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Running Back, Indianapolis Colts

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Draft: 2005 Round 3 (1)
Ht: 5’9”  Wt: 217 DOB: 1983-05-14 Age: 32

Season Stats
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  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G GS Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2005 SF 14 1 128 613 4.8 3 22 15 131 8.7 0 92.4 6.6
2006 SF 16 16 313 1,695 5.4 8 86 61 485 8.0 1 272.0 17.0
2007 SF 15 15 260 1,102 4.2 5 69 53 436 8.2 1 189.8 12.7
2008 SF 14 13 240 1,036 4.3 6 66 43 373 8.7 2 188.9 13.5
2009 SF 14 14 229 1,120 4.9 10 75 52 406 7.8 3 230.6 16.5
2010 SF 11 11 203 853 4.2 3 72 46 452 9.8 2 160.5 14.6
2011 SF 16 16 282 1,211 4.3 8 31 17 114 6.7 0 180.5 11.3
2012 IND 16 0 259 1,212 4.7 8 36 28 234 8.4 1 198.6 12.4
2012 (Projected) IND     228 1,005 4.4 8   19 141 7.4 1 168.6  

2015 Outlook
Depth Chart
On the surface, Gore put together a solid season in 2011, finishing the year with the second most rushing yards of his career (1,211) and finding the end zone eight times. However, it was a roller coaster ride as Gore struggled in his first three games with 148 rushing yards and one touchdown before putting together a great five game stretch when he topped 100 rushing yards in every game and totaled 634 yards and four touchdowns. After that, his usage and production declined over the 49ers final eight games as he averaged just 15.8 touches and accumulated 429 rushing yards and three touchdowns. First year head coach Jim Harbaugh clearly seemed to be curtailing Goreís workload in order to keep him fresh for the playoffs and with the addition of Brandon Jacobs in free agency and LaMichael James in the draft, that approach is likely to continue in 2012. That will mean fewer carries for Gore and since he was rarely used as a pass catcher last season (just 17 receptions after averaging 51 receptions over the previous five seasons), his days as a RB1 for fantasy purposes appear to be over. Look for Gore to struggle to reach 1,000 rushing yards in 2012 and finish the year as a low end RB2, provided he wins the short yardage role over Brandon Jacobs. If he loses that role, Gore will likely finish the year as a fantasy backup.

Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB1 Frank Gore
RB2RB2 Ahmad Bradshaw
RB3RB3 Dan Herron
RB4RB4 Josh Robinson
RB5RB5 Tyler Varga
Colts Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Ahmad Bradshaw could see snaps in Week 6     -- Thu Oct 15 6:00 pm --

Colts OC hints that if RB is active, he'll play
Colts OC Pep Hamilton: If Ahmad Bradshaw gets the green light for Sunday, he'll be tossed into offensive mix. (Mike Chappell on Twitter)

FF Today's Take: Whatever snaps Bradshaw sees on Sunday versus New England - if any - figure to be extremely limited. However, Hamilton's endorsement only serves to support the notion that Bradshaw will start seeing fairly significant playing time no later than Week 7 with Frank Gore taking most of the work on early downs. Bradshaw is unlikely to repeat last year's six receiving touchdowns, but his contributions in the passing game figure to make him a very strong flex option moving forward.
Injury Colts sign RB Ahmad Bradshaw     -- Wed Oct 14 1:25 pm --

One-year deal
Colts and RB Ahmad Bradshaw have agreed to a 1-year deal, per source. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FF Today's Take: Bradshaw broke his leg in Week 11 last season and was suspended for one-game for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. With uninspiring options behind Frank Gore, Bradshaw can quickly rise to the No.2 spot on the depth chart and is worth a roster spot in deeper leagues.
Injury Andrew Luck limited in practice Friday     -- Fri Oct 2 12:05 pm --

Shoulder injury to Luck may give Hasselbeck the start
Via Mike Chappell of, Andrew Luck was not out with the other quarterbacks at the start of practice Friday. He was limited both Wednesday and Thursday with a shoulder injury. If he canít go, the Colts would start veteran Matt Hasselbeck, who hasnít started a game since Nov. 4, 2012. They signed journeyman Josh Johnson today since they were carrying only two on the active roster going into the week. (ProFootballTalk)

FF Today's Take: The signing of Johnson tells is the Colts are concerned about Luck's availability for Sunday against the Jaguars. He's officially listed as Questionable. If Luck doesn't play, it would be difficult for fantasy owners to trust Hasselbeck who hasn't played in a regular season game since 2012. The Colts passing game as would also be devalued but RB Frank Gore would get a slight boost.
Injury Colts waive injured RB Dan Herron     -- Sun Sep 6 3:10 pm --

Shoulder injury occured in 4th preseason game
The Colts have waived/injured running back Boom Herron, the team announced, a move that comes after he suffered a shoulder injury in Thursday night's preseason finale. Herron will be subject to the waiver wire, but if he clears, he'll be placed automatically on the Colts' injured reserve list. (Indianapolis Star)

FF Today's Take: Herron was playing the meaningless preseason game in large part because rookie Josh Robinson was out with a concussion. Herron was injured on a kickoff return. Robinson and Vick Ballard (hamstring) are the current backups to Frank Gore.

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