Top 5 NFL Running Backs of All-Time


Running backs are the heart and soul of every football team. They are the players that carry the weight of the offense on their shoulders, and the ones that fans look to for explosive plays and game-changing moments. However, being a great running back is about more than raw talent and speed; it’s about toughness, determination, and the ability to make something out of nothing. In this article, we’ll take a look at the top five running backs of all time, players who have set the standard for excellence in the position and left a lasting legacy in the game. From Barry Sanders to LaDainian Tomlinson, these players are true legends of the gridiron and their performances will be remembered for years to come.

Top 5 Running Backs Ever

#1 Barry Sanders

Sanders played for the Detroit Lions from 1989 to 1998 and was one of the most elusive and dynamic running backs in NFL history. He rushed for over 15,000 yards and scored 99 touchdowns. He was a six-time Pro Bowler, a three-time first-team All-Pro, and a one-time MVP. Sanders was known for his quickness, agility, and ability to make defenders miss.

20 Minutes of the greatest running back ever, BARRY SANDERS. His heisman season was possibly the greatest season for a RB ever in college. I’ve still never seen anything like him. Just a different level of shifty.

#2 Walter Payton

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To this day the most complete RB to me is still LaDainian Tomlinson

#4 Eric Dickerson

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Bodog Rewind™️1996: The Dallas Cowboys beat the Green Bay Packers in an instant playoff classic to advance to the Super Bowl…Emmitt Smith rushed for 150 yards and 3 TDs! 😎#DallasCowboys

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