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The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time 

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Updated March 19, 2020 3.7k votes 704 voters 25.4k views 22 items

Big fan of Denver football? Then check out this list of Denver Broncos running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout Denver Broncos history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 Denver Broncos and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Broncos RBs include Terrell Davis, Floyd Little, Tony Dorsett, and Sammy Winder, among other football greats.

Who are the best running backs in Denver Broncos history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Denver Broncos starting running back. Vote below, then head over and check out the top Broncos kickers ever and best Broncos tight ends.

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Terrell Davis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2001, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

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Floyd Little is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time
Floyd Little

Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1867

3
Otis Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

4
C. J. Anderson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time
C. J. Anderson

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

5
Mike Anderson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time
Mike Anderson

Seasons: 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000

6
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time
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Sammy Winder is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982

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Knowshon Moreno is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

9
Tony Dorsett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1988

10
Willis McGahee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011

11
Rob Lytle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time
Rob Lytle

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

12
Tatum Bell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time
Tatum Bell

Seasons: 2008, 2006, 2005, 2004

13
Dave Preston is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time
Dave Preston

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

14
Bobby Humphrey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989

15
Gaston Green is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991

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Olandis Gary is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

17
Ronnie Hillman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

18
Peyton Hillis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time
Peyton Hillis

Seasons: 2009, 2008

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Cookie Gilchrist is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time
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Rod Bernstine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time
Rod Bernstine

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

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Selvin Young is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time
Selvin Young

Seasons: 2008, 2007

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Leonard Russell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1994