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  1. 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
  2. Around the NFC West: 49ers hail Gore

    Mike Sando

    Frank Gore, already the San Francisco 49ers' career rushing leader, is headed to the Super Bowl in New Orleans. His head coach and one prominent teammate have suggested another destination for Gore: the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  3. Cardinals, Frank Gore on collision course

    Mike Sando

    The news on Frank Gore sounds mostly positive since the San Francisco 49ers' career rushing leader injured his ribs Thursday night. 2011-12 Gore YPC by Direction/Opponent Opponent Cards Others Left 2.5 4.2 Middle 7....

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  4. Seahawks: Nine weeks to figure out 49ers

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' 175-yard rushing performance against the Seattle Seahawks came as a surprise Thursday night. Seattle's defense had not allowed a 100-yard rusher before Frank Gore gained 131 in this game. The Seahawks had not allowed more ...

    Blog | October 20, 2012
  5. 49ers get out alive, and that's enough

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- I know what you're thinking, San Francisco 49ers fans. You'll take your team's 13-6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick Park on Thursday night. You're thrilled Frank Gore ran all over the Seahawks' second-ranked rush ...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  6. Pressure point: 49ers

    Mike Sando

    Examining who faces the most challenging season for the San Francisco 49ers and why. Frank Gore ranked sixth among NFL rushers with 1,211 yards last season, at one point rushing for at least 100 yards in five consecutive games. He earned Pro Bowl ...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  7. New deal? Where Steven Jackson stands

    Mike Sando

    NFL teams rarely hand fat, long-term contract extensions to older running backs. The San Francisco 49ers' Frank Gore felt the urgency last offseason, leading him to hold out from training camp briefly before accepting a relatively modest new deal ...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  8. A running back with home-run potential

    Mike Sando

    Corey from Orlando, Fla., asks whether the San Francisco 49ers would consider using the 30th pick in the 2012 NFL draft for Miami running back Lamar Miller. "He's tough, like Frank Gore, he's not overly big and probably not as gritty as Gore is, b...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  9. Jacobs makes 49ers bigger, older at RB

    Mike Sando

    Frank Gore, 28, is no longer the oldest halfback on the San Francisco 49ers. That distinction belongs to Brandon Jacobs, whose contract agreement with San Francisco gives the 49ers veteran insurance at a key position. Jacobs, 29, averaged only ...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  10. Seahawks CB: Bring on Manning to 49ers

    Mike Sando

    San Francisco 49ers safety Donte Whitner reacted with a "wow" at the thought of Peyton Manning joining forces with Frank Gore, Vernon Davis, Michael Crabtree and Randy Moss. If that sounds like a personnel combination to fear, you must not be Rich...

    Blog | March 18, 2012
  11. Would Brandon Lloyd translate to 49ers?

    Mike Sando

    Imagine a San Francisco 49ers personnel group featuring Frank Gore, Vernon Davis, Randy Moss, Michael Crabtree and Brandon Lloyd. Brandon Lloyd #83 WR St. Louis Rams 2011 STATS Rec70 Yds966 TD5 Avg13.8 Long44 YAC148 The team is ...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  12. Sam Bradford and Alex Smith, early years

    Mike Sando

    Count Frank Cignetti's expected hiring as quarterbacks coach in St. Louis as the latest career parallel between the Rams' Sam Bradford and the San Francisco 49ers' Alex Smith. Both were No. 1 overall draft choices. Both began their careers unde...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  13. Shining the spotlight back on 49ers' Gore

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Frank Gore's 89-yard rushing performance for San Francisco in the NFC divisional playoffs failed to register as a significant postgame storyline. 2011 Top Rushers vs. Giants Wk. RB Yards 4 Beanie Wells 13...

    Blog | January 22, 2012
  14. Beware Alex Smith, the clutch runner

    Mike Sando

    Slowing San Francisco 49ers running backs Frank Gore and Kendall Hunter might not be enough for the New York Giants in the NFC Championship Game. The Giants must worry about another rushing threat: quarterback Alex Smith. Smith's 28-yard touchd...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  15. NFC West penalty watch: Saints-49ers ref

    Mike Sando

    One NFL head coach rated John Parry as the league's best referee for a confidential survey back in 2008. San Francisco 49ers fans might recall Parry for the disputed chop-block call he made against running back Frank Gore at Baltimore in Week 12. ...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  16. Most, least efficient receivers in red zone

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers improved in the red zone during their 20-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday night. Vernon Davis' touchdown reception and Frank Gore's scoring run gave the team two touchdowns in three red zone possessions. ...

    Blog | December 23, 2011