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Jim Brown makes two appearances on NFL’s Top 100 play list

League celebrating 100th anniversary with a look at the top plays in league history.

Jim Brown Running with Football

The NFL continued its celebration of its 100th anniversary by releasing a list of the top 100 plays in league history.

The Associated Press asked 68 media members on a nationwide panel to vote for their top 100 plays and the first 70 plays were revealed on Friday.

Cleveland Browns Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown made two appearances on the list, with the first one coming in at No. 97:

In that game against the Dallas Cowboys at Municipal Stadium, Brown rushed 22 times for 85 yards and opened the scoring with a 10-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. He also added five receptions for 53 yards.

The Browns would go on to win the game, 23-17, and run their record to 4-1 on the season.

Brown comes back at No. 47 with a 77-yard catch-and-run against the Chicago Bears on December 10, 1961 at Wrigley Field:

That play gave the Browns a 7-0 lead just six minutes into the game. Cleveland would fail to hold a 14-0 lead, however, and drop a 17-14 decision to the Bears, the first time the Browns ever lost to Chicago.

Brown would finish the game with 18 rushes for 62 yards and five receptions for 99 yards and a touchdown.

The top 30 plays will be announced on Friday.