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Tip sheet: 49ers holding leverage with Gore?

Gore can't like seeing deals other TBs are getting

Len Pasquarelli takes his weekly trip around the NFL and touches upon several things 49ers-related, including why the position Frank Gore plays could hurt his chances in seeking an attractive new deal with the team; where Colin Kaepernick's debut performance rated among those of the other top rookie quarterbacks; and why return men won't like the new kickoff rules, along with several other items.

Gore could be in bad position for big deal Through the end of last week, 18 unrestricted free agent tailbacks had either signed with new teams or re-signed with their incumbent franchises. The contracts those players received, either from new teams or holdover clubs, seemed to offer a pretty graphic illustration of how the tailback position is regarded by a lot of teams anymore. Disposable... Recommended Stories