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

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Priest Holmes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Priest Holmes Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

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Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Marcus Allen Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

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Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Larry Johnson Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

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Kareem Hunt Seasons: 2018, 2017

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Joe Delaney is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Joe Delaney Seasons: 1982, 1981

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Barry Word is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Barry Word Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990

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Kimble Anders is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Kimble Anders Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

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Ed Podolak is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Ed Podolak Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969

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Spencer Ware is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Spencer Ware Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

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Herman Heard is listed (or ranked) 11 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) 12 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Greg Hill Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

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Charcandrick West is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Anthony Sherman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Anthony Sherman Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

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Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Thomas Jones Seasons: 2011, 2010

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Billy Jackson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Billy Jackson Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

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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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Tony Reed is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Tony Reed Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

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Bam Morris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Bam Morris Seasons: 1999, 1998

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Paul Palmer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Paul Palmer Seasons: 1988, 1987

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Donnell Bennett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Donnell Bennett Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994