25 Reasons The San Francisco 49ers Are The Best NFL Franchise Ever

The gold standard of football!

1. They have won 5 Super Bowl Championships!

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They are tied with the Dallas Cowboys and only behind Pittsburgh who has 6 wins.

2. Their rivalry with the Seahawks is one of the fiercest in football.

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These two teams absolutely despise each other. As divisional rivals they play at at least twice a year. The games and antics of the two opposing fan bases is quickly becoming the stuff of legend.

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No love lost.

4. They had Joe Montana, who many consider to be the greatest quarterback of all time.

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4x Super Bowl Champion
3x Superbowl MVP
8x Pro Bowl selections
Pro Football Hall Of Famer

Yes, he has a very impressive resume.

5. Steve Young

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3x Super Bowl Champion
7 Pro Bowl Selections
Pro Football Hall of Famer

6. They currently have Colin Kaepernick, one of the most dynamic young quarterbacks in football.

He has been to the Super Bowl and has led his team to consecutive NFC championship games.

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7. It’s a very exclusive quarterback club.

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Time will tell if Kaepernick can join their Hall of Fame ranks.

8. They produced Jerry Rice. The greatest receiver of all time!

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Most career Receiving Yards- 22,895
Most career Receptions- 1,549
Most career Touchdown Receptions- 197
3x Super Bowl Champion
13 Pro Bowl Selections
Pro Football Hall of Famer

9. Together they formed one of the most dynamic duos in football history.

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Many of those stats and accolades were achieved together as teammates.

10. Ronnie Lott

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This 8x Pro Bowler and 4x time Super Bowl Champion is one of the best defensive backs to ever play the game.

11. They had one of the greatest coaches of all time in Bill Walsh.

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He coached the 49ers to three Super Bowl victories and changed the NFL with his innovative West Coast Offense.

12. Current coach Jim Harbaugh already has a proven record of success.

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Three NFC Championship appearances and one Super Bowl appearance in his first three years.

13. Their home stadium Candlestick Park is one of the best venues in football.

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It was the host of many great games and the final Beatles concert. It just saw its last year of action as the team will be moving to a new venue in 2014.

14. They have some of the most passionate fans in the NFL.

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Their fan base is one of the biggest in the country.


16. The franchise has produced the most famous catches in NFL history.

“The Catch” Joe Montana to Dwight Clark in the 1982 NFC Championship game against Dallas. It has now become iconic.

17. Because the Justin and Aldon Smith are the dynamic duo of the defense.

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18. And NaVorro Bowman and Patrick Willis are two of the most feared linebackers in all of football.

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19. The have some of the best cheerleaders in the league, nicknamed “The Gold Rush”.

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20. They thrive with smash mouth football.

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They run the ball well and have a stout defense the two cornerstones of a smash mouth style.

21. They have their own foundation strictly dedicated to philanthropy.

For 21 years the 49ers Foundation offers after school programs and activities for local youth.

23. So get excited.

24. Practice your winning pose.

25. And cheer on the 49ers!!!


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