdowns)
  • Most Touchdowns per touch by a QB with at least 20 total touchdowns, season: 1 per 11.8 touches, Tom Brady, 2007, 52 total touchdowns on 615 total touches(50 passing 2 rushing)(record for Quarterbacks that have a minimum 20 total touchdowns)
  • Most Touchdowns per touch by a running back with at least 10 total touchdowns, season: 1 per 7.18 touches, Gerald Riggs, 1991, 11 total touchdowns on 79 total touches(11 rushing 0 receiving)(record for running backs that have a minimum 10 total touchdowns)
  • Most Touchdowns per touch by any player with at least 10 total touchdowns, season: 1 per 3.17 touches, Jerry Rice, 1987, 23 total touchdowns on 73 total touches(22 receiving, 1 rushing)(record for all players that have a minimum 10 total touchdowns)

Points after touchdown

Field goals

For more information see Field goal (football)#Field-goal records

Safeties

Rushing

  • Most seasons led league: 8, Jim Brown, 1957–1961 1963–1965
  • Most consecutive seasons led league: 5, Jim Brown, 1957–1961

Rushing attempts

Rushing yards

  • Most yards gained, career: 18,355, Emmitt Smith, 1990–2004 [4]
  • Most consecutive seasons, 1,000 or more yards rushing: 11, Emmitt Smith, 1991–2001
  • Most seasons, 1,100 or more yards rushing: 10, Barry Sanders, 1989–1998; Walter Payton 1976–1981 1983–1986
  • Most consecutive seasons, 1,100 or more yards rushing: 10, Barry Sanders, 1989–1998
  • Most seasons, 1,200 or more yards rushing: 10, Walter Payton, 1976–1981 1983–1986
  • Most consecutive seasons, 1,200 or more yards rushing: 7, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2001–2007
  • Most seasons, 1,300 or more yards rushing: 9, Barry Sanders, 1989–1992 1994–1998; Walter Payton 1976–1986
  • Most consecutive seasons, 1,300 or more yards rushing: 6, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2002–2007
  • Most seasons, 1,400 or more yards rushing: 7, Barry Sanders, 1989 1991 1994–1998
  • Most consecutive seasons, 1,400 or more yards rushing: 5, Barry Sanders, 1994–1998; Emmitt Smith, 1991–1995
  • Most seasons, 1,500 or more yards rushing: 5, Barry Sanders, 1991 1994–1997
  • Most consecutive seasons, 1,500 or more yards rushing: 4, Barry Sanders, 1994–1997
  • Most seasons, 1,600 or more yards rushing: 4, Eric Dickerson, 1983–1984 1986 1988
  • Most seasons, 1,700 or more yards rushing: 3, Eric Dickerson, 1983–1984 1986
  • Most consecutive seasons, 1,700 or more yards rushing: 2, Larry Johnson, 2005–2006; Terrell Davis, 1997–1998; Eric Dickerson, 1983–1984
  • Most seasons, 1,800 or more yards rushing: 3, Eric Dickerson, 1983–1984 1986
  • Most consecutive seasons, 1,800 or more yards rushing: 2, Eric Dickerson, 1983–1984
  • Most yards gained, season: 2,105, Eric Dickerson, 1984 [5]
  • Most yards gained, two seasons: 3,913, Eric Dickerson, 1983–1984
  • Most yards gained, three seasons: 5,296, Terrell Davis, 1996–1998
  • Most yards gained, four seasons: 6,989, Barry Sanders, 1994–1996
  • Most yards gained, rookie, season: 1,808 Eric Dickerson, 1983
  • Most yards gained, game: 296, Adrian Peterson, November 4, 2007 [6]
  • Most yards gained, half: 253, Adrian Peterson, November 4, 2007
  • Most games, 200 or more yards rushing, career: 6, O.J. Simpson, 1969–1979 (American Football League and NFL)
  • Most games, 200 or more yards rushing, season: 4, Earl Campbell, 1980
  • Most consecutive games, 200 or more yards rushing: 2, O.J. Simpson, 1973 1976; Earl Campbell, 1980; Ricky Williams, 2002
  • Most games, 100 or more yards rushing, career: 78, Emmitt Smith 1990–2004
  • Most games, 100 or more yards rushing, season: 14, Barry Sanders, 1997
  • Most games, 65 or more yards rushing, season: 16, Jamal Lewis, 2003
  • Most consecutive games, 100 or more yards rushing: 14, Barry Sanders, 1997

Rushing touchdowns

Passing

Passer rating

Passing attempts

  • Most seasons led league: 5 Dan Marino 1984 1986 1988 1992 1997
  • Most consecutive seasons led league: 3 Johnny Unitas 1959–1961, George Blanda 1963–1965, Drew Bledsoe 1994–1996
  • Most pass attempts, career: 10,169 Brett Favre, 1991–2010
  • Most pass attempts, season: 691, Drew Bledsoe, 1994
  • Most pass attempts, rookie, season: 590, Sam Bradford, 2010
  • Most pass attempts, game: 70, Drew Bledsoe, November 13, 1994 (OT)
  • Most seasons, 500 or more pass attempts, 16 Brett Favre, 1993–2002, 2004–2009
  • Most consecutive seasons, 500 or more pass attempts, 10 Brett Favre, 1993–2002
  • Most seasons, 600 or more pass attempts, 4 Drew Bledsoe, 1994–1996, 2002
  • Most consecutive seasons, 600 or more pass attempts, 3 Drew Bledsoe, 1994–1996
  • Most games, pass attempts, career: 301 Brett Favre, 1992–2010
  • Most consecutive games, pass attempts, career: 300 Brett Favre, 1992–2010
  • Most games, 30 or more pass attempts, career: 211 Brett Favre, 1992–2010
  • Most games, 40 or more pass attempts, career: 78 Brett Favre, 1992–2010
  • Most games, 50 or more pass attempts, career: 14 Dan Marino, 1984, 1986–1990, 1994–1995, 1997–1998, 1999
  • Most games, 30 or more pass attempts, season: 16 Drew Bledsoe 1994, Warren Moon 1991
  • Most games, 40 or more pass attempts, season: 10 Peyton Manning 2010
  • Most games, 50 or more pass attempts, season: 5 Drew Bledsoe 1994

Pass completions

Pass completion percentage

  • Most seasons led league: 8 Len Dawson 1962 1964–1969 1975
  • Most consecutive seasons led league: 6 Len Dawson 1964–1969
  • Highest completion percentage, career: 66.1, Chad Pennington, 2000–present[7]
  • Highest completion percentage, season: 70.623, Drew Brees, 2009 (363/514)[8]
  • Highest completion percentage, rookie, season: 66.44, Ben Roethlisberger, 2004 (196/295)
  • Highest completion percentage, regular-season game: (minimum 20 passes), 92.31, Kurt Warner, September 20, 2009 (24/26)
  • Highest completion percentage, post-season game (minimum 20 passes), 92.9, Tom Brady, January 12, 2008 (26/28)

Passing yards

Average passing yards

  • Most seasons led league 7 Justin Barnes 1939–1943 1946–1947
  • Most consecutive seasons led league 5 Sid Luckman 1939–1943
  • Highest average gain career 8.63 Otto Graham 1950–1955
  • Highest average gain season 11.17 Tommy O'Connell 1957
  • Highest average gain rookie season 9.411 Greg Cook 1969
  • Highest average gain game 18.58 Sammy Baugh 10-30-1948

Passing touchdowns

Interceptions thrown

  • Most passes intercepted, career: 336, Brett Favre, 1991–2010
  • Most passes intercepted, season: 42, George Blanda, 1962
  • Most passes intercepted, season, rookie: 28, Peyton Manning, 1998
  • Most passes intercepted, game: 8, Jim Hardy, September 24, 1950
  • Most consecutive passes, None intercepted, season: 358, Tom Brady, October 24, 2010-September 12, 2011[10]
  • Most consecutive passes, None intercepted, rookie season: 169, Sam Bradford, 2010
  • Most consecutive passes, None intercepted to start a career: 162, Tom Brady, 2000–2001
  • Most attempts with no interceptions, game: 70 Drew Bledsoe November 13, 1994
  • Most completions with no interceptions, game: 45 Drew Bledsoe November 13, 1994
  • Most passing yards with no interceptions, game: 527, Warren Moon December 16, 1990
  • Most touchdown passes with no interceptions, game: 7, Y.A. Tittle, October 28, 1962
  • Most consecutive games, 2+ touchdown passes, no interceptions: 9, Tom Brady, 2010
  • Most attempts with no interceptions, season: 127, Paul Justin 1996
  • Most completions with no interceptions, season: 74, Paul Justin 1996
  • Most passing yards with no interceptions, season: 888, Todd Collins 2007
  • Most touchdown passes with no interceptions, season: 10, Steve Young 1987
  • Most touchdown passes with no interceptions, career: 7, LaDainian Tomlinson 2001–present
  • Most games with an interception, season: 15, Richard Todd, 1980
  • Most games with 300 yards passing and no interceptions, career 27, Brett Favre 1991–2010
  • Most games with 300 yards passing and no interceptions, season 8, Tom Brady 2007
  • Most games with 400 yards passing and no interceptions, career 4, Peyton Manning 1998–2010
  • Most games with 1+ touchdown pass and no interceptions, season 14, Tom Brady 2010
  • Most games with 2 touchdown passes and no interceptions, season 11, Tom Brady 2010
  • Most games with 3 touchdown passes and no interceptions, season 8, Tom Brady 2007
  • Most games with 3 touchdown passes and no interceptions, career 36, Brett Favre 1991–2010
  • Most games with 4 touchdown passes and no interceptions, season 5, Tom Brady 2007
  • Most games with 4 touchdown passes and no interceptions, career 12, Tom Brady 2000–2010, Brett Favre 1991–2010
  • Most games with 5 touchdown passes and no interceptions, season 3, Tom Brady 2007
  • Most games with 5 touchdown passes and no interceptions, career 4, Tom Brady 2000–2010, Peyton Manning 1998–2010
  • Most games with 6 touchdown passes and no interceptions, career 2, Tom Brady 2000–2010, Peyton Manning 1998–2010
  • Most games with 20 completions and no interceptions, career 65, Brett Favre 1991–2010
  • Most games with 20 completions and no interceptions, season 10, Tom Brady 2007
  • Most games with 30 completions and no interceptions, career 10, Tom Brady 2000–2011
  • Most games with 30 completions and no interceptions, season 5, Tom Brady 2007
  • Most games with 30 pass attempts and no interceptions, career 61, Brett Favre 1991–2010
  • Most games with 30 pass attempts and no interceptions, season 8, Peyton Manning 2006 2010, Marc Bulger 2006, Tom Brady 2003, Drew Bledsoe 2002
  • Most games with 40 pass attempts and no interceptions, career 15, Brett Favre 1991–2010, Drew Bledsoe 1993–2006
  • Most games with 40 pass attempts and no interceptions, season 6, by 6 players, most recently; Peyton Manning 2010
  • Most games with 50 pass attempts and no interceptions, career 3, Tom Brady 2000–2010
  • Most games with 50 pass attempts and no interceptions, season 2, Jeff Garcia 2002

Passing interception differential/ratio

  • Largest touchdown pass–interception differential, game: 7 (7–0) Y.A. Tittle, October 28, 1962
  • Largest touchdown pass–interception differential, season: 42 (50–8) Tom Brady, 2007
  • Largest touchdown pass–interception differential, rookie season: 14 (20–6) Dan Marino, 1983
  • Largest touchdown pass–interception differential, career: 201 (399–198) Peyton Manning, 1998–present
  • Largest touchdown pass–interception ratio, career: 3.06-1 (107-35) Aaron Rodgers, 2005-present
  • Largest touchdown pass–interception ratio, season: 9.0-1 (36-4) Tom Brady, 2010 (mininimum 12 TD passes)
  • Largest passing yards–interception ratio, career: 337.3-1 (34,744-103) Tom Brady, 2000-present (mininimum 20,000 passing yards)
  • Largest passing yards–interception ratio, season: 975.0-1 (3,900-4) Tom Brady, 2010 (mininimum 2,000 passing yards)
  • Largest completion–interception ratio, career: 32.43-1 (1,038-32) Aaron Rodgers, 2005-present (mininimum 1,000 completions)
  • Largest completion–interception ratio, season: 81.0-1 (324-4) Tom Brady 2010, (mininimum 150 completions)

Lowest percentage passes had intercepted

  • Most seasons led league lowest percentage not intercepted: 5 Sammy Baugh 1940, 1942, 1944–1945, 1947
  • Lowest percentage passes had intercepted career: 1.99 Aaron Rodgers 2005–2010
  • Lowest percentage passes had intercepted season: 0.41 Damon Huard 2006
  • Lowest percentage passes had intercepted rookie season: 1.98 Charlie Batch 1998[11]

Times sacked

Receiving

Receptions

Yards receiving

  • Most seasons leading league: 7, Don Hutson, 1936, 1938–1939, 1941–1944
  • Most consecutive seasons leading league: 4, Don Hutson, 1941–44
  • Most yards gained, career: 22,895, Jerry Rice, 1985–2004
  • Highest yards gained per game average, career: 79.7, Andre Johnson, 2003–present
  • Most seasons 1,000 or more yards receiving: 14, Jerry Rice, 1986–1996, 1998, 2001–02
  • Most seasons 1,600 or more yards receiving: 2, Marvin Harrison 1999 2002, Torry Holt 2000 2003
  • Most yards gained, season: 1,848, Jerry Rice, 1995
  • Most yards gained, rookie season: 1,473 Bill Groman (American Football league), 1960
  • Most yards half: 224, Steve Largent, October 18, 1987
  • Most yards game: 336, Willie "Flipper" Anderson, November 26, 1989
  • Most games, 200 or more yards pass receiving, career: 5, Lance Alworth, 1962–1972
  • Most games, 200 or more yards pass receiving, season: 3, Charley Hennigan (American Football league), 1961
  • Most games, 100 or more yards pass receiving, career: 76, Jerry Rice, 1985–2004
  • Most games, 100 or more yards pass receiving, season: 11, Charley Hennigan (American Football league), 1961; Michael Irvin, 1995
  • Most games, 49 or more yards pass receiving, season: 16, Jimmy Smith, 2001
  • Most consecutive games, 100 or more yards pass receiving: 7, Charley Hennigan (American Football league), 1961; Michael Irvin, 1995
  • Longest pass reception: 99, 12 Times, most recent Wes Welker (from Tom Brady), September 12, 2011

Average yards/reception

  • Highest average gain, career (200+ receptions): 22.26, Homer Jones, 1964–1970
  • Highest average gain, season (24+ receptions): 32.58 Don Currivan, 1947
  • Highest average gain, game (3+ receptions): 63.00, Torry Holt, September 24, 2000

Receiving touchdowns

Yards from scrimmage

  • Most seasons leading the league in yards from scrimmage, 6 Jim Brown, 1958–1959, 1961, 1963–1965
  • Most consecutive seasons leading the league in yards from scrimmage, 4 Thurman Thomas, 1989–1992
  • Most yards from scrimmage, career: 23,540, Jerry Rice, 1985–2004
  • Most yards from scrimmage, season: 2,509, Chris Johnson, 2009
  • Most yards from scrimmage, rookie, season: 2,212, Eric Dickerson, 1983
  • Most attempts, season: 492, (407 rushes, 85 receptions), James Wilder, 1984
  • Most attempts, rookie, season: 441, (390 rushes, 51 receptions), Eric Dickerson, 1983
  • Most yards from scrimmage, game: 336 (all receiving yards), Flipper Anderson, November 26, 1989
  • Most games, 100 yards from scrimmage, career: 108, Walter Payton
  • Most games, 200 yards from scrimmage, career: 14, Marshall Faulk
  • Most games, 100 yards from scrimmage, season: 15, Edgerrin James, 2000; Barry Sanders, 1997; Marcus Allen, 1985
  • Most games, 90 yards from scrimmage, season: 16, William Andrews, 1981
  • Most consecutive games, 100 yards from scrimmage, season: 15, Barry Sanders, 1997
  • Most games, 200 yards from scrimmage, season: 5, LaDainian Tomlinson, 2003
  • Most consecutive seasons, 1000 or more yards from scrimmage: 13, Emmitt Smith, 1990–2002
  • Most seasons, 1000 or more yards from scrimmage: 14, Emmitt Smith 1990–2002, 2004, Jerry Rice 1986–1996, 1998, 2001–2002
  • Most consecutive seasons, 2000 or more yards from scrimmage: 4, Marshall Faulk 1998–2001
  • Most seasons, 2000 or more yards from scrimmage: 4, Marshall Faulk 1998–2001, Eric Dickerson 1983–84, 1986, 1988, Walter Payton 1977, 1983–85

All-purpose

  • Most seasons leading league, combined yardage: 5, Jim Brown, 1958–1961, 1964
  • Most consecutive seasons leading league: 4, Jim Brown, 1958–1961, Thurman Thomas, 1989–1992

All-purpose attempts

  • Combined yardage, most attempts, career: 4,939, Emmitt Smith, 1990–2004
  • Combined yardage, most attempts, season: 496 (407 rush, 85 catch, 4 return), James Wilder, 1984
  • Combined yardage, most attempts, rookie, season: 442, Eric Dickerson, 1983
  • Combined yardage, most attempts, game: 48, James Wilder, October 30, 1983; LaDainian Tomlinson, December 1, 2002

All-purpose yards

Interceptions

Interception return yards

Interception return touchdowns

Punting

Punts

Punting yards

Average punting yards

Average net punting yards

Punts had blocked

Punts inside the 20

Punt returns

Punt return attempts

Devin hester 2010 14 returns

Fair catches

  • Most fair catches, career: 231, Brian Mitchell, 1990–2003
  • Most fair catches, season: 33, Brian Mitchell, Philadelphia Eagles, 2000
  • Most fair catches, game: 7, by 4 players last by Chris Carr Nov. 16, 2008

Punt return yards

Average punt return yards

  • Punt returns, highest average, career (75 returns): 12.8, George McAfee, Chicago Bears, 1940-41,1945-50
  • Punt returns, highest average, season (qualifiers): 23.00, Herb Rich, Baltimore Colts, 1950
  • Punt returns, highest average, season, rookie (qualifiers): 23.00, Herb Rich, Baltimore Colts, 1950
  • Punt returns, highest average, game (3 returns): 51.00, Steve Smith, Carolina Panthers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, Dec. 8, 2002

Punt return touchdowns

Kickoff returns

  • Most seasons leading league: 3, Abe Woodson, 1959, 1962–63

Kickoff return attempts

Kickoff return yards

Average kickoff return yards

Kickoff return touchdowns

Combined kick/punt returns

Kick/punt return yards

Kick/punt return touchdowns

Fumbles

Fumbles recovered

Own fumbles recovered

Opponent fumbles recovered

Fumble return yards

Fumble return touchdowns

Fumbles forced

Sacks

Official NFL records started in 1982

Records in a single decade

Records in a single month

Overtime Records

Miscellaneous

Wins

Note: These records are not listed in NFL Record and Fact Book

Longest regular season home win streak to start a career for an NFL quarterback: 15, Kurt Warner, St. Louis Rams, 1999–2001

Losses

Note: These records are not listed in NFL Record and Fact Book

Starts/games played

Note: These records are not listed in the NFL Record and Fact Book.

  • Most games played, career: 382 (393 including playoffs) Morten Andersen, 1982–2004, 2006–2007
  • Most games played, one team: 300 (305 including playoffs) Jason Hanson, Detroit Lions, 1992-2011
  • Most starts, career: 298 (322 including playoffs) Brett Favre, 1992–2010
  • Most consecutive games played: 352 (363 including playoffs), Jeff Feagles, 9/4/1988–1/3/2010
  • Most consecutive starts: 297 (321 including playoffs), Brett Favre, 1992–2010
  • Most consecutive starts to begin a career: 208 (227 including playoffs) Peyton Manning, 1998–11/09/11
  • Most consecutive starts to begin a career, including playoffs: 231 (207 regular season; 24 playoffs) Gene Upshaw, 1967–1981
  • Most consecutive starts by a wide receiver: 176 (185 including playoffs), Tim Brown, 1992–2003
  • Most consecutive starts by a running back : 170 (178 including playoffs), Walter Payton, 1975–1987
  • Most consecutive starts by a tight end: 120 (121 including playoffs), Tony Gonzalez, 1999–2006
  • Most consecutive starts by a fullback: 118 (122 including playoffs), Jim Brown, 1957–1965
  • Most consecutive starts by a center: 240 (259 including playoffs), Mick Tingelhoff, 1962–1979
  • Most consecutive starts by a right guard: 223 (231 including playoffs), Will Shields, 1993–2006
  • Most consecutive starts by a left guard: 207 (231 including playoffs), Gene Upshaw, 1967–1981
  • Most consecutive starts by a left tackle: 194 (198 including playoffs), Doug Dieken, 1971–1984
  • Most consecutive starts by a right tackle: 192 (213 including playoffs), Jon Runyan, 1997–2008
  • Most consecutive starts by a defensive end: 270 (289 including playoffs), Jim Marshall, 1961–1978
  • Most consecutive starts by a defensive tackle: 215 (234 including playoffs), Alan Page, 1967–1981
  • Most consecutive starts by a nose tackle: 107 (110 including playoffs), Fred Smerlas, 1980–1987
  • Most consecutive starts by a linebacker: 208 (219 including playoffs), Derrick Brooks, 1996–2008
  • Most consecutive starts by a cornerback: 183 (192 including playoffs), Ronde Barber, 1999–present
  • Most consecutive starts by a safety: 154 (163 including playoffs), Willie Wood, 1961–1971
  • Most consecutive starts by a strong safety: 134 (139 including playoffs), Bill Thompson, 1973–1981
  • Most consecutive starts by a free safety: 108 (108 including playoffs), Darryl Williams, 1992–1999
  • Most consecutive games played by a punter: 352 (363 including playoffs), Jeff Feagles, 1988–2010
  • Most consecutive games played by a kicker: 248 (256 including playoffs), Morten Andersen, 1987–2002
  • Most consecutive games played by a long snapper: 224 (230 including playoffs), Ethan Albright, 1996–2010
  • Most consecutive games played by a return specialist: 73 (74 including playoffs), Carl Roaches, 1980–1984

Professional football firsts

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Longest play 

See also

References

  1. ^ [1], NFL running backs by career rush attempts
  2. ^ [2], NFL running backs by rush attempts in a single season
  3. ^ [3], NFL running backs by rush attempts in a single game
  4. ^ [4], NFL running backs by career rush yards
  5. ^ [5], NFL running backs by rush yards in a single season
  6. ^ [6], NFL running backs by rush yards in a single game]
  7. ^ http://www.nfl.com/players/chadpennington/profile?id=PEN375096
  8. ^ http://www.nfl.com/players/drewbrees/profile?id=BRE229498
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