Weekly Top 20

The career leaders in major statistical categories include a blend of Hall of Fame players as well as many of today’s NFL stars. Each Tuesday, thanks to Elias Sports Bureau, ProFootballHOF.com features the career leaders in four main statistical categories.

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As of Nov. 14, 2017 (through Week 10)

WEEK 10 TOP 20 HIGHLIGHT:

Atlanta Falcons quarterback MATT RYAN completed 22 of 29 passes (75.9 percent) for 215 yards with two touchdowns for a 104.8 passer rating in the team’s win.

Ryan, who has 40,073 passing yards in 151 career games, reached 40,000 career passing yards in the fewest games in NFL history, surpassing the previous record held by DREW BREES (152).

The Falcons QB currently has a passer rating of 93.65 to rank 11th all time.

Passer Rating | Receptions | Rushing Yards | Scoring 

1971 Top 20

Italics denotes Hall of Famers
Bold denotes players active during the 2017 season

PASSER RATING
1 Aaron Rodgers 104.10
2 Russell Wilson 99.30
3 Tom Brady 97.65
4 Tony Romo 97.15
5 Steve Young 96.81
6 Drew Brees 96.55
7 Peyton Manning 96.46
8 Kirk Cousins 94.44
9 Philip Rivers 94.38
10 Kurt Warner 93.71
11 Matt Ryan 93.65
12 Ben Roethlisberger 93.57
13 Joe Montana 92.26
14 Chad Pennington 90.14
15 Matt Shaub 89.09
16 Andy Dalton 88.99
17 Colin Kaepernick 88.89
18 Derek Carr 88.43
19 Carson Palmer 87.89
20 Daunte Culpepper 87.78
 
RECEPTIONS
1 Jerry Rice 1,549
2 Tony Gonzalez 1,325
3 Larry Fitzgerald 1,185
4 Jason Witten 1,131
5 Marvin Harrison 1,102
6 Cris Carter 1,101
7 Tim Brown 1,094
8 Terrell Owens 1,078
9 Anquan Boldin 1,076
10 Reggie Wayne 1,070
11 Andre Johnson 1,062
12 Steve Smith 1,031
13 Isaac Bruce 1,024
14 Hines Ward 1,000
15 Randy Moss 982
16 Brandon Marshall 959
17 Andre Reed 951
18 Derrick Mason 943
19 Art Monk 940
20 Torry Holt 920
 
RUSHING YARDS
1 Emmitt Smith 18,355
2 Walter Payton 16,726
3 Barry Sanders 15,269
4 Curtis Martin 14,101
5 LaDainian Tomlinson 13,684
6 Jerome Bettis 13,662
7 Frank Gore 13,574
8 Eric Dickerson 13,259
9 Tony Dorsett 12,739
10 Jim Brown 12,312
11 Marshall Faulk 12,279
12 Edgerrin James 12,246
13 Marcus Allen 12,243
14 Adrian Peterson 12,171
15 Franco Harris 12,120
16 Thurman Thomas 12,074
17 Fred Taylor 11,695
18 Steven Jackson 11,438
19 John Riggins 11,352
20 Corey Dillon 11,241
 
SCORING
1 Morten Andersen 2,544
2 Adam Vinatieri 2,447
3 Gary Anderson 2,434
4 Jason Hanson 2,150
5 John Carney 2,062
6 Matt Stover 2,004
7 George Blanda 2,002
8 Jason Elam 1,983
9 John Kasay 1,970
10 Sebastian Janikowski 1,799
11 Phil Dawson 1,751
12 Norm Johnson 1,736
13 David Akers 1,721
14 Nick Lowery 1,711
15 Jan Stenerud 1,699
16 Ryan Longwell 1,681
17 Eddie Murray 1,594
18 Al Del Greco 1,584
19 Matt Bryant 1,558
20 Olindo Mare 1,555
 

 

Here's a flashback look at how the Top 20 looked at the start of the 1971 season.

Passers | Receiving | Rushing | Scoring