Frank Gore gets 22 touches in playoff loss

Frank Gore rushed for 74 yards on 16 carries and caught six balls for 45 yards in the 49ers' playoff loss to the Giants.

Gore finished strong with 163 yards on 29 postseason carries (5.62 YPC), but his regular season stretch-run struggles are a concern entering his age-29 campaign. (Gore turns in late May.) 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh's run-first scheme led to Gore registering his lowest reception total (17) since his rookie year, and Gore's rushing production dropped significantly in the season's second half. With Kendall Hunter deserving a larger role, Gore will be a risky early-round pick in 2012 fantasy drafts.

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