Week 7 of the 2022 NFL season started with an entertaining clash between the Arizona Cardinals and New Orleans Saints at the University of Phoenix Stadium. 

The game ended with a win for the Cardinals by a score of 42-34 to claim their first victory after two consecutive losses at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles and Seattle Seahawks in Week 5 and 6 respectively.

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This week had some splendid performances by running backs that included Los Angeles Chargers’ Austin Ekeler scoring a rushing as well as a receiving TD against the Seattle Seahawks.

Let’s look at the top running backs from Week 7:

1) Josh Jacobs (Las Vegas Raiders)

The Raiders player was the highest-scoring running back this week. He ended the game against the Houston Texans with three rushing touchdowns for 143 yards in 20 carry attempts as the Raiders dominated the Texans in a 38-20 victory.

2) Austin Ekeler (Los Angeles Chargers)

The RB was among a few players who scored a rushing as well as a receiving TD this week. He was one of the top performers for the Chargers offense that lost vs the Seahawks this week. Ekeler‘s stat line had two total touchdowns for 31 rushing yards and 96 receiving yards.

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3) Kenneth Walker III (Seattle Seahawks)

Walker scored two important TDs on his way to becoming a major contributor for his team in the victory against the Los Angeles Chargers. With this win, the Seattle Seahawks are now top of the NFC West with a 4-3 record. Kenneth Walker III closed out Sunday night with 168 rushing yards in 23 carry attempts.

4) Aaron Jones (Green Bay Packers)

Green Bay could not decrease the difference between them and their NFC North division leaders, Minnesota Vikings after losing to the Washington Commanders in a close 23-21 match. RB Aaron Jones had two receiving TDs in 9 successful targets but could not lead his team to the win zone.

5) Enzo Benjamin (Arizona Cardinals)

Running back scored a rushing Td and completed a 2-point play en route to his team’s victory vs the New Orleans Saints on Thursday Night in Week 7 of 2022. The player ended the game with 12 carries for 92 yards.