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Season Rushing Yards Statistics

Season Rushing Yards Statistics provide insights into the total number of rushing yards accumulated by a player over the course of a season, capturing their performance and impact on the game.

Statistic 1

"The Baltimore Ravens had the highest team rushing yard total in the 2019 season with 3,296 yards."

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Statistic 2

"Derrick Henry holds the record for the most rushing yards in a single NFL season by a running back with 2,027 yards in 2020."

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Statistic 3

"Barry Sanders rushed for over 1,500 yards in 5 different seasons during his career."

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Statistic 4

"O.J. Simpson was the first NFL player to rush for over 2,000 yards in a season, achieving 2,003 yards in 1973 over a 14-game season."

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Statistic 5

"In 2019, Christian McCaffrey became the first player to achieve 1,000 rushing yards and 1,000 receiving yards in a single season since Marshall Faulk (1999)."

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Statistic 6

"In the 2020 season, Dalvin Cook finished second in rushing yards with 1,557 yards."

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Statistic 7

"Chris Johnson recorded 2,006 rushing yards in the 2009 NFL season."

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Statistic 8

"The average number of rushing yards required to lead the NCAA FBS in a season over the last 10 years is approximately 1,900 yards."

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Statistic 9

"In the 2006 NFL season, LaDainian Tomlinson set the record for most rushing touchdowns in a season with 28."

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Statistic 10

"Frank Gore has amassed over 1,000 rushing yards in a season nine times in his career."

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Statistic 11

"Walter Payton's single-season rushing record for the Chicago Bears is 1,852 yards in 1977."

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Statistic 12

"Houston Texans' running back Arian Foster led the NFL in 2010 with 1,616 rushing yards."

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Statistic 13

"DeMarco Murray set the Dallas Cowboys’ single-season rushing record with 1,845 yards in 2014."

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Statistic 14

"The average rushing attempt per game by a team in the 2020 NFL season was 26.7."

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Statistic 15

"The NFL introduced a 17th game to the regular season starting in 2021, potentially allowing for greater season rushing yard totals."

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Statistic 16

"Jim Brown led the league in rushing yards eight times in his nine-season career."

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Statistic 17

"Emmitt Smith is the all-time leader in career rushing yards with 18,355 but never surpassed 1,850 in a single season."

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Statistic 18

"Eric Dickerson holds the rookie record for the most rushing yards in a season with 1,808 yards in 1983."

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Statistic 19

"The average rushing yards per game for an NFL team in the 2020 season was 118.9 yards."

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