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
87 31
O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

2
83 30
Thurman Thomas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time

Seasons:  1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

3
63 23
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
70 28
LeSean McCoy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

5
36 11
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
44 26
Marshawn Lynch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2008, 2007

7
27 14
Travis Henry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2002, 2001

8
30 24
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
25 20
Willis McGahee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

10
17 13
Antowain Smith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Antowain Smith

Seasons: 1998

11
11 15
Jonathan Linton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1999

12
8 13
Robb Riddick is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1986

13
17 25
Nick O'Leary is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Nick O'Leary

Seasons: 2016

14
8 14
Greg Bell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1984

15
7 13
Sammy Morris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2000

16
6 12
Terry Miller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1979, 1978

17
15 25
Jerome Felton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time
Jerome Felton

Seasons: 2015

18
6 14
Ronnie Harmon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1987