Found May 20, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
One of the toughest realizations after the San Francisco 49ers lost Super Bowl XLVII was they may never get back there again. There will be some homers who will jump to contradict that statement, but one of the biggest advantages the 49ers had in terms of coming back to prominence in the NFL was surprise. No one expected Harbaugh to take Alex Smith to the NFC Championship game in 2011. By the same token, no one expected Colin Kaepernick to lead the 49ers to the Super Bowl in 2012... Read more

Carlos Rogers says he expects Nnamdi Asomugha to have a big role

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers told Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News that he’s still a starter, but he expects Nnamdi Asomugha to have a big role this coming season. #49ers Carlos Rogers: “I’m told I’m a starter…I don’t take it for granted.” He expects Nnamdi Asomugha to have “big role” & not ride bench — Cam Inman (@CamInman) May 21, 2013...

Super Bowl L will be played in San Francisco

The NFL has announced that Super Bowl L will be played at Levis Stadium in San Francisco, California, according to Matt Maiocco of the The Bay Area is awarded Super Bowl 50, February 2016, at Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium after vote of NFL owners. #49ers — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) May 21, 2013 San Francisco was the favortie all along so this isn’t a surprise...

49ers thrilled to have Super Bowl come to town

Only a Colin Kaepernick deep ball away from the San Francisco 49ers' practice field, Levi's Stadium is taking shape in a hurry. The constant noise around team headquarters is a combination of cranes, hammering and coaches' whistles. San Francisco's players got back to work with organized team activities Tuesday while also celebrating the announcement that their new...

Aldon Smith doing a “little bit” during 49ers OTA’s

According to Can Inman of the San Jose Mercury News, 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith did a little work during OTA’s,  just three months after undergoing surgery to repair a torn labrum. 3 months after labrum surgery, #49ers Aldon Smith is doing a “little bit” at the start of OTAs. On sack future: “I’ve got more plays in me” — Cam Inman (@CamInman) May 21, 2013   Need...

Jim Harbaugh to drive pace car in Indianapolis 500

Because everything in the sports must have a Harbaugh feel to it these day, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh will be driving the ceremonial pace car in this Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. And depending on Harbaugh’s demeanor, the cars could be off to a vigorous pace Sunday. Per Cam Inman: Co-owner of Indianapolis-based Panther Racing since 1997, Harbaugh will be driving a 2014 Chevrolet...

Levi’s Stadium to host 50th Super Bowl in 2016

The NFL’s owners voted on Tuesday to award the 2016 Super Bowl to the Bay Area (Santa Clarita to be exact), where the San Francisco 49ers will have a new home starting next season. When NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the 2016 decision, the San Francisco bid committee erupted in an outburst of approval. They then followed that with a champagne toast. The Santa Clarita...

Levi’s Stadium will host Super Bowl 50

Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara will be host to Super Bowl L, according to Jed York himself. Thank you @nfl for awarding #SB50 to the Bay Area. Thx for all support @daniellurie @mayoredlee & Mayor Matthews… @sfsuperbowl baby!!! — Jed York (@JedYork) May 21, 2013 Super Bowl L is scheduled for February 7, 2016 and even though the game will not be played in San Francisco the...

Jim Harbaugh to drive Indy 500 pace car

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is going to get to experience something this weekend that only a select few have gotten to do. Harbaugh will be driving the ceremonial pace car at this years Indy 500. Now some may say why isn’t his brother driving since he won the Super Bowl? The answer is quite simple. Jim was a former QB for the Indianapolis Colts and he’s part...

Harbaugh to drive Indy 500 pace car

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has been selected as driver of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Pace Car at this weekend's Indy 500.

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