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The Best Detroit Lions Running Backs of All Time

Updated October 17, 2019 4.2k votes 981 voters 33.2k views31 items

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 2018-2019 Detroit Lions and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Lions RBs include Barry Sanders, Billy Sims, Kevin Jones, and James Stewart. 

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. Vote below, then head over and check out the top Lions kickers ever and best Lions tight ends.