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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 2018-2019 Pittsburgh Steelers and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Steelers RBs include Jerome Bettis, Bill Dudley, Walter Abercrombie, and Rocky Bleier.

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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Franco Harris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972

2
Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

3
Rocky Bleier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1980, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1968

4
Willie Parker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005. 2004

5
James Conner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Andrew Gutshall added James Conner

Seasons: 2018, 2017

6
Barry Foster is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

7
Le'Veon Bell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2014, 2015, 2013

8
Merril Hoge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Mark Mendes added
9
Rashard Mendenhall is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

10
DeAngelo Williams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015

11
Frank Pollard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Frank Pollard

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

12
Erric Pegram is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995

13
Jonathan Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

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

Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

15
Walter Abercrombie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Walter Abercrombie

Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1983, 1982

16
Tim Worley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Tim Worley

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1990, 1989

17
Preston Pearson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1971, 1970

18
Warren Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Warren Williams

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

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Rich Erenberg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Rich Erenberg

Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984