Throwback Thursday: Cleveland’s Jim Brown and Bears’ Gale Sayers

When the Bears play the Browns on Sunday, the game will be attended by the ghosts of Jim Brown and Gale Sayers. Sayers was compared to Jim Brown throughout his career by the sports media looking for a successor to the King. Sayers, though great in his own right, did not have the career that Jim Brown had. Brown simply dominated the field of play on offense and never missed a game. Sayers was an electrifying player known for big plays, though unfortunately his brilliant career was cut short by injuries. 


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