NFL's 10 Highest-Paid Running Backs

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 07-19-2012, 10:44 AM         #1
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Flacco Da Gawd 
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NFL's 10 Highest-Paid Running Backs
 

 

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When Ray Rice signed a new five-year contract on Monday, he reportedly became one of the highest-paid running backs in the NFL.

Where exactly does he rank among the rest of the league’s top earners?

Here’s a look at the NFL’s 10 highest-paid running backs according to ESPN and their career statistics. (The list is ordered based on guaranteed money).

1. Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings (Seven years, $100 million, $36 million guaranteed)
1,406 carries, 6,752 rushing yards, 64 rushing touchdowns, in five seasons.
137 receptions, 1,309 receiving yards, 3 receiving touchdowns

2. Chris Johnson, Tennessee Titans (Four years, $53.5 million, $30 million guaranteed)
1,187 carries, 5,646 rushing yards, 38 rushing touchdowns, in four seasons.
194 receptions, 1,426 receiving yards, 4 receiving touchdowns

3. Darren McFadden, Oakland Raiders (Six years, $60 million, $26 million guaranteed)
553 carries, 2,627 rushing yards, 16 rushing touchdowns, in four seasons.
116 receptions, 1,191 receiving yards, 4 receiving touchdowns

4. Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens (Five years, $40 million, $24 million guaranteed)
959 carries, 4,377 rushing yards, 24 rushing touchdowns, in four seasons.
250 receptions, 2,235 receiving yards, 5 receiving touchdowns

5. Steven Jackson, St. Louis Rams (Five years, $49.3 million, $21 million guaranteed)
2,138 carries, 9,093 rushing yards, 52 rushing touchdowns, in eight seasons.
369 receptions, 3,003 receiving yards, 8 receiving touchdowns

6. DeAngelo Williams, Carolina Panthers (Five years, $43 million, $21 million guaranteed)
996 carries, 5,047 rushing yards, 38 rushing touchdowns, in six seasons.
134 receptions, 1057 receiving yards, 4 receiving touchdowns

7. LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles (Five years, $45 million, $20.8 million guaranteed)
635 carries, 3,026 rushing yards, 28 rushing touchdowns, in three seasons.
166 receptions, 1,215 receiving yards, 5 receiving touchdowns

8. Arian Foster, Houston Texans (Five years, $43.5 million, $20.8 guaranteed)
659 carries, 3,097 rushing yards, 29 rushing touchdowns, in three seasons.
127 receptions, 1,314 receiving yards, 4 receiving touchdowns

9. Matt Forte, Chicago Bears (Four years, $32 million, $18 million guaranteed)
1,104 carries, 4,233 rushing yards, 21 rushing touchdowns, in four seasons.
223 receptions, 1,985 receiving yards, 8 receiving touchdowns

10. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks (Four years, $31 million, $18 million guaranteed)
1,137 carries, 4,542 rushing yards, 35 rushing touchdowns, in five seasons.
143 receptions, 1,020 receiving yards, 2 receiving touchdowns

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Edit: Here are MJD's stats just for comparison sake

Years: 6
Attempts: 1,484
Rushing Yards: 6,854
Rushing TDs: 62


Receptions: 278
Receiving Yards: 2,473
Receiving TDs: 10


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19 comments for "NFL's 10 Highest-Paid Running Backs"

 6 years ago '07        #2
shaans27 18 heat pts18
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Damn, AP is light years ahead all of these cats TD wise (except for Steven Jackson)....
 07-19-2012, 10:55 AM         #3
Flacco Da Gawd  OP
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McFadden... aka
 6 years ago '04        #4
xRipAnT24x 
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damm... i see why Mjd is tight then
 6 years ago '05        #5
BronxBombers 195 heat pts195
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Sees No Frank Gore
 6 years ago '06        #6
droid3000 1035 heat pts1035
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 shaans27 said:
Damn, AP is light years ahead all of these cats TD wise (except for Steven Jackson)....
just light years in general

ap>>>
 07-19-2012, 11:09 AM         #7
Flacco Da Gawd  OP
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 xRipAnT24x said:
damm... i see why Mjd is tight then
Jones-Drew deserves Chris Johnson money. Out of any player that has been holding out, he deserves his money. Dude has put in too much work for that sh*tty franchise.

He should come to Baltimore and split carries with Ray Rice.
 6 years ago '04        #8
dre03 
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 shaans27 said:
Damn, AP is light years ahead all of these cats TD wise (except for Steven Jackson)....
He's started way more games then the other backs for the most part... Arian Foster has 29 TD's in only 27 starts while AP has 64 TD's in 66 starts...
 6 years ago '11        #9
DRAGONFLY JONES 132 heat pts132
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 xRipAnT24x said:
damm... i see why Mjd is tight then
yah mjd should be #2 right now..he is the jags offense and has been las few years

bears low balled forte..used that injury against him i see
 6 years ago '11        #10
GrindPOWER$ 399 heat pts399
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 Megamind said:
McFadden... aka
naw i don't see mcfadden as a bust but russell still got 32 mil up out oakland
 6 years ago '10        #11
rek0nize 66 heat pts66
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 Megamind said:
McFadden... aka
Nah, Jamarcus just flat stankk. McFadden cant stay healthy. Dudes a beast.
 07-19-2012, 03:42 PM         #12
Flacco Da Gawd  OP
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 rek0nize said:
Nah, Jamarcus just flat stankk. McFadden cant stay healthy. Dudes a beast.
I know he's a beast. But he still r*ped Oakland and doesn't play half the year... just like
 6 years ago '05        #13
Link4444 
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:emwhoa: Stephen Jackson gets paid more than MJD
 6 years ago '05        #14
Garnet & Gold 42 heat pts42
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DeAngelo Williams won.
 6 years ago '04        #15
killadre 230 heat pts230
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Couldn't have given Matt 2 milli less

Grab a top defensive back.
 6 years ago '04        #16
killadre 230 heat pts230
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 Garnet & Gold said:
DeAngelo Williams won.
last they was breaking bread...
 6 years ago '07        #17
Dotel 30 heat pts30
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No Jamaal Charles.




Chiefs won.
 6 years ago '08        #18
Tecnique 27 heat pts27
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 Garnet & Gold said:
DeAngelo Williams won.
He'll play twice as long as everyone on that list too.

1000 carries in 6 years DeAngelo gonna be showin out when he 35 on fresh legs
 6 years ago '10        #19
SeattleLost 797 heat pts797
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Seattle lost
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