Sports The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time  

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Big fan of New Orleans football? Then check out this list of New Orleans Saints running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout New Orleans Saints history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 New Orleans Saints and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Saints RBs include Reggie Bush, Deuce McAllister, Ricky Williams, and George Rogers. 

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

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64 17
Deuce McAllister is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2006, 2004, 2003, 2002

2
64 27
Mark Ingram, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

3
38 15
Darren Sproles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2012

4
30 10
Dalton Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1989, 1988

5
51 27
Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

6
39 18
Pierre Thomas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2013, 2011

7
46 27
Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999

8
21 10
Rueben Mayes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1990, 1987, 1986

9
25 16
George Rogers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

10
18 10
Earl Campbell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1985

11
10 4
Mario Bates is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Mario Bates Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995

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12 7
Vaughn Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1992

13
10 6
Chuck Muncie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977

14
7 5
Mike Strachan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Mike Strachan Seasons: 1975

15
15 14
Jed Collins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2013

16
8 7
Lamar Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Lamar Smith Seasons: 1998

17
3 2
Tom Barrington is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Tom Barrington Seasons: 1970

18
3 2
Alvin Maxson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Alvin Maxson Seasons: 1974

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7 7
Jimmy Rogers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Jimmy Rogers Seasons: 1980

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4 5
Tony Galbreath is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1976

21
5 7
Derek Brown is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Derek Brown Seasons: 1994, 1993

22
4 6
Bill Butler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1973

23
4 7
Gill Fenerty is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Gill Fenerty Seasons: 1991

24
4 7
Antowain Smith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Antowain Smith Seasons: 2005

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2 5
Bob Gresham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Bob Gresham Seasons: 1972