HISTORY
Team Records: RushingRecords updated through the 2007 season
Most Seasons Leading League
16 Chi. Bears, 1932, 1934-35, 1939-1942, 1951, 1955-56, 1968, 1977, 1983-86
7 Buffalo, 1962, 1964, 1973, 1975, 1982, 1991-92
6 Cleveland, 1958-59, 1963, 1965-67
San Francisco, 1952-54, 1987, 1998-99
Most Consecutive Seasons Leading League
4 Chi. Bears, 1939-1942
Chi. Bears, 1983-86
3 Detroit, 1936-38
San Francisco, 1952-54
Cleveland, 1965-67
Atlanta, 2004-06
2 By many teams
ATTEMPTS
Most Rushing Attempts, Season
681 Oakland, 1977
674 Chicago, 1984
671 New England, 1978
Fewest Rushing Attempts, Season
211 Philadelphia, 1982
219 San Francisco, 1982
225 Houston, 1982
Most Rushing Attempts, Game
72 Chi. Bears vs. Brooklyn, Oct. 20, 1935
70 Chi. Cardinals vs. Green Bay, Dec. 5, 1948
69 Chi. Cardinals vs. Green Bay, Dec. 6, 1936
Kansas City vs. Cincinnati, Sept. 3, 1978
Fewest Rushing Attempts, Game
6 Chi. Cardinals vs. Boston, Oct. 29, 1933
New England vs. Pittsburgh, Oct. 31, 2004
Arizona vs. Minnesota, Nov. 26, 2006
7 Oakland vs. Buffalo, Oct. 5, 1963
Houston vs. N.Y. Giants, Dec. 8, 1985
Seattle vs. L.A. Raiders, Nov. 17, 1991
Green Bay vs. Miami, Sept. 11, 1994
Detroit vs. Minnesota, Dec. 2, 2007
8 Denver vs. Oakland, Dec. 17, 1960
Buffalo vs. St. Louis, Sept. 9, 1984
Detroit vs. San Francisco, Oct. 20, 1991
Atlanta vs. Detroit, Sept. 5, 1993
St. Louis vs. San Francisco, Nov. 2, 2003
N.Y. Jets vs. Denver, Nov. 20, 2005
St. Louis vs. Carolina, Nov. 19, 2006
Detroit vs. Arizona, Nov. 11, 2007
Most Rushing Attempts, Both Teams, Game
108 Chi. Cardinals (70) vs. Green Bay (38), Dec. 5, 1948
105 Oakland (62) vs. Atlanta (43), Nov. 30, 1975 (OT)
104 Chi. Bears (64) vs. Pittsburgh (40), Oct. 18, 1936
Fewest Rushing Attempts, Both Teams, Game
16 Chi. Cardinals (6) vs. Boston (10), Oct. 22, 1933
30 Minnesota (15) vs. New England (15), Oct. 30, 2006
34 Atlanta (12) vs. Houston (22), Dec. 5, 1993
Atlanta (15) vs. San Francisco (19), Dec. 24, 1995
Philadelphia (14) vs. San Diego (20), Oct. 23, 2005
YARDS GAINED
Most Yards Gained Rushing, Season
3,165 New England, 1978
3,088 Buffalo, 1973
2,986 Kansas City, 1978
Fewest Yards Gained Rushing, Season
298 Philadelphia, 1940
467 Detroit, 1946
471 Boston, 1944
Most Yards Gained Rushing, Game
426 Detroit vs. Pittsburgh, Nov. 4, 1934
423 N.Y. Giants vs. Baltimore, Nov. 19, 1950
420 Boston vs. N.Y. Giants, Oct. 8, 1933
Fewest Yards Gained Rushing, Game
-53 Detroit vs. Chi. Cardinals, Oct. 17, 1943
-36 Philadelphia vs. Chi. Bears, Nov. 19, 1939
-33 Brooklyn vs. Phil-Pitt, Oct. 2, 1943
Most Yards Gained Rushing, Both Teams, Game
595 Los Angeles (371) vs. N.Y. Yanks (224), Nov. 18, 1951
574 Chi. Bears (396) vs. Pittsburgh (178), Oct. 10, 1934
558 Boston (420) vs. N.Y. Giants (138), Oct. 8, 1933
Fewest Yards Gained Rushing, Both Teams, Game
-15 Detroit (-53) vs. Chi. Cardinals (38), Oct. 17, 1943
4 Detroit (-10) vs. Chi. Cardinals (14), Sept. 15, 1940
45 San Diego (21) vs. Philadelphia (24), Oct. 23, 2005
AVERAGE GAIN
Highest Average Gain, Rushing, Season
5.74 Cleveland, 1963
5.65 San Francisco, 1954
5.56 San Diego, 1963
Lowest Average Gain, Rushing, Season
0.94 Philadelphia, 1940
1.45 Boston, 1944
1.55 Pittsburgh, 1935
TOUCHDOWNS
Most Touchdowns, Rushing, Season
36 Green Bay, 1962
33 Pittsburgh, 1976
32 Kansas City, 2003
San Diego, 2006
Fewest Touchdowns, Rushing, Season
1 Brooklyn, 1934
2 Chi. Cardinals, 1933
Cincinnati, 1933
Pittsburgh, 1934
Philadelphia, 1935
Philadelphia, 1936
Philadelphia, 1937
Philadelphia, 1938
Pittsburgh, 1940
Philadelphia, 1972
N.Y. Jets, 1995
Arizona, 2005
3 By many teams
Most Touchdowns, Rushing, Game
9 Rock Island vs. Evansville, Oct. 15, 1922
Racine vs. Louisville, Nov. 5, 1922
8 Chi. Cardinals vs. Rochester, Oct. 7, 1923
Kansas City vs. Atlanta, Oct. 24, 2004
7 By many teams
Most Touchdowns, Rushing, Both Teams, Game
9 Rock Island (9) vs. Evansville (0), Oct. 15, 1922
Racine (9) vs. Louisville (0), Nov. 5, 1922
8 Chi. Cardinals (8) vs. Rochester (0), Oct. 7, 1923
Canton (7) vs. Cleveland (1), Nov. 25, 1923
Los Angeles (6) vs. N.Y. Yanks (2), Nov. 18, 1951
Chi. Bears (5) vs. Green Bay (3), Nov. 6, 1955
Cleveland (6) vs. Los Angeles (2), Nov. 24, 1957
Denver (5) vs. Kansas City (3), Dec. 7, 2003
Kansas City (8) vs. Atlanta (0), Oct. 24, 2004
7 In many games
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