Texans vs. 49ers: 5 Offensive Players to Watch Sunday Night
Sep 26, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore (21) carries the ball as St. Louis Rams middle linebacker James Laurinaitis (55) gives chase during the second half at the Edward Jones Dome. San Francisco defeated St. Louis 35-11. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
– Frank Gore, running back, 49ers
I believe Gore is one of the most underrated running backs in the NFL. In four games he has 4.8 yards per carry with 295 yards and two touchdowns. That’s very respectable for a running back in his ninth season.
Gore has fumbled just once this season, and no more than twice per season in the two previous years.
What I like about Gore is he’s reliable, and maybe if the 49ers feed him the football more in this game, it can fix whatever problem is currently ailing the 49ers’ passing game.