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The Streak That Will Not End; The Play That Was Not Counted

The Streak That Wouldn’t Die:

Marcus Allen is the new NFL record-holder for 100-yard rushing games, with 10 straight.

This will come as a surprise to Allen.

He left Mile High Stadium Sunday with his Raider teammates thinking that his streak had been broken. Three hours later, however, the Bronco statistician watched a replay on TV and realized that Allen hadn’t been given credit for the four-yard gain on the play on which linebacker Ken Woodard tore the ball away from him.

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Thus Allen’s total went from 98 to 102 yards and he breaks the record he shared with Walter Payton.


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