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Frank Gore's fantasy value in decline

To what degree depends on effectiveness of 49ers' other backfield weapons

Updated: August 3, 2012, 1:21 PM ET
By Jim McCormick | Special to ESPN.com

How much will Frank Gore's production sink because of his backfield competition with the 49ers?

As fantasy football fans know well, the workhorse tailback has become an increasingly rare commodity as the league trends toward more specialized backfield roles and pass-happy offenses. For the past six seasons in San Francisco, however, the 49ers' ground game has been fueled primarily by Frank Gore. Yet with Gore coming off a season that saw his workload and production dip precipitously in ...

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