Originally posted by Schulzy:
Originally posted by leakyfausett:
Have you watched the games and the offensive play calling of late? Also going to prevent so early against the Patriots. Changing the basic fabric of the entire offense. has nothing to do with the vote other than to say we have lots of talent and too many times don't use it fully
"We do more different things with Kap, as far as running the ball different," Gore said. "So I have to just be more patient with it. (I) don't know if I'm going to get it with the read-option game.
"You read the same thing. You read the same people. Some plays you don't know whether he's going to keep it or not."
On those plays in which Gore lines up behind Kaepernick in the "pistol" formation, Gore said he can't be as aggressive in hitting the hole because Kaepernick is reading the defensive end and might pull the ball from Gore and keep it himself on any given run play.
Statistically, Gore has not been as successful since the change at quarterback. In the six games in which Kaepernick took over as the starter, Gore has carried 98 times for 393 yards (4.0 average) and two touchdowns. In the first nine games with Alex Smith starting, Gore carried 140 times for 753 yards (5.4 average) and five touchdowns.
Gore's YPC declined last year late in the season under the "conventional" offense.
I'm not going to overreact and yell for everyone to be fired because of 1 loss.
Not yelling or saying Fire but I do question the play calling the last 4 weeks.
"I feel stronger toward the end now than I did last year," Gore said on Wednesday. "I had nicks and bruises. Now I feel still fresh. I feel good."
He flat out acknowledged that he may not get the read option. Gore is the main cog of the offense. When he struggles or is not used well we lose way more than we win. Now who fault is that?