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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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Around the NFC West: Jacobs' relevance

    Mike Sando

    There is still time for veteran running back Brandon Jacobs to factor prominently in the San Francisco 49ers' season. The team could suddenly need him for unforeseen circumstances. Jacobs could ride to the rescue if injuries continued to strike th...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  12. Cardinals, 49ers adjust as injuries hit

    Mike Sando

    NFC West teams have taken a couple tough injury hits this week. The Arizona Cardinals placed center Lyle Sendlein on injured reserve Tuesday morning. The San Francisco 49ers did the same with running back Kendall Hunter and receiver Kyle Williams ...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  13. Alex Smith, Brandon Jacobs active for 49ers

    Mike Sando

    NEW ORLEANS -- The San Francisco 49ers' list of inactive players Sunday features two notable absences. Quarterback Alex Smith is active for the first time since suffering a concussion against St. Louis in Week 10. Running back Brandon Jacobs, a no...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  14. 49ers draw line and hit Cards behind it

    Mike Sando

    This is an Arizona Cardinals note, but San Francisco 49ers fans will be more apt to enjoy it. The 49ers, while holding Arizona to 7 yards rushing Monday night, hit Cardinals running back LaRod Stephens-Howling in the backfield on four of eight att...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  15. If only Cards could lift from 49ers' inactives

    Mike Sando

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Two of the running backs the San Francisco 49ers named inactive Monday night would be starting if available to the opposition. Such is the injury imbalance for the 49ers and Arizona Cardinals. Running backs Brandon Jacobs and...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  16. San Francisco 49ers cut-down analysis

    Mike Sando

    Most significant move. The San Francisco 49ers' decision to keep running back Anthony Dixon played into a broader special-teams theme. Veteran fullback Rock Cartwright, once seen as a key special-teams addition following Blake Costanzo's departure in...

    Blog | August 31, 2012