Football Players The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time  

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Big fan of Kansas City football? Then check out this list of Kansas City Chiefs running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout Kansas City Chiefs history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 Kansas City Chiefs and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Chiefs RBs include Jamaal Charles, Larry Johnson, Priest Holmes, and Herman Heard. 

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

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Jamaal Charles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

2
129 43
Priest Holmes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

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Kareem Hunt

Seasons: 2018, 2017

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83 35
Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

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14 1
Christian Okoye is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
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72 42
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

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37 22
Joe Delaney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1982, 1981

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40 26
Barry Word is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990

9
30 23
Kimble Anders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

10
24 18
Ed Podolak is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969

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43 38
Spencer Ware is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

12
32 31
Charcandrick West is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Charcandrick West

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

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31 30
Anthony Sherman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

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24 23
Herman Heard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Herman Heard

Seasons: 1989, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

 

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Greg Hill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

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19 19
Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010

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10 10
Woody Green is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Woody Green

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974

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10 13
Billy Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Billy Jackson

Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

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19 25
Bam Morris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998

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15 22
Donnell Bennett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Donnell Bennett

Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

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8 15
Tony Reed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Tony Reed

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

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7 15
Paul Palmer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Paul Palmer

Seasons: 1988, 1987