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49ers vs. Pats Would Be Super

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Jim Harbaugh vs. Bill Belichick is the more significant story. That’s the Super Bowl we should all want to see. Jim vs. Bill would be bigger than last weekend’s Peyton vs. Ray clash. In fact, I find Jim vs. Bill more interesting than Tom vs. Peyton.

To me, where football is at right now, with the games controlled from the sidelines by coaches speaking directly into the helmets of quarterbacks and middle linebackers, Jim vs. Bill might as well be Ali vs. Frazier, Magic vs. Bird and Kardashian ass vs. spandex rolled into one colossal showdown.

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