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

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

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

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Pierre Thomas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Pierre Thomas Seasons: 2013, 2011

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Dalton Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Dalton Hilliard Seasons: 1989, 1988

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Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Reggie Bush Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

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

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George Rogers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
George Rogers Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

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Rueben Mayes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Rueben Mayes Seasons: 1990, 1987, 1986

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

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Vaughn Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Vaughn Dunbar Seasons: 1992

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Chuck Muncie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Chuck Muncie Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977

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Mario Bates is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Mario Bates Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995

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

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Lamar Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Lamar Smith Seasons: 1998

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Jimmy Rogers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Jimmy Rogers Seasons: 1980

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Mike Strachan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Mike Strachan Seasons: 1975

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Tom Barrington is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Tom Barrington Seasons: 1970

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Alvin Maxson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Alvin Maxson Seasons: 1974

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

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Bill Butler is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Bill Butler Seasons: 1973

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Gill Fenerty is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Gill Fenerty Seasons: 1991

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Derek Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Derek Brown Seasons: 1994, 1993

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