The 20 Greatest Running Backs in NFL History

16. Thurman Thomas

Years Played: 1988-2000
All Time Stats: 12,074 Rushing Yards, 65 Rushing TDs, 4.2 Yards Per Carry
Accolades: 1991 NFL MVP, 5x Pro Bowler, 2x All-Pro

Thurman Thomas' career will undoubtedly be marked by his four Super Bowl losses with the tortured Buffalo Bills, but outside of those defeats he had an incredible career. He was a do it all back who could run and catch with the best of them which helped propel him to become the only player to lead the league in total yards from scrimmage for four consecutive seasons. Thomas' biggest accolade however has nothing to do with stats, in 1991, Thurman Thomas was unstoppable in Tecmo Super Bowl. We're not talking like "oh man he's really good" unstoppable, we're talking "we have to ban the Bills from this Tecmo Bowl tournament because he's unstoppable" unstoppable. Ain't no stoppin Thurman T!

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