Overused Running Backs
 
 
 
 
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Overused Running Backs

The following 19 running backs have rushed more than 525 times in the past three seasons. These players could be at a higher risk for injury.

Player NFL
Team
Depth
Chart
Current
Age
Height Weight 2011-13
Rushing
Attempts
2011-13
Games
Attempts
Per Game
Ranking
Marshawn Lynch SEA RB1 28 5'11 215 922 48 19.2RB - #13
Adrian Peterson MIN   29 6'1 217 836 42 19.9RB - #5
Frank Gore Contract Year Player SF RB1 31 5'9 217 817 48 17.0RB - #31
Chris Johnson NYJ RB2 29 5'11 191 817 48 17.0RB - #27
LeSean McCoy PHI RB1 26 5'11 208 787 43 18.3RB - #2
Arian Foster HOU RB1 28 6'1 228 762 38 20.1RB - #17
Ray Rice FA* RB1 27 5'8 212 762 47 16.2RB - #18
Matt Forte CHI RB1 28 6'2 218 739 43 17.2RB - #3
Ryan Mathews SD RB1 27 6'0 220 691 42 16.5RB - #23
BenJarvus Green-Ellis Contract Year Player FA* RB3 29 5'11 220 679 47 14.4RB - #83
Steven Jackson ATL RB1 31 6'2 240 673 43 15.7RB - #36
Reggie Bush DET RB2 29 6'0 203 666 45 14.8RB - #14
Maurice Jones-Drew OAK RB3 29 5'7 210 664 37 17.9RB - #37
Shonn Greene TEN RB2 29 5'11 226 606 43 14.1RB - #60
Jamaal Charles KC RB1 27 5'11 199 555 33 16.8RB - #1
Stevan Ridley Contract Year Player NE   25 5'11 220 555 42 13.2 
Willis McGahee FA   33 6'0 235 554 36 15.4 
DeMarco Murray Contract Year Player DAL RB1 26 6'0 215 541 37 14.6RB - #7
DeAngelo Williams CAR RB1 31 5'9 215 529 47 11.3RB - #38