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O.J. Simpson
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O.J. Simpson

1973

Buffalo's O.J. Simpson gains 200 yards against the Jets, breaking Jim Brown's single-season rushing record. Brown had rushed for 1,863 yards, while Simpson became the first NFL player to rush for more than 2,000 yards when he scrambled for 2,003 yards in a single season.

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