Best NFL Running Backs Entering the 2016-2017 NFL Season

This list counts down the best NFL running backs that are just GREAT and are entering the 2016-2017 NFL season.

The Top Ten

Todd Gurley Todd Gurley II is an American football running back for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League.
Adrian Peterson Adrian Lewis Peterson is an American football running back who originally played for the Minnesota Vikings and currently plays for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League.
David Johnson David Jerome Johnson Sr. is an American football running back for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Cardinals in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He played college football at Northern Iowa.
Devonta Freeman Devonta Freeman is an American football running back for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.
Le'Veon Bell Le'Veon Andrew Bell is an American football running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League.
Jamaal Charles Jamaal RaShaad Jones Charles is an American football running back for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League.
Ezekiel Elliott Ezekiel Elijah Elliott is an American football running back for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He played college football at Ohio State, where he earned second-team All-America honors in 2015.
Doug Martin Douglas Matthew Baranco Martin is an American football running back for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League.
Matt Forte Matthew Garrett Forte is an American football running back for the New York Jets in the National Football League.
Mark Ingram Mark Ingram, Jr. is an American football running back for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League.

The Contenders

Chris Ivory Christopher Lee Ivory is an American football running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.
LeSean McCoy LeSean Kamel McCoy also known as "Shady" is an American football running back for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League.
Lamar Miller Lamar Miller is an American football running back for the Houston Texans of the National Football League.
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