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Madison Bumgarner was lights out last night in Pittsburgh!

Next stop for the Giants, Washington to face the Nationals in the NLDS. (Photo by Fred Vuich/SI) - http://on.si.com/1pHupMQ

Madison Bumgarner was lights out last night in Pittsburgh! Next stop for the Giants, Washington to face the Nationals in the NLDS. (Photo by Fred Vuich/SI) - http://on.si.com/1pHupMQ

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

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

Sergio Romo celebrates with his teammates after striking out Miguel Cabrera in the tenth inning to win the World Series. San Francisco defeated Detroit 4-3 to complete a four-game sweep and capture the franchise’s seventh championship and second in the last three years. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

ROSENBERG: Good chemistry key to Giants victory

Sergio Romo celebrates with his teammates after striking out Miguel Cabrera in the tenth inning to win the World Series. San Francisco defeated Detroit 4-3 to complete a four-game sweep and capture the franchise’s seventh championship and second in the last three years. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
ROSENBERG: Good chemistry key to Giants victory

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

Reds manager Dusty Baker is smiling today after his Reds took a commanding 2-0 series lead over the Giants after Sunday’s 9-0 victory. Cincinnati returns home needing to win just one of three games to advance to the NLCS. (Brad Mangin/SI)

DOHRMANN: Arroyo baffles Giants as Reds take 2-0 lead
GALLERY: Baseball in Instagram

Reds manager Dusty Baker is smiling today after his Reds took a commanding 2-0 series lead over the Giants after Sunday’s 9-0 victory. Cincinnati returns home needing to win just one of three games to advance to the NLCS. (Brad Mangin/SI)
DOHRMANN: Arroyo baffles Giants as Reds take 2-0 leadGALLERY: Baseball in Instagram

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

A double-rainbow appears in the background during the first inning of Wednesday’s game between the Giants and Diamondbacks in San Francisco. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

POWER RANKINGS: Find out where the Giants and D-Backs land this week

A double-rainbow appears in the background during the first inning of Wednesday’s game between the Giants and Diamondbacks in San Francisco. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)
POWER RANKINGS: Find out where the Giants and D-Backs land this 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

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