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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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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

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James White is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
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Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995

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Corey Dillon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

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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

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Sony Michel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
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Sam Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
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Dion Lewis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

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Jim Nance is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
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Shane Vereen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

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Rex Burkhead is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time
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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

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Antowain Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2002, 2001

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Tony Collins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

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

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John Stephens is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

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BenJarvus Green-Ellis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

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

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

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

Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973

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

Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998

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Sammy Morris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

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Andy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Don Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

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

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Leonard Russell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

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Vagas Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980

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Horace Ivory is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New England Patriots Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977