The 10 Best Running Backs Not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Dean HyblAnalyst IJune 8, 2009

The 10 Best Running Backs Not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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    24 DEC 1989:  SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS RUNNING BACK ROGER CRAIG CARRIES THE FOOTBALL DURING THE 49ERS 26-0 WIN OVER THE CHICAGO BEARS AT CANDLESTICK PARK IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA.

10. Freeman McNeil, New York Jets: 1981-1992

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    1989:  Running back Freeman McNeil of the New York Jets in action during a game against the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio.  The Browns won the game 38-24. Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport

9. Curt Warner, Seattle Seahawks/Los Angeles Rams: 1983-1990

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8. James Brooks, San Diego Chargers/Cincinnati Bengals/Tampa Bay Buccaneers/Cleveland Browns: 1981-1992

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    8 Oct 1989: Running back James Brooks of the Cincinnati Bengals (center) runs with the ball during a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Bengals won the game, 26-16.

7. Floyd Little, Denver Broncos: 1967-1975

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6. Chuck Foreman, Minnesota Vikings/New England Patriots: 1973-1980

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5. Terrell Davis, Denver Broncos: 1995-2001

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    22 Nov 1998:  Running back Terrell Davis #30 of the Denver Broncos in action against defensive end Pat Swilling #56 of the Oakland Raiders during the game at the Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Raiders 40-14. Mandatory Cred

4. Herschel Walker, Dallas Cowboys/Minnesota Vikings/Philadelphia Eagles/New York Giants: 1986-1997

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    SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 2:  Running back Herschel Walker #34 of the Philadelphia Eagles rushes for yards during a game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on October 2, 1994 in San Francisco, California.  The Eagles won 40-8.  (Photo by Ge

3. Ricky Watters, San Francisco 49ers/Philadelphia Eagles/Seattle Seahawks: 1992-2001

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    MIAMI - JANUARY 29:  Running back Ricky Watters #32 of the San Francisco 49ers runs with the ball during Super Bowl XXIX against the San Diego Chargers at Joe Robbie Stadium on January 29, 1995 in Miami, Florida. The 49ers won 49-26. (Photo by George Rose

2. Ottis Anderson, St. Louis Cardinals/New York Giants: 1979-1992

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    TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 27:  Running back Ottis Anderson #24 of the New York Giants carries the ball against the Buffalo Bills during Super Bowl XXV at Tampa Stadium on January 27, 1991 in Tampa, Florida. The Giants defeated the Bills 20-19.  (Photo by George

1. Roger Craig, San Francisco 49ers/Los Angeles Raiders/Minnesota Vikings:1983-1993

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    16 SEP 1990:  SAN FRANCISCO RUNNING BACK ROGER CRAIG CARRIES THE FOOTBALL IN THE OPEN FIELD DURING THE 49ERS 26-13 VICTORY OVER THE WASHINGTON REDSKINS AT CANDLESTICK PARK IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule/ALLSPORT