Late in the fourth quarter of the 49ers Week 14 matchup opposite the Seattle Seahawks.
Candlestick Park in San Francisco.
Lining up behind fullback
...was it so important? Gore's run gave the 49ers the ball at the Seahawks 18-yard line with less than four minutes left in the game, which they trailed by one point. Six plays later, San Francisco took a 19-17 lead on a second straight Gore run up the gut. With the victory, the 49ers strengthened their position in the NFC playoff race.
...did Gore get it done? The franchise's all-time rushing king showed that, while he may not have home run-type speed, he can juke the best of them, the best of them being Thomas, one of the NFL's top safeties. With one cut, Gore fooled him and the entire Seattle defense. Of course, some of the credit goes to Roman for dialing up the play-call at exactly the right time. San Francisco's offensive coordinator was at his best on this game-winning drive, also calling a designed run for