Between the 1978 and 1981 seasons, the Detroit Lions had the most rushing yards per attempt by a team, with 4.3 per attempt.

which team leads the league in yards per rush from 1978 to 1981
LionsBrownsCowboysEaglesOilersCardinalsRamsPatriotsChiefsSteelersJetsSaintsBengalsDolphinsSeahawksFalconsBearsRedskins4.34.24.24.24.24.14.14.14.14.14.14.14.14.04.03.93.93.9
TEAMGPRUSH AVGRUSH YDSATTRUSH YDS/GRUSH TD
Detroit LionsDetroit Lions644.39,2342,134144.370
Cleveland BrownsCleveland Browns644.28,3711,973130.859
Dallas CowboysDallas Cowboys644.210,2472,428160.178
Philadelphia EaglesPhiladelphia Eagles644.29,3812,240146.669
Houston OilersHouston Oilers644.29,4162,258147.172
St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals644.18,9322,158139.677
Los Angeles RamsLos Angeles Rams644.19,8032,375153.262
New England PatriotsNew England Patriots644.19,6972,362151.588
Kansas City ChiefsKansas City Chiefs644.19,8082,394153.374
Pittsburgh SteelersPittsburgh Steelers644.19,2582,268144.777
New York JetsNew York Jets644.19,1102,237142.372
New Orleans SaintsNew Orleans Saints644.17,9691,957124.570
Cincinnati BengalsCincinnati Bengals644.18,5022,092132.861
Miami DolphinsMiami Dolphins644.08,6022,136134.464
Seattle SeahawksSeattle Seahawks644.07,7381,957120.979
Atlanta FalconsAtlanta Falcons643.98,2302,087128.658
Chicago BearsChicago Bears643.99,6232,448150.471
Washington RedskinsWashington Redskins643.98,5832,195134.158
Denver BroncosDenver Broncos643.98,2472,121128.956
Oakland RaidersOakland Raiders643.98,1532,102127.456
Tampa Bay BuccaneersTampa Bay Buccaneers643.98,1052,093126.651
Buffalo BillsBuffalo Bills643.98,3492,157130.556
Baltimore ColtsBaltimore Colts643.87,6462,015119.552
San Francisco 49ersSan Francisco 49ers643.87,7072,040120.458
San Diego ChargersSan Diego Chargers643.77,6482,061119.585
New York GiantsNew York Giants643.77,5392,042117.845
Green Bay PackersGreen Bay Packers643.77,3602,004115.054
Minnesota VikingsMinnesota Vikings643.66,4541,816100.841
StatMuse has team, season-level data for rushing yards per attempt going back to the 1932 season.

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