List of National Football League career scoring leaders

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The top 25 scorers in National Football League history are listed below. All players listed are placekickers and all statistics include regular season scoring only.

Active players are listed in bold (age in parentheses).

Statistics are accurate as of the 2017 season.[1]

Rank Player Career Points
1 Morten Andersen 1982–2007 2,544
2 Adam Vinatieri (45) 1996–present 2,487
3 Gary Anderson 1982–2004 2,434
4 Jason Hanson 1992–2012 2,150
5 John Carney 1988–2010 2,062
6 Matt Stover 1991–2009 2,004
7 George Blanda 1949–1975 2,002
8 Jason Elam 1993–2009 1,983
9 John Kasay 1991–2011 1,970
10 Phil Dawson (43) 1999–present 1,817
11 Sebastian Janikowski (40) 2000–present 1,799
12 Norm Johnson 1982–1999 1,736
13 David Akers 1998–2013 1,721
14 Nick Lowery 1978–1996 1,711
15 Jan Stenerud 1967–1985 1,699
16 Ryan Longwell 1997–2011 1,687
17 Matt Bryant (43) 2000–present 1,624
18 Stephen Gostkowski (34) 2006–present 1,613
19 Lou Groza 1946–1967 1,608
20 Eddie Murray 1980–2000 1,594
21 Al Del Greco 1984–2000 1,584
22 Olindo Mare 1997–2012 1,555
23 Steve Christie 1990–2004 1,476
24 Pat Leahy 1974–1991 1,470
25 Jay Feely 2001–2014 1,451

Non-kickers[edit]

The top five scoring non-kickers in NFL history are listed here with their overall scoring rank. Note that only one non-kicker is in the top 50 scorers of all-time (although George Blanda played as both a quarterback and a kicker, 1,966 of his 2,002 points were scored as a kicker).

Rank Player Position Career Points
37 Jerry Rice Wide receiver 1985–2004 1,256
53 Emmitt Smith Running back 1990–2004 1,052
61 LaDainian Tomlinson Running back 2001–2011 972
67 Randy Moss Wide receiver 1998–2012 950
69 Terrell Owens Wide receiver 1996–2010 942

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NFL Career Scoring Leaders". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved January 3, 2018.