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Postby skinsfan » Sun Sep 05, 2004 8:56 pm

Who was the first 1,000 yard rusher in the NFL or AFL? What team did he play for? What was his YPC?
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Postby nebbie2004 » Tue Sep 07, 2004 6:01 pm

Heck, Ill do both of them!


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Rookie Beattie Feathers of the Bears became the NFL's first 1,000-yard rusher, gaining 1,004 on 101 carries. YPC-9.94

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Abner Haynes of the Chiefs became the AFL’s first 1000 yard rusher, gaining 1049 yards in 1962 (how many carries is uncertain)

Word!, had to get atleast one of them<br><br><span class=gensmall>Accepted as answer by skinsfan on Tue Sep 07, 2004 11:01 pm EST.</span>
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Postby nebbie2004 » Tue Sep 07, 2004 6:02 pm

Heck, Ill do both of them!


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Rookie Beattie Feathers of the Bears became the NFL's first 1,000-yard rusher, gaining 1,004 on 101 carries. YPC-9.94

AFL-
Abner Haynes of the Chiefs became the AFL’s first 1000 yard rusher, gaining 1049 yards in 1962 (how many carries is uncertain)

Word!, had to get atleast one of them
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Postby skinsfan » Tue Sep 07, 2004 11:02 pm

well done even though I only was lookin for the first of the two
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