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The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time 

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Updated June 14, 2019 1.2k votes 334 voters 11.3k views 25 items

Big fan of Los Angeles football? Then check out this list of Los Angeles Chargers running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout Los Angeles Chargers history (and San Diego, of course), including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 Los Angeles Chargers and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Chargers RBs include LaDainian Tomlinson, Natrone Means, Gary Anderson, and Chuck Muncie. 

Who are the best running backs in Los Angeles Chargers history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Los Angeles or San Diego Chargers starting running back.

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LaDainian Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

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Chuck Muncie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981

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Natrone Means is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998, 1995, 1994

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Melvin Gordon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Melvin Gordon

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

 

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Darren Sproles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005

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Marion Butts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1990

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Michael Turner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
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Paul Lowe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964,1963, 1961

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Gary Anderson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Gary Anderson

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986

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Ryan Mathews is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
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Lionel James is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1985

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Branden Oliver is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Branden Oliver

Seasons: 2014

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Dickie Post is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1970

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Earnest Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Earnest Jackson

Seasons: 1984

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Don Woods is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1974

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Gary Brown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1997

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Lydell Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1978

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Mike Garrett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1973, 1972,1971

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Rod Bernstine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Rod Bernstine

Seasons: 1991

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Leonard Russell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1996

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Tim Spencer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Tim Spencer

Seasons: 1989

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Clarence Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Clarence Williams

Seasons: 1980

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Mike Thomas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1979

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Rickey Young is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1975

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Jermaine Fazande is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Jermaine Fazande

Seasons: 2000