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Shanahan Should Have Heeded Belichick’s Fangio Blueprint

A year ago, Bill Belichick borrowed heavily from Vic Fangio's blueprints to throttle the high-scoring Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl. Had Kyle Shanahan studied Fangio's philosophy when facing Patrick Mahomes, maybe the San Francisco 49ers would have bee...
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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. Indeed, by kickoff on Sunday, the 49ers could be the ...