Originally posted by OKC49erFan:
This team far exceeded my expectations this season. Everything in the playoffs was gravy. I'm pretty proud of what they accomplished, given the circumstances.
This is the point I'll get to towards tomorrow.
I know in my heart that this team surpassed my wildest expectations, but when you get to the Championship game and are one play away from a Super Bowl, those expectations are readjusted.
If you had told me before the season started we'd be in the championship game, I'd have taken it 9 times outta 10. But once you're there, that goes out the window for a little while.
It was a phenomenal first year. Even Walsh stunk in his first season. Not Harbaugh. We'll be back. Gotta look forward to the draft/FA and keep your head high knowing that the 49ers are back to prominence.
If I waited 9 years for a return to the playoffs (and a playoff win to boot) I can wait another year for a Super Bowl run.
BUT WE WERE SOOOOOO CLOSE!