Top 10 most elusive runners in NFL history

   Willie Galimore's seven-year career with the 
  [Bears](/teams/chicagobears/profile?team=CHI) 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](/teams/sandiegochargers/profile?team=SD), but he provided many highlights during that short time. 
   Joe Washington thrilled fans of four teams -- 
  [Chargers](/teams/sandiegochargers/profile?team=SD), 
  [Colts](/teams/indianapoliscolts/profile?team=IND), 
  [Redskins](/teams/washingtonredskins/profile?team=WAS) and 
  [Falcons](/teams/atlantafalcons/profile?team=ATL) -- 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](/teams/chicagobears/profile?team=CHI). 
   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](/teams/chicagobears/profile?team=CHI), which included one magical game against the 
  [49ers](/teams/sanfrancisco49ers/profile?team=SF). 
   Barry Sanders rushed for more than 1,000 yards in each of his 10 seasons with the 
  [Lions](/teams/detroitlions/profile?team=DET) making him one of the game's most electrifying runners. 

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