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 RB1 29 6'1 217 836 42 19.9RB - #5
Frank Gore Contract Year Player SF RB1 31 5'9 217 817 48 17.0RB - #32
Chris Johnson NYJ RB1 28 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 26 6'0 220 691 42 16.5RB - #23
BenJarvus Green-Ellis Contract Year Player FA* RB3 29 5'11 220 679 47 14.4RB - #88
Steven Jackson ATL RB1 31 6'2 240 673 43 15.7RB - #37
Reggie Bush DET RB1 29 6'0 203 666 45 14.8RB - #14
Maurice Jones-Drew OAK RB1 29 5'7 210 664 37 17.9RB - #38
Shonn Greene TEN RB2 29 5'11 226 606 43 14.1RB - #64
Jamaal Charles KC RB1 27 5'11 199 555 33 16.8RB - #1
Stevan Ridley Contract Year Player NE RB2 25 5'11 220 555 42 13.2RB - #39
Willis McGahee FA   32 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 - #41


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