Following the San Francisco Giants through this offseason, as every other team makes moves to get better, and it occurs to me: They actually like this trend of “win World Series, stink a year, win World Series, stink a year.” They just won a World Series again, and they’ve apparently conceded to the drill.
It was minus-24 when I arrived in Green Bay to cover the 2008 NFC Championship game and I can remember asking God out loud why he hated Wisconsin. Think about that when you watch former Fresno State receiver Davante Adams running routes for the Packers against the Cowboys in today’s divisional playoff game. It’s so cold, you feel everything, and everything hurts.
The 49ers continue the search for the next Bill Walsh, except the version that demurs to the idea of giving all credit for success to the owner and general manager, while hording every last crumb of criticism. Can’t imagine what’s taking them so long.