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The NFL's 2,000-yard rushers

O.J. SIMPSON, BUFFALO BILLS, 1973: 2,003 YARDS Let's

O.J. SIMPSON, BUFFALO BILLS, 1973: 2,003 YARDS
Let's just stick to football here. Simpson was the first back to rush for 2,000-plus yards in NFL history, and the only one to do it in 14 games. Simpson had 12 touchdowns and averaged 6.03 yards per carry and 143.1 yards per game. Simpson eclipsed the mark during a 200-yard day against the Jets (pictured above). Photo Credit: AP

Only six players in NFL history have ever rushed for 2,000 or more yards in one season, with Tennessee's Chris Johnson joining the exclusive club in 2009.

Only once did it happen in back-to-back seasons: Barry Sanders in 1997 and Terrell Davis in 1998. Might anyone accomplish the feat in 2010? Maybe it will be an uncapped year on the field, too.

In the meantime, have a look at the NFL's 2,000-yard club.

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