The top rushing performances in NFL history by a rookie with yardage, player, number of attempts in parentheses, team, opponent, touchdowns and date:
296 - Adrian Peterson (30), Minnesota, vs. San Diego, 3 TDs, Nov. 4, 2007.
251 - Mike Anderson (37), Denver, vs. New Orleans, 4 TDs, Dec. 3, 2000.
246 - Corey Dillon (39), Cincinnati, vs. Tennessee, 4 TDs, Dec. 4, 1997.
237 - Jim Brown (31), Cleveland vs. L.A. Rams, 4 TDs, Nov. 24, 1957.
228 - Clinton Portis (24), Denver vs. Arizona, 2 TDs, Dec. 29, 2002.
224 - Adrian Peterson (20), Minnesota vs. Chicago, 3 TDs, Oct. 14, 2007.
223 - Tom Wilson (23), L.A. Rams vs. Green Bay, 0 TDs, Dec. 16, 1956.
221 - Bo Jackson (18), L.A. Raiders vs. Seattle, 2 TDs, Nov. 30, 1987.
212 - Jerome Bettis (28), L.A. Rams vs. New Orleans, 1 TD, Dec. 12, 1993.
208 - Terry Miller (21), Buffalo vs. N.Y. Giants, 2 TDs, Nov. 26, 1978.
207 - Curt Warner (32), Seattle vs. Kansas City, OT, 3 TDs, Nov. 27, 1983.
206 - Tony Dorsett (23), Dallas vs. Philadelphia, 2 TDs, Dec. 4, 1977.
206 - Greg Bell (27), Buffalo vs. Dallas, 1 TD, Nov. 18, 1984.

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