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The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time

Updated June 14, 2019 2.3k votes 617 voters 18.2k views22 items

Big fan of Washington football? Then check out this list of Washington Redskins running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout Washington Redskins history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 Washington Redskins and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Redskins RBs include Clinton Portis, Stephen Davis, Terry Allen, and Earnest Byner, among other greats.

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

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  • 1
    262
    73

    Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982

  • 2
    156
    41

    Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970 

  • 3
    182
    60

    Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2004

  • 4
    128
    60

    Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

  • 5
    107
    44

    Stephen Davis

    Seasons: 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

  • 6
    66
    18
  • 7
    67
    28

    Seasons: 1981

  • 8
    62
    28

    Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

  • 9
    46
    24

    George Rogers

    Seasons: 1987, 1986

  • 10
    83
    73

    Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

  • 11
    36
    24

    Seasons: 1993

  • 12
    32
    21

    Seasons: 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

  • 13
    36
    31

    Ricky Ervins

    Seasons: 1994

  • 14
    40
    38

    Ladell Betts

    Seasons: 2006

  • 15
    27
    43

    Seasons: 2011

  • 16
    22
    36

    Darrel Young

    Seasons: 2014, 2013

  • 17
    21
    38

    Ryan Torain

    Seasons: 2010

  • 18
    32
    62

    Robert Kelley

    Seasons: 2017, 2016

  • 19
    13
    31

    Wilbur Jackson

    Seasons: 1980

  • 20
    9
    28

    Seasons: 1979

  • 21
    13
    43

    Trung Canidate

    Seasons: 2003

  • 22
    11
    35

    Craig McEwen

    Seasons: 1988