Running game boosted with addition of Gore

FILE - In this June 9, 2015, file photo, Indianapolis Colts running back Frank Gore makes a catch during an organized team activity at the NFL football team's practice facility in Indianapolis. This year, the Colts think they may have found the answer to a power-running game with Gore. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

ANDERSON, Ind. (WISH) — The Colts running game has struggled mightily over the past few seasons.

In the Andrew Luck era, Colts backs have produced a single 100 yard rushing game.

The addition of Frank Gore in the offseason gives the team a legitimate shot at the balanced offense they’ve hoped for.

“He looks great,” said Colts head coach Chuck Pagano.

“I’m here to come and do the best that I can and be the best player that I can be in every phase of the game: blocking, catching and running,” said Gore. “I want to do some good things here.”

Pagano credits Gore’s offseason workouts for his longevity and productivity in the league.

“When everybody else is in the offseason traveling to the Bahamas or Aruba and going here and going there and getting on boats and doing things like that, that guy is down in Miami grinding,” said Pagano.

The last Colt to rush for 1,000 yards in a single season was Joseph Addai in 2007. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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