Football The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time  

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Big fan of Cincinnati football? Then check out this list of Cincinnati Bengals running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout Cincinnati Bengals history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Bengals RBs include James Brooks, Corey Dillon, Cedric Benson, and Harold Green.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Cincinnati Bengals starting RBs and backup RBs are Giovanni Bernard, Jeremy Hill, and Joe Mixon. 

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

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Corey Dillon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time
Corey Dillon Seasons: 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

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James Brooks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time
James Brooks Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984  

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Rudi Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time
Rudi Johnson Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003,

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Giovani Bernard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time
Giovani Bernard Seasons: 2014

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Archie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time
Archie Griffin Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

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Jeremy Hill is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time
Jeremy Hill Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

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Cedric Benson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time
Cedric Benson Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

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Garrison Hearst is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time
Garrison Hearst Seasons: 1996

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Essex Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time
Essex Johnson Seasons: 1973, 1972

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Paul Robinson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time
Paul Robinson Seasons: 1971, 1970

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Charles Alexander is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time
Charles Alexander Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

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Stan Fritts is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time
Stan Fritts Seasons: 1975

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Charlie Davis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time
Charlie Davis Seasons: 1974

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BenJarvus Green-Ellis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time
BenJarvus Green-Ellis Seasons: 2013, 2012

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Harold Green is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cincinnati Bengals Running Backs of All Time
Harold Green Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992