NFL The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time  

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Big fan of New York football? Then check out this list of New York Jets running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout New York Jets history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 New York Jets and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Jets RBs include  Curits Martin, John Riggins, LaDainian Tolinson, and Freeman McNeil, among many other football greats.

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

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62 8
Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998

2
35 15
Freeman McNeil is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

3
36 16
Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007

4
37 23
LaDainian Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2010

5
22 10
Emerson Boozer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972,1971 

6
26 16
Bilal Powell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2013

7
16 7
Adrian Murrell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995

8
28 20
Chris Ivory is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014

9
17 13
Leon Washington is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2006

10
15 12
Shonn Greene is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011

11
24 23
Matt Forté is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2016

12
12 11
Johnny Hector is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Johnny Hector

Seasons: 1989

13
7 6
Johnny Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993

14
3 3
Steve Davis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Steve Davis

Seasons: 1976

15
3 4
George Nock is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
George Nock

Seasons: 1970

16
2 5
Carl Garrett is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Carl Garrett

Seasons: 1975

17
3 7
Scott Dierking is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Scott Dierking

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

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1 8
Blair Thomas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990