49ers’ Frank Gore Records Longest Reception of Career

September 30, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Playing in the 136th regular-season game of his career, San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore recorded a career-long 55-yard reception in Sunday's 26-21 win over the Philadelphia Eagles, per ESPN Stats & Info.
Gore, whose previous career-long reception of 48 yards came in a 2009 game against the Detroit Lions, led the 49ers to a comeback victory in a contest that saw the Eagles score all three of their touchdowns on defense or special teams.
The 31-year-old running back piled up 119 yards on 24 carries, and he made sure to get the most out of his only catch.
With the Niners down 7-3 at their own 45-yard line, Gore found himself wide open on the right side of the field on the first play of the second quarter. 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick had scrambled off to the left side of the field, yet somehow had the awareness to throw across his body to the uncovered Gore.
The veteran running back caught the pass around Philadelphia's 43-yard line, then quickly ...

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