What you’re reading is the product of eight years of trying to figure out the best way to use all of the information, anecdotes, trash talk, insight, nonsense, and reporting that goes into my favorite story of the year: the Sports Illustrated Super Bowl cover story. I used to call this thing my ...
He is stepping away from football. But that isn’t as important as what he’s stepping toward.
Last week he had the world’s most-obsessed-over limb. Now, he has a win over a budding rival and an upcoming trip to the Super Bowl.
As they’ve cycled through quarterbacks, the 49ers’ top-ranked defense has remained a constant. It has everything to do with the man in charge of it and his younger self.