football The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time  

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Big fan of Pittsburgh football? Then check out this list of Pittsburgh Steelers running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout Pittsburgh Steelers history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Steelers RBs include Jerome Bettis, Bill Dudley, Walter Abercrombie, and Rocky Bleier.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Pittsburgh Steelers starting RBs and backup RBs are Le'Veon Bell, James Conner, and Terrell Watson. 

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

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65 12
Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Jerome Bettis Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

2
52 9
Franco Harris is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Franco Harris Seasons: 1972

3
69 19
Le'Veon Bell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Le'Veon Bell Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013

4
30 11
Willie Parker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Willie Parker Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

5
26 9
Rocky Bleier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Rocky Bleier Seasons: 1980, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974

6
20 9
Barry Foster is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Barry Foster Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

7
20 12
Rashard Mendenhall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Rashard Mendenhall Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009

8
27 19
DeAngelo Williams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
DeAngelo Williams Seasons: 2015

9
11 11
Walter Abercrombie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Walter Abercrombie Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1983

10
4 6
Preston Pearson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Preston Pearson Seasons: 1973, 1971, 1970

11
11 15
Jonathan Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Jonathan Dwyer Seasons: 2012

12
3 6
Warren Williams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Warren Williams Seasons: 1988

13
5 9
Rich Erenberg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Rich Erenberg Seasons: 1984

14
4 8
Sidney Thornton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Sidney Thornton Seasons: 1979

15
4 8
Frank Pollard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Frank Pollard Seasons: 1982, 1981

16
3 7
Tim Worley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Tim Worley Seasons: 1990, 1989

17
4 11
Erric Pegram is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Erric Pegram Seasons: 1995