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
291 73
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
259 59
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
162 53
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
143 42
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
240 127
Le'Veon Bell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2014, 2015, 2013

6
79 16
James Conner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Andrew Gutshall added James Conner

Seasons: 2018, 2017

7
108 40
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
113 80
DeAngelo Williams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015

9
103 71
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
32 38
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
37 49
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
22 32
Sidney Thornton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Sidney Thornton

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

13
22 33
Tim Worley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time
Tim Worley

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1990, 1989

14
31 46
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
23 37
Erric Pegram is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995

16
17 31
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
14 29
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
14 41
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