When it comes to leading the league in rushing yards, one NFL player stands alone -- Jim Brown did it for eight seasons.

 

Jim Brown, Cleveland, 1957-1961, 1963-65

Five players are tied for runner-up with four league leading seasons:

Steve Van Buren, Philadelphia, 1945, 1947-49

O.J. Simpson, Buffalo, 1972-73, 1975-76

Eric Dickerson, L.A. Rams, 1983-84, 1986; Indianapolis, 1988

Emmitt Smith, Dallas, 1991-93, 1995

Barry Sanders, Detroit, 1990, 1994, 1996-97