By Andrew Cantor-Wagner, 49ers Correspondent, Sat, Aug 9th 11:55am EDT
The 49ers lost their first game of the preseason 23-3 to the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday. Part of the loss could be attributed to the poor play of the backup QB's, as well as the team resting several starters, including starting running back Frank Gore. (Source: NFL.com
Fantasy Impact: Gore's lack of action Thursday can be attributed to the team wanting to rest the 31 year old veteran, as well getting a better look at their options behind him. One of those options, Carlos Hyde, shined in limited work, going for 39 yards on 5 rushes, with a long of 19yds. While Gore's status for 2014 shouldn't be in danger, Hyde's progress is one to watch as we expect him to be a prime candidate to steal carries and possibly platoon with Gore in the regular season.
Rotoprofessor | Jul 24th
by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) Running back is always a tough position to fill, especially now with more teams looking to employee committees as opposed to having a true lead back. In the past the 49′ers Frank Gore would be an easy selection early
NFL.com | Jul 17th
In today's Three and Out: The Niners could begin using less of Frank Gore; the Packers want to use more of Eddie Lacy.
Breaking Football | Jul 10th
Frank Gore has been one of the most consistent fantasy football running backs in the game for the past 8 seasons. Since getting regular playing time in 2006, he hasn’t had a season with fewer than 249 touches, and has easily surpassed 1000 total yards each year. At 31 years old, however, Gore appears to be entering the twilight of his career. He compiled just 1,269 total yards last year, his...