A guarterback’s number one job is throwing the ball. There are quarterbacks that can run the ball effectively though. Some teams get those kind of quarterbacks and some teams don’t. Who is the leading rusher at the position of quarterback in the history of the New York Giants?
The answer is Phil Simms, who from 1979 to 1993 gained 1,252 yards rushing.
Simms ran for six touchdowns during his career and gained an average of 3.6 yards every time he carried the ball.
Where does Phil Simms rank on the all time rushing list for the Giants? As of 2009 he sits in 31st, just ahead of Gary Brown and Dave Meggett and just behind Tyrone Wheatley and Larry Csonka.