Big fan of Detroit football? Then check out this list of Detroit Lions running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout Detroit Lions history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Lions RBs include Barry Sanders, Billy Sims, Kevin Jones, and James Stewart.
In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Detroit Lions starting RBs and backup RBs are Ameer Abdullah, Theo Riddick, Zach Zenner, and Dwayne Washington.Who are the best running backs in Detroit Lions history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Detroit Lions starting running back.