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Frank Gore

Frank Gore - #21 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 9"/ 217 lbs.
Birthday 05/14/1983
Birthplace Coral Gables, FL
College Miami (FL)
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 3rd round, 1st pick by 49ers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
258 1214 8

Super Bowl matchup: 49ers RBs vs. Ravens front seven

Posted Feb. 01, 2013 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
When San Francisco's Frank Gore and LaMichael James square off against the Baltimore front seven in Super Bowl XLVII, it will be strength vs. strength.

Pierce, James diversify Super Bowl rushing attacks

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
Ray Rice and Frank Gore lead their teams' running games, but Bernard Pierce and LaMichael James have helped elevate them to a new level.

Key matchup: Niners RB Frank Gore vs. Packers run defense

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on Niners RB Frank Gore vs. the Packers run defense in the Packers-49ers playoff game Saturday night.

Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 7:04 p.m. ET
49ers WR Michael Crabtree and RB Frank Gore were each fined $10,500 for throwing the ball into the stands in Week 17.

Gore, Lynch can thrive even against tough defenses

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
49ers RB Frank Gore and Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch are strong starting options in Week 16, writes PFW fantasy expert Mike Wilkening.

Week 10 fantasy tips: RBs

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Start Shonn Greene despite a tough matchup, don't expect Frank Gore to wear down and look out for a few backups, according to PFW's late-week fantasy RB tips.

Key matchup: Niners RBs Frank Gore and Kendall Hunter vs. Cardinals run defense

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
PFW's Dan Arkush focuses on Niners RBs Frank Gore and Kendall Hunter vs. Arizona's run defense in the Week Eight Monday-night game.

NFC West Spin cycle: Cardinals continue to stumble

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Storm clouds are hovering over the Cardinals, who dropped their third game in a row and showed no signs of turning things around in Minnesota.

Niners interior offensive line making its mark

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
Overshadowed by RB Frank Gore in the 49ers' Week Seven win over Seattle was the overpowering job the team's O-line did up the middle.

Gore helps Niners grind out win over Seahawks

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 11:40 p.m. ET
Frank Gore ran for 116 yards and the 49ers held off the Seahawks 13-6 on Thursday night as the 49ers won their division opener.

Key matchup: Niners RBs vs. Packers run defense

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
In today’s “Key Matchup,” PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on the Niners RBs vs. the Packers’ run defense in this Sunday’s game in Green Bay.

Turner has had many productive running backs

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
In 15 of Norv Turner’s 21 seasons as either a head coach or offensive coordinator, he has had a running back rush for more than 1,000 yards.

Never say never in the NFC West

Posted April 17, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Could the high-flying Niners stumble while the down-and-out Rams rise up in the NFC West? PFW executive editor Dan Arkush won’t rule out those possibilities.

49ers' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Feb. 28, 2012 @ noon ET
Can Alex Smith improve in 2012 for fantasy owners? Just one of several fantasy football questions surrounding the 49ers this offseason.

MVP Meter: Eli Manning on the rise

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
Giants QB Eli Manning has an impressive résumé that is worthy of MVP consideration.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Jan. 23, 2013
Gore was fined $10,500 by the NFL on Wednesday after he wore his socks too low in Sunday's NFC championship game at Atlanta, an equipment violation. It marked the second time he was fined this season.||||||| Gore says he was so focused on winning the game and getting the 49ers back to a Super Bowl at last that he didn't give his uniform all the attention he should have. He did his part on the field, though. Gore rank for touchdowns of 5 and 9 yards in the Niners' 28-24 comeback victory over the Falcons, putting his team in position to capture the franchise's sixth title.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Gore managed just six carries for 28 yards in the 49ers' blowout loss at Seattle on Sunday night.||||||| The 49ers fell behind early and Gore quickly became an afterthought.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Gore carried the ball 12 times for 63 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 27-13 win over Miami.||||||| Gore has now found the end zone in three consecutive weeks. He remains a high-end No. 2 RB going forward.
Posted Dec. 07, 2012
Gore is nursing a wrist problem for the Niners.||||||| He expects to play Sunday against Miami.
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
Gore was limited to 58 yards on 23 carries by St. Louis, though he did register a touchdown.||||||| Gore hasn't run for 100-plus yards since Oct. 18 but is still essentially a must-start in all leagues.

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