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Top 5 NFL Running Backs Ever
Who are they?
| Closed on 03/30/13 at 05:00PM
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38%a. The top 5 ever are...
0%b. I am correct...
8%c. Unless your answers are the same as mine, you're wrong...
38%d. Hmmm...
15%e. Beaneaters.

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#1 | 566 days ago
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The top 5 ever are...  
  
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#1 | 566 days ago
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The top 5 ever are...  
#2 | 566 days ago

Jim Brown
OJ Simpson
Walter Payton
Barry Sanders
Emmitt Smith



(it's looking like Peterson will be taking someone's spot on everyone's list one of these days)
The top 5 ever are...  
#3 | 566 days ago

In my opinion...(not in any particular order)..


Hmmm...  
#4 | 566 days ago

Jim Brown
Barry Sanders
Gale Sayers
Walter Payton
Marshall Faulk
The top 5 ever are...  
#5 | 565 days ago

Jim Brown
Walter Payton
Barry Sanders
Earl Campbell
OJ Simpson
Hmmm...  
#6 | 565 days ago



it may be a little biased, but i'm giving him the top 5

"it feels girly to be tackled by only one guy."
#7 | 565 days ago
Nick__ (+)

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Maybe I am a little biased, but, not really, but, how can Walter Payton NOT be in a top 5?

The man was a beast!  He did it all!  Ran, Caught, Threw, Punted, Kick Returns.....

RUSHING

CAR

3,838

YDS

16,726

AVG

4.4

TDS

110







RECEIVING

REC - 492 / YDS - 4,538 / TD - 15


PASSING

11/34 - 331YDS 8 TDS

KICK RETURN
17 - 539 YDS

PUNTING STATS
1 - 39 YDS

The top 5 ever are...  
#8 | 565 days ago

(Edited by richard_cranium)
So 4 of my top 5 are similar to most everyone's.

Sweetness
Barry
Emmitt
Jim Brown
Tony Dorsett

Now I will defend my choice of the original TD. First and ONLY man to win the Heisman and the National Championship one year and then win ROY and the Super Bowl the next. He is in the top 10 for career rushing yards. He holds the record for longest scoring run in NFL history(it can never be broken only tied) 99 yards. He also made that run with Dallas only having 10 players on the field while Minnesota had 11. 
The top 5 ever are...  
#9 | 562 days ago

Nick__ wrote:
Maybe I am a little biased, but, not really, but, how can Walter Payton NOT be in a top 5?

The man was a beast!  He did it all!  Ran, Caught, Threw, Punted, Kick Returns.....

RUSHING

CAR

3,838

YDS

16,726

AVG

4.4

TDS

110







RECEIVING

REC - 492 / YDS - 4,538 / TD - 15


PASSING

11/34 - 331YDS 8 TDS

KICK RETURN
17 - 539 YDS

PUNTING STATS
1 - 39 YDS

I'm gonna assume it's just bias. Maybe he hates the Bears? Course, I think it's odd that Emmitt isn't on everyone's list, so... 
The top 5 ever are...  
#10 | 561 days ago

jim brown
eric dickerson
walter payton
barry sanders
o j simpson
#11 | 559 days ago

Barry Sanders
Erik Dickerson
Emmitt Smith
Walter Payton
Adrian Peterson
Hmmm...  
#12 | 552 days ago

Jim Brown, Walter Payton, Barry Sanders, Adrian Peterson and Marcus Allen in that order.
#13 | 552 days ago

LACavsFan wrote:
Jim Brown, Walter Payton, Barry Sanders, Adrian Peterson and Marcus Allen in that order.
I don't know how I feel about Peterson being on these lists. Over Simpson, Sayers, Smith, Jim Brown?! Really?
The top 5 ever are...  
#14 | 552 days ago

Jim Brown
Walter Payton
Barry Sanders
Emmitt Smith
Gale Sayers
#15 | 551 days ago

#1...Barry Sandersyes
#2...Jim Brown
#3...Walter Payton
#4...Emmitt Smith
#5...O.J. Simpson

#16 | 546 days ago

Smith, Brown, Payton, Sanders is the consensus Top 4 all around the board as you can see, we will fight all day and long for that 5th spot

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