Gloat Sandwich

The 49ers and Packers had a pretty good rivalry in the late ’90s, albeit a bit one sided. Brett Farve had their number and knocked them out of the playoffs in 1995, 1996, and 1997. The Niners finally beat him in 1998, thanks to an uncalled fumble on Jerry Rice and a last second bullet to Terrell Owens for the winning TD.

The joy was short-lived. The following week, Garrison Hearst busted up his leg early in the NFC Championship game against Atlanta, and the Niners couldn’t overcome it.

They’ve had better luck against Aaron Rodgers, knocking the Packers out of the playoffs in 2012 and 2013. Symmetry demands that we knock them out again this year so we’re all squares with the past.

Actually, the perfect symmetry would have been for the Seahawks to beat Green Bay, then come to Santa Clara and get beat by the Niners when they get an end zone interception off Russell Wilson that seals the victory and causes Dickhead Sherman to rant and spit uncontrollably at his former team. A reverse outcome from the 2013 season.

Denied that scenario, we’ll just have to be content in the knowledge that Wilson and Pete Carroll are home this week, suffering terribly from yet another year of failure, getting up each morning to the awful realization that they are losers, agonizing over the inches of destiny that the football gods will not overturn to save them from the finality of defeat. Six months of offseason hell to live through. Sigh. How delicious.

It’s possible the 49ers will be sad this time next week, too. Not nearly as sad as the Seahawks, but sad is sad, let’s face it. The networks would be sad, too, if the SB ends up Titans vs Packers. The two smallest markets in the league, with not a hint of significant history or glamor for the Tennessee team.

Nope, the world wants to see 49ers vs Chiefs in the SB. Especially after that ugly duckling last year that featured no offense at all. One more win, fellas, one more win.

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13 comments on “Gloat Sandwich
  1. winderNo Gravatar says:

    I think KC would be more of a challenge for us since Mahomes is a good roll-out passer. But I think the Titans have a chance against em. I just hope we play mistake free football. We do that i think we end up in the SB.

  2. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Lynch was voted NFL Executive of the Year by the Pro Football Writers.

  3. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Almost gameday.
    Video of Kittle and Buckner mic’d up against Vikes.

    Very cool that Joe shook hands with Kittle and wished him luck before the game.

    https://youtu.be/cvrXGTfhjrw

  4. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Defense wins championships. How the Niner defense has emerged

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ir9DI2oFvho

    Go Niners!!! 60 minutes from Miami!!!

  5. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    This has been a really long week.

  6. winderNo Gravatar says:

    Yes, it has.

  7. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    49ers inactives:

    QB C.J. Beathard
    RB Jeff Wilson
    CB Dontae Johnson
    TE Daniel Helm
    LB Azeez Al-Shaair
    WR Jordan Matthews
    DL Kevin Givens

  8. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    That’ll do, boys.

  9. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    NFC Champions!!!
    SUPER BOWL 54
    MIAMI

    4 wins last year, 2nd worst team in football.
    Who woulda thunk???

  10. winderNo Gravatar says:

    Just fantastic. We just might be back for awhile.

  11. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    Miami Super Bowl 54: Big Red vs Little Red

  12. Grumpy GuyNo Gravatar says:

    One game to go.

  13. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    New post is up.

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9-13: AZ
9-20: @ NYJ
9-27: @ NYG

10-4: PHI (SNF)
10-11: MIA
10-18: LA RAMS (SNF)
10-25: @ NE

11-1: @ SEA
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