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Gore and Freeney: Veteran free agents who still have something to offer

Football demands youth spread throughout every roster, because older bodies have endured more punishment, and could break easily. This is not revolutionary thinking, but the salary cap dictates that finding veterans to plug into a specific role is a necessary front-office skill. It separates championship-caliber general managers from the rest. Aging yet still useful talent is also...
Via This Given Sunday
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gore and Freeney: Veteran free agents who still have something to offer

Football demands youth spread throughout every roster, because older bodies have endured more punishment, and could break easily. This is not revolutionary thinking, but the salary cap dictates that finding veterans to plug into a specific role is a necessary front-office skill. It separates championship-caliber general managers from the rest. Aging yet still useful talent is also...
Via Bloguin Best
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Should the Indianapolis Colts Draft a Running Back in the First Round?

Going into the 2015 NFL season the Colts have many glaring needs. As usual, they need significant help along the offensive line. There are holes on the defensive side that need filled. And, what’s going on with the running back situation? Will Ahmad Bradshaw return and be able to produce? Will Trent Richardson finally reach bust status and be released? Will Boom Herron continue...
Via Drunk Colts Fan
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Projected landing spots for top free agent running backs

A buffet of talent and depth encapsulates the free agent market for running backs in 2015. Teams who are searching for either top-level talent or a body to fill out a depth chart will have their pick of the free agent litter. From NFL’s leading rusher in 2014 to aging veterans and roster hopefuls, variety and value is the theme of this season’s free agent class. The best back...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers in contract discussions with Gore, Crabtree

New San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula broke some news during the NFL Scouting Combine on Thursday. The first-year head man indicated that the team has started contract discussions with both running back Frank Gore and wide receiver Michael Crabtree. Both Gore and Crabtree are pending free agents, However, general manager Trent Baalk indicated Wednesday that it was the...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Why would the Colts — or anyone — be interested in Frank Gore?

The Indianapolis Colts have committed some serious blunders in their continued pursuit of a good running back. This is a franchise that hasn’t had a 1,000-yard rusher since 2007 and two years ago traded a first-round pick for mega-bust Trent Richardson. Apparently, they haven’t learned that backs a) are worth a dime a dozen, and b) do NOT get better with age. That’s because...
Via Bloguin Best
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Why would the Colts — or anyone — be interested in Frank Gore?

The Indianapolis Colts have committed some serious blunders in their continued pursuit of a good running back. This is a franchise that hasn’t had a 1,000-yard rusher since 2007 and two years ago traded a first-round pick for mega-bust Trent Richardson. Apparently, they haven’t learned that backs a) are worth a dime a dozen, and b) do NOT get better with age. That’s because...
Via This Given Sunday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The 49ers should let Frank Gore walk

The idea seems preposterous on the surface. Frank Gore has been the face of the San Francisco 49ers franchise for the better part of the past decade. The franchise’s all-time leading rusher with 11,073 yards is coming off his eighth 1,000-yard season in nine years. He’s a borderline Hall of Famer and has suggested that he wants to finish his career in the red and gold. So why...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Want To Re-Sign RB Frank Gore

49ers GM Trent Baalke told reporters at the Scouting Combine on Wednesday that they have been in talks with veteran RB Frank Gore about bringing him back next year. “That’s why we talked. That’s the exact (reason),” Baalke said, via Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area. “We reached out. He reached out back. He wasn’t expecting it to take legs like it did. Nor were we. He didn’t...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Baalke on Gore: ‘We’re Going to Do What We Can to Get Him Back’

While speaking at the NFL Scouting Combine on Thursday, San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke suggested that the team would like to bring back Frank Gore for an 11th season, but wouldn’t make any promises. “Frank is just the energizer battery, [he] keeps on ticking,” said Baalke of veteran running back, who cracked the 1,000-yard plateau for the eighth time during...
Via BaySportsNet
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colts Have ‘Strong’ Interest In Frank Gore (Video)

Frank Gore — who turns 32 in May and is entering his 11th season in the NFL — is likely done in San Francisco, but will have his list of suitors. Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller says the Colts want Gore — with coaches Chuck Pagano and Rog Chudzinksi coveting his skill set. Miller also mentions the Redskins and Dolphins as teams that could be interested in Gore, but he described...
Via Thacover2
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore linked to Colts in free agency

Frank Gore might end up in Indianapolis if things do not work out with the San Francisco 49ers. Gore, who turns 32 in May and is entering his 11th season in the NFL, recently expressed his disappointment with the Niners over Instagram. Gore was paid over $6 million each of the past two seasons but...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Miami Dolphins could land veteran RB Frank Gore

The Miami Dolphins will likely be in the market for a veteran running back this offseason, and at least one name being thrown around is a bit intriguing. Colts, Dolphins, & Redskins Could All Be Options For Frank Gore http://t.co/7HNOOw0R4X — NFLTradeRumors.co (@nfltrade_rumors) February 17, 2015 The original report came from Bleacher Report which suggests there’s no way...
Via cover32
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts, Dolphins, & Redskins Could All Be Options For Frank Gore

Matt Miller of the Bleacher Report has spoken to sources around the league who don’t see veteran RB Frank Gore returning  to the San Francisco 49ers next season. However, Miller reports that there will definitely be a market for Gore in the coming weeks and lists the Colts, Redskins and Dolphins as potential suitors. Of the three, Miller’s sources consider the Colts to be...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Defensive Frailties the Chargers Need to Address

There were some positives for the San Diego Chargers' defense last season. They finished fourth overall against the pass and excelled at not allowing teams to convert fourth downs. They were also pretty good at getting off the field on third down. Ultimately, there are some issues that need to be addressed in the off-season if this defense wants to be more than just a middle-of-the...
Via Pro Football Spot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore May Be Disappointed in the Commitment the 49ers Are Willing to Give

Over the next few weeks leading up to the official start of free agency NFL fans will be faced with the stark reality that their team is not going to bring back one of their longtime favorite players. Some have already been told they are not coming back and more will likely get the news as free agency draws near.One such player could very well be longtime San Francisco 49ers running...
Via FatManWriting
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore posts on Instagram, wants to know if 49ers want him back

Frank Gore wants to know if the San Francisco 49ers want him back next season, and he is even going on social media to pose the question. Gore posted a photo and note on Instagram Sunday night (later deleted) where he openly wondered whether the Niners want him back. “I know the fans love me...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore not sure if the San Francisco 49ers want him back for next season

You’ll have to forgive Frank Gore if he doesn’t know what the heck the San Francisco 49ers front office has planned for him. Given all the dysfunction we’ve heard about in recent weeks, I doubt anybody really knows what direction this team is heading in… AROUND COVER32 2015 NFL Draft Preview: The top-10 wide receivers on the board Five Things: To hate about the NFL Scouting...
Via cover32 - 49ers
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore needs to know if management wants him back

Veteran San Francisco 49ers’ running back Frank Gore, who is set to become a free agent if he doesn’t re-sign with his team before March, posted a note to his Instagram account. I know the fans love me but I need to know if the management does At the end of the 2014 season, 49ers’ general manager Trent Baalke was asked if Gore might be playing elsewhere the following...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Interested In Re-Signing RB Frank Gore

Frank Gore‘s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, tells ESPN’s Ed Werder that there is nothing negative between the 49ers and his client. According to Rosenhaus, 49ers GM Trent Baalke has made clear that they want to re-sign Gore this offseason. This comes just a day after Gore posted a message on his Instagram account saying: “I know the fans love me but I need to know if the management...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore: I Need To Know if 49ers Want Me Back

San Francisco 49ers star running back Frank Gore is not feeling the love from the organization that drafted him. Gore is unsure of the Niners plans, and took to Instagram to ask for the love. “I know the fans love me but I need to know if the management does,” Gore wrote Sunday on his Instagram account, before removing the post. Wht should I do A photo posted by Frank...
Via Thacover2
13 days ago  |  Discuss

6 Questions Facing the 49ers as we Head Into the Offseason

Are Frank Gore’s Days Over? View image | gettyimages.com Frank Gore was still productive last season, albeit his smaller role.  With other Niners backs, especially Carlos Hyde’s production, the desperate need to rely on what Gore offers an offense has ceased.  Sure, Gore is still the most experienced and probably the most talented guy in that backfield, but depending...
Via TopSportsReport
14 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers have the toughest strength of schedule in the NFC for 2015

Life in the NFC West is cheap and hard and it never gets any easier. Just ask the San Francisco 49ers. AROUND COVER32 Free Agency Preview: The top-10 running backs on the open market First and 10: Ten teams that Peyton Manning would instantly make a Super Bowl contender According to the strength of schedule for next season compiled by SB Nation, the 49ers have one of the hardest...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Shares Advice On Twitter That Frank Gore Gave Him

Thought of the day – As my esteemed associate and Friend The Great Frank Gore has taught me & tells me "These haters can't hold me back" — Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) February 10, 2015 Some wise words from Frank Gore to Jim. The post Jim Harbaugh Shares Advice On Twitter That Frank Gore Gave Him appeared first on Diehardsport.
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Francisco 49ers legend Steve Young has a picture-perfect golf swing

Something tells me that Steve Young could have been great no matter what sport he chose to play… AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Rating all 32 starters if needed for just one game Power Rankings: Rating NFL owners from 1-32s Check out this video that the San Francisco 49ers posted to their Twitter account of the legendary quarterback executing a perfect golf swing: Steve Young with...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss
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