Sunday, January 15, 2012

History Repeating Itself in San Francisco

Three times now, the 49ers have won playoff games at home on memorable and improbable touchdown passes in the final minute. It started with Joe Montana, then it moved on to Steve Young, and yesterday a new chapter was written by Alex Smith and Vernon Davis. Check out the clips and then vote for your favorite in the top right corner of this page.

"The Catch"
January 10, 1982
NFC Championship Game
Dallas at San Francisco
Joe Montana to Dwight Clark

The Clip is the entire final drive, if you just want to watch "The Catch" skip ahead to the 6:00 mark.

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"The Catch II"
January 3, 1999
NFC Wildcard Round
Green Bay at San Francisco
Steve Young to Terrell Owens

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"The Grab"
January 14, 2012
NFC Divisional Round
New Orleans at San Francisco
Alex Smith to Vernon Davis

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