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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!
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1
164 51
LaDainian Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

2
142 41
Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

3
90 60
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

4
69 47
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

5
70 48
Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

6
86 63
Shaun Alexander is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

7
69 48
Priest Holmes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

8
61 41
Tiki Barber is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

9
61 41
Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

10
54 35
Brian Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

11
28 11
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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12
60 41
Steven Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

13
50 32
Jamal Lewis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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14
67 50
Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

15
47 35
Fred Taylor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

16
66 60
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

17
35 35
Corey Dillon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

18
35 37
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

19
31 36
Warrick Dunn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

20
13 15
Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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21
26 39
Willis McGahee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

22
21 44
Willie Parker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

23
22 48
Marion Barber III is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

24
21 48
Joseph Addai is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

25
11 33
Brandon Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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26
1 10
Shonn Greene is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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27
12 43
Travis Henry is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s