35 Most dominant pure runners of all time, over the course of their careers.
Where will Maroney end up?
based on yards per carry, yards per game, and TDs per game.
Active players (*) will fall in this ranking as they pass their prime.
1. Jim Brown: simply the best
2. Barry Sanders: lionheart
3. T. Davis: cut down in his prime
4. S. Alexander*: man on the way up
5. Tomlinson*: starting to wear down?
6. Dickerson: underrated troublemaker
7. Payton: biggest little man in the world
8. P. Holmes*: please retire
9. F. Taylor*: big-market HOFer.
10. E. James*: plenty left
11. E. Campbell: battering ram frozen in time
12. G. Sayers: brief but brilliant
13. Simpson: didnâ€™t score many TDs
14. E. Smith: strung a lot of garbage years together at the end
15. J. Taylor: forgotten gem
16. C. Dillon*: if only he hadnâ€™t played for Cinciâ€¦
17. M. Faulk*: disintegrating before our eyesâ€¦
18. T. Dorsett: Landry limited his opportunities
19. A. Green*: fumbling away his repâ€¦
20. W. Andrews: almost lost a leg
21. C. Martin*: steady warhorse
22. F. Harris: heart of a champion
23. R. Watters: overlooked A-hole.
24. Joe Perry: old school
25. T. Thomas: still looking for his helmet
26. T. Barber*: like fine wine
27. R. Smith: got out unscathed
28. Csonka: bulldozer
29. Riggs: workhorse bowling ball
30. R. Williams: coulda woulda shoulda
31. F. McNeil: shifty thoroughbred
32. J. Riggins: not as good as he thought he was
33. M. Allen: 2 good years; an overrated compiler
34. J. Bettis: Bus was outta gas 4 years ago.
35. E. George: tough guy crawled to the finish line