The Pittsburgh Steelers are an American football team headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Steelers are a member of the American Football Conference (AFC) North division of the National Football League (NFL). The Steelers, who were founded in 1933, are the NFL’s seventh-oldest franchise and the AFC’s oldest.
The franchise over the years has had some great running backs who in their presence contributed to the team’s success. Those running backs are the topic for today.
The top Steelers RBs include Jerome Bettis, Le’Veon Bell, Franco Harris, Rashard Mendenhall, Bill Dudley, Walter Abercrombie, and Rocky Bleier, who have all played in the NFL.
Pittsburgh Steelers Greatest Running Back In History
Franco Harris is not just the best Steelers running back in franchise history, but also one of the all-time greats. He has the most rushing yards in a career (11,950), as well as the most rushing touchdowns (91) and overall touchdowns (91), on the club (100).
Harris was a big part of the Steelers’ four Super Bowl victories in the 1970s. After rushing for 158 yards and a touchdown against the Vikings in Super Bowl IX, he was named Super Bowl MVP.
Pittsburgh Steelers Best Running Backs Of All-Time
- Jerome Bettis
- Franco Harris
- Najee Harris
- Bill Dudley
- Rocky Bleier
- Willie Parker
- Bam Morris
- Barry Foster
- John Fuqua
- Merril Hoge