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Jess Root

Kyler Murray and the Cardinals’ top per-attempt runners

With no actual football happening, we can take time in the offseason to pore through some stats in Arizona Cardinals history.

Did you know that quarterback Kyler Murray is the most productive player in franchise history in terms of rushing yards per attempt?

Of all players all-time with at least 300 rushing attempts, he sits at the top.

Let’s see the top 10 rushing averages per attempt, again with at least 3– rushing attempts.

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1. Kyler Murray, 5.8 yards per attempt

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2. Charley Trippi, 5.1 yard per attempt

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3 (tie). Stump Mitchell, 4.7 yards per attempt

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3 (tie). Chase Edmonds, 4.7 yards per attempt

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5. Terry Metcalf, 4.6 yards per attempt

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6 (tie). Kenyan Drake, 4.4 yards per attempt

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6 (tie). John David Crow, 4.4 yads per attempt

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6 (tie). Ollie Matson, 4.4 yards per attempt

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6 (tie). Cid Edwards, 4.4 yards per attempts

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10. Ottis Anderson, 4.3 yards per attempt

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