Fantasy Football: Ten Don’t Touch Players For 2014

The title of this article doesn’t tell the whole truth.  Fantasy football is all about “value”.  Any player is draft able at the right spot in a draft, but determining where that spot lies is the hard part.That’s what the attempt is to show in this article; providing the players that I won’t own on any of my team’s this season based on where they are going in drafts...
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Fantasy Football Preview: San Francisco 49ers

The most feared division in the NFL is the NFC West. They have bonafide defenses all over. If you’re looking for a fantasy defense, any of the defenses from this division is a top option this season. The only downside to having four great defenses in fantasy football is the risk of taking offensive players from all of these teams. Marshawn Lynch, Colin Kaepernick, Zac Stacy; the...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Fantasy Football Outlook

The San Francisco 49ers are known for their defense, but fantasy football owners can certainly turn to a few options on the Niners offense.  Colin Kaepernick is a QB you can target in a 12 man league later in your drafts, and if he adds some extra TDs with his legs, can provide some nice value.  Frank Gore continues to be a consistent fantasy football option at the RB position...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Frank Gore Still a Feature Back?

Sean McMahon Frank Gore welcomes competition. The ultimate goal for the 49ers' rushing king is to win a Super Bowl. Being said, will he still produce in 2014, and will he yield to a talented and youthful backfield should the ground game fail to perform? takes a statistical look on what to expect from Gore this season. The post Is Frank Gore Still a Feature Back...
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2014 NFL Offseason Notes: Stories we’re watching, and you should be too

With training camp set to open shortly, the action will heat up soon and we’ll have lots to learn about, react to, and take note of through July and August as we approach the NFL season. The early part of the offseason has not been without its share of interest, though we are in a bit of a slow part of the NFL schedule at the moment. To that end, I’m opening up my notebook to...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore gets ready for football with boxing workouts

Look what has happened to the 49ers' bell cow. He has become a raging bull. Frank Gore is sticking and moving, bobbing and weaving around the ring, his punches exploding off the trainer's mitts like a string of firecrackers. Ding! Round over. "You hear of fighters who don't have knockout power?" trainer Brian Schwartz asks. "If Frank was a fighter, he...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore is boxing

49ers running back Frank Gore has been preparing for the upcoming NFL season by boxing.  HIs trainer says he has the power to knock some people out. “You hear of fighters who don’t have knockout power?” trainer Brian Schwartz asks, per the San Francisco Chronicle. “If Frank was a fighter, he’d have knockout power. His punches are fast and snappy.” With the addition...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers fans show support for U.S. soccer

The Americans are out of the World Cup, but a run it was. They defied the odds by advancing out the dreaded Group of Death and were a few bounces away from beating a vastly superior Belgian side Tuesday in the Round of 16. Support for the U.S. could not be missed. State side, fans packed into bars, stadiums and viewing parties to watch every minute. in Brazil, Americans accounted...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore is 33 yards from hitting 10k career rushing yards

Only 28 players have rushed for 10,000 plus yards in their NFL career. Most of them are in the Hall of Fame, but Frank Gore is very close to that number. A matter of fact, if Frank Gore rushes for 33 yards in his first game of the season he will become the 29th player […] The post Frank Gore is 33 yards from hitting 10k career rushing yards appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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San Francisco 49ers RB Carlos Hyde Looking Good

When the San Francisco 49ers exhausted a second-round pick on former Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde back in May, there were many who concluded it was one of th steals of the draft. Despite being at a position that is already considered a strength, Hyde’s down-hill running ability seemed to fit the 49ers’ scheme to a T.  There are now indications from Santa Clara that Hyde...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Division Of Power In San Francisco Run Game

Veteran running back Frank Gore, who turned 31 this past May is being constantly pushed from behind by young running backs. This year, rookie Carlos Hyde, and change of pace back Kendall Hunter are nipping at the heels of Gore, not to mention the health of former fourth round pick Marcus Lattimore is at an all-time high. Gore should still see about 80% of the carries in San Francisco...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 San Francisco 49ers Over/Under

Over/Under 1. Colin Kaepernick throws 25 TD Passes Over/Under Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports 2. AnQuan Boldin has 1,200 receiving yards Over/Under 3. Vernon Davis has 13 TD Receptions Over/Under Stephen Dunn/Getty Images 4. Frank Gore has 10 rushing TD’s Over/Under 5. San Francisco wins 12 games (12-4 in 2013)   Follow me and SportsNinja! KCSportsNinja Twitter: https://twitter...
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San Francisco 49ers are deep at RB; only one can be top dog

The 49ers have a problem at running back, albeit a good problem. This year, the 49ers backfield is loaded with talent, with Frank Gore, Carlos Hyde, Marcus Lattimore, Kendall Hunter and LaMichael James all vying for playing time. This is in sharp contrast to last season, where the 49ers running back position was filled with uncertainty and mediocrity. In 2013, the only legitimate...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers not expected to negoitate new deals with Davis or Boone until they show up

As Matt Maiocco of pointed out,  the 49ers likely won’t address the contract situations of Vernon Davis or Alex Boone until they end their hold outs. Frank Gore was entering the final year of his contract. He wanted some reassurance that the team planned on him to remain around for future seasons. So Gore opted to remain in Miami while his teammates got to work...
Via Pro Football Zone
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore looking to start for 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers are currently very happy with Frank Gore as their starting running back, but Marcus Lattimore is hoping to take over that role in the near future. Lattimore missed all of last season due to a nasty knee injury that he suffered in his senior year at South Carolina, and is ready to get back on the field this coming season. He understands that taking Gore’s...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

The 49ers way: No contract negotiations until player reports

The 49ers dealt with a holdout of a prominent player during training camp three years ago. The NFL lockout of 2011 was settled, and Jim Harbaugh could finally begin coaching his new team when training camp opened in late-July. All he lacked as the practices began was his do-everything running back. Frank Gore was entering the final year of his contract. He wanted some reassurance...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore: “I’m trying to take Gore’s job”

(Credit: Almost 20 months ago, 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore suffered a horrific knee injury while at South Carolina. He thought he may never be able to play football again, as he went from one of the best back in the nation to an afterthought. The 49ers took a chance on him in the 2013 draft, and Lattimore now finds himself fighting for a roster spot...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore aiming to take Frank Gore’s role as 49ers starting running back

TweetSan Francisco 49ers 2nd-year running back Marcus Lattimore has endured a lot of adversity before even playing a single pro down, but has overcome them all to finally be healthy and compete for an NFL job. Now that he’s in the mix for a role with the Niners, Lattimore is setting his sights rather high. “I’m trying to take [Frank Gore's] job, but I know that’s going...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore says he is trying to take Frank Gore’s Job

San Francisco 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore missed all of last season after a gruesome leg injury during his junior season at South Carolina. Some people questioned if Lattimore’s football career was over. Now healthy, you would think Lattimore would be in the running for playing time behind Frank Gore. Well according to Lattimore, that’s not where his focus is. Lattimore...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore: I’m trying to take Frank Gore’s job

Second-year 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore is focused on trying to become the lead back in San Francisco. “I’m trying to take [Gore's] job, but I know that’s going to be the hardest thing in the world,” Lattimore told USA TODAY Sports. It’s great that Lattimore’s goal is to be the 49ers lead back,  but he needs to prove his surgically repaired knee is back to...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore: I'm trying to take Frank Gore's job

Marcus Lattimore spent his rookie season in the NFL as a redshirt, learning on the job and allowing his knee to get fully healthy.  The former South Carolina star is now healthy and on a mission. Lattimore made it clear that he’s out to take Frank Gore’s job. “I’m trying to take [Gore's] job, but I know that’s going to be the hardest thing in the world,” Lattimore...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore named top-10 in NFL, Nos. 11-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 running backs in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s workhorse back not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s RB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Frank Gore should be nervous

It’s been ten years.  Ten years that Frank Gore has been a staple of the San Francisco 49ers offense.  Ten years in which he’s been with a franchise that has experienced being both the worst teams in the NFL and a legitimate Superbowl contender.  Ten years ago, the 49ers took a chance on a running back from the University of Miami that had both of his knees surgically repaired...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore Is Fighting for His Job—Literally

Frank Gore has been known to deliver the knockout punch on a weary defense to close out a victory for his San Francisco 49ers. Turns out, the heavyweight in the
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick will not face charges in Miami

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and two other NFL players will not face any charges stemming from an alleged incident at a downtown hotel in Miami. A memo released by the Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s Office said Thursday that it does not have enough evidence to prosecute Kaepernick, 49ers receiver Quinton Patton or Seattle wide receiver Ricardo Lockette...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss
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