all pur*pose yards
1. This is the total amount of yards that a single player gains while in possession of the ball. All-purpose yards include yards while rushing and receiving, yards after an interception and fumble recovery, yards on kick0ff and punt returns and yards on a missed field goal return.
Jones finishes with 100 rushing yards, 56 receiving yards and 50 return yards for a total of 206 all-purpose yards for the day.
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