2013 NFL Free Agents: Running Backs

All players are Unrestricted Free Agents (UFA's) unless otherwise designated.

RFA = Restricted Free Agent (club retains that player's rights as long as they make a qualifying contract offer to the player, however player is still able to negotiate and potentially sign with another team if the other team is willing to make compensation equivalent to original club's offer).

EX-FA = Exclusive Rights Free Agent (club holds all rights to the player as long as a qualifying offer is made. Player is unable to negotiate with any other teams).

In parenthesis is the team the player finished the 2012 season as a member of. If FA is listed, it means that player was not on an NFL roster at the end of the regular season.

1) Steven Jackson, (St. Louis; UPDATE 3-14-13: Jackson has signed a 3 year contract with the Atlanta Falcons)

2) Rashard Mendenhall, (Pittsburgh; UPDATE 3-13-13: Signed a one year deal with Arizona)

3) Reggie Bush (Miami; UPDATE 3-13-13: Signed a 4 year deal with Detroit)

4) Ahmad Bradshaw (NY Giants; released by the Giants and an UFA, Bradshaw steps in as the 4th best available RB)

5) Chris "Beanie" Wells (Arizona)

6) Brandon Jacobs, (San Francisco)

7) Joique Bell, (Detroit; UPDATE 4-15-13: Bell has signed a one year deal to remain with the Lions)

8) Andre Brown, (NY Giants; EX-FA; UPDATE 4-23-13: Sign his one year tender offer with the Giants)

9) Shonn Greene, (NY Jets; UPDATE 3-13-13: Greene signed a 3 year, $10 million deal with the Tennessee Titans)

10) Cedric Benson, (Green Bay)

11) Jonathan Dwyer, (Pittsburgh; UPDATE 3-12-13: Signed his one year RFA tender offered by Pittsburgh)

12) Chris Ivory, (New Orleans; UPDATE 4-19-13: Ivory has signed his 1 year restricted free agent tender with the Saints. Rumors swirl that he will be traded before or during the NFL draft though; UPDATE 4-27-13: Ivory was traded from the Saints to the NY Jets for a 4th round draft pick)

13) Michael Turner, (Atlanta; UFA; released by the Falcons, Turner joins the 2013 free agent RB's list)

14) Felix Jones, (Dallas; UPDATE 5-14-13: Signed a one year deal with Philadelphia)

15) Peyton Hillis, (Kansas City)

16) LeGarrette Blount, (Tampa Bay; UPDATE 3-9-13: Blount re-signs with Tampa Bay getting a 1 year deal worth $1.75 million)

17) Isaac Redman (Pittsburgh; UPDATE 4-19-13: Redman has signed his one year restricted free agent tender offer by the Steelers)

18) Bernard Scott, (Cincinnati; UPDATE 4-12-13: Signed a one year deal to stay in Cincinnati and compete for a roster spot)

19) Danny Woodhead, (New England; UPDATE 3-15-13: Signed a 2 year deal with the San Diego Chargers)

20) Kevin Smith, (Detroit)

21) Leon Washington (Seattle; UPDATE 3-15-13: Signed a 1 year deal with the ew England Patriots)

22) La'Rod Stephens-Howling, (Arizona; UPDATE 4-26-13: Signed a 1 year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers)

23) Rashad Jennings (Jacksonville; UPDATE 4-10-13: Jennings signed with Oakland to compete for a backup RB role behind Darren McFadden)

24) Chris Ogbonnaya, (Cleveland; UPDATE 3-13-13: Ogbonnaya re-signed a 2 year deal with Cleveland)

25) Mike Goodson, (Oakland; UPDATE 3-15-13: Goodson has signed a 3 year contract with the NY Jets and is expected to compete with Bilal Powell for the primary RB job)

26) Tim Hightower, (FA)

27) Brandon Jackson, (Cleveland; UPDATE 5-16-13: Jackson signed a one year deal to remain with the Browns)

28) Justin Forsett, (Houston; UPDATE 3-15-13: Signed a 2 year deal with Jacksonville)

29) Javon Ringer, (Tennessee)

30) Jackie Battle, (San Diego)

31) Chris Rainey, (FA)

32) Kahlil Bell, (Chicago)

33) Jalen Parmele, (Jacksonville; UPDATE 5-8-13: Signed a one year deal with Tennessee)

34) Brian Leonard, (Cincinnati; UPDATE 4-1-13: Leonard signed a 1 year deal with Tampa Bay)

2013 NFL Free Agents by position

2013 NFL Free Agent Quarterbacks

2013 NFL Free Agent Wide Receivers

2013 NFL Free Agent Tight Ends

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