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football players (american) The Best Pure Rushing Running Backs

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List Rules *NOT* best pass catcher's, or blocker's, but best perceived runner's at the position of Running Back

This list is different than the Top Multi-purpose backs...these backs are the top Running-Running backs...They do not have to be the best blocker's, or pass catcher's...but they are perceived to be the best runner's at the position.

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Barry Sanders is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pure Rushing Running Backs
Barry Sanders Running back

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Jim Brown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pure Rushing Running Backs
Jim Brown Running back, Fullback

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Eric Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pure Rushing Running Backs
Eric Dickerson Running back

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Walter Payton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pure Rushing Running Backs
Walter Payton Running back

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Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pure Rushing Running Backs
Adrian Peterson Running back

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Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pure Rushing Running Backs
Emmitt Smith Running back

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Jamal Lewis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pure Rushing Running Backs
Jamal Lewis Running back

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Terrell Davis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pure Rushing Running Backs
Terrell Davis Running back

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O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pure Rushing Running Backs
O. J. Simpson Running back

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LaDainian Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pure Rushing Running Backs
LaDainian Tomlinson Running back

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Earl Campbell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pure Rushing Running Backs
Earl Campbell Running back