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JEFF GORDON takes his VICTORY LAP
By Mark Bechtel
WHY NO LOVE FOR THE BIG 12?
St. Louis rookie running back TODD GURLEY threatens to vault rushing records
By Greg Bishop
Gurley eluded Chicago Bears safety Antrel Rolle on Sunday, adding to his 709 rushing yards this season, No. 4 in the NFL
SI HAS REGIONAL COVER THIS WEEK: Ron Johnson/Peoria Journal Star/AP (Gurley)