NFL The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time  

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Big fan of Buffalo football? Then check out this list of Buffalo Bills running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout Buffalo Bills history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 Buffalo Bills and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Bills RBs include Thurman Thomas, O. J. Simpson, and Cookie Gilchrist.

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

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1
67 20
Thurman Thomas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Seasons:  1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

2
66 21
O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

3
52 17
Fred Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2014, 2011, 2010, 2009

4
59 22
LeSean McCoy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

5
27 8
Joe Cribbs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1985, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

6
35 21
Marshawn Lynch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2008, 2007

7
20 9
Travis Henry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2003, 2002, 2001

8
24 19
C. J. Spiller is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011

9
14 10
Antowain Smith is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Antowain Smith Seasons: 1998

10
19 17
Willis McGahee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

11
9 11
Jonathan Linton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1999

12
15 18
Jerome Felton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Jerome Felton Seasons: 2015

13
6 10
Sammy Morris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2000

14
5 9
Robb Riddick is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1986

15
6 11
Greg Bell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1984

16
5 10
Ronnie Harmon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1987

17
4 9
Terry Miller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1979, 1978

18
13 21
Nick O'Leary is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Nick O'Leary Seasons: 2016