Frank Gore’s season is officially over. The 49ers placed the two-time Pro Bowl running back on Injured Reserve Monday after he fractured his right hip against the Cardinals on Monday night.
Gore will come up 147 yards short of reaching the 1,000-yard mark, ending a streak of four consecutive 1,000-yard seasons.
“It is unfortunate that we had to place Frank on IR,” coach Mike Singletary said in a statement released by the team. “He is not only a great football player, but a tremendous leader. He plays with such passion and desire, two traits that will serve him well as he recovers from the injury.”
In other roster moves, the team placed wide receiver Dominique Zeigler (left anterior cruciate ligament tear) on IR as well. To fill Gore and Zeigler’s spots on the 53-man roster, the team has promoted safety Chris Maragos and running back DeShawn Wynn from the practice squad.
Also, the team waived kicker Shane Andrus from the active roster and released tackle Xavier Fulton from the practice squad.
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