Green Bay Packers: Top 10 Running Backs of All Time

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1. Jim Taylor

Jim Taylor idealized what Green Bay football is all about.

The toughness he exhibited every game proved why fans loved him, and opponents hated him.

A second round pick in 1958, Taylor starred in the backfield with Paul Hornung who were together nicknamed thunder and lightning. Taylor played in Green Bay from 1958 to 1966 and led the league in rushing every season except one.

He won five NFL Championships with the team including Super Bowl I.

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Taylor was named to five Pro Bowls in his career and was a first team All-Pro as well. The 1962 NFL season saw Taylor crowned as the NFL MVP while rushing for 1,474 yards and scoring 19 touchdowns.

Taylor was named to the 1960s All-Decade Team while also being inducted into both the Packers and Pro Football halls of fame.

The simply outstanding stat that jumps out in ranking Taylor #1 was the number of touchdowns he scored in his NFL career. His 81 touchdowns are 27 ahead of Ahman Green who is second in Packer history.

That’s incredible.

Taylor rushed for 8,207 yards which ranks him second to Green and his 81 touchdowns may never be broken.

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