“The Stick” says its last public goodbye after a run of Super Bowl success; baseball greats like Willie Mays and home run king Barry Bonds; the 1989 earthquake that interrupted the Bay Bridge World Series; and even The Beatles’ farewell concert.
The Medical Examiner’s office has identified the victim as Jonathan Denver, 24. Cameron Mullins, an investigator with the office, said authorities were still trying to determine the city where Denver lived.
The two-time Pro Bowler has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week after recording six tackles, deflecting two passes and picking off two balls thrown by 49ers quarterback Alex Smith.
“It was going to take a full team,” Manning said. “Offense, defense and special teams all played really good football, and I think that was by far our best performance as a team.”
Prior to Sunday’s highly-anticipated matchup, a large chunk of Big Blue fans and 49ers fans got into a vicious brawl. The scene turned quickly ugly, as both men and women took part in the melee. There was pushing, screaming and punching.
There won’t be any salsa-dancing controversies on Sunday at Candlestick Park when the Giants take on the San Francisco 49ers in a rematch of last season’s NFC championship game. At least that’s what 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers has vowed.
“With his teammates cheering him on, he did a sarcastic salsa dance over me,” Cruz wrote in his book in regard to Rogers. “The Candlestick Park crowd went ballistic, but I wasn’t laughing. It was a sign of disrespect.”
“It feels good to be somebody that the younger guys can look up to and come to for advice whenever they need it,” Cruz said. “It just so happens that in my third year I have to already switch hats and be the wise veteran to some of the younger guys.”
Victor Cruz is thinking about modifying his trademark endzone salsa dance.
Lawrence Tynes kicked an overtime-winning field goal to send the Giants to Super Bowl 46. Giants are going to Indianapolis!
When some 70,000 fans converge on Candlestick Park this Sunday for the Bay Area’s first NFC championship in 15 years, they had better be on their best behavior or risk being booted from the stadium — without warning.
The biggest player during Sunday’s NFC Championship game just may end up being the weather.
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Unfortunately for Brandon Jacobs, he may not have a chance to prove Jerry Rice wrong. The Stick could well become a quagmire by game time Sunday.
Go West, Giants fans! Eight Big Blue diehards are doing their part to take away the Candlestick Park advantage from the San Francisco 49ers.