Ranking the Top 5 Rams running backs of all time

With the Rams' rich history at running back, let's narrow down the best of the best
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3. Marshall Faulk

Ah, yes. Rams fans remember "The greatest show on turf" well, led by none other than Marshall Faulk. That Rams offense, featuring Kurt Warner, Isaac Bruce, Torry Holt and Faulk was one of the most electrifying, fun and exciting offenses this league has ever seen.

Faulk was a huge reason of why that offense worked, because he was a threat anytime he touched the football. His elusiveness and big play ability was second to none during the prime of his career. In seven seasons with the Rams, Faulk rushed for 6,959 yards and 58 touchdowns. Not only was Faulk incredible on the ground, but he currently sits fifth all-time in receiving in Rams history with 4,071 yards.

It is tough to say which season was his best with the Rams, because he compiled his most yards from scrimmage in 1999 when he went over 1,000 on both the ground and through the air. However, the next year, Faulk scored the most touchdowns in the league on the ground with 18, which would also end up being his career-best.

Faulk led the league in yards per carry on three occasions with the Rams, plus led the league in total yards from scrimmage in 1999 with a ridiculous 2,429.