Best Football Running Backs of All Time

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101Trent Richardson

Come on, Trent should be in top 20. He played an exceptional rookie season all with BROCKEN RIBS. He still played, he never gave up and always gives 100 percent. This list is crap (other than the top 5)

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102Eddie LacyEddie Darwin Lacy, Jr. is an American football running back for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.

No one should ever look at Eddie Lacy and think something bad

He is horrible number 1 will always be be Barry sanders

Why is Eddie Lacy even being considered. With running backs its not about the superbowls its about the yards and records does Eddie Lacy have any none! So why is he being considered?

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103Fred Jackson
104Felix Jones
105Calvin Hill

Tough inside runner that gave morton and stabuch a good running game to open up the passing game. Also a change of pace to walt garrison.

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106Tom Rathman

Great player that helped the 49ers get to the superbowl

107Neal Anderson

Fast runner that filled big shoes after Walter Payton retired

108Ken StrongElmer Kenneth Strong, Jr. was an American football player, a member of both the College Football Hall of Fame and Pro Football Hall of Fame.
109Joe Washington

He was the most electrify running back that I ever saw. College he can handle the opposite team by himself and Pro because of his size did not get the football enough, but when he got the football watch out something special with his magic feet happened. I still remember that MNF on his debut as a Baltimore Colt running back manhandling the opposite team by himself!.

110James Brooks

Brooks is consistently overlooked as a great running back. He was actually the blocking back for Chuck Muncie who was at least 5 inches taller and outweighed him by 50 pounds. Mr. Brooks still managed to rack up more total yards as he was an excellent return man, averaging over 20 Y/Rtn on kickoffs and over 10 Y/Rtn on punts. After being traded to Cincinnati, Brooks rushed for over 1000 yards in 3 seasons, gaining over 1200 yards in 1989 and averaging 5.6 yards per carry. His career total all purpose yardage of 14,910 currently places him 30th all time. Csonka who is in the HOF has only 8901 all purpose yards with 4.3 yds/rush att to Brooks' 4.7. Brooks was a fierce competitor and blocker who was not only elusive but had surprising power for a small back

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111Danny Woodhead

He is small and can squeeze trough tackles and he runs faster than anyone in the nfl

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112Lenny Moore

Simply underrated great stats

113Alan Ameche

Great running back he helped the colts win the 1958 title

114Alfred MorrisAlfred Bruce Morris is an American football running back for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.

Probably the best in the league.

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115Charlie Whitehurst

One of the quickest backs of his time. great quickness from the backfield, beast mode

116Lawrence Phillips

He was such a nice person off the field.

117Joique Bell
118Le'Veon BellLe'Veon Andrew Bell is an American football running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League.

Well he had a bright future there in Pittsburgh until he got hurt this year. - htoutlaws2012

He helped the Steelers go to the playoffs

He should be top 30 and he probably one ofnthe best in the nfl right now

He has great vision

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119Chris IvoryChristopher Lee Ivory is an American football running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.

His really merged with the Jets he played to Ingram for years with the Saints, now his finally showing his potential in New Jersey. - htoutlaws2012

120Bilal Powell
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