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The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Updated April 21, 2020 5.0k votes 1.2k voters 36.0k views26 items

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

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  • 1

    Chiefs career: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

  • 2
    458
    137

    Priest Holmes

    Chiefs career: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

  • 3
    301
    91

    Christian Okoye

    Chiefs career: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987

  • 4

    Chiefs career: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

  • 5

    Chiefs career: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

  • 6
    286
    179

    Kareem Hunt

    Chiefs career: 2018, 2017

  • 7

    Chiefs career: 1982, 1981

  • 8

    Chiefs career: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969

  • 9
    88
    45

    Damien Williams

    Chiefs career: 2018

  • 10

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

  • 11

    Chiefs career: 1992, 1991, 1990

  • 12

    Chiefs career: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

  • 13

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

  • 14

    Chiefs career: 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960

  • 15
    92
    86

    Charcandrick West

    Chiefs career: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

  • 16

    Chiefs career: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

  • 17
    44
    58

    Donnell Bennett

    Chiefs career: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

  • 18
    46
    60

    Herman Heard

    Chiefs career: 1989, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

  • 19

    Chiefs career: 1999, 1998

  • 20
    39
    56

    Thomas Jones

    Chiefs career: 2011, 2010

  • 21
    28
    40

    Woody Green

    Chiefs career: 1976, 1975, 1974

  • 22
    5
    7

    Wendell Hayes

  • 23
    4
    5

    Robert Holmes

  • 24
    27
    42

    Paul Palmer

    Chiefs career: 1988, 1987

  • 25
    23
    41

    Tony Reed

    Chiefs career: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977