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Top 10 NFL Running Backs

1.)Chris Johnson- CJ28 owned last year, racking up 2,006 yards along with 14 touchdowns and 22 rushes for over 20 yards. Possibly the fastest player to ever lace them up . With his unique speed and vision, Chris Johnson can easily run his way into the record books.

2.)Stephen Jackson- 5 straight seasons of 1000+ yards with the St. Louis Rams. Enough said.

3.)Adrian Peterson- He makes the uniordinary look ordinary. An absolute freak of nature with strength to match his speed. If he could just fix his fumbling problem, he could be atop the list.

4.)Maurice Jones Drew– A solid, all around running back.  If it wasn’t for his height issue, he would be a top 3 running back.

5.)Frank Gore- Another 1000+ yard rusher since being drafted out of the University of Miami. Gore is one guy you don’t want getting past your front 7.

6.)Ray Rice- Great hands and plays twice his size. He’s only been in the league for 2 seasons now but easily makes the list.

7.)DeAngelo Williams- Super quick and a viable pass option out of the backfield. D’lo proves splitting carries with the next guy does’nt slow him down a bit.

8.)Jonathan Stewart- He breaks so many tackles. A perfect compliment to DeAngelo Williams speed. He actually had more carries, yards and touchdowns for the Panthers last season.

9.)Ronnie Brown- Injuries push him down toward the bottom of the list. All around great back. Brown makes the Wildcat formation look unstoppable.

10.)Jamaal Charles- Led the league with 5.9 yards a carry. Another speedy back with a great future ahead of him.

Not quite- Thomas Jones, Brandon Jacobs, Cedric Benson, Pierre Thomas

Written by layinWOOD

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  1. Michael Turner tha best trucker in tha game? or did injury take hime of the current,I use Mendenhall 24/7 he's my favorite, but fa sho C.J. at the top

  2. Thanks for pointin that out DUB. I overlooked him because of his injury plagued season last year and the fact that he has only had one 1,000 yard season. Turner definately deserves a spot toward the bottom of the list or atleast on the “not quite” list.

  3. JAMMAL CHARLES is something special in the NFL.

    1. super mario, i am a true Patriots fan from Boston but lemme tell you something, i LOVE jamaal charles with a passion

  4. Thats true you can be in the top 5 one year and out of top 10 to 15 the next but I expect him to bounce back with authority.

  5. i would not include charles on that list he is under the turner category of only 1 1000+ season and i would put jones ahead of him

    stewart is the same thing as above

    i would say ap over sjack but the teams talents on both is very different so it doesnt matter to me

  6. I think TURNER should be up there anyway i don’t really judge a player by their stats i judge them by their talent and TURNER has talent to be in the top 4 it doesn’t matter about how many 1,000 yard seasons a RB has had b/c if it did that WITTLE MJD should not be up there he barely had his first 1,000 yard season but he does have talent so i guess he should be up there. *shoulder shrug*

    1. I agree michael turner should be at least # 5….
      if not higher

  7. What kind of statement was that super_mario90? MJD barely had his first 1,000 yard season?

    What part of nearly 1400 rushing yards and 16 TDs is “barely” a 1,000 yard season?

    You’re insane.

  8. Where is Ryan Grant? his totals for each season have been surprisingly close to A.P.’s He doesnt grab headlines but is a very speedy rb. He deserves a spot

  9. Brandon Jacobs? Really? Him and his 3.7 yards per carry? He's terrible.