After 13 years in the NFL, 34-year-old running back Frank Gore is still plugging along.
Gore played in all 16 games for the seventh consecutive year and rushed for 961 yards and 3 touchdowns last season with the Indianapolis Colts.
With three years in Indianapolis in his rearview mirror, the former University of Miami standout is returning to his roots on a one-year deal, according to Armando Salguero:
RB Frank Gore has signed a one-year deal with the Miami Dolphins, per league source.
— Armando Salguero (@ArmandoSalguero) March 22, 2018
Gore’s average yard per attempt has dropped in the last few years, with the veteran gaining less than four yards per carry in each of his years with the Colts.
Despite that, he’s proved to be a stabilizing veteran in the locker room, a solid runner and sure-handed receiver out of the backfield.
Gore played three years at the University of Miami, running for 1,975 yards and 17 touchdowns on 5.7 yards per attempt before turning pro.
Gore was a third-round pick for the San Francisco 49ers in the 2005 NFL Draft.
He played 10 seasons in San Francisco and was a five-time Pro Bowler with the 49ers (2006, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013). He’s made the playoffs three times over his NFL career, but played in the Super Bowl once, a 34-31 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.
Over his career, Gore has rushed for more than 14,000 yards with 77 touchdowns on the ground and 17 touchdowns through the air.
Gore was born in Miami.
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