Football The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time  

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Big fan of New England football? Then check out this list of New England Patriots running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout New England Patriots history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 New England Patriots and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Patriots RBs include LeGarrette Blount, Kevin Faulk, Sam Cunningham, and Tony Collins, among many other football greats.

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

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173 76
Kevin Faulk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

2
134 54
Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995

3
122 48
Corey Dillon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

4
123 57
LeGarrette Blount is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2015, 2014, 2013

5
126 59
Dion Lewis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

6
46 35
John Stephens is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

7
51 41
Shane Vereen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

8
49 40
BenJarvus Green-Ellis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

9
42 34
Antowain Smith is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Antowain Smith

Seasons: 2003, 2002, 2001

10
40 32
Tony Collins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1983, 1982, 1981

11
57 51
Stevan Ridley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

12
39 33
Craig James is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

13
25 22
Leonard Russell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

14
20 17
Don Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

15
24 23
Robert Edwards is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998

16
19 20
Andy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Andy Johnson

Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974

17
17 18
Mack Herron is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Mack Herron

Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973

18
14 16
Vagas Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980

19
19 22
Marion Butts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1994

20
13 15
Carl Garrett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Carl Garrett

Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970, 1969

21
23 27
Sammy Morris is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

22
14 17
Horace Ivory is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

23
13 17
Josh Ashton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Josh Ashton

Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972

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17 23
Terry Allen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1999