NFL The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time  

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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 some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Redskins RBs include Clinton Portis, Stephen Davis, Terry Allen, and Earnest Byner.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Washington Redskins starting RBs and backup RBs are Rob Kelley, Chris Thompson, and Samaje Perine. 

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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29 4
John Riggins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
John Riggins Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982

2
24 8
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Clinton Portis Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2004

3
16 6
Stephen Davis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Stephen Davis Seasons: 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

4
13 4
Larry Brown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Larry Brown Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970 

5
10 2
Joe Washington is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Joe Washington Seasons: 1981

6
15 7
Terry Allen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Terry Allen Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

7
18 10
Alfred Morris is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Alfred Morris Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

8
14 7
Earnest Byner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Earnest Byner Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

9
6 1
Ricky Ervins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Ricky Ervins Seasons: 1994

10
16 13
Robert Kelley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Robert Kelley Seasons: 2017, 2016

11
7 4
George Rogers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
George Rogers Seasons: 1987, 1986

12
6 3
Reggie Brooks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Reggie Brooks Seasons: 1993

13
11 9
Darrel Young is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Darrel Young Seasons: 2014, 2013

14
9 7
Ladell Betts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Ladell Betts Seasons: 2006

15
3 2
Benny Malone is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Benny Malone Seasons: 1979

16
4 4
Wilbur Jackson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Wilbur Jackson Seasons: 1980

17
4 4
Craig McEwen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Craig McEwen Seasons: 1988

18
9 10
Roy Helu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Roy Helu Seasons: 2011

19
6 7
Ryan Torain is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Ryan Torain Seasons: 2010

20
5 6
Mike Thomas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Mike Thomas Seasons: 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

21
3 6
Trung Canidate is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Trung Canidate Seasons: 2003