Originally posted by krizay:
Originally posted by aTx49er:
Originally posted by GuessWhosOn3rd:
Originally posted by IdahoNiner:
Its Gore. Once again the workhorse, never getting the credit he deserves and always giving everything.
+1. I'm hoping he wins the superbowl MVP also.
you guys do relize that after hunter went down our Run game was s**tty until we finally put in LMJ and started doing the read option right? With hunter out we kept giving it to gore up the gut, up the gut up the gut and getting nothing. there was no threat of an outside run. Then when we put in LMJ and started the read. Gore was able to run again.
So Hunter, LMJ and Kaep are the reasons why Gore is/was able to do what he does up the gut.
The MVP is crabtree and Justin Smith. Crabtree ahd to make moves to score early in the year when smith was the QB and was the only way we move the ball in the air. then when Kaep took over he's been just awesome.
There were several reasons why our run game went down and that had to do with Hunter, along with Kap getting used to his reads and defenses knowing that that is our bread and butter so their main priority was stopping the run. Other than the second Seattle game, the teams that we lost to were teams who took Gore and the running game completely out of it. It obviously took Gore awhile to get used to the pistol formation but he's doing well now.
Also, I don't think he's given enough credit for helping Kap settle down in the playoffs. Kap was on as soon as Gore caught that first pass in the GB game and ran up the gut 4 straight times in Atlanta.
On defense, it's obviously J. Smith and I'd say he's our overall MVP as well.