Originally written on Football Extra Points  |  Last updated 10/24/14
Here me out. Frank Gore is getting up in age and has shown signs of fatigue, especially late in the seasons. Now 30 years of age, Gore is at the stage of his career where many running backs, specifically ground and pound downhill runners, tend to regress. I'm not saying Gore is done or the Niners should get rid of him, he is one of the faces of the 49ers proud franchise, and also the teams all time leading rusher. I'm just suggesting that if a dynamic running back happen to be available when the Niners select it would not be a bad idea to groom them behind Gore. Eventually replacing Gore as the 49ers downhill power back. The 49ers have the 2nd pick in the 2nd round of this years draft, with only the Jaguars, who figure to select QB Geno Smith (West Virginia) or QB Matt Barkley (USC), ahead of them. Bold Prediction: Round 2 (Pick 34) I suggest the 49ers go after Alabama Running back Eddy Lacy. The 5'11" 230 pound Lacy rushed for 1,322 yards and 17touchdowns wi...
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