Found September 17, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
It’s absolutely insane to start to believe if the San Francisco 49ers can do what has only been done twice since the NFL-AFL merger in going undefeated in a season, but the way the 49ers have been playing is making the impossible seem probable. We are talking about a football team that completely shut down the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions offenses that had two of the most explosive offenses in the NFL back to back. This is also one of the most complete football teams in the NFL and even more complete than dare I say the New England Patriots of 2007. The New England Patriots of 2007 had a record-breaking offense, but their defense was not as comparable.… Read more

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Randy returns

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49ers Vernon Davis goes with celebratory jump shot

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NFL Week 2: Detroit vs San Francisco Recap

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