Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/18/14

SAN FRANCISCO - 2009: Jed York of the San Francisco 49ers poses for his 2009 NFL headshot at photo day in San Francisco, California. (Photo by NFL Photos)
Stop me if this sounds familiar: The San Francisco 49ers are rolling into the Super Bowl with a young owner, whose first couple of coaching hires were flops, who was an outsider in a city that is suspicious of outsiders, and who at times acted just a little too impetuously. Sure sounds like Eddie DeBartolo, doesn't it? Only this time it's his nephew, Jed York. It is hardly a coincidence that the 49ers, who dominated the league for two decades when DeBartolo owned them, are back in the championship conversation just a couple years after York was given the big office and began to lean on his uncle for advice. So much in common ... Eddie hired Ken Meyer, Pete McCulley and Fred O'Connor as coaches. Jed was in on the process that hired Mike Nolan, then hired Mike Singletary by himself. "He made mistakes, and I made mistakes," York said in an exclusive interview with The Sports Xchange. Yeah, they did. But then both of them proved they knew how to recover...
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