A weird thing happened to me yesterday ... I coughed, sneezed and hiccuped at the same time. But I suppose you'd rather hear about the weird thing that happened to me which also pertained to our San Francisco 49ers, right? Well, that weird thing was that I wasn't nervous prior to kickoff yesterday. All last season and the countless seasons before that, I held my nervous edge prior to kickoff and carried it until the final minutes.
And when the clock was winding down and the Packers were battling back, I honestly wasn't afraid in the slightest. I did my whole "I'm having a heart attack," routine, but in-all, I knew the 49ers were going to win the game coming into it and for every second during. It wasn't necessarily courage brought on by thinking we're the better team it was just ... a feeling. It's been so long since a 49ers team has actually been able to give that feeling. Great timing too, considering the Sharks are all tapped out on those kinds of games, it seems. Onto your links for the day!
49ers Vs. Packers: Turnovers, Field Position Key In 2011; How'd They Do In Those Areas Sunday? (Brady)
Familiar sign-off follows victory: 'You know the question: Who's got it better than us?' (Inman)
San Francisco 49ers' Alex Smith looks like a quarterback in total control during win over Green Bay Packers (Kawakami)
49ers Vs. Packers: Randy Moss Still Has Something Left In The Tank (Brady)
Harbaugh won't touch Schwartz handshake 'mini-controversy,' comes from 'sticks and stones school' (BA Sports Guy)
San Francisco 49ers top Green Bay Packers: Biggest takeway? (NFL)
The curious case of the 49ers and third down (Cohn)
Monday morning mailbag: Where was Willis? (Maiocco)
49ers Vs. Packers: San Francisco's Alex Smith, Great Play Calling Lead To Huge Week 1 Win (Brady)
Catch this: 49ers wide receivers have 15(!) receptions (Branch)
Film review: 49ers coaches deserve game ball (Barrows)
49ers Vs. Packers Postgame Injury Report: Both Teams Relatively Unscathed (Brady)
49ers have sold $670M in seats at new stadium (Yahoo)
49ers Vs. Packers: Postgame Notes From San Francisco Win (Brady)
Jim Harbaugh Reflects On 49ers Win (49ers)
Week 1 Game Notes (49ers)
Being a Sheep
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