Walter Peyton's single game rushing record is 275 yards against the Minnesota Vikings in 1977.
Walter Payton broke O.J. Simpson's single-game rushing record. Payton gained 275 rushing yards in a 1977 game against the Minnesota Vikings.
157 yards per game
Emmitt Smith holds the record for most rushing yards in a career with 18,355 yards. Eric Dickerson holds the record for most rushing yards in a season with 2,105 yards. Adrian Peterson holds the record for most rushing yards in a single game with 296 yards.
Willie Parker holds the Steelers single game rushing record with 223 yards. The record was set on December 7, 2006 against the Cleveland Browns.
Most rushing yards in a single game: Adrian Peterson, 296. Most rushing yards in a season: Eric Dickerson, 2,105. Most rushing yards in a career: Emmitt Smith, 18,355.
Emmitt Smith,with 18,355 rushing yards, currently holds the record for the highest rushing yards in the game.
Michael Vick of the Atlanta Falcons holds the NFL Quarterback single game rushing record with 173 yards from 10 attempts during a 2002 game vs the Vikings. Nealon Greene of the Edmonton Eskimos holds the CFL Quarterback single game rushing record with 180 yards in 14 carries versus the Saskatchewan Roughriders on July 19, 1999.
He has the single game rushing record in the NFL with 296 yards.
Steve sleton holds the record with 654 rushing yards
As of the 2007 season, the NFL single playoff game rushing yards record is held by Eric Dickerson of the Los Angeles Rams who ran for 248 yards in a January 4, 1986 playoff game against Dallas. The Rams won the game 20-0.