NFL Reacts To Frank Gore’s Retiring As A San Francisco 49er

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  • Frank Gore is retiring from the NFL
  • The running back will sign a one-day contract to go out as a 49er
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Frank Gore is one of the most accomplished rushers in the history of the NFL.

The University of Miami product ranks third all-time with 16,000 rushing yards. He also holds top 20 marks in rushing scores, yards from scrimmage, and career touches. He’s a five-time Pro Bowler and an eventual Hall of Famer.

Gore played 16 seasons in the league with five different teams. The majority come as a member of the San Francisco 49ers. Earlier this week, the running back announced that he’d be retiring from the NFL, signaling an end to the storied run.

And he’s choosing to go out in the place that it all began.

Gore plans to sign a one-day deal with San Francisco in order to hang up the cleats as a 49er. He’ll end his career with the team he spent a decade playing for between 2005 and 20015.

The 49ers drafted Gore with a third-round selection in that ’05 draft. He far outplayed that standing, recording eight different 1,000-yard campaigns in San Francisco. Now, he returns after spending time with the Bills, Colts, Dolphins, and Jets.

As expected, social media was quick to react to the news of Gore’s retirement. Check it out below.

Gore will put a bow on his 16-year career, finishing with the organization where he blossomed into one of the game’s top players. An eventual call from Canton shouldn’t be far behind.