The 'Running backs taken in the first round' quiz
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The 'Running backs taken in the first round' quiz

The running back position has been devalued in recent years, a point underscored by the NFL Draft. Only one running back was selected in the first round in each of the prior two drafts, and both players were taken toward the end of the round. The pattern is likely to continue in 2021. In our latest mock, we project just one running back to go in the first round. That said, the Pittsburgh Steelers are reportedly considering taking one on day 1, as are the Miami Dolphins. If those teams go in a different direction on Thursday though, then 2021 could be the first draft since 2014 in which a running back is not taken with any of the first 32 picks.

Which brings us to today's quiz of the day. Even with the recent lack of interest in using a top pick on a tailback, every team with the exception of the Houston Texans has used a first-rounder on the position at one point in time. So with that in mind, can you name the last time every NFL team selected a running back in the first round of the NFL Draft?

Good luck!

SCORE:
0/31
TIME:
5:00
ARZ / 2009 / #31
Beanie Wells
ATL / 2002 / #18
T.J. Duckett
BAL / 2000 / #5
Jamal Lewis
BUF / 2010 / #9
C.J. Spiller
CAR / 2017 / #8
Christian McCaffrey
CHI / 2005 / #4
Cedric Benson
CIN / 2004 / #26
Chris Perry
CLE / 2012 / #3
Trent Richardson
DAL / 2016 / #4
Ezekiel Elliott
DEN / 2009 / #12
Knowshon Moreno
DET / 2010 / #30
Jahvid Best
GB / 1990 / #19
Darrell Thompson
IND / 2009 / #27
Donald Brown
JAX / 2017 / #4
Leonard Fournette
KC / 2020 / #32
Clyde Edwards-Helaire
LAC* / 2015 / #15
Melvin Gordon
LAR* / 2015 / #10
Todd Gurley
LVR* / 2019 / #24
Josh Jacobs
MIA / 2005 / #2
Ronnie Brown
MIN / 2007 / #7
Adrian Peterson
NE / 2018 / #31
Sony Michel
NYG / 2018 / #2
Saquon Barkley
NYJ / 1990 / #2
Blair Thomas
NO / 2011 / #28
Mark Ingram
PHI / 1983 / #8
Michael Haddix
PIT / 2008 / #23
Rashard Mendenhall
SEA / 2018 / #27
Rashaad Penny
SF / 1990 / #25
Dexter Carter
TB / 2012 / #31
Doug Martin
TEN / 2008 / #24
Chris Johnson
WAS / 1967 / #13
Ray McDonald

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