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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150 61
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
100 36
Corey Dillon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

3
111 45
Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995

4
109 50
Dion Lewis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

5
101 46
LeGarrette Blount is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2015, 2014, 2013

6
32 23
Craig James is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

7
50 41
Stevan Ridley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

8
42 34
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 35
Shane Vereen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

10
34 28
John Stephens is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

11
34 28
Antowain Smith is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Antowain Smith Seasons: 2003, 2002, 2001

12
33 28
Tony Collins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1983, 1982, 1981

13
20 17
Leonard Russell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

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15 13
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
21 20
Sammy Morris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

16
18 17
Robert Edwards is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998

17
13 13
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
11 11
Josh Ashton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Josh Ashton Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972

19
16 17
Marion Butts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1994

20
10 11
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
16 18
Terry Allen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1999

22
14 16
Andy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 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

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11 13
Horace Ivory is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

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10 12
Vagas Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980