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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:30 am    Post subject: Spiller's yards per carry falls short of O.J. Reply with quote

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RUSHING YARDS

Rnk  Player          Year  Att  Yards  TDs   Y/A  Gms  Yds/Gm
-------------------------------------------------------------
1.   O.J. Simpson    1973  332  2,003*  12   6.0*  14   143.0*
2.   O.J. Simpson    1975  329  1,817   16*  5.5   14   129.7
3.   O.J. Simpson    1976  290  1,503    8   5.2   14   107.4
4.   Thurman Thomas  1992  312  1,487    9   4.8   16    92.9
5.   Travis Henry    2002  325  1,438   13   4.4   16    91.0
6.   Thurman Thomas  1991  288  1,407    7   4.9   15    93.8
7.   Travis Henry    2003  331  1,356   10   4.1   15    90.4
8.   Thurman Thomas  1993  355* 1,315    6   3.7   16    82.2
9.   Thurman Thomas  1990  271  1,297   11   4.8   16    81.1
10.  O.J. Simpson    1972  292  1,251    6   4.3   14    89.4
11.  Willis McGahee  2005  325  1,247    5   3.8   16    77.9
12t. Thurman Thomas  1989  298  1,244    6   4.2   16    77.8
12t. C.J. Spiller    2012  207  1,244    6   6.0   16    77.8

* Franchise best


O.J. Simpson and Thurman Thomas account for nine of the thirteen seasons on the list. Spiller's yards per carry (6.01) ultimately fell short of Simpson's franchise record (6.03) set in 1973. Simpson and Spiller account for two of the top six yards per carry seasons in NFL history (minimum 180 attempts).

All-time:
1. Jim Brown (6.40 in 1963)
2. Jamaal Charles (6.38 in 2010)
3. Barry Sanders (6.13 in 1997)
4. O.J. Simpson (6.033 in 1973)
5. Adrian Peterson (6.026 in 2012)
6. C.J. Spiller (6.01 in 2012)

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YARDS FROM SCRIMMAGE

Rnk  Player          Year  Yards  TDs   Gms  Yds/Gm
-------------------------------------------------------------
1.   O.J. Simpson    1975  2,243*  23*  14   160.2*
2.   Thurman Thomas  1992  2,113   12   16   132.1
3.   O.J. Simpson    1973  2,073   12   14   148.1
4.   Thurman Thomas  1991  2,038   12   15   135.9
5.   Thurman Thomas  1989  1,913   12   16   119.6
6.   Thurman Thomas  1990  1,829   13   16   114.3
7.   O.J. Simpson    1976  1,762    9   14   125.9
8.   Travis Henry    2002  1,747   14   16   109.2
9.   C.J. Spiller    2012  1,703    8   16   106.4
10.  Thurman Thomas  1993  1,702    6   16   106.4
11.  Joe Cribbs      1981  1,700   10   16   106.3
12.  Joe Cribbs      1983  1,655   10   16   103.4
13.  Joe Cribbs      1980  1,600   12   16   100.0

* Franchise best


Simpson and Thomas occupy eight of the above thirteen spots, and are the only two players in the top seven.
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