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The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time 

Ranker NFL
Updated October 15, 2018 1.8k votes 516 voters 16.3k views 22 items

Big fan of Atlanta football? Then check out this list of Atlanta Falcons running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout Atlanta Falcons history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 Atlanta Falcons and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Falcons RBs include Michael Turner, Warrick Dunn, and Jamal Anderson.

Who are the best running backs in Atlanta Falcons history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Atlanta Falcons starting running back.

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Michael Turner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

2
Warrick Dunn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time

Seasons:  2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002

 

3
Devonta Freeman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time
Devonta Freeman

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

4
Jamal Anderson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time
Jamal Anderson

Seasons: 2000, 1998, 1997, 1996

5
Gerald Riggs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time
Gerald Riggs

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

6
William Andrews is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1983

7
Tevin Coleman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time
Tevin Coleman

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

8
T.J. Duckett is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time
T.J. Duckett

Seasons: 2003

9
Lynn Cain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time
Lynn Cain

Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980

10
Patrick DiMarco is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

11
Steven Jackson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013

12
Cannonball Butler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time
Cannonball Butler

Seasons: 1971, 1970

13
Craig Heyward is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994

14
Dave Hampton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time
Dave Hampton

Seasons: 1973, 1972

15
Ito Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time
Ito Smith

Seasons: 2018

16
Erric Pegram is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1991

17
Haskel Stanback is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1978, 1977, 1975

18
Bubba Bean is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time
Bubba Bean

Seasons: 1979

19
Art Malone is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time
Art Malone

Seasons: 1974

20
Keith Jones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1990, 1989

21
Ken Oxendine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time
Ken Oxendine

Seasons: 1999

22
Maurice Smith is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Running Backs of All Time
Maurice Smith

Seasons: 2001