It’s a simple fact that some quarterbacks can run with the ball much better than others. Finding a high quality running quarterback can be tough though. What Cardinals quarterback has rushed for more yards than any other? The answer is technically Pro Football Hall of Famer Charlie Trippi, but he also played halfback during his career, so we’ll rule him out. The real answer is Jake Plummer.
During his career with the Cardinals, Jake Plummer carried the ball 247 times for 1,183 yards. He averaged 4.8 yards per carry and 14.1 yards rushing per game. He scored a total of 10 rushing touchdowns and his longest run from scrimmage was 34 yards. On the all time list for rushing yards by a Cardinals player, Jake Plummer ranks 34th.
Here is a look at where other Cardinals quarterbacks rank on the team’s list career rushing yards leaders.
37th – Neil Lomax (1981-88)
52nd – Charley Johnson (1961-69)
53rd – Timm Rosenbach (1989-92)
63rd – Josh McCown (2002-05)
92nd – Jim Hart (1967-83)
100th – Chris Chandler (1991-93)