On this date in football – December 7, 1980 – the San Francisco 49ers engineered the greatest regular season comeback in NFL history. Trailing 35-7 at halftime, the Niners were in need of a spark … MORE ►
Posted: December 7th, 2012
Posted: October 24th, 2012
Editor’s Note: Jim Reineking is an editor for NFL.com. Here’s his take on Eddie DeBartolo and the best predecessor-successor quarterback tandems in history.
“Eddie DeBartolo: A Football Life” debuts on NFL Network tonight at 8 … MORE ►
Posted: October 19th, 2012
How do you pick the 10 most memorable games for the greatest QB of all time? It wasn’t easy, but this list will narrow down the defining moments in Joe Montana’s career and they may … MORE ►
Posted: June 11th, 2012
Joe who? Many pundits consider Joe Montana the greatest quarterback of All-Time. The argument isn’t based on stats, after all. In 2011 ten quarterbacks threw for over 4,000 yards, including rookie Cam Newton. Do you … MORE ►
Posted: May 4th, 2012
With his pair of Super Bowl rings, Eli Manning no longer stands in his brother’s shadow. But can he outperform Peyton as the host of “Saturday Night Live?” Will he be funnier than Joe Montana? … MORE ►
Posted: April 18th, 2012
On this day in 1995, one of the NFL’s greatest quarterbacks announced his retirement. Watch Montana address his retirement in this clip from Joe Montana: The Fire Inside:
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Posted: March 7th, 2012
With the Colts’ release of Peyton Manning today, we’re looking back at other iconic quarterbacks who made a late career jersey change. First up is Joe Montana, who after 14 seasons in San Francisco was … MORE ►
Posted: February 14th, 2012
Former Dolphins and 49ers wide receiver, Freddie Solomon, passed away February 13th at the age of 59. “Fabulous Freddie” won two Super Bowl titles with San Francisco (1981, 1984) and was an integral part … MORE ►
Posted: January 22nd, 2012
Well, Championship Sunday is here football fans. Let’s take a look back to a day when the 49ers became champions once again.
On this day in 1989, the 49ers defeated the Bengals in Super Bowl … MORE ►
Posted: January 20th, 2012
On this day in 1985, the 49ers defeated the Dolphins in a much-anticipated Super Bowl XIX showdown between Joe Montana and Dan Marino.
San Francisco entered the game at 17-1 and cruised past 16-2 Miami, … MORE ►