The Falcons have been around for nearly 50 years and have had their fair share of stud running backs. These five guys are the best of bunch for the Dirty Birds.
Gerald Riggs – 1982-1988
Stats: 1,587 rushing attempts, 6,631 yards, 4.18 ypc, 48 touchdowns
Riggs was a first-round pick of the Falcons in the 1982 draft. He didn’t disappoint in his Atlanta career, including rushing for back-to-back-to-back 1,000-yard-plus seasons in 1984, 1985, and 1986.