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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254 88
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
249 87
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

3
107 33
Christian Okoye is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
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4
167 72
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

5
143 79
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

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

6
182 108
Kareem Hunt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Kareem Hunt

Seasons: 2018, 2017

7
75 38
Joe Delaney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1982, 1981

8
58 34
Ed Podolak is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

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

9
70 46
Barry Word is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990

10
59 39
Kimble Anders is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

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

11
78 65
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
60 48
Anthony Sherman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

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

13
26 15
Damien Williams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Damien Williams

Seasons: 2018

14
60 54
Charcandrick West is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Charcandrick West

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

15
35 37
Herman Heard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Herman Heard

Seasons: 1989, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

 

16
20 21
Woody Green is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Woody Green

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974

17
33 38
Greg Hill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

18
26 36
Donnell Bennett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Donnell Bennett

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

19
29 42
Bam Morris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998

20
26 39
Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010

21
15 25
Paul Palmer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Paul Palmer

Seasons: 1988, 1987

22
15 27
Tony Reed is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Tony Reed

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

23
12 25
Billy Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Billy Jackson

Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981