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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
92 35
LaDainian Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

2
76 25
Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

3
53 34
Shaun Alexander is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

4
53 36
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

5
43 27
Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

6
42 28
Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

7
37 24
Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

8
25 13
Jamal Lewis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
Bigg Gilly added Jamal Lewis

9
35 24
Priest Holmes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

10
45 34
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

11
34 25
Tiki Barber is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

12
34 25
Steven Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

13
31 22
Brian Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

14
45 37
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

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15
27 22
Fred Taylor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

16
21 22
Corey Dillon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

17
20 22
Willis McGahee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

18
1 0
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
Shafeeq Rashid added Clinton Portis

19
2 2
Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
Shafeeq Rashid added Thomas Jones

20
20 25
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

21
18 24
Warrick Dunn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

22
15 28
Willie Parker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

23
4 14
Brandon Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
Jackson_tilzer added Brandon Jacobs

24
14 29
Joseph Addai is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

25
8 25
Travis Henry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

26
10 30
Marion Barber III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s