HISTORY WILL JUDGE

The top rushers in NFL history, based on yards per game:

Jim Brown (1957-63) 104.3

Barry Sanders (1989-98) 99.8

Terrell Davis (1995-2001) 97.5

Adrian Peterson (2007- ) 95.2

Chris Johnson (2008- ) 93.2

Eric Dickerson (1983-93) 90.8

Walter Payton (1975-87) 88.0

Clinton Portis (2002-10) 87.8

Billy Sims (1980-84) 85.1

Curtis Martin (1995-2005) 83.9

LaDainian Tomlinson (2001- ) 83.7

O.J. Simpson (1969-79) 83.2

Edgerrin James (1999-2009) 82.7

Earl Campbell (1978-85) 81.8

Emmitt Smith (1990-2004) 81.2