NFL The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time  

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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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63 2
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

2
37 9
Melvin Gordon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015  

3
28 10
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

4
21 7
Chuck Muncie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981

5
16 9
Marion Butts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1990

6
19 12
Branden Oliver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Branden Oliver Seasons: 2014

7
21 17
Ryan Mathews is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

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11 7
Gary Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Gary Anderson Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986

9
10 7
Leonard Russell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1996

10
7 4
Lionel James is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Lionel James Seasons: 1985

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6 4
Dickie Post is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1970

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9 8
Gary Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1997

13
3 2
Don Woods is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1974

14
9 9
Jermaine Fazande is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Jermaine Fazande Seasons: 2000

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4 4
Clarence Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Clarence Williams Seasons: 1980

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3 3
Mike Thomas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1979

17
3 3
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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2 3
Earnest Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Earnest Jackson Seasons: 1984

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2 3
Rickey Young is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1975

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5 7
Tim Spencer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Tim Spencer Seasons: 1989

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5 8
Rod Bernstine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Rod Bernstine Seasons: 1991

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1 6
Mike Garrett is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1973, 1972,1971