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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50 6
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
31 9
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
29 13
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
22 13
Bilal Powell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2013

5
25 16
Chris Ivory is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2015, 2014

6
27 18
LaDainian Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2010

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17 9
Emerson Boozer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972,1971 

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12 7
Adrian Murrell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995

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14 10
Leon Washington is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2006

10
11 9
Johnny Hector is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Johnny Hector Seasons: 1989

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21 21
Matt Forté is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2016

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11 11
Shonn Greene is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2012, 2011

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2 2
Steve Davis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Steve Davis Seasons: 1976

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5 6
Johnny Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1994, 1993

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1 4
Carl Garrett is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Carl Garrett Seasons: 1975

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1 4
George Nock is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
George Nock Seasons: 1970

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2 6
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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0 7
Blair Thomas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Jets Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990