Things could get crazy this week.
The 49ers experienced a ?Win Monday? ? the term given to a players? day off following a victory. The 49ers earned a two-day break (Tuesdays are traditional days off for players during the season) with a 33-30 overtime win at the Seattle Seahawks.
Running back Frank Gore came by the 49ers? practice facility on Monday for some treatment. He was walking gingerly after being the focus of the Seahawks? defense one day earlier.
But Gore figures to get re-energized Wednesday when he catches the first glimpse of offensive coordinator Mike Martz?s game plan against the Detroit Lions.
You see, Lions coach Rod Marinelli fired Martz as offensive coordinator after last season. Marinelli was not fond of Martz?s approach. The Lions attempted 641 passes (including 54 quarterback sacks), while running the ball only 324 times last season.
?We want to win every game, but I know this is a game he?ll want to go in and do a lot of crazy stuff,? Gore said. ?It?ll be fun.?
Gore was among the happiest players on the 49ers to see quarterback J.T. O?Sullivan pass for 321 yards on Sunday. The performance snapped a streak of 60 consecutive games that the 49ers failed to produce a 300-yard passer.
Gore has enjoyed some success against the Seahawks in the past.
He gained 507 yards in his past four games against Seattle.
?Yeah, I knew they weren?t going to let me go crazy,? Gore said.