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Winning teams sound like the 49ers did after their 19-11 victory over the Redskins on Sunday.
They are, for example, not consumed with matters beyond the scoreboard.
Here's running back Frank Gore: "I'm just focused on winning."
And quarterback Alex Smith: "I'm not worried about credit. I'm...
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San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore may be limited in practice this week after suffering a left ankle sprain in Sunday's win over the Washington Redskins.Gore suffered the injury in the second quarter but remained in the game, finishing with 19 carries for 103 yards - his fifth straight game over the 100-yard plateau. San Francisco went on to win 19-11.Gore's status...
San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore isn't too worried about his sprained left ankle.
The 49ers' stud running back believes he'll be fine for this Sunday's game against the New York Giants.
"I'll be all right," Gore said.
When asked if he'll be able to participate in Wednesday's practice, Gore said, "I think I will be. I feel...
Alex Smith is not a great quarterback. In his first six seasons, the No. 1 pick of the 2005 NFL Draft has failed to live up to expectations and caused headaches for many 49er fans. But in his seventh season, Smith has been a solid and efficient quarterback, leading the 49ers to their first 6-1 start since 1998. Much of Smith's prior struggles, and the 49ers' offensive incompetence...
Alex Smith has found something he's been missing since he was a Heisman Trophy candidate at the University of Utah: swagger.
The 49ers ' seventh-year quarterback is riding a wave of confidence, and you can see it in his demeanor. He's not afraid to challenge a question from the media. And...
Alex Smith threw for 200 yards and a touchdown and Frank Gore ran for 107 yards, as the San Francisco 49ers earned a 19-11 victory over the Washington Redskins.
Running back Frank Gore says he'll be ready to play in Sunday's game against the Giants (6-2) at Candlestick Park. Gore sprained his left ankle while gaining 107 yards on 19 carries in the 49ers ' 19-11 win in...
The 49ers had a Frank Gore dropped pass, his fourth of the season, and three penalties. However, they are on the move thanks to safety Dashon Goldson's second interception in as many games. Goldson is having a great year in coverage and in run sport.
Capitalize when the other team messes up. Hit the occasional big play. Give the ball to Frank Gore a lot. There's nothing fancy about the way the San Francisco 49ers are running away with the NFC West, and it was more of the same Sunday when they won their sixth straight game by putting away the offensively inept Washington Redskins 19-11.
Capitalize when the other team messes up. Hit the occasional big play. Give the ball to Frank Gore a lot.
San Francisco 49ers strong safety Donte Whitner, right, celebrates with teammate Tarell Brown after recovering a fumble in the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md., Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011.
Washington Redskins quarterback...