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Top 20 Running Backs of the 1980s

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Rated 3 points - posted 12 years ago by plink in category Sports.
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Walter Payton Report Abuse
Sweetness was still sweet in the '80s, nothing sweeter than a Super Bowl win in '85.
52 points - added 12 years ago by plink - 1 comment
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Hard-nosed football, played how it should be played, one of the best there was, is, and ever will be
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Eric Dickerson Report Abuse
6 Pro Bowls, NFL Leading Rusher 4 different seasons, including 2105 in '84
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John Riggins Report Abuse
Super Bowl Victory and Super Bowl MVP
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Had only 2+ years of domination in the '80s. A grand finale at the end of a long, strange career.
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Go Riggo Go HTTR
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Marcus Allen Report Abuse
6 Pro Bowls, Super Bowl Win, and Super Bowl MVP
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Tony Dorsett Report Abuse
33 points - added 12 years ago by plink - 1 comment
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One of the fastest backs of all time One of the fastest backs of the 80s
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Roger Craig Report Abuse
3 Super Bowls. Pro Bowl and All Pro credentials. C'mon man...
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Curt Warner Report Abuse
3 Pro Bowls
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Billy Sims Report Abuse
3 Pro Bowls and Rookie of the Year before injuries cut his career short. What could have been?
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William Andrews Report Abuse
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Freeman McNeil Report Abuse
One of the best RB names of all time, McNeil had 3 Pro Bowl selections to his credit
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Herschel Walker Report Abuse
Simply sick.
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James Wilder Report Abuse
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George Rogers Report Abuse
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Gerald Riggs Report Abuse
3 Pro Bowls
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Wendell Tyler Report Abuse
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John Stephens Report Abuse
Pro Bowl, Rookie of the Year (same year)
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Greg Bell Report Abuse
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Neal Anderson Report Abuse
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Andra Franklin Report Abuse
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Charles White Report Abuse
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Rueben Mayes Report Abuse
2 Pro Bowls, Rookie of the Year
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Chuck Muncie Report Abuse
2 pro bowls
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