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 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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67 19
John Riggins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982

2
63 18
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2004

3
39 8
Larry Brown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970 

4
34 10
Stephen Davis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

5
41 17
Alfred Morris is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

6
23 4
Joe Washington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1981

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24 7
Terry Allen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

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24 8
Earnest Byner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

9
12 5
George Rogers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1987, 1986

10
16 9
Ladell Betts is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Ladell Betts Seasons: 2006

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10 5
Reggie Brooks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1993

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10 6
Mike Thomas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

13
8 4
Ricky Ervins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Ricky Ervins Seasons: 1994

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12 13
Darrel Young is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Darrel Young Seasons: 2014, 2013

15
9 10
Ryan Torain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Ryan Torain Seasons: 2010

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5 7
Craig McEwen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Craig McEwen Seasons: 1988

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3 5
Benny Malone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Benny Malone Seasons: 1979

18
10 13
Roy Helu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2011

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18 23
Robert Kelley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Robert Kelley Seasons: 2017, 2016

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4 7
Wilbur Jackson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Wilbur Jackson Seasons: 1980

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4 10
Trung Canidate is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Running Backs of All Time
Trung Canidate Seasons: 2003