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Frank Gore passes Jim Brown, Colts up early on Bears

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - OCTOBER 04:  Frank Gore #23 of the Indianapolis Colts runs with the ball during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) Getty Images

The Colts offense is moving a little better, and they can always rely on Frank Gore.

The veteran running back hit a milestone early, and Andrew Luck’s touchdown pass to Dwayne Allen has given the Colts a 10-3 lead.

The Colts needed a fourth-and-goal conversion for the score, as their offense has moved in fits and starts, but is at least moving at a pace surpassing the Bears. They’ve used more no-huddle today, quickening the pace for Luck in hopes of keeping him upright.

But for the real bright spot, Colts running back Frank Gore passed some guy named Jim Brown for ninth place on the league’s all-time rushing list.

Gore entered the game with 12,293 yards, and slipped past Brown (12,312) with a 16-yard burst late in the first quarter.

The 33-year-old has a chance to pass Tony Dorsett (12,739) this season, with an outside chance at catching Eric Dickerson (13,259) this year.

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3 Responses to “Frank Gore passes Jim Brown, Colts up early on Bears”
  1. friscokid49 says: Oct 9, 2016 2:08 PM

    bully for gore!

  2. tacowrecker says: Oct 9, 2016 2:26 PM

    Not really a Bears fan, but I think getting blown out by CHI could be the best thing for the Colts. Its probably going to take something drastic and embarassing to get Jimmy Irsay to boot Grigson and Pagano and finally fix a fundamentally broken team. With Luck onboard, Colts should OWN the division every year. This mediocrity is unacceptable

  3. cabsf415 says: Oct 10, 2016 7:10 AM

    There’s not a negative statement anyone can say about good ol 21/23. This man will be in canton at some point in time without a doubt.

    How he finds success playing behind his current offensive line is mind blowing.

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