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Joe Montana and Jerry Rice celebrate a touchdown during a 1986 Cardinals-49ers game. (Greg Trott/AP)

GALLERY: San Francisco 49ers Glory Years

Joe Montana and Jerry Rice celebrate a touchdown during a 1986 Cardinals-49ers game. (Greg Trott/AP)
GALLERY: San Francisco 49ers Glory Years

Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones celebrates after scoring on a 56-yard touchdown reception. Jones also scored on a 108-yard kickoff return to start the second half in leading Baltimore to a 34-31 Super Bowl victory over San Francisco. (David Bergman/SI)

GALLERY: SI’s Best Super Bowl Photos | Super Bowl Fans

Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones celebrates after scoring on a 56-yard touchdown reception. Jones also scored on a 108-yard kickoff return to start the second half in leading Baltimore to a 34-31 Super Bowl victory over San Francisco. (David Bergman/SI)
GALLERY: SI’s Best Super Bowl Photos | Super Bowl Fans

SI is counting down the 10 best players to ever wear a 49ers uniform and Jerry Rice is ranked No. 1. The Hall of Fame receiver was drafted by San Francisco in 1985 and went on to spend 16 years with the franchise. After a solid rookie season, 1986 marked his first of 11 straight seasons with over 1,000 yards. He holds several receiving records including 1,549 receptions, 22,895 yards and his 20 seasons played are more than any other NFL wide receiver in history. (Peter Read Miller/SI)

GALLERY: Top 10 San Francisco 49ers of All Time

SI is counting down the 10 best players to ever wear a 49ers uniform and Jerry Rice is ranked No. 1. The Hall of Fame receiver was drafted by San Francisco in 1985 and went on to spend 16 years with the franchise. After a solid rookie season, 1986 marked his first of 11 straight seasons with over 1,000 yards. He holds several receiving records including 1,549 receptions, 22,895 yards and his 20 seasons played are more than any other NFL wide receiver in history. (Peter Read Miller/SI)
GALLERY: Top 10 San Francisco 49ers of All Time

An aerial view of Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez dunking ball through goal pasts after scoring a touchdown against the 49ers last weekend. (Pouya Dianat/SI) 

KING MMQB: Setting the stage for Super Bowl week

An aerial view of Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez dunking ball through goal pasts after scoring a touchdown against the 49ers last weekend. (Pouya Dianat/SI) 
KING MMQB: Setting the stage for Super Bowl week

John (left) and Jim (right) Harbaugh pose at their high school graduations in 1979 and 1980 respectively. The two will become the first brothers to ever face off in the Super Bowl when the Ravens and 49ers meet a week from Sunday. (Courtesy of the Harbaugh Family)

GALLERY: Childhood Photos of the Harbaugh Family

John (left) and Jim (right) Harbaugh pose at their high school graduations in 1979 and 1980 respectively. The two will become the first brothers to ever face off in the Super Bowl when the Ravens and 49ers meet a week from Sunday. (Courtesy of the Harbaugh Family)
GALLERY: Childhood Photos of the Harbaugh Family

San Francisco quarterbacks Joe Montana and Steve Young huddle with offensive coordinator Mike Shanahan during a training camp session in 1992. This year’s 49ers squad has its own QB dilemma - Colin Kaepernick vs. Alex Smith. In his latest column on SI.com,  Don Banks says there is a precedent for a teams winning the Super Bowl after switching quarterbacks midway through the season. (Peter Read Miller/SI)

BANKS: Opinions split on Kaepernick move, but history backs Harbaugh
GALLERY: San Francisco 49ers Glory Years

San Francisco quarterbacks Joe Montana and Steve Young huddle with offensive coordinator Mike Shanahan during a training camp session in 1992. This year’s 49ers squad has its own QB dilemma - Colin Kaepernick vs. Alex Smith. In his latest column on SI.com,  Don Banks says there is a precedent for a teams winning the Super Bowl after switching quarterbacks midway through the season. (Peter Read Miller/SI)
BANKS: Opinions split on Kaepernick move, but history backs HarbaughGALLERY: San Francisco 49ers Glory Years

Rams RB Steven Jackson loses his helmet as he is gang-tackled by cornerback Chris Culliver (No. 29) and linebacker Patrick Willis during Sunday’s matchup between the NFC West rivals. The teams ended up in a 24-24 tie, the first tie in the NFL in four years. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

KING MMQB: Thoughts and observations from Week 10
BURKE: Reviewing the best and worst from Week 10

Rams RB Steven Jackson loses his helmet as he is gang-tackled by cornerback Chris Culliver (No. 29) and linebacker Patrick Willis during Sunday’s matchup between the NFC West rivals. The teams ended up in a 24-24 tie, the first tie in the NFL in four years. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
KING MMQB: Thoughts and observations from Week 10BURKE: Reviewing the best and worst from Week 10

SI has compiled the 100 greatest sports photos of all time and “The Catch,” as captured by SI’s Walter Iooss Jr, ranks 97th on the list. Where does your favorite photo rank? 

GALLERY: The 100 Best Sports Photos of All Time

SI has compiled the 100 greatest sports photos of all time and “The Catch,” as captured by SI’s Walter Iooss Jr, ranks 97th on the list. Where does your favorite photo rank? 
GALLERY: The 100 Best Sports Photos of All Time

Fans of the 49ers enjoy Thursday’s 13-6 victory over the Seahawks. With the victory, San Francisco climbed into first place in the NFC West. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

TROTTER: Smith, 49ers roll to victory over Seahawks
VIDEO: Biggest weakness of the NFL’s top teams

Fans of the 49ers enjoy Thursday’s 13-6 victory over the Seahawks. With the victory, San Francisco climbed into first place in the NFC West. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
TROTTER: Smith, 49ers roll to victory over SeahawksVIDEO: Biggest weakness of the NFL’s top teams

Another week of football, another week of problems with the replacement referees. Though he looks ready to erupt in this photo, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh was awarded two free replay challenges he didn’t have. Peter King has all the details in this week’s Monday Morning Quarterback. (AP)

KING MMQB: Replacement refs turn in another bad showing
GALLERY: NFL Replacement Refs Under Fire

Another week of football, another week of problems with the replacement referees. Though he looks ready to erupt in this photo, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh was awarded two free replay challenges he didn’t have. Peter King has all the details in this week’s Monday Morning Quarterback. (AP)
KING MMQB: Replacement refs turn in another bad showingGALLERY: NFL Replacement Refs Under Fire

Joe Montana and Steve Young work on their throwing during a 1990 49ers practice. The duo led San Francisco to five Super Bowl titles in the ’80s and ’90s. Is this year’s 49ers squad ready for a Super Bowl run? After beating Green Bay in Week 1, many NFL experts believe they are. (Al Golub/AP)

KING MMQBThoughts on the NFL’s opening week
BANKSRGIII delivers on hype | Week 1 Snap Judgements

Joe Montana and Steve Young work on their throwing during a 1990 49ers practice. The duo led San Francisco to five Super Bowl titles in the ’80s and ’90s. Is this year’s 49ers squad ready for a Super Bowl run? After beating Green Bay in Week 1, many NFL experts believe they are. (Al Golub/AP)
KING MMQB: Thoughts on the NFL’s opening weekBANKS: RGIII delivers on hype | Week 1 Snap Judgements

Denver’s Knowshon Moreno puts a devastating stiff arm on San Francisco’s Michael Thomas during their preseason game on Sunday. The 49ers won 29-24. (John W, McDonough/SI)

GALLERY: Leading Off - Pictures of the Week

Denver’s Knowshon Moreno puts a devastating stiff arm on San Francisco’s Michael Thomas during their preseason game on Sunday. The 49ers won 29-24. (John W, McDonough/SI)
GALLERY: Leading Off - Pictures of the Week

Browns running back Jim Brown scrambles past the 49ers defense during a muddy game in Dec. 1962. (Neil Leifer/SI)

Browns running back Jim Brown scrambles past the 49ers defense during a muddy game in Dec. 1962. (Neil Leifer/SI)

New 49ers wide receiver Randy Moss catches a ball during practice at the team’s training facility in Santa Clara, Calif. on Thursday. Moss has been a model teammate so far in 49ers camp, says SI’s Ann Killion, and has taken fellow receiver Michael Crabtree under his wing. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

KILLION: Moss doing all the right things in San Francisco
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Randy Moss

New 49ers wide receiver Randy Moss catches a ball during practice at the team’s training facility in Santa Clara, Calif. on Thursday. Moss has been a model teammate so far in 49ers camp, says SI’s Ann Killion, and has taken fellow receiver Michael Crabtree under his wing. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
KILLION: Moss doing all the right things in San FranciscoGALLERY: Rare Photos of Randy Moss

Tommy Davis barely avoids the outstretched arms of Green Bay defenders while attempting a field goal during a 1962 49ers-Packers game. (Neil Leifer/SI)

Tommy Davis barely avoids the outstretched arms of Green Bay defenders while attempting a field goal during a 1962 49ers-Packers game. (Neil Leifer/SI)