San Francisco Preps for Frank Gore Injury Aftershocks, Shaun Hill Can’t Rattle


Published: September 30, 2009

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... destroyed ligaments to end Running Back Frank Gore's season.
However, according to Monday's MRI Gore's right foot is a mess. The ankle is strained and the right hind foot is sprained. Estimates have him likely out for the next three weeks.
Certainly, losing Gore creates a significant set of challenges. The question is, what are they and how big are they really?
First, the San Francisco run game hasn't been as dominating as perception may have it.
Ranked 16th overall, the bulk of their rushing yards came on Gore's outstanding 207 yard performance against the Seattle Seahawks. Aside from that, the games against the Arizona Cardinals (38 total yards) and the Minnesota Vikings (58 yards) were far from dominating.
Certainly Gore getting hurt put a damper on the run game against Minnesota, but there wasn't that excuse in Week One. 
Before you get irate, consider that this is a good thing. For a team to be winning using mean...

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