This is huge. I was watching Gore last week hoping he'd get a few more touches to overtake the great Curtis Martin at 4th place. Because of a lack of Super Bowls, he has "quietly" reached the top in statistics.
Barry Jackson wrote:
With 15 yards rushing Sunday, Frank Gore would surpass Curtis Martin for sole possession of fourth on the NFL’s all-time rushing list.
“That’s big, especially with how my career was coming out of college,” Gore said of his rise up the list. “The knee injuries and hearing what a lot of people say I’d be in the league two or three years and be done and I’m still playing.”
The only four players who have more rushing yards than Gore’s 14,087: Emmitt Smith (18,355), Walter Payton (16,726), Barry Sanders (15,269) and Martin.
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