There is a good chance that if you’ve found this page then you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.
That also means that today’s grid has asked for players that have played for both the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers.
And, it also means that you’re probably stuck on this particular box and you’re looking for a little help. Sound about right so far?
Well, good news, you’re in the right place.
I’ve done some research and have found players who played on both the Colts and the 49ers.
After playing college football for the Oregon Ducks, where he received the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year in 2015, DeForest Buckner was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft.
With the 49ers, Buckner made a significant impact, helping the team reach Super Bowl LIV in 2019.
Buckner was traded to the Indianapolis Colts in 2020, where he continued to excel. He earned a 1st Team All-Pro selection in 2020 and quickly became one of the key players on the Colts’ defensive unit. His exceptional skill in both run defense and pass rush makes him a valuable asset in the NFL.
*Buckner was previously the most popular pick for this square (Grid 9 & 55)
Buckner Key Stats
- 1st Team All-Pro (Colts)
- Pro Bowl (49ers, Colts)
Frank Gore was a running back known for his longevity, power running, and consistency in the NFL. Drafted in the third round by the San Francisco 49ers in 2005, Gore spent ten seasons with the 49ers, where he became the franchise’s all-time leading rusher.
He later played for the Colts, Dolphins, Bills, and Jets, displaying remarkable durability. Gore finished his career third in NFL history in rushing yards with exactly 16,000 yards, behind only Emmitt Smith and Walter Payton.
Over his career, he earned five Pro Bowl selections and was named to the Second-team All-Pro in 2006. His remarkable career is highlighted by his longevity and consistent productivity in a position known for a relatively short career span.
Gore Key Stats
- Pro Bowl (49ers)
- 1000+ Yard Rushing Season (49ers, Colts)
Brian Hoyer is a veteran quarterback who has primarily been a backup with multiple NFL teams. He entered the league undrafted in 2009 and signed with the New England Patriots, backing up Tom Brady and earning a Super Bowl ring with the team in Super Bowl XLIX.
Hoyer has also started for several teams, including the Cleveland Browns (his lone 3000+ Yard Passing Season was there), Houston Texans, Chicago Bears, and San Francisco 49ers, with career passing stats including over 10,000 yards, 53 touchdowns, and a passer rating in the mid-80s.