NFL The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time  

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Big fan of Minnesota football? Then check out this list of Minnesota Vikings running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout Minnesota Vikings history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 Minnesota Vikings and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Vikings RBs include Adrian Peterson, Robert Smith, Michael Bennett, and Darrin Nelson. 

Who are the best running backs in Minnesota Vikings history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Minnesota Vikings starting running back.

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131 21
Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

2
94 19
Chuck Foreman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

3
101 25
Robert Smith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

4
40 21
Terry Allen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

5
43 25
Ted Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Ted Brown Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

6
36 23
Darrin Nelson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982  

7
37 23
Dave Osborn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

8
36 26
Chester Taylor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

9
48 37
Jerick McKinnon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Jerick McKinnon Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

10
50 40
Herschel Walker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989

11
62 53
Dalvin Cook is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Dalvin Cook Seasons: 2018, 2017

12
31 23
Michael Bennett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

13
20 17
Moe Williams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Moe Williams Seasons: 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

14
24 22
Oscar Reed is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Oscar Reed Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968

15
23 21
Rickey Young is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

16
36 40
Matt Asiata is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Matt Asiata Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

17
23 24
Mewelde Moore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

18
17 29
Jerome Felton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Jerome Felton Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012

19
14 29
Barry Word is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1993