NFL 1st Downs Leaders

With reference to the 2023 season, the Dallas Cowboys are in first place in 1st downs with 385. Positioned in the runner up spot are the San Francisco 49ers, bearing a 1st downs total of 383. With a total of 381, the Buffalo Bills come in at the 3rd spot. With the fourth and fifth spot are the Philadelphia Eagles (377) in addition to the Detroit Lions (375).

2023 NFL 1st Downs Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st Dallas Cowboys 385
2nd San Francisco 49ers 383
3rd Buffalo Bills 381
4th Philadelphia Eagles 377
5th Detroit Lions 375
6th Miami Dolphins 360
7th Baltimore Ravens 360
8th Los Angeles Rams 351
9th Kansas City Chiefs 350
10th Minnesota Vikings 340
11th Green Bay Packers 338
12th New Orleans Saints 337
13th Jacksonville Jaguars 336
14th Arizona Cardinals 330
15th Houston Texans 329
16th Cincinnati Bengals 329
17th Atlanta Falcons 326
18th Cleveland Browns 325
19th Indianapolis Colts 324
20th Chicago Bears 322
21st Washington Commanders 321
22nd Los Angeles Chargers 319
23rd Seattle Seahawks 317
24th Denver Broncos 301
25th Tampa Bay Buccaneers 300
26th Tennessee Titans 298
27th Carolina Panthers 297
28th Las Vegas Raiders 292
29th Pittsburgh Steelers 287
30th New York Giants 267

2022 NFL 1st Downs Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st Kansas City Chiefs 408
2nd Philadelphia Eagles 385
3rd Minnesota Vikings 382
4th Detroit Lions 376
5th Buffalo Bills 367
6th Cincinnati Bengals 357
7th Jacksonville Jaguars 352
8th Los Angeles Chargers 352
9th New York Giants 352
10th Cleveland Browns 350
11th Dallas Cowboys 347
12th San Francisco 49ers 347
13th Seattle Seahawks 346
14th Tampa Bay Buccaneers 346
15th Pittsburgh Steelers 345
16th Las Vegas Raiders 343
17th Miami Dolphins 342
18th Washington Commanders 339
19th Baltimore Ravens 337
20th Green Bay Packers 334
21st Atlanta Falcons 330
22nd Arizona Cardinals 326
23rd Indianapolis Colts 310
24th New Orleans Saints 305
25th Denver Broncos 300
26th New York Jets 294
27th Los Angeles Rams 293
28th New England Patriots 288
29th Carolina Panthers 281
30th Chicago Bears 278

2021 NFL 1st Downs Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st Kansas City Chiefs 419
2nd Tampa Bay Buccaneers 404
3rd Los Angeles Chargers 401
4th Buffalo Bills 398
5th Baltimore Ravens 394
6th Dallas Cowboys 390
7th Green Bay Packers 375
8th Arizona Cardinals 367
9th New England Patriots 362
10th Tennessee Titans 362
11th San Francisco 49ers 361
12th Los Angeles Rams 355
13th Indianapolis Colts 354
14th Philadelphia Eagles 352
15th Las Vegas Raiders 349
16th Washington Football Team 345
17th Cleveland Browns 342
18th Cincinnati Bengals 337
19th Chicago Bears 333
20th Minnesota Vikings 332
21st Denver Broncos 331
22nd Detroit Lions 329
23rd Miami Dolphins 325
24th Pittsburgh Steelers 323
25th Carolina Panthers 322
26th New York Jets 310
27th New Orleans Saints 307
28th Atlanta Falcons 306
29th Jacksonville Jaguars 304
30th Seattle Seahawks 302

2020 NFL 1st Downs Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st Buffalo Bills 397
2nd Kansas City Chiefs 397
3rd Minnesota Vikings 383
4th Tennessee Titans 381
5th Arizona Cardinals 381
6th Los Angeles Chargers 373
7th Dallas Cowboys 371
8th New Orleans Saints 367
9th Atlanta Falcons 366
10th Tampa Bay Buccaneers 364
11th Indianapolis Colts 364
12th Las Vegas Raiders 359
13th Green Bay Packers 358
14th Seattle Seahawks 356
15th Cleveland Browns 355
16th Los Angeles Rams 352
17th Detroit Lions 350
18th San Francisco 49ers 350
19th Miami Dolphins 345
20th Philadelphia Eagles 336
21st Chicago Bears 335
22nd Carolina Panthers 335
23rd New England Patriots 332
24th Baltimore Ravens 327
25th Houston Texans 326
26th Pittsburgh Steelers 322
27th Washington Football Team 322
28th Cincinnati Bengals 318
29th Jacksonville Jaguars 310
30th Denver Broncos 308

2019 NFL 1st Downs Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st Baltimore Ravens 386
2nd Atlanta Falcons 383
3rd Dallas Cowboys 379
4th Philadelphia Eagles 354
5th Tampa Bay Buccaneers 353
6th Kansas City Chiefs 350
7th Los Angeles Chargers 349
8th New Orleans Saints 347
9th Houston Texans 346
10th Los Angeles Rams 342
11th Seattle Seahawks 341
12th Indianapolis Colts 340
13th New England Patriots 338
14th San Francisco 49ers 336
15th Carolina Panthers 335
16th Green Bay Packers 320
17th Tennessee Titans 317
18th Oakland Raiders 315
19th Miami Dolphins 315
20th Minnesota Vikings 314
21st Arizona Cardinals 314
22nd Buffalo Bills 314
23rd Detroit Lions 313
24th Cincinnati Bengals 312
25th New York Giants 311
26th Cleveland Browns 305
27th Jacksonville Jaguars 298
28th Chicago Bears 297
29th Denver Broncos 279
30th Pittsburgh Steelers 265

2018 NFL 1st Downs Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st Los Angeles Rams 401
2nd Tampa Bay Buccaneers 388
3rd Kansas City Chiefs 384
4th Pittsburgh Steelers 378
5th New Orleans Saints 377
6th Indianapolis Colts 371
7th Baltimore Ravens 367
8th New England Patriots 365
9th Carolina Panthers 356
10th Atlanta Falcons 352
11th Philadelphia Eagles 346
12th San Francisco 49ers 344
13th Los Angeles Chargers 338
14th Houston Texans 333
15th Green Bay Packers 332
16th Chicago Bears 331
17th Seattle Seahawks 329
18th Detroit Lions 325
19th Dallas Cowboys 322
20th Denver Broncos 320
21st Cleveland Browns 314
22nd Minnesota Vikings 310
23rd Cincinnati Bengals 304
24th Oakland Raiders 300
25th New York Giants 297
26th Tennessee Titans 289
27th Buffalo Bills 283
28th Washington Redskins 280
29th Jacksonville Jaguars 277
30th New York Jets 258

2017 NFL 1st Downs Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st New England Patriots 389
2nd Tampa Bay Buccaneers 352
3rd Pittsburgh Steelers 348
4th Philadelphia Eagles 338
5th Los Angeles Chargers 337
6th Minnesota Vikings 334
7th New Orleans Saints 332
8th Jacksonville Jaguars 332
9th Atlanta Falcons 330
10th Kansas City Chiefs 322
11th San Francisco 49ers 321
12th Carolina Panthers 320
13th Dallas Cowboys 314
14th Houston Texans 313
15th Los Angeles Rams 311
16th Baltimore Ravens 311
17th Arizona Cardinals 310
18th Green Bay Packers 307
19th Seattle Seahawks 299
20th Denver Broncos 297
21st Detroit Lions 296
22nd Tennessee Titans 290
23rd Cleveland Browns 290
24th Oakland Raiders 287
25th Miami Dolphins 284
26th Washington Redskins 278
27th Buffalo Bills 278
28th New York Giants 271
29th New York Jets 269
30th Cincinnati Bengals 267

2016 NFL 1st Downs Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st New Orleans Saints 395
2nd Atlanta Falcons 379
3rd Arizona Cardinals 368
4th Dallas Cowboys 358
5th New England Patriots 351
6th Indianapolis Colts 351
7th Green Bay Packers 349
8th Washington Redskins 345
9th Cincinnati Bengals 341
10th San Diego Chargers 340
11th Tampa Bay Buccaneers 340
12th Pittsburgh Steelers 336
13th Oakland Raiders 333
14th Philadelphia Eagles 333
15th Detroit Lions 329
16th Buffalo Bills 328
17th Chicago Bears 324
18th Tennessee Titans 322
19th Jacksonville Jaguars 321
20th Carolina Panthers 318
21st Baltimore Ravens 316
22nd Seattle Seahawks 313
23rd Kansas City Chiefs 305
24th Houston Texans 305
25th Minnesota Vikings 303
26th Cleveland Browns 296
27th New York Jets 291
28th Denver Broncos 290
29th New York Giants 289
30th San Francisco 49ers 287

2015 NFL 1st Downs Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st New Orleans Saints 381
2nd Arizona Cardinals 373
3rd Atlanta Falcons 359
4th Carolina Panthers 357
5th New England Patriots 348
6th San Diego Chargers 344
7th Philadelphia Eagles 339
8th Detroit Lions 337
9th Tampa Bay Buccaneers 336
10th Seattle Seahawks 335
11th Houston Texans 335
12th Pittsburgh Steelers 331
13th New York Giants 331
14th New York Jets 329
15th Cincinnati Bengals 324
16th Baltimore Ravens 323
17th Washington Redskins 317
18th Green Bay Packers 317
19th Denver Broncos 314
20th Jacksonville Jaguars 313
21st Chicago Bears 312
22nd Indianapolis Colts 311
23rd Cleveland Browns 307
24th Dallas Cowboys 307
25th Kansas City Chiefs 303
26th Oakland Raiders 300
27th Tennessee Titans 298
28th Buffalo Bills 297
29th Minnesota Vikings 297
30th Miami Dolphins 291