Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 9/12/12
As thrilling as the event was for America in a voyeuristic sort of way, I find myself wishing last year's "handshake gate" incident had never happened. It overshadowed everything that was important in an otherwise fantastic football game between the Detroit Lions and San Francisco 49ers. Lost in all the fury and discussion about proper handshake decorum was the fact that both teams actually played one of the better football games of last season. There was hard hitting defense. At times, offenses found it difficult to move the ball. Sandwiched around all of that, there were spectacular runs, passes, and even a last second touchdown on fourth down which eventually won the game. It was tough, quality football on the field for 60 minutes. Two teams that looked like mirror images of one another duked it out in a gridiron fist fight, and either could make the argument that they were the better team. Lions' fans were left thirsting for a rematch, while 49ers' fans could be rightfully...
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