9:41 AM EDT, Mon April 27, 2015
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Frank Gore hanging with Joe Montana, Jerry Rice

Just three 49ers legends hanging out. Frank Gore posts some fun pictures on Instagram, and over the weekend he posted this picture with Joe Montana and Jerry Rice. The caption says "Family 4 life". This picture and caption are kind of fitting. Montana and Rice are at the top of virtually any list for greatest 49ers of all time, and Gore is not too far behind. More importantly, all three ended their careers with teams other than the 49ers. Joe Montana was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs. Jerry Rice signed with the Oakland Raiders, and later briefly the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos....
San Jose Mercury News Apr 10, 2015

Kaepernick likes stable of running backs 'capable' of replacing Gore, perhaps including Aussie Jarryd Hayne

For the first time in a decade, the 49ers are preparing for a season without running back Frank Gore.

Kaepernick likes stable of running backs 'capable' of replacing Gore, perhaps including Aussie Jarryd Hayne

For the first time in a decade, the 49ers are preparing for a season without running back Frank Gore. Colin Kaepernick isn't flinching. "Frank was a huge asset to us, but we have a lot of great running backs here,"… Continue Reading →
Niners Nation Apr 4, 2015

Frank Gore's rushing YPC and sensitivity of outliers

We take a look at an interesting statistical analysis of running back yards per carry and outlier carries. Frank Gore had a solid enough year, but this stat reveals something interesting. Our friends at Football Perspective spend a lot of time taking unique looks at statistics in professional football. Recently, they came up with an interesting look at running backs and the sensitivity of YPC to outlier rushes. Yards per carry is a frequently mentioned statistic, but in reality, it is not the best indicator of success. Our man Danny Tuccitto even came to the conclusion that YPC is a...

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