San Francisco 49ers’ Frank Gore (21) runs against the Atlanta Falcons in the first quarter at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, Calif. on Monday,
San Francisco 49ers' Frank Gore (21) runs against the Atlanta Falcons in the first quarter at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, Calif. on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) ( Nhat V. Meyer )