Top 3 Patriots Running Backs of the Tom Brady Era

Top 3 Patriots Running Backs of the Tom Brady Era

by July 28, 2020 0 comments

The New England Patriots had a very successful run with Tom Brady. Here are the top three running backs of the Brady era in Foxborough, Mass.

No. 3: LeGarrette Blount

LeGarrette Blount played with the Patriots for four years of his 10-year-long NFL career. Blount played with the Patriots from 2013 to 2016 and appeared in a total of 49 games. From all those games, he rushed the ball a total of 677 times, racked up a total of 2,917 yards, and scored 34 touchdowns. Blount notched 144 first downs, had an average of 4.3 rushing yards per attempt, and an average of 59.5 rushing yards per game. Blount played in a total of eight playoff games with the Patriots and 12 total playoff games in his career. In his playoff career with the Patriots, he rushed the ball 111 total times, racked up a total of 470 yards, and rushed an average of 43.3 yards per game.

No. 2: Kevin Faulk

Kevin Faulk played with the Patriots for his whole NFL career, totaling 13 years. From 1999 to 2011, he played in a total of 161 games, rushing the ball a total of 864 times, picking up a total of 3,607 yards, and scoring 16 total touchdowns. Faulk got 172 first downs, had an average of 4.2 rushing yards per attempt, and an average of 22.4 rushing yards per game. Faulk played in 19 total playoff games with the Patriots. In his playoff career, he rushed the ball 88 total times, racked up a total of 425 rushing yards, and rushed an average of 22.4 yards per game.

No. 1: Corey Dillon

Corey Dillon played with the Patriots for three years of his ten-year-long NFL career. Dillon played with the Patriots from 2004 to 2006. Over his career with the team, he played a total of 43 games. From all those games, he rushed the ball a total of 753 times, racked up a total of 3,180 yards, and scored 37 touchdowns. Dillon added 184 first downs, had an average of 4.2 rushing yards per attempt, and an average of 74 rushing yards per game. Dillon played in eight total playoff games with the Patriots, rushing the ball 120 total times, racking up a total of 508 rushing yards, and notching an average of 63.5 yards per game.

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