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The Victory Formation:
The Giants and the 49ers used to have one of the best playoff rivalries in sports. Back in the mid-to-late 80s and at the start of the 90s, they would match up 5 times in the playoffs, in addition to a few regular season games. The Giants were winners of 3 of the playoff games, ending the 9ers Super Bowl reign in the 86 playoffs, a 49-3 blowout in 1987, and the memorable 15-13 NFC Championship Game in 1991 which essentially ended Joe Montana’s reign in San Fran. The 9ers won a playoff matchup in 1984, en route to their 2nd Super Bowl title, and would give the Giants a taste of their own medicine in the Divisional Round in 1994, where Rickey Watters ran wild in a 44-3 win, recording 5 TDs. They did not meet again in the playoffs until the Wild Card round in 2003. The Giants blew a 38-22 lead in the 4th quarter, but had a shot to win the game at the end
It would be easy to place the blame on one player at the end, *glances at Parrish*, but it really wasn’t Trey Junkin’s fault that the Giants didn’t win the game. Matt Bryant wasn’t necessarily a great kicker, and that wasn’t exactly a gimme. But the Giants blew a 38-22 lead! Oh, and let’s just ignore the blatant pass interference on that crazy final play (the NFL apologized to the Giants for the missed call. KICK IN THE NUTS). Regardless, the Giants really only had themselves to blame. These teams lock horns again this weekend, and it should be another dandy. It is raining in SF right now, and is not supposed to stop until well after the game ends.
BEST OF MAXIM
Former Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana, who led the San Francisco 49ers to four Super Bowl titles, is selling his home in the Napa Valley wine country for $35 million.
The 9,700-square-foot home sits on 500 acres. According to Zillow.com, it has just three bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths. But there’s a lot more.
Back in 2009, Joe Montana made big news when he put his 500-acre Northern California spread on the housing market with an asking price of $49,000,000. Unique price, eh? Flash-forward to 2012 and Montana is still trying to sell that house. New price: $35,000,000. What changed with the house in three years to drop the price $14mm? Gophers? Bad olive crop? Windstorm took out trees?...
You too can live like a Hall of Fame NFL quarterback.Yahoo!Sports is reporting that legendary San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana is selling his 9,700-square-foot, 500-acre estate in Northern California’s wine country for $35 million. Montana originally wanted $49 million for the home, which has three bedrooms and 3.5 baths.
Homeowners across America have drastically sliced the prices of their homes in an attempt to sell in this sluggish economy, and that now includes NFL Hall of Famer Joe Montana.
The difference between Montana and the rest of American homeowners looking to sell (aside from his four Super Bowl rings)? After reducing the price, his home outside San Francisco will still cost you $35...
DAVID STOCK/NFL VIA GETTYLeonard Marshall levels Joe Montana with historic hit during Giants' 15-13 win in 1990 NFC Championship Game.By Hank Gola - NY Dailynews 1/19/12
Amid reports that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and his wife have moved into a brand-new $20 million mansion, Brady’s boyhood idol is trying to sell some real estate of his own for slightly more money than that. Joe Montana’s 9,700-square-foot, 500-acre spread in Northern California’s wine country can be yours for only $35 million, via…
First, some stats and facts about this weekend's winners:
- Also known as Tom “Freakin’” Brady and ‘Joe Montana if Joe Montana had been hot’
- Has 3 Super Bowl rings, 2 League MVPs and 2 Super Bowl MVPs, 300 TD passes and 1 Supermodel
- He’s been on the cover of Esquire magazine and GQ; has not been on the cover of Cat Fancy
- He’s married to one...
There are moments in a sports fans life, more importantly, a football fans life which define them and the team they follow. For fans of the San Francisco 49ers those instances have come in abundance over the last 30-years. For those not in the know, it was three decades ago last week that Joe Montana hit Dwight Clark for the go ahead touchdown pass against the Dallas Cowboys and...