The 49ers">San Francisco 49ers, one of the most storied franchises in NFL history, have been in a bit of a rut ever since their last playoff appearance in 2002. In fact, during that span they've posted a dismal 46-82 (.359) record.
But don't get them wrong—they have been on the bubble over the past few seasons and have got some very talented pieces in place.
One of their best players has been running back Frank Gore, who, since they drafted him in 2005, has established himself as one of the league's premier players at this position.
Being a key component to their offense, his production has a direct correlation to the team's overall performance.
With that said, here are eight bold predictions for Frank Gore in 2011.