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NFL 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
81 25
LaDainian Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

2
60 19
Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

3
44 26
Shaun Alexander is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

4
46 29
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

5
36 20
Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

6
40 26
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

7
18 6
Jamal Lewis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
Bigg Gilly added Jamal Lewis

8
36 23
Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

9
29 19
Priest Holmes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

10
38 28
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

11
29 20
Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

12
29 20
Tiki Barber is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

13
28 21
Steven Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

14
25 18
Brian Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

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15
22 19
Fred Taylor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

16
20 18
Corey Dillon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

17
18 17
Willis McGahee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

18
16 19
Warrick Dunn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

19
15 21
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

20
3 7
Brandon Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
Jackson_tilzer added Brandon Jacobs

21
12 23
Joseph Addai is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

22
12 23
Willie Parker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

23
8 20
Travis Henry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

24
9 23
Marion Barber III is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s