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2000s The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s  

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These are the best NFL running backs of the 2000s. Running backs are an integral piece of a football team's offense. They set the pace and take the biggest hits play after play. When talking about 2000s running backs, you're talking about some of the greatest football players to ever plays in the NFL! Take a look at this list of RBs of the 2000s and vote up your favorites! Who do you think are the best running backs of the 2000s?

From Emmitt Smith to Edgerrin James, the top Running Backs of the 2000s are some of the most famous players in NFL history! LaDanian Tomlinson is another player that comes to mind Frank Gore and Tiki Barber have also earned the right to be listed amongst the best 2000s Running Backs ever! 

So take a look at this list of the greatest RBs of the 2000s and vote up your favorites! Vote up who you think are the greatest running backs of the 2000s!

1
126 42
LaDainian Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

2
105 34
Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

3
73 47
Shaun Alexander is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

4
72 47
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

5
60 38
Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

6
59 39
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

7
50 31
Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

8
54 34
Priest Holmes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

9
49 32
Tiki Barber is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

10
58 40
Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

11
17 3
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
Shafeeq Rashid added Clinton Portis

12
38 23
Jamal Lewis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
Bigg Gilly added Jamal Lewis

13
43 28
Brian Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

14
45 32
Steven Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

15
40 28
Fred Taylor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

16
56 48
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

17
31 28
Corey Dillon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

18
27 31
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

19
24 29
Warrick Dunn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

20
7 9
Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
Shafeeq Rashid added Thomas Jones

21
23 30
Willis McGahee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

22
18 34
Willie Parker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

23
17 36
Joseph Addai is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

24
7 23
Brandon Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
Jackson_tilzer added Brandon Jacobs

25
14 37
Marion Barber III is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

26
10 31
Travis Henry is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s