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Jeremy Hill Claims Bengals Rushing Crown With Lowest Leading Total In Three Years

This is just the fourth time in 15 seasons that the Bengals' leading rusher has gained fewer than 800 yards.

Jeremy Hill led the Bengals in rushing for a second straight season, finishing with 794 yards after totaling 96 on the ground Sunday in the regular-season finale against visiting Baltimore.

It's the 21st-lowest total for a Bengals rushing leader in the team's 48-year history.

The Bengals have had team-leading rushers with less than 800 yards 21 times in those 48 seasons, 13 occurring before 1990.

This is the first since 2013, when veteran castoff BenJarvus Green-Ellis ran for 756 yards. Cincinnati had team-leading rushers with less than 800 yards just three times the previous 15 seasons.

Here are the Bengals' 21 lowest team-leading rushers:

YEAR/PLAYER/CARRIES/YARDS
1974: Charlie Davis 72 375
1994: Derrick Fenner 141 468
1987: Larry Kinnebrew 145 570
1969: Jess Phillips 118 578
1977: Pete Johnson 153 585 
1993: Harold Green 215 589
1971: Fred Willis 135 590
1975: Boobie Clark 167 594
1982: Pete Johnson 156 622
1984: Larry Kinnebrew 154 623
1970: Jess Phillips 163 648
1995: Harold Green 171 661
1976: Boobie Clark 151 671
1994: Harold Green 158 731
1980: Pete Johnson  186 747
2008: Cedric Benson 214 747
2013: BenJarvus Green-Ellis 220 756
1978: Pete Johnson 180 762
1983: Pete Johnson 210 763
2007: Kenny Watson 178 763
2015: Jeremy Hill 223 794


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