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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
192 60
LaDainian Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

2
164 48
Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

3
104 70
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

4
77 55
Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

5
67 46
Steven Jackson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

6
75 54
Priest Holmes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

7
94 72
Shaun Alexander is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

8
65 45
Tiki Barber is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

9
66 46
Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

10
58 39
Jamal Lewis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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11
72 53
Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

12
72 53
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

13
58 40
Brian Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

14
55 38
Fred Taylor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

15
31 15
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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16
76 67
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

17
41 37
Corey Dillon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

18
39 39
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

19
34 37
Warrick Dunn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

20
17 20
Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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21
1 0
Mike Anderson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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22
33 41
Willis McGahee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

23
1 2
Mike Davis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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24
0 2
Olandis Gary is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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25
24 51
Marion Barber III is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

26
22 48
Willie Parker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

27
21 51
Joseph Addai is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

28
12 38
Brandon Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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29
12 46
Travis Henry is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s

30
1 15
Shonn Greene is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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