HISTORY
Individual Records: TouchdownsRecords updated through the 2007 season
Most Seasons Leading League
8 Don Hutson, Green Bay, 1935-38, 1941-44
3 Jim Brown, Cleveland, 1958-59, 1963
Lance Alworth, San Diego, 1964-66
Emmitt Smith, Dallas, 1992, 1994-95
2 By many players
Most Consecutive Seasons Leading League
4 Don Hutson, Green Bay, 1935-38, 1941-44
3 Lance Alworth, San Diego, 1964-66
2 By many players
Most Touchdowns, Career
208 Jerry Rice, San Francisco, 1985-2000; Oakland, 2001-04; Seattle, 2004 (10-r, 197-p, 1-ret)
175 Emmitt Smith, Dallas, 1990-2002; Arizona, 2003-04 (164-r, 11-p)
145 Marcus Allen, L.A. Raiders, 1982-1992; Kansas City, 1993-97 (123-r, 21-p, 1-ret)
Most Touchdowns, Season
31 LaDainian Tomlinson, San Diego, 2006
28 Shaun Alexander, Seattle, 2005 (27-r, 1-p)
27 Priest Holmes, Kansas City, 2003 (27-r)
Most Touchdowns, Rookie, Season
22 Gale Sayers, Chicago, 1965 (14-r, 6-p, 2-ret)
20 Eric Dickerson, L.A. Rams, 1983 (18-r, 2-p)
17 Randy Moss, Minnesota, 1998 (17-p)
Fred Taylor, Jacksonville, 1998 (14-r, 3-p)
Edgerrin James, Indianapolis, 1999 (13-r, 4-p)
Clinton Portis, Denver, 2002 (15-r, 2-p)
Most Touchdowns, Game
6 Ernie Nevers, Chi. Cardinals vs. Chi. Bears, Nov. 28, 1929 (6-r)
Dub Jones, Cleveland vs. Chi. Bears, Nov. 25, 1951 (4-r, 2-p)
Gale Sayers, Chicago vs. San Francisco, Dec. 12, 1965 (4-r, 1-p, 1-ret)
5 Bob Shaw, Chi. Cardinals vs. Baltimore, Oct. 2, 1950 (5-p)
Jim Brown, Cleveland vs. Baltimore, Nov. 1, 1959 (5-r)
Abner Haynes, Dall. Texans vs. Oakland, Nov. 26, 1961 (4-r, 1-p)
Billy Cannon, Houston vs. N.Y. Titans, Dec. 10, 1961 (3-r, 2-p)
Cookie Gilchrist, Buffalo vs. N.Y. Jets, Dec. 8, 1963 (5-r)
Paul Hornung, Green Bay vs. Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1965 (3-r, 2-p)
Kellen Winslow, San Diego vs. Oakland, Nov. 22, 1981 (5-p)
Jerry Rice, San Francisco vs. Atlanta, Oct. 14, 1990 (5-p)
James Stewart, Jacksonville vs. Philadelphia, Oct. 12, 1997 (5-r)
Shaun Alexander, Seattle vs. Minnesota, Sept. 29, 2002 (4-r, 1-p)
Clinton Portis, Denver vs. Kansas City, Dec. 7, 2003 (5-r)
4 By many players. Last time: Randy Moss, New England vs. Buffalo, Nov. 18, 2007 (4-p)
Terrell Owens, Dallas vs. Washington, Nov. 18, 2007 (4-p)
Most Consecutive Games Scoring Touchdowns
18 Lenny Moore, Baltimore, 1963-65
LaDainian Tomlinson, San Diego, 2004-05
14 O.J. Simpson, Buffalo, 1975
13 John Riggins, Washington, 1982-83
George Rogers, Washington, 1985-86
Jerry Rice, San Francisco, 1986-87


 

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