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Topic - Anthony Dixon
Mississippi State left guard Gabe Jackson was named the winner of the Conerly Trophy on Tuesday night, becoming the first offensive lineman to earn the honor in its 18-year history.
Running back Frank Gore hopes there will be progress toward a new contract with the 49ers after the team's brass meets Monday with his representative.
Kendall Hunter's phone wasn't blowing up with messages the night the rookie running back scored the 49ers' first touchdown of the preseason on a dazzling play in the third quarter.
A week of strenuous three-hour practices had some San Francisco 49ers feeling that not much has changed in training camp since last year.
Frank Gore's season is over _ and what a hit for the San Francisco offense.
Brett Favre's highly anticipated first game back with the Minnesota Vikings lasted all of four plays and one series.
Before San Francisco added free agent Brian Westbrook to its backfield this week, the 49ers made it a point to consult with Frank Gore first.
"He struggles a little bit but you can tell that he's got the fight in him," Dixon said.
"He's definitely a guy who brings his lunch bucket to work," fellow running back Anthony Dixon said. "It's a long season and if we've got a guy like Kendall who can help us, take some of the practice reps off us and help us in games, that's big because we're going to need him. I just hope the coaches put it all in play."