Originally posted on Giants Football Blog  |  Last updated 1/19/12
I have heard for a while that San Francisco’s running back, Frank Gore is a beast with the football in his hands. So, I looked up his game-by-game stats to see where No. 21 has most of his success. And I was a bit shocked what I found: Will the real Frank Gore please stand up? At the beginning of the 2011 season 49er fans were clamoring for another big year from running back Frank Gore. He was the heart and soul of this Niners team, yet another year of uncertainty loomed. Yes, another year of uncertainty with a new head coach, a new offensive coordinator and the same old unproductive QB. How quickly things can change in the NFL. The Giants’ Mission: Stop Frank Gore! Make Quarterback Alex Smith throw the ball. Nineteen weeks into the season and the team is thriving, and Frank Gore is receiving a lot of credit for their success. But is it really a team driven by Frank Gore? The first three games Gore didn’t show up—108 yards (2.5 yards a game) The next five games Gore was spectacula...
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