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SAN FRANCISCO It was a scenario the Giants wanted -- the 49ers got almost no offense from their workhorse running back Frank Gore, which meant that their offense was forced to rely primarily on the arm and feet of quarterback Alex Smith.
But instead of the Giants celebrating the win...
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The San Francisco 49ers have been one of the biggest surprises in the NFL this season. However, their quarterback, which was considered a liability by some heading into this season, will be a free agent at the end of the regular season. What should the San Francisco 49ers do with QB Alex Smith?
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Mon, 14 Nov 2011 16:35:54 CST
Frank Gore entered Sunday’s game against the New York Giants needing 149 yards rushing to become the 49ers all-time leading rusher. By the end of the Niners’ 27-20 victory, that number hadn’t changed as Gore had zero yards rushing on six carries before leaving the game in the second half with his third different injury of the season.
Alex Smith has been labeled a game manager, but the QB was a major part of why the 49ers beat the Giants on Sunday to improve to 8-1, writes Steve Wyche.
SAN FRANCISCO Frank Gore on Sunday downplayed a knee injury that limited him to six carries overall and a single play in the second half.
SANTA CLARA Frank Gore had his sore right knee examined Monday, but that's mostly because, as coach Jim Harbaugh said, the 49ers "spare no expense checking on Frank."
Frank Gore, who hurt his knee against the Giants, walked without a limp Monday.
The 49ers' 2005 draft has always screamed bust, simply because the denigrated Alex Smith occupied that No. 1 slot. Now, 2005 seems like an accidental dream year.
SAN FRANCISCO — The beauty for the Giants is that they know what awaits them this afternoon at Candlestick Park.
On offense, the 49ers will not just feature running back Frank Gore, but will rely on him to carry the ball and the team. On defense, the 49ers will try to...