Another record-breaking day for Gore
--- Gore's 72-yard run in the first quarter ties his career long run. He had a 72-yard touchdown run at Washington on October 23, 2005. --- Gore entered the game with an NFL-leading 13 rushes of 20 or more yards and increased the total to 14 with the 72-yard run. Gore now has five runs of 40 or more yards in 2006. --- Gore set a franchise record with his sevemtj 100-yard game of the season after finishing with 130 yards on 19 carries for a 6.8-yard average. Garrison Heart (1998) and Roger Craig (1988) each had six 100-yard games in a season. It was Gore's eighth NFL 100-yard game of his career. --- Gore's 100-yard rushing games: 108 vs. Houston (1-1-06); 127 vs. St. Louis (9-17-06); 134 vs. Oakland (10-8-06); 111 at Chicago (10-29-06); 159 at Detroit (11-12-06); 212 vs. Seattle (11-19-06); 134 at St. Louis (11-26-06); 130 vs. Green Bay (12-10-06) --- Gore rushed for more than 100 yards in the first half for the third time this season with 10 carries for 106 yards. He had a franchise-record 148 in the first half at Detroit (11-12) and 130 yards in the first half vs. Seattle (11-19). --- Gore entered the game as the leading rusher in the NFC ands now has 1,347 yards rushing and is on pace to finish the year with 1,658 yards which would be the highest total in franchise history, topping Hearst's team record of 1,570 in 1998. Only Hearst and Roger Craig (1,502 yards in 1988) remain ahead of Gore on the team's all-time list of best rushing seasons. --- Gore now has 1,347 yards rushing and 384 yards receiving for 1,731 combined yards. He is on pace for 2,130 combined yards which would break the 49ers single season record for total yards in a season, currently held by Garrison Hearst, who had 2,105 (1,570 rushing and 535 receiving) in 1998. Gore had three receptions for 38 yards against the Packers. --- Gore finished with a 6.8-yard average. It is the eighth time in 2006 that he has averaged 5.0 yards per carry or more. In 2005, he averaged 5.0 yards or more in three games. --- Gore scored on a one-yard run in the third quarter for his sixth rushing touchdown. The six rushing touchdowns are the most since Kevan Barlow had seven in 2004.
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