Emmitt Smith played the most seasons with 1,000+ rushing yards, with 11 seasons.

most seasons with 1000 yards rushing by a player
Interpreted as:
most seasons with 1000 or more yards rushing by a player
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NAMEGPSEASRUSH YDSATTRUSH AVGRUSH YDS/GRUSH TDREC YDSRECTRGREC AVGREC YDS/GREC TD
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith1691115,2503,5574.390.21372,695446676.015.911
Curtis MartinCurtis Martin1561013,3663,2984.185.7853,2114603797.020.610
Barry SandersBarry Sanders1531015,2693,0625.099.8992,9213528.319.110
Walter PaytonWalter Payton1561014,9183,3484.595.6983,7973949.624.314
Frank GoreFrank Gore139910,6372,3754.576.5622,5773194558.118.513
Adrian PetersonAdrian Peterson123811,6722,4034.994.9921,9882383278.416.25
Steven JacksonSteven Jackson11789,4652,2624.280.9523,1353885268.126.88
LaDainian TomlinsonLaDainian Tomlinson127811,7602,6574.492.61263,8015106987.529.915
Jerome BettisJerome Bettis121810,2392,5034.184.6501,114152577.39.23
Thurman ThomasThurman Thomas12389,8812,3594.280.3603,6683799.729.820
Tony DorsettTony Dorsett123810,0872,2644.582.0612,8093148.922.811
Franco HarrisFranco Harris11588,8722,1034.277.1741,5201987.713.26
Jamal LewisJamal Lewis10779,2012,1304.386.0551,6001812438.815.03
Edgerrin JamesEdgerrin James10879,9562,4214.192.2722,7133334548.125.110
Fred TaylorFred Taylor10479,0801,9024.887.3522,0842452848.520.08
Corey DillonCorey Dillon10979,1552,0724.484.0551,5141962187.713.96
Eddie GeorgeEddie George11279,0702,4183.881.0591,8652222068.416.710
Marshall FaulkMarshall Faulk10878,8551,9574.582.0725,01949232010.246.531
Ricky WattersRicky Watters11078,4982,1034.077.3613,0963591548.628.17
Eric DickersonEric Dickerson105711,2262,4504.6106.9821,6332028.115.64
Jim BrownJim Brown92710,3741,9275.4112.8841,9271999.720.914
LeSean McCoyLeSean McCoy9367,7201,6274.783.0572,4053153947.625.910
Chris JohnsonChris Johnson9567,9651,7424.683.8502,0032723707.421.18
Marshawn LynchMarshawn Lynch9167,5081,7114.482.5631,5751892568.317.39
Clinton PortisClinton Portis9268,6791,9254.594.3651,7362162918.018.94
StatMuse has season-level data for rushing yards going back to the 1932 season.

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