Running backs are like seasonal fruit. During certain months of the year, there is no better culinary temptation than delicious natural treats. A running back in their prime is much the same way. When a player has been in a league for a couple of years and is peaking at the right time (before the big contract), fans relish in the reality that their team picked a gem.
Unfortunately, running backs are also like seasonal fruit because when they go bad, there is really nothing to do with them but toss them aside. That is a bit brutal for the player, but the NFL is tough on running backs. That is why the players who find success at this position can be particularly special.
The Seattle Seahawks are still one of the younger teams in the NFL in terms of team history, so only diehard fans remember some of their running backs.
Here are the top five running backs of all time that have donned a Seattle uniform.