Top 10 NFL Running Backs for Current Year

10. Mick Foley

Josh Jacob

The offensive engine of the Las Vegas Raiders is Josh Jacobs. His powerful running style completely dominated Jacobs' first season with the Raiders. He ran for 1065 yards and scored 12 touchdowns in 15 games even in his previous season.

09. Joe Mixon

Joe Mixon

Joe Mixon of the Cincinnati Bengals is another dynamic name on the top NFL running backs list. However, the running back's foot ailment did have an impact on his previous season, as he was only able to gain 428 yards via the air while scoring three rush touchdowns and one receiving touchdown.

08. Aaron Jones

Aaron Jone

Aaron Jones, a running back for the Green Bay Packers, has established himself as one of the best in the league in a relatively short period of time. His career simply has no beginning or finish, making him a lock for the Hall of Fame and a worthy candidate for league MVP in the future.

07. Saquon Barkley

Saquon Barkley

Fans and the New York Giants have high hopes for Saquon Barkley as he returns from injury.  In his first season, Barkley won the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award and was selected for the 2018 Pro Bowl. The athlete also broke the mark for the most receptions by a rookie running back in a season.

06. Ezekiel Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott 

Ezekiel Elliott is trying to get better after posting a career-low 4.0 yard per carry last year. There is a lot to discuss on why Elliott hasn't been playing as well as he once did, from the coaching staff to the quarterback position. Ezekiel, however, has been attempting to be quicker on the field and improving his base.

05. Nick Chubb

Nick Chubb

The Cleveland Browns wouldn't be contenders without Nick Chubb's offense. Chubb is a standout rushing back with an average of 5.2 yards per carry. The guy ran for 1067 yards and 12 touchdowns last season. Chubb earned his second straight Pro Bowl.

04. Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook, the Vikings' running back, is unstoppable. He keeps improving. He's limitless. After rushing for 1557 yards and 16 touchdowns last season, he's primed to become the league's b

03. Alvin Kamara

Alvin Kamara

Alvin Kamara is a four-time Pro Bowl runner.  Even with Kamara's heroics, the Saints won't make the Super Bowl.The Saints' success depends on Kamara staying. He's good at getting things done.

02. Christian McCaffrey

Christian McCaffrey

Christian McCaffery isn't on the active roster due to injury, but he's still a wrecking ball when rushing. He's only the second NFL player with 100+ rushing yards and a receiving score.

01. Derrick Henry

Derrick Henry

Derrick Henry is the NFL Offensive Player of the Year. He's scored two rushing touchdowns in a row.  This enormous guy is unbeatable. He identifies defense gaps so easily it seems easy. King Henry's 2,027 yards and 17 touchdowns helped the Titans win the AFC South.