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Full list of 2020 free agent running backs

NFL free agents can begin signing new contracts on March 18th. We have a full list of running backs who are currently set to hit free agency, and will update as players sign new deals.

Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Mike Pennel tackles Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry during the second half in the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium. Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

The quiet part of the early 2020 NFL offseason is officially a wrap, and free agency is just around the corner. Unrestricted free agents can officially begin talking to teams on March 16th in the negotiation window the league established. They cannot sign a deal until March 18th, but numerous deals are all but completed in that window. Teams and agents have already been talking on the down low, but on March 16th, it comes out into the light.

The running back market is a bit top heavy as free agency approaches. Derrick Henry is coming off a monster finish to the season that helped carry Tennessee to the AFC Championship Game. Running backs have been pushed down the priority list in recent years, and Henry will be an interesting test-case as to how big a deal a workhorse back can find. The Titans already have to decide if they want to use their franchise tag on Henry or Ryan Tannehill, and have some big decisions to make.

Melvin Gordon is arguably the next best back on the list, but his early season holdout might cost him big bucks this offseason. Meanwhile, Kenyan Drake made the most of a midseason trade and was one of the best running backs the second half of the season. Arizona already has David Johnson under contract, so this will be an interesting negotiation.

Below is a full list of free agents, sortable by name, old team, and new team. We’ll update as news arrives on the various players.

2020 free agents: Running Backs

Player Pos. 2019 Team 2020 Team
Player Pos. 2019 Team 2020 Team
Ameer Abdullah RB Vikings
Anthony Firkser RB Titans Titans
Anthony Sherman RB Chiefs
Austin Ekeler (RFA) RB Chargers
Bilal Powell RB Jets
Brian Hill (RFA) RB Falcons
Buck Allen RB Giants
C.J. Ham RB Vikings
C.J. Prosise RB Seahawks
Carlos Hyde RB Texans
Chris Thompson RB Washington
Corey Clement (RFA) RB Eagles
D.J. Foster RB Cardinals
Dan Vitale FB Packers
Darren Sproles RB Eagles
David Fluellen RB Titans
DeAndre Washington RB Raiders
Derek Watt FB Chargers
Derrick Henry RB Titans
Devontae Booker RB Broncos
Dwayne Washington RB Saints
Elijhaa Penny RB Giants
Frank Gore RB Bills
Isaiah Crowell RB Raiders
Jalen Richard RB Raiders Raiders
Jonathan Williams RB Colts
Jordan Chunn RB Cowboys Cowboys
Jordan Howard RB Eagles
Kareem Hunt (RFA) RB Browns
Keith Smith FB Falcons
Kenjon Barner RB Falcons
Kenyan Drake RB Cardinals
Lamar Miller RB Texans
LeSean McCoy RB Chiefs
Marshawn Lynch RB Seahawks
Matt Breida (RFA) RB 49ers
Melvin Gordon RB Chargers
Michael Burton FB Washington
Peyton Barber RB Buccaneers
Reggie Bonnafon RB Panthers Panthers
Robert Turbin RB Seahawks
Rod Smith RB Raiders
Senorise Perry RB Bills
Spencer Ware RB Chiefs
Taiwan Jones RB Texans
Theo Riddick RB Broncos
Ty Montgomery RB Jets
Tyler Ervin RB Packers
Wendell Smallwood RB Washington
Zach Line FB Saints