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  1. Around the NFC West: Frank Gore strategy

    Mike Sando

    Frank Gore was nearly on the ground when Jason Pierre-Paul, the New York Giants' 278-pound defensive end, rocked the San Francisco 49ers' running back with a clean, tough hit. It was the sort of hit that is tough to anticipate, increasing vulnerab...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  2. Tough sledding: Eight not enough for Gore

    Mike Sando

    Not that Frank Gore's candidacy for MVP needs defending, but just in case: The San Francisco 49ers' running back has gained 28.6 percent of his rushing yards against eight or more defenders in the box. That's the highest percentage among all playe...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  3. Which running backs see eight-man fronts

    Mike Sando

    An ongoing discussion produced a question worth following up: Just how frequently is San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore facing stacked defenses? Gore ranks second only to the Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson in carries against defenses ...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  4. What to know about Frank Gore's holdout

    Mike Sando

    Frank Gore #21 RB San Francisco 49ers 2010 STATS Rush203 Yds853 TD3 Rec46 Yds452 TD2 San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore will be 29 years old when his current contract expires following the 2011 season. Gore apparently -- and ...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  5. 49ers deserving? 'Vernon, he likes to talk'

    Mike Sando

    RENTON, Wash. -- Some of the San Francisco 49ers' comments decrying the Seattle Seahawks' status as NFC West champions have filtered back to the Northwest. By filtered back, I mean delivered in person by me to former 49ers running back Michael Rob...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  6. 49ers vague amid report Gore done for year

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- A news conference featuring San Francisco 49ers coach Mike Singletary wouldn't be complete without Singletary saying he would have to look at the film. Singletary invoked that familiar answer when asked how 49ers running back Fr...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  7. Conflicted Coffee tried to 'tolerate' football

    Mike Sando

    Former San Francisco 49ers running back Glen Coffee knew he didn't want to play football even while at the University of Alabama. "I left college early because I was done with football," Coffee told WJOX radio in Birmingham, Ala. "I figured, 'Mayb...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  8. Final Pro Bowl fan balloting: Offense

    Mike Sando

    Pro Bowl watch: Fan voting, offense 49ers running back Frank Gore moved past DeAngelo Williams into second place among NFC running backs in final fan balloting for the Pro Bowl. The chart shows final balloting for all NFC players on offense. Coac...

    Blog | December 23, 2009
  9. Around the NFC West: Gore's role

    Mike Sando

    John Crumpacker of the San Francisco Chronicle says 49ers running back Frank Gore expects the Seahawks to change up their defense now that San Francisco is spreading the field with more receiving targets. Gore: "The blocks clear [better]. That's one ...

    Blog | December 03, 2009
  10. 49ers' Gore wins weekly NFC honor

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando The NFL has chosen 49ers running back Frank Gore as offensive player of the week for the NFC. Kurt Warner also would have made a strong candidate after setting an NFL single-game record for completion percentage....

    Blog | September 22, 2009
  11. Gore's competitiveness shines through

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando 49ers running back Frank Gore was apparently relishing a chance to compete against the Raiders in joint practices beginning Tuesday. Matt Barrows: "To say that Gore was excited for today's morning practic...

    Blog | August 18, 2009
  12. LaMichael James of San Francisco 49ers could miss 3-4 weeks

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' rotation at running back gained clarity Friday with news second-year backup LaMichael James could miss three or four weeks after suffering a sprained MCL in his left knee Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  13. Football Today: Thoughts on 49ers' CBs

    Mike Sando

    Passing along: ESPN's Robert Flores and I collaborated Friday on the "Football Today" podcast regarding the San Francisco 49ers' injury situation. Former Minnesota Vikings running back Robert Smith, now a college football analyst for ESPN, opened th...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  14. What 49ers' roster moves mean for players

    Mike Sando

    With training camp approaching, the San Francisco 49ers have listed eight players expected to remain on the sideline for the time being. Linebacker Darius Fleming, running back Kendall Hunter, receiver Mario Manningham and receiver Kyle Williams l...

    Blog | July 20, 2013
  15. Around the NFC West: Youth served at RB

    Mike Sando

    This was about the time last offseason when the San Francisco 49ers added running back Brandon Jacobs in free agency. Around the NFC West: March 26, 2013 Arizona Cardinals Somers: Arians' likes and dislikes Urban: Thought...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  16. Frank Gore's socks looked 'fine' to the NFL

    Mike Sando

    San Francisco 49ers players earned $40,000 for their participation in the NFC Championship Game. Make that $29,500 for running back Frank Gore. The NFL fined Gore the difference ($10,500) for a wearing his socks too low, which is in violation o...

    Blog | January 23, 2013