Impact of FB Miller's injury on Gore 

December, 17, 2013
Only four teams have been more productive on the ground this season than the San Francisco 49ers. They use an old-school approach to rushing by using a fullback often. In fact, FB Bruce Miller has been on the field for nearly two-thirds of their offensive snaps this season. That makes the fact that he is expected to miss the remainder of the season with a fractured scapula potentially very damaging to the Niners offense. Miller ranks fourth in blocking among fullbacks by Pro Football Focus, so he won't be easily replaced.