Top 14 Playoff Runners (includes 1 QB) based on rush yards per game

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Jan 11, 2022, 2:31:36 PM (7 days ago) Jan 11
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Notably, the 2nd & 3rd running backs in
rush yards per game in 2021, their teams
didn't make it to the playoffs (Jonathan
Taylor, Colts & Nick Chubb, Browns).
https://www.espn.com/nfl/stats/player/_/stat/rushing/table/rushing/sort/rushingYardsPerGame/dir/desc

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AFC

... Player, Team ........ Rush Yds/Game ... Yds/Att ... TDs/Game

1. Derrick Henry, Titans ...... 117.1 ......... 4.3 ........... 1.25 (8 games)
2. Joe Mixon, Bengals ........ 75.3 ........... 4.1 ........... .81 (16 games)
3. Najee Harris, Steelers .... 70.6 ............ 3.9 ........... .41 (17 games)
4. D'onta Foreman, Titans .. 62.9 ............ 4.3 ........... .33 (9 games)
5. Damien Harris, Patriots .. 61.9 ............ 4.6 ........... 1.0 (15 games)
6. Josh Jacobs, Raiders ..... 58.1 ............ 4.0 ........... .6 (15 games)

NFC

1. Elijah Mitchell, 49ers ....... 87.5 ........... 4.7 ............ .45 (11 games)
2. Miles Sanders, Eagles ..... 62.8 ........... 5.5 ............ 0 (12 games)
3. Zeke Elliott~, Cowboys ... 58.9 ........... 4.2 ............ .59 (17 games)
4. Jordan Howard, Eagles ... 58.0 ........... 4.7 ............ .43 (7 games)
4. Leonard Fournette, Bucs . 58.0 ........... 4.5 ............ .57 (14 games)
6. Darrell Henderson, Rams. 57.3 ........... 4.6 ............ .42 (12 games)
7. Aaron Jones, Packers ..... 53.3 ........... 4.7 ............ .27 (15 games)
8. Jalen Hurts*, Eagles ........ 52.3 ........... 5.6 ............ .67 (15 games)

~ Zeke ranks 2nd in NFC TDs/Game
but ranks last in NFC rush Yds/Att.

* The only QB on this list.

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observer

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Jan 12, 2022, 10:30:35 AM (6 days ago) Jan 12
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Top 3 Playoff Runners (includes 1 QB)
in the NFL in each category:

Rush Yards/Game

1. Derrick Henry, Titans ....... 117.1
2. Elijah Mitchell, 49ers ....... 87.5
2. Joe Mixon, Bengals ......... 75.3

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Rush Yards/Attempt

1. Jalen Hurts*, Eagles ........ 5.6
2. Miles Sanders, Eagles ..... 5.5
3. Jordan Howard, Eagles ... 4.72

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TDs/Game

1. Derrick Henry, Titans ....... 1.25 (8 games)
2. Damien Harris, Patriots ... 1.0 (15 games)
3. Joe Mixon, Bengals ......... .81 (16 games)

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* The only QB on this list.

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On Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 1:31:36 PM UTC-6, observer wrote:

.> Notably, the 2nd & 3rd running backs in
.> rush yards per game in 2021, their teams
.> didn't make it to the playoffs (Jonathan
.> Taylor, Colts & Nick Chubb, Browns).
.> https://www.espn.com/nfl/stats/player/_/stat/rushing/table/rushing/sort/rushingYardsPerGame/dir/desc
.>
.> ~~~
.>
.> AFC
.>
.> ... Player, Team ........ Rush Yds/Game ... Yds/Att ... TDs/Game
.>
.> 1. Derrick Henry, Titans ...... 117.1 ......... 4.3 ........... 1.25 (8 games)
.> 2. Joe Mixon, Bengals ........ 75.3 ........... 4.1 ........... .81 (16 games)
.> 3. Najee Harris, Steelers .... 70.6 ............ 3.9 ........... .41 (17 games)
.> 4. D'onta Foreman, Titans .. 62.9 ............ 4.3 ........... .33 (9 games)
.> 5. Damien Harris, Patriots .. 61.9 ............ 4.6 ........... 1.0 (15 games)
.> 6. Josh Jacobs, Raiders ..... 58.1 ............ 4.0 ........... .6 (15 games)
.>
.> NFC
.>
.> 1. Elijah Mitchell, 49ers ....... 87.5 ........... 4.7 ............ .45 (11 games)
.> 2. Miles Sanders, Eagles ..... 62.8 ........... 5.5 ............ 0 (12 games)
.> 3. Zeke Elliott~, Cowboys ... 58.9 ........... 4.2 ............ .59 (17 games)
.> 4. Jordan Howard, Eagles ... 58.0 ........... 4.7 ............ .43 (7 games)
.> 4. Leonard Fournette, Bucs . 58.0 ........... 4.5 ............ .57 (14 games)
.> 6. Darrell Henderson, Rams. 57.3 ........... 4.6 ............ .42 (12 games)
.> 7. Aaron Jones, Packers ..... 53.3 ........... 4.7 ............ .27 (15 games)
.> 8. Jalen Hurts*, Eagles ........ 52.3 ........... 5.6 ............ .67 (15 games)
.>
.> ~ Zeke ranks 2nd in NFC TDs/Game
.> but ranks last in NFC rush Yds/Att.
.>
.> * The only QB on this list.
.>
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