Frank Gore up for award

Three weeks ago, the 49ers had the league’s 30th-ranked rushing offense at 69.7 yards per game. Today, the 49ers are all the way up to No. 5, courtesy of Frank Gore surpassing the 100-yard rushing mark in three consecutive games.  Gore had a season-high 141-yard rushing effort in Sunday’s 25-19 win over Detroit.

For Sunday’s output, Gore has been nominated for the FedEx Ground NFL Players of the Week award. He also was nominated last week, and quarterback Alex Smith was dominated the week prior. Voting is done by fans through noon on Friday at

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