NFL Yards/Play Leaders

During the 2023 campaign, the San Francisco 49ers lead all teams in yds per play with 6.6. In second place are the Miami Dolphins, acquiring a yards per play total of 6.5. Having a tally of 5.9, the Baltimore Ravens rank in the third spot. Rounding out the top five are the Detroit Lions (5.9) in addition to the Buffalo Bills (5.7).

2023 NFL Yards/Play Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st San Francisco 49ers 6.6
2nd Miami Dolphins 6.5
3rd Baltimore Ravens 5.9
4th Detroit Lions 5.9
5th Buffalo Bills 5.7
6th Dallas Cowboys 5.6
7th Los Angeles Rams 5.6
8th Green Bay Packers 5.6
9th Kansas City Chiefs 5.5
10th Seattle Seahawks 5.5
11th Minnesota Vikings 5.5
12th Philadelphia Eagles 5.4
13th Houston Texans 5.4
14th Indianapolis Colts 5.2
15th Jacksonville Jaguars 5.2
16th Cincinnati Bengals 5.2
17th Arizona Cardinals 5.2
18th Atlanta Falcons 5.2
19th New Orleans Saints 5.1
20th Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5.1
21st Los Angeles Chargers 5.1
22nd Chicago Bears 5.0
23rd Denver Broncos 5.0
24th Washington Commanders 5.0
25th Pittsburgh Steelers 5.0
26th Las Vegas Raiders 4.9
27th Tennessee Titans 4.9
28th Cleveland Browns 4.8
29th New England Patriots 4.6
30th New York Giants 4.5

2022 NFL Yards/Play Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st Kansas City Chiefs 6.4
2nd Buffalo Bills 6.1
3rd Miami Dolphins 6.1
4th Philadelphia Eagles 5.9
5th Detroit Lions 5.9
6th San Francisco 49ers 5.9
7th Seattle Seahawks 5.7
8th Jacksonville Jaguars 5.7
9th Las Vegas Raiders 5.7
10th New Orleans Saints 5.6
11th Minnesota Vikings 5.5
12th Cincinnati Bengals 5.5
13th Green Bay Packers 5.5
14th Baltimore Ravens 5.5
15th Dallas Cowboys 5.4
16th Atlanta Falcons 5.4
17th Los Angeles Chargers 5.3
18th New England Patriots 5.3
19th Cleveland Browns 5.3
20th Carolina Panthers 5.3
21st Chicago Bears 5.3
22nd New York Giants 5.2
23rd Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5.1
24th Tennessee Titans 5.1
25th Denver Broncos 5.1
26th New York Jets 5.0
27th Washington Commanders 4.9
28th Pittsburgh Steelers 4.9
29th Arizona Cardinals 4.8
30th Los Angeles Rams 4.8

2021 NFL Yards/Play Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6.1
2nd San Francisco 49ers 6.1
3rd Dallas Cowboys 6.0
4th Los Angeles Rams 6.0
5th Kansas City Chiefs 5.9
6th Los Angeles Chargers 5.9
7th Cincinnati Bengals 5.9
8th Green Bay Packers 5.8
9th Seattle Seahawks 5.8
10th Buffalo Bills 5.7
11th New England Patriots 5.7
12th Philadelphia Eagles 5.7
13th Minnesota Vikings 5.7
14th Las Vegas Raiders 5.7
15th Indianapolis Colts 5.6
16th Arizona Cardinals 5.6
17th Cleveland Browns 5.5
18th Baltimore Ravens 5.4
19th Denver Broncos 5.4
20th Detroit Lions 5.2
21st Tennessee Titans 5.1
22nd Washington Football Team 5.1
23rd Atlanta Falcons 5.1
24th New York Jets 5.0
25th Jacksonville Jaguars 5.0
26th New Orleans Saints 4.9
27th Chicago Bears 4.9
28th Pittsburgh Steelers 4.8
29th Miami Dolphins 4.8
30th Houston Texans 4.7

2020 NFL Yards/Play Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st Houston Texans 6.4
2nd Green Bay Packers 6.3
3rd Kansas City Chiefs 6.3
4th Tennessee Titans 6.2
5th Minnesota Vikings 6.2
6th Buffalo Bills 6.1
7th Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6.0
8th Baltimore Ravens 5.9
9th Indianapolis Colts 5.9
10th Las Vegas Raiders 5.9
11th New Orleans Saints 5.8
12th Seattle Seahawks 5.8
13th Cleveland Browns 5.8
14th Arizona Cardinals 5.7
15th Detroit Lions 5.7
16th San Francisco 49ers 5.7
17th Carolina Panthers 5.6
18th Atlanta Falcons 5.5
19th Los Angeles Rams 5.5
20th Los Angeles Chargers 5.4
21st Miami Dolphins 5.3
22nd Dallas Cowboys 5.3
23rd New England Patriots 5.3
24th Denver Broncos 5.2
25th Jacksonville Jaguars 5.2
26th Pittsburgh Steelers 5.1
27th Chicago Bears 5.1
28th Philadelphia Eagles 5.0
29th New York Giants 5.0
30th Cincinnati Bengals 4.9

2019 NFL Yards/Play Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st Dallas Cowboys 6.5
2nd Kansas City Chiefs 6.2
3rd Baltimore Ravens 6.1
4th Tennessee Titans 6.1
5th San Francisco 49ers 6.0
6th Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5.9
7th New Orleans Saints 5.9
8th Los Angeles Chargers 5.9
9th Oakland Raiders 5.9
10th Minnesota Vikings 5.8
11th Seattle Seahawks 5.7
12th Los Angeles Rams 5.7
13th Houston Texans 5.7
14th Cleveland Browns 5.6
15th Atlanta Falcons 5.5
16th Arizona Cardinals 5.5
17th Green Bay Packers 5.4
18th Detroit Lions 5.4
19th New York Giants 5.4
20th Jacksonville Jaguars 5.4
21st New England Patriots 5.2
22nd Philadelphia Eagles 5.2
23rd Indianapolis Colts 5.2
24th Buffalo Bills 5.2
25th Carolina Panthers 5.1
26th Denver Broncos 5.0
27th Washington Redskins 5.0
28th Miami Dolphins 4.9
29th Cincinnati Bengals 4.9
30th Pittsburgh Steelers 4.7

2018 NFL Yards/Play Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st Kansas City Chiefs 6.8
2nd Los Angeles Rams 6.4
3rd Los Angeles Chargers 6.3
4th Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6.3
5th Atlanta Falcons 6.2
6th Pittsburgh Steelers 6.1
7th New Orleans Saints 6.0
8th New England Patriots 5.9
9th Carolina Panthers 5.9
10th Indianapolis Colts 5.8
11th Green Bay Packers 5.8
12th New York Giants 5.8
13th Cleveland Browns 5.8
14th San Francisco 49ers 5.8
15th Seattle Seahawks 5.6
16th Houston Texans 5.6
17th Philadelphia Eagles 5.6
18th Minnesota Vikings 5.5
19th Denver Broncos 5.5
20th Chicago Bears 5.4
21st Dallas Cowboys 5.4
22nd Oakland Raiders 5.4
23rd Baltimore Ravens 5.3
24th Cincinnati Bengals 5.3
25th Miami Dolphins 5.3
26th Tennessee Titans 5.3
27th Detroit Lions 5.1
28th Washington Redskins 5.0
29th New York Jets 4.9
30th Jacksonville Jaguars 4.8

2017 NFL Yards/Play Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st New Orleans Saints 6.3
2nd Kansas City Chiefs 6.1
3rd New England Patriots 5.9
4th Los Angeles Chargers 5.9
5th Atlanta Falcons 5.9
6th Los Angeles Rams 5.8
7th Pittsburgh Steelers 5.8
8th Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5.6
9th Philadelphia Eagles 5.5
10th Detroit Lions 5.5
11th Jacksonville Jaguars 5.4
12th Minnesota Vikings 5.4
13th Oakland Raiders 5.4
14th Dallas Cowboys 5.3
15th Washington Redskins 5.3
16th San Francisco 49ers 5.3
17th Seattle Seahawks 5.2
18th Tennessee Titans 5.2
19th Carolina Panthers 5.0
20th Houston Texans 5.0
21st New York Jets 5.0
22nd Green Bay Packers 4.9
23rd Miami Dolphins 4.9
24th Chicago Bears 4.9
25th New York Giants 4.9
26th Cleveland Browns 4.9
27th Buffalo Bills 4.8
28th Cincinnati Bengals 4.8
29th Denver Broncos 4.8
30th Arizona Cardinals 4.7

2016 NFL Yards/Play Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st Atlanta Falcons 6.7
2nd Washington Redskins 6.4
3rd New Orleans Saints 6.2
4th Dallas Cowboys 6.0
5th New England Patriots 5.9
6th Chicago Bears 5.9
7th Pittsburgh Steelers 5.8
8th Miami Dolphins 5.8
9th Green Bay Packers 5.7
10th Oakland Raiders 5.7
11th Tennessee Titans 5.7
12th Indianapolis Colts 5.6
13th San Diego Chargers 5.6
14th Buffalo Bills 5.6
15th Seattle Seahawks 5.6
16th Kansas City Chiefs 5.5
17th Detroit Lions 5.5
18th Arizona Cardinals 5.4
19th Cincinnati Bengals 5.4
20th New York Jets 5.3
21st Carolina Panthers 5.2
22nd Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5.2
23rd Baltimore Ravens 5.2
24th New York Giants 5.2
25th Denver Broncos 5.1
26th Jacksonville Jaguars 5.1
27th Cleveland Browns 5.1
28th Philadelphia Eagles 5.0
29th Minnesota Vikings 5.0
30th San Francisco 49ers 4.9

2015 NFL Yards/Play Leaders

Rank Team Stat
1st Arizona Cardinals 6.3
2nd Pittsburgh Steelers 6.3
3rd Seattle Seahawks 5.9
4th New Orleans Saints 5.9
5th Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5.9
6th New England Patriots 5.7
7th New York Giants 5.7
8th Cincinnati Bengals 5.7
9th Buffalo Bills 5.7
10th Washington Redskins 5.6
11th Atlanta Falcons 5.6
12th Carolina Panthers 5.5
13th Kansas City Chiefs 5.5
14th New York Jets 5.5
15th Jacksonville Jaguars 5.5
16th Dallas Cowboys 5.5
17th Detroit Lions 5.4
18th Denver Broncos 5.4
19th Chicago Bears 5.4
20th San Diego Chargers 5.4
21st Miami Dolphins 5.4
22nd Philadelphia Eagles 5.3
23rd Minnesota Vikings 5.3
24th Oakland Raiders 5.3
25th Baltimore Ravens 5.3
26th St. Louis Rams 5.2
27th Green Bay Packers 5.1
28th Tennessee Titans 5.1
29th Cleveland Browns 5.1
30th San Francisco 49ers 5.0