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The San Francisco 49ers went back to what they do best: a steady diet of Frank Gore mixed with a dominant defense and timely special teams play.
The result was a 13-6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks that got San Francisco back on track following a demoralizing loss to the New York Giants.
It was a vastly different approach than the one San Francisco used four days earlier when it ran the ball just 17 times while Alex Smith threw three interceptions.
A change in offensive philosophy or just taking what the defense was giving up?
Probably somewhere in the middle.
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Frank Gore had quite a night against the Seahawks on Thursday Night Football, leading the 49ers with 182 total yards from scrimmage.
The veteran tailback left the game late in the fourth quarter with bruised ribs. According to Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area, Gore received x-rays after the game to see if he sustained a broken bone. Miaocco reports that the x-rays came back negative...
After Frank Gore rushed all over the Seattle Seahawks defense last night, I thought to myself that is seems like Gore always owns the Seahawks defense. So I decided I would go look up Gore’s stats against the Seahawks.
Since taking over the full time role in 2006, he had 2 carries for 5 yards in 2005, Gore has rushed for 1210 yards on 224 carries (5.4 avg) and 4 touchdowns in 13...
According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, 49ers running back Frank Gore has bruised ribs.After the game Gore said he is fine. It will be interesting to see if he misses any time.
This game was all Frank Gore. The 49ers went back to what they do well and that is give Frank Gore the ball. He finished the day with 131 yards rushing, 182 total yards. He didn’t have a score but his yards were the difference in this game. Along with Gore the defense stepped up big time in the 2nd half and completely shut down Russell Wilson.
Speaking of Russell Wilson how about...
San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore went for x-rays after Thursday's game and was diagnosed with bruised, but not broken ribs.Fantasy Spin:With 10 days until his next start, Monday night at Arizona, he should be good to go. On Thursday, Gore posted his highest rushing total of the season - 136 yards.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Four days after getting overpowered by the New York Giants, the San Francisco 49ers returned to their old-school ways Thursday night against the Seattle Seahawks. The 49ers didn't stop running until they owned sole possession of first place in the NFC West. Frank Gore rushed for 131 yards on 16 carries, leading the 49ers to a 13-6 victory over the Seahawks...
The 49ers returned to what they do best to get back on the winning track this week: a steady diet of Frank Gore mixed with a dominant defense and timely special teams play. The result was a 13-6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks that left the Niners alone in first place atop the NFC West.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Frank Gore rushed for 131 yards Thursday night at Candlestick Park, leading the San Francisco 49ers to a 13-6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks and into sole possession of first place in the NFC West. The 49ers improved to 5-3, while the Seahawks fell to 4-3 and fell into third place in the division behind 4-2 Arizona. Gore, who rushed for a career high 212 yards...
At Candlestick Park on Thursday Night, the 49ers and Seahawks matched defensive efforts in slugfest in San Francisco. Tough, hard-nosed football was on display, with each team laying the wood on each other with big hits and crunching defensive play.In games like this, usually one or two mistakes will make all the difference in the world. There can be no miscues or untimely turnovers...
Which way does the thumb turn for the 49ers after their 13-6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night, including Frank Gore gashing the Seahawks again, the feisty play of safety Dashon Goldson, two quarters of shutout and shutdown defense, Andy Lee’s big-time bomb, Delanie Walker’s TD payback, Perrish Cox lost in coverage, mixed reviews on QB Alex Smith and much more? Check inside.