They won a game, which was important, and also lost players, which was no less important.
What’s happening in sports, the protests, the confessions, the promises of changes, are mostly because of him.
Sometimes we forget who Marshawn Lynch is, a kid from the mean streets raised by a single mother. He never forgets.
It was the first round of an NFL draft without precedent and practically without surprises.
The joy became disappointment. What we knew as Niners Magic was overwhelmed by Mahomes Magic.
The 49ers only need Garoppolo to be himself, another part in a machine that keeps grinding. And keeps winning.
With a San Francisco win, that memorable Atlanta collapse against the Patriots will be shoved back to the footnotes.
Sherman’s mother took him to Lakers games. If all of southern California idolized Kobe, well, why wouldn’t he?
The 49ers quarterback said that he’s happy if the coach is happy — and coaches inevitably are ecstatic about wins.
One more game, and after 60 years — with time away for Los Angeles — the Raiders are finished in Oakland.