Gore was held out of Friday's practice with a hamstring injury, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports.
Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News suggests the injury isn't considered serious. Gore has a month to get healthy before the start of the regular season, plus he already has experience working with Adam Gase (for the Dolphins in 2018). The 37-year-old figures to serve as Le'Veon Bell's backup, though his absence from practice could create an opportunity for La'Mical Perine, Kenneth Dixon or Josh Adams to make an impression.
Gore agreed Tuesday with the Jets on a one-year contract, the running back's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, told Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Though Gore was most interested in reuniting with his hometown Dolphins this offseason to potentially cap off his career, he'll instead latch on with one of Miami's AFC East rivals for his 16th NFL season. The soon-to-be 37-year-old's familiarity with Jets coach Adam Gase from their time together with the Dolphins during the 2018 season likely factored heavily into Gore's decision to join New York. After averaging a career-low 3.6 yards per carry with Buffalo in 2019 and providing little impact as a pass catcher, Gore doesn't appear to have much left to offer from an on-field perspective at this stage of his career. Expect him to handle only a limited role behind lead back Le'Veon Bell, with much of Gore's work likely to come in short-yardage situations.
Gore, currently an unrestricted free agent, seemingly had his chances of returning to the Bills significantly reduced when the team selected Utah's Zack Moss in the third round this weekend.
Devin Singletary and Moss now line up as the team's 1-2 punch for the foreseeable future, while Gore is far too long in the tooth to serve as a pass-catching, change-of-pace option. That role is expected to go to T.J. Yeldon, with Taiwan Jones and Christian Wade also in the fold. Gore has expressed interest in continuing his career as a soon-to-be 37-year-old, but it appears more likely -- following the 2020 Draft Weekend -- that he'll have to convince some other team he can serve as an occasional yardage compiler and valuable locker room presence.
Gore intends to continue his career through at least the 2020 season, Andrew Groover of NFL Network reports.
Gore, an impending unrestricted free agent, will kick off his 16th NFL season in 2020. Entering his age-37 campaign, Gore won't have any teams asking him to serve as the primary option out of the backfield, but he could offer some utility as part of a committee in addition to the positive presence he provides in the locker room. Though his usage has dropped off in recent years, Gore has still managed to put together back-to-back seasons with at least 150 carries. He expressed interest in reuniting with the Dolphins in January.
Gore said he would love to play for the Dolphins in 2020, Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald reports.
Gore grew up in South Florida, attended the University of Miami, and played for the Dolphins in 2018. Interest in a reunion isn't necessarily mutual, considering he produced a career-worst 3.6 yards per carry in 2019 for Buffalo. The average partially was dragged down by Gore's short-yardage role, though his struggles in that area -- two touchdowns on 11 carries inside the five-yard line -- could inspire the Bills to pursue an upgrade this offseason. Gore can become an unrestricted free agent in mid-March, two months before his 37th birthday. It sounds like he wants to play another season, or at least assess his offers in free agency.
Gore hasn't made a decision about whether to continue his NFL career in 2020, Sal Capaccio of WGR Sports Radio 550 Buffalo reports.
On a Week 12 run against the Broncos, Gore passed Barry Sanders to become the league's third-leading rusher of all time. Having said that, Gore took a back seat to rookie Devin Singletary down the stretch and averaged less than three yards per carry in eight of his final 10 appearances (including playoffs). Gore again is an unrestricted free agent this offseason, so if he opts to return and finds another home, the 36-year-old could be playing with his fourth team in as many campaigns.
Gore rushed six times for 26 yards and caught three of four targets for another 16 yards in Sunday's 13-6 loss to the Jets.
Gore will serve as the No. 2 running back behind Devin Singletary when the Bills travel to Houston for the wild-card round. The 36-year-old running back finishes what could be the final regular season of his outstanding career with 599 yards and two touchdowns on 166 carries and 100 receiving yards on 13 catches. If Gore retires after this season, he'll finish third on the league's all-time rushing list behind only Emmitt Smith and Walter Payton.
Gore is not among the inactives for Sunday's regular-season finale against the Jets, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.
The Bills are sitting most of their key veterans in a meaningless finale, including No. 1 back Devin Singletary, so there's a chance Gore sees more carries than he's been getting since the former took over his job. That said, it's still a risky proposition, given Buffalo is running a shell of its normal offense, and the team may also use what's essentially a practice game to see what it has in T.J. Yeldon and Senorise Perry.
Gore rushed 10 times for 15 yards in Sundays 17-10 win over the Steelers.
Gore trailed starter Devin Singletary (21 carries) by a decent margin yet again, but the 10 carries were the highest total the veteran has received since Week 12. Still, it has become clear that Gore is the backup in this offense, giving him a low fantasy ceiling as the season comes to a close. A rough matchup against a staunch Patriots defense Saturday doesn't help his case.
Gore (illness) doesn't carry a Week 15 injury designation after practicing fully Friday.
Gore sat out Thursday's practice, but he'll be good to go Sunday against the Steelers. That said, considering that he's taken a back seat to fellow running back Devin Singletary over the last couple of weeks, the veteran's fantasy utility is limited at this stage.
Gore (illness) sat out Thursday's practice, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.
As long as the veteran back is able to practice in some capacity Friday, he should be okay for Sunday's game against the Steelers. Gore has taken a back seat to fellow running back Devin Singletary of late, which limits his fantasy utility, in any case.
Gore rushed four times for six yards and was not targeted in the passing game during Sunday's loss to Baltimore.
Gore played just 19 percent of the offensive snaps compared to 81 percent for rookie Devin Singletary, who went over 100 scrimmage yards for the third straight game and is starting to look just as important to the offense as Josh Allen and John Brown. With just two or three weeks left in the fantasy season, you should not be holding onto Gore if you didn't listen the first few times. He's had a wonderful career and still holds value to the Bills as a leader that can spell Singletary on occasion, but there's at least a small possibility the Bills may activate T.J. Yeldon or give Senorise Perry a couple of looks just to try to get something more than Gore's sluggish production, as the 36-year-old has averaged 2.5 yards or less per carry in five of the last six games.
Gore carried the ball nine times for just 11 yards and caught his only target for 14 yards during Thursday's win in Dallas.
Gore once again took a back seat to impressive rookie Devin Singletary, who topped 100 scrimmage yards for the second straight week. Unless something happens to Singletary, Gore is now firmly supplanted in the role of mentor and occasional change-of-pace carrier.
Gore ran for 65 yards on 15 carries during Sunday's 20-3 win over Denver.
Gore did the bulk of his damage midway through the third quarter on a 27-yard sweep to the left, but a seven-yard run up the gut in the fourth quarter will get plenty more highlights. On that run, Gore passed Barry Sanders for third on the all-time rushing list. Despite the recent success of rookie Devin Singletary, Gore still leads the Bills in rushing on the season and flashed some of his old self in a run-heavy game plan Sunday. If the Bills show a more balanced attack Thursday in Dallas, Gore may not be your guy. He's now touched the ball fewer times than Singletary in four consecutive games, hasn't topped 70 total yards in a game since Week 4, and hasn't scored since Week 3.
Gore carried 11 times for 27 yards and caught one of two targets for 18 yards during Sunday's victory over the Dolphins.
Devin Singletary -- who has passed Gore on the depth chart -- saw 15 carries Sunday to Gore's 11. The latter hasn't averaged better than 3.8 yards per carry over the last four games, and hasn't seen the end zone since Week 3. With bye weeks just about over throughout the league, Gore doesn't hold much value even if he does serve as a decent senior leader and change-of-pace option for the Bills.
Gore carried five times for just 12 yards and caught his only target for four yards in Sunday's loss to the Browns.
The 36-year-old is still part of the weekly game plan, but he's not hitting the holes like he was earlier in the season and rookie Devin Singletary (eight carries for 42 yards and three catches Sunday) clearly has the bigger spark. Gore was fantasy useable earlier this season with Singletary sidelined with a hamstring injury, but that time seems to have passed and the former seems resigned to a change-of-pace role the rest of the way. Perhaps the Bills will use Gore around the goal line, but given his five rushing touchdowns combined over the last three seasons, we're not expecting all that much there either.
Gore managed only 15 yards on 11 carries and did not record a reception during Sunday's 24-9 win against the Redskins.
Prior to Week 9, Gore had garnered an average of 7.5 more carries per game than Devin Singletary in four contests in which both running backs were active. The script was completely flipped Sunday, however, as Singletary peeled off gains of seven, nine, 17 and 49 yards in the first half, and apparently convinced the coaching staff to stay with the hot hand -- fielding 14 touches to Gore's four during the second half. Upcoming in Week 10, Gore and Singletary will split carries against a Cleveland defense that entered its Sunday showdown against Denver allowing an astronomical 4.7 yards per rush to opposing running backs.
Gore rushed nine times for 34 yards and wasn't targeted in the passing game in Sunday's 31-13 loss to the Eagles.
Gore got nine rushing attempts to Devin Singletary's three, but Singletary scored a receiving touchdown and both players were out-rushed by quarterback Josh Allen, who carried the ball eight times for 45 yards. Allen's always a threat to vulture a short touchdown and Singletary is the more explosive Bills running back, so volume is the only thing keeping Gore relevant, and that goes out the window in games like this one when the Bills fall behind.
Gore rushed 11 times for 55 yards and secured his only target for 11 yards in the Bills' 31-21 win over the Dolphins on Sunday.
Facing the team he'd spent 2018 with, Gore had a rather modest performance overall. The veteran back didn't see as high of a workload as may have been projected pregame, as the Dolphins were a lot more competitive than anticipated, and rookie Devin Singletary also vultured seven carries overall. Gore does continue to demonstrate impressive efficiency, as he's now averaged 5.0 yards per carry or more in three of the last four contests. Gore will look to put together another productive effort in a Week 8 interconference matchup against the Eagles.
Gore's teammate Devin Singletary (hamstring) practiced fully all week and is expected to play Sunday against the Dolphins.
While it's true Singletary adds a dimension Gore lost years ago and the Bills will give the rookie his share of touches, Gore's rushing attempts have been managed at between 11 and 19 every single game without notable variance whether Singletary has been in the lineup or not. Singletary's future usage is certainly worth monitoring for Gore owners -- much more than reserve back T.J. Yeldon -- but for Week 7 the veteran Gore still seems like a pretty sturdy play. The Dolphins yield the second most rushing yards per game at 169.6 and have somehow allowed 180 points through just five games. Not to mention Gore probably wouldn't mind sticking it to his former team.
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