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 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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1
343 86
Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

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

2
302 71
Franco Harris is listed (or ranked) 2 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

3
193 72
Willie Parker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

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

4
171 61
Rocky Bleier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

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

5
117 34
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
275 155
Le'Veon Bell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2014, 2015, 2013

7
121 50
Barry Foster is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

8
133 88
DeAngelo Williams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015

9
124 83
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
11 7
Merril Hoge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Mark Mendes added
11
44 61
Jonathan Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

12
36 52
Frank Pollard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Frank Pollard

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

13
29 44
Erric Pegram is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995

14
35 53
Walter Abercrombie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Walter Abercrombie

Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1983, 1982

15
25 41
Sidney Thornton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Sidney Thornton

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

16
24 41
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
20 38
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
16 39
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

19
16 52
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