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San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore told 49ers.com that it feels good be back on the field with his teammates. He also made it clear that he feels like he still has a lot left in the tank as an NFL running back.
“I’m happy to be back out with my teammates, seeing some of the guys from last year trying to do even better than what we did last year,” said Gore. “It feels good to be back out here with the guys. Everybody’s looking good, looking focused. I feel like it’s going to be a good year.”
“I feel like I still got a lot left in my tank,” said Gore, who’s coming off his third Pro Bowl selection. “I want to show it off that I still got a lot left in my tank and I can play at a high level. I will play at a high level as long as God blesses me to be healthy so I can go out and do something that I love.”
How many times have we heard a running back say he’s got a lot of football left in him and a year of two later, he’s out of the league? All the time. I give Gore at the
Not long after the 49ers selected AJ Jenkins with their 1st round pick, Jerry Rice reached out to AJ and told him he was taking him to the Hill. The 2.5-mile uphill path he regularly ran during his NFL career. Here is the exchange between AJ and Rice
@Ajjenkins8 congrats on being a niner! Holla at me will take you to the hill. Lol
— Jerry Rice (@JerryRice) April 27, 2012
San Francisco 49ers great Jerry Rice has been exchanging messages with rookie wide receiver A.J. Jenkins on Twitter. He confirmed on NFL Live via ProFootballTalk.com on Monday that he plans on taking him to “the hill” in order to work out.
“The hill” is a 2.5 mile uphill path that Rice ran throughout his career in order to remain in shape. He believes that if Jenkins...
The 49ers signed undrafted free agent DT Tony Jerod-Eddie (6-5, 301) of Texas A&M to a contract, the team announced Monday. Jerod-Eddie was a second-team all-Big 12 selection last season. He joins Stanford's Matt Masifilo and Wisconsin's Patrick Butrym to become the third rookie free-agent DT to sign with the 49ers. Source: CBS Sports Attached Thumbnails
San Francisco 49ers legend Jerry Rice is wasting no time in putting wide receiver A.J. Jenkins through the gauntlet of his NFL training regimen. Rice is preparing to take Jenkins on "The Hill," a 2.5-mile uphill climb in San Carlos, Calif. that was a staple of the Hall of Famer's offseason workout. After learning how to run the grueling route from the likes of Roger...
A.J. Jenkins is choosing post routes and playbooks over pomp and circumstance. When the San Francisco 49ers open their three-day rookie minicamp Friday, the team's first-round draft pick will be in attendance -- a full 2,000 miles away from commencement ceremonies at University of Illinois, where Jenkins is scheduled to graduate Sunday. Jenkins originally planned to attend his...