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
247 62
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
218 51
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
132 46
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
212 103
Le'Veon Bell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2014, 2015, 2013

5
111 38
Rocky Bleier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

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

6
88 35
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
48 9
James Conner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Andrew Gutshall added James Conner

Seasons: 2018, 2017

8
98 67
DeAngelo Williams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015

9
84 61
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
21 29
Frank Pollard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Frank Pollard

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

11
25 37
Walter Abercrombie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Walter Abercrombie

Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1983, 1982

12
28 42
Jonathan Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

13
19 30
Erric Pegram is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995

14
16 26
Tim Worley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Tim Worley

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1990, 1989

15
15 27
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
12 24
Preston Pearson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1971, 1970

17
8 25
Warren Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Warren Williams

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

18
12 32
Rich Erenberg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Rich Erenberg

Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984