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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77 23
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
77 31
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
50 18
Darren Sproles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2012

4
65 30
Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

5
35 11
Dalton Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1989, 1988

6
47 21
Pierre Thomas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2011

7
51 31
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
23 12
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
22 12
Earl Campbell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1985

10
28 18
George Rogers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

11
15 8
Chuck Muncie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977

12
11 5
Mario Bates is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Mario Bates

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995

13
14 8
Vaughn Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1992

14
5 0
Alvin Kamara is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
SuperUnicorn33 added Alvin Kamara

Seasons: 2018, 2017

15
17 15
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
Mike Strachan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Mike Strachan

Seasons: 1975

17
8 8
Lamar Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Lamar Smith

Seasons: 1998

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

Seasons: 1974

19
8 9
Jimmy Rogers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Jimmy Rogers

Seasons: 1980

20
7 8
Derek Brown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Derek Brown

Seasons: 1994, 1993

21
6 7
Tony Galbreath is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1976

22
3 4
Tom Barrington is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Tom Barrington

Seasons: 1970

23
6 8
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 6
Bob Gresham is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Bob Gresham

Seasons: 1972

25
5 8
Antowain Smith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Antowain Smith

Seasons: 2005

26
4 7
Bill Butler is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1973