The NFL’s All-Time Leading Rushers

It's all about getting in the end zone.

It’s all about getting in the end zone.

Show-stealing wide receivers who can make circus catches are all very well but if a team doesn’t have a reliable back who can carry the rock and make the hard yards, then they’re not likely to go all the way and win the big games.

That’s why the achievements of these seven backs, who all racked up more than 13,000 rushing yards in their NFL careers, more often than not were accompanied by significant success for their respective teams and why they have gone down in history as some of the best offensive weapons that the NFL has ever seen.