When I started at Niners Nation, we were just a few months removed from the 49ers “mutually parting ways” with Jim Harbaugh and bringing in Jim Tomsula as head coach. Safe to say, I joined up right when the dark times were upon us.
Well, I never thought I’d be around these parts to help out and announce the 49ers are going to Super Bowl LIV, but here we are. If this is how things will be slowing down for me, it’s a helluva way for it to go. We’ll be talking about this for the next two weeks and getting to hear everyone else talk about it, but in the meantime, let’s coast on this for a bit. If there was a team that could compete with the Kansas City Chiefs, it’s the 49ers. There were times today it wasn’t pretty either. Like Rodgers mounting the fourth quarter comeback, but Robbie Gould put a stop to all of that and Richard Sherman made up for the tip with his pick of Aaron Rodgers.
Ok. Whew! Deep breath.
First, let’s check in with the true O.G. Fooch:
So this is the part of the show where I say today is a good day and tell you to play the video above (click here if you can’t see it), but maybe we need to change it up, so I have a different song.
As Kyle and I said earlier, this is where the 49ers won a Super Bowl some 25 years ago. Now they are going back. They have a lot of work to do in order to win this because the Kansas City Chiefs have the most explosive offense in the league. That said, one thing we’ve learned is Kyle Shanahan can put a game plan together. While I think he deserves a raised eyebrow for taking his foot off the gas, that still was one of the more impressive playoff victories I’ve ever seen. I don’t care if Green bay is overrated, it just doesn’t happen like that often. 37-20, and it was like infinity to nothing for a good chunk of the game.
So far it looks like the 49ers have opened up as 1.5-point underdogs per Fooch over at Draft Kings Nation. That line should start swinging depending on where the money goes. 1.5 basically makes it almost a pick’em at this point without calling it that.
Bring it all in folks. We got a long two weeks ahead of us. Wait, your team isn’t representing the NFC in the Super Bowl? Sorry, we can’t relate.
Stay faithful, my friends.