Most Career Yards Rushing in a Career - The Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings All-Time Rushing Leaders (as of the 2021 season)
Rank Player Years Played Yards Games Y/A
1 Adrian Peterson 2007-2016 11747 123 4.9
2 Robert Smith 1993-2000 6818 98 4.8
3 Chuck Foreman 1973-1979 5887 93 3.8
4 Bill Brown 1962-1974 5757 180 3.5
5 Dalvin Cook 2017-2021 4820 56 4.7
6 Ted Brown 1979-1986 4546 104 4.1
7 Dave Osborn 1965-1975 4320 137 3.7
8 Darrin Nelson 1982-1992 4231 129 4.3
9 Tommy Mason 1961-1966 3252 70 4.3
10 Michael Bennett 2001-2005 3174 64 4.5
11 Chester Taylor 2006-2009 2797 61 4.3
12 Terry Allen 1991-1994 2795 47 4.4
13 Fran Tarkenton* 1961-1978 2548 177 5.5
14 Daunte Culpepper 1999-2005 2476 81 5.5
15 Alfred Anderson 1984-1991 2374 108 3.8
16 Herschel Walker 1989-1991 2264 42 4.1
17 Clint Jones 1967-1972 2008 75 3.7
18 Oscar Reed 1968-1974 1968 79 4.0
19 Jerick McKinnon 2014-2017 1918 58 4.0
20 Rickey Young 1978-1983 1744 89 3.1
21 Leroy Hoard 1996-1999 1689 49 3.9
22 Moe Williams 1996-2005 1535 117 4.1
23 Rick Fenney 1987-1991 1508 63 4.2
24 Latavius Murray 2017-2018 1420 32 4.0
25 Alexander Mattison 2019-2021 1387 42 4.2
  • * – Hall of Fame
  • “Bold Text” – Still Active on Team
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Chuck Foreman, Minnesota Vikings 1973-1979
Chuck Foreman
Bill Brown, Minnesota Vikings Running Back 1962-1974
Bill Brown
Herschel Walker, Running Back/Kick Returner 1986-1997
Herschel Walker
All-Pro NFL Runningback Terry Allen, 1991-2001
Terry Allen

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