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Shanahan Must Answer for Another Super Bowl Collapse

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Kyle Shanahan will now have another Super Bowl collapse to answer questions about. After being peppered all week by reporters seeking to rehash that blown 28-3 lead to New England three years ago when Shanahan was offensive coordinator...
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Chiefs-49ers: Toughest Super Bowl to Pick in Years

MIAMI — Even the oddsmakers aren't sure about this Super Bowl. That's how close the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers match up. The Chiefs are a 1-point favorite, which basically means a tossup. Ind...

Who Matches up Best in yet Another Packers-49ers Title Game?

For the eighth time in 25 years, the Packers and 49ers — both 14-3 this season — face off in the postseason. Green Bay leads 4-3 in what has been a memorable and sometimes spicy rivalry. San Francisco has won five of its six Super Bowl trips. Green Bay is 4-1....
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Garoppolo Must Deal With Seattle Crowd Noise for 1st Time

SANTA CLARA — San Francisco's game Sunday against the Seahawks in Seattle will be the biggest test of Jimmy Garoppolo’s career. “They’ve had as good of a 10-year run defensively as probably anyone in the history of football. Then you add in the elements of ...
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Saints, 49ers Clash With Top NFC Seeding in the Balance

NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees and the Saints are ready to up the ante. “The more you win, the more people like to say, ‘Isn’t it easier or more relaxing now that you have a good record?' It’s totally opposite. The more you win in this league, the harder it gets....