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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
233 71
LaDainian Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
2
207 61
Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
3
123 86
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
4
47 21
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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5
93 63
Priest Holmes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
6
115 83
Shaun Alexander is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
7
91 62
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
8
83 55
Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
9
86 58
Steven Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
10
79 53
Tiki Barber is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
11
70 45
Jamal Lewis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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12
87 61
Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
13
70 47
Brian Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
14
89 65
Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
15
97 73
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
16
62 44
Fred Taylor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
17
50 43
Corey Dillon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
18
44 41
Warrick Dunn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
19
46 45
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
20
42 43
Willis McGahee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
21
19 25
Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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22
3 6
Mike Anderson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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23
1 7
Olandis Gary is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
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24
31 54
Marion Barber III is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s
25
26 51
Willie Parker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 2000s