Top 10 most elusive runners in NFL history

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Willie Galimore's seven-year career with the Bears included two in which this running back averaged more than five yards a carry.

Dickie Post was a little-known running back during a brief career with the Chargers, but he provided many highlights during that short time.

Joe Washington thrilled fans of four teams -- Chargers, Colts, Redskins and Falcons -- during a 10-year NFL career.

Randall Cunningham was an accomplished passer, but probably most remembered for his running ability rushing for nearly 5,000 career yards.

"The Galloping Ghost" was the first big-name star to enter the NFL in its infancy, and hit the field running when he debuted with the Bears.

As a halfback, and later a flanker, Bobby Mitchell amassed more than 14,000 all-purpose yards and scored 91 touchdowns.

Nicknamed "The King," Hugh McElhenny was the NFL's best breakaway back in the 1950s, averaging 7 yards a carry in his rookie year.

Marshall Faulk was a double threat as a runnner and a receiver out of the backfield for Indianapolis and St. Louis.

Gale Sayers had a brief, yet brilliant, career with the Bears, which included one magical game against the 49ers.

Barry Sanders rushed for more than 1,000 yards in each of his 10 seasons with the Lions making him one of the game's most electrifying runners.

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