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Chuck Muncie 2 3.13%
Deuce McAllister 43 67.19%
George Rogers 2 3.13%
Dalton Hilliard 11 17.19%
Reuben Mayes 0 0%
Reggie Bush 1 1.56%
Chris Ivory 1 1.56%
Pierre Thomas 1 1.56%
Ricky Williams 2 3.13%
Wayne Wilson 0 0%
Craig Heyward 1 1.56%
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Ranking the all-time best running back greats in New Orleans Saints history

this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by Utah_Saint Another play from that Eagles game that I'll never forget. Saints v/s Eagles 1.13.07 - YouTube The pile just keeps moving backwards. Even with all the spectacular runs he made ealier in his career this is ...

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Old 05-18-2013, 03:58 PM   #41
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Re: Ranking the all-time best running back greats in New Orleans Saints history

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Another play from that Eagles game that I'll never forget.

Saints v/s Eagles 1.13.07 - YouTube

The pile just keeps moving backwards.
Even with all the spectacular runs he made ealier in his career this is my favorite Deuce moment.
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Old 05-18-2013, 04:18 PM   #42
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Re: Ranking the all-time best running back greats in New Orleans Saints history

Ahh the memories....
The play I was talking about starts at 5:24, all the radio calls and everything

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Reuben Mayes is still a class act - one of our truly underappreciated stars...

Dalton Hilliard got the LSU love - but Reuben Mayes cutting through those blocks behind Stan Brock was truly awesome...
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Deuce was our greatest back - hands down...

If we'd had a Bruce Matthews to run behind - who knows?!?
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:06 AM   #45
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Re: Ranking the all-time best running back greats in New Orleans Saints history

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Reuben Mayes' career ended WAYYYYYY too short. Can't vote him #1 because his short career doesn't put him in the "history" category.

It was between Deuce and Dalton Hilliard. But Deuce was a workhorse through some pretty lean years with the team. We had a consistent back and running game, and he was pure athlete.
What he said. Reuben was a stud I was so depressed when Hilliard took over- even though I swear PT is the second coming of Hilliard - they are so similar.
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Old 05-19-2013, 06:10 PM   #46
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Re: Ranking the all-time best running back greats in New Orleans Saints history

This is nothing more than a power ranking, but at one position and one team.

Isn't it just as ghey?
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Old 05-20-2013, 11:25 AM   #47
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Just curious, how many people voting have actually watched all of the RB's listed play?
IMO, Dalton Hilliard, Deuce McAllister no doubt
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Old 05-20-2013, 10:07 PM   #48
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Deuce no contest. Williams was the most intimidating while healthy and lucid, which wasnt often....
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Old 05-20-2013, 11:48 PM   #49
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Re: Ranking the all-time best running back greats in New Orleans Saints history

Duece with a SPECIAL shout out for Chuck Muncie.
Chuck used to lay out corners and safeties that were late trying to go low.
Snap that neck and call for the trainers.
I loved that "Lightning & Thunder" combination.
May he rest in peace.
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Re: Ranking the all-time best running back greats in New Orleans Saints history

Without this play, we probably don't win SB44


The play sealed "Ambush". The timing was critical.

Brilliant piece of running.
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