Do you believe in bandwagons?
Al Michaels does.
The venerable broadcaster who called the 49ers-Seahawks game Sunday night, believes the 49ers have what it takes to get to the Super Bowl.
“I might make them co-favorites right now with the Saints,” Michaels said on a drop-in with 95.7 The Game on Monday. “I like the 49ers’ chances a lot. I think this bye week is going to be extremely helpful for them.”
In the wake of the 49ers’ 26-21 victory in Seattle, it seems you can’t swing a rally towel without snapping a true believer in the eye.
Terrell Owens? You had something to say?
Sorry. Silly question on my part.
“You talk about a game of inches,” Owens, who played the first eight years of his Hall of Fame career with the 49ers, told 95.7 The Game — was apparently still thrumming over the 49ers’ final second, last-gasp play hours after the game. “I think that play alone will kind of propel these guys,”Owens said, “especially the defensive side of the ball, to the playoffs.
“Me watching that game, the Super Bowl is theirs. It’s out there. It’s out there for the Niners. All they have to do is execute on offense, do what they do, and again that’s a sign of a great team.”
Meanwhile, in lairs where experts make cold-hearted assessments and disregard anything that carries even a whiff of emotion, well, read it and exult.
The Ravens are favorites to win it all pic.twitter.com/pkA6g4S0Zv
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) December 30, 2019
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