Niners rout Cards, then celebrate No. 2 seed
December 30, 2012 at 8:45 PM • Comments
Bare-chested Joe Staley and Mike Iupati jumped up and down wearing only their shorts, each offensive lineman doing his best to will the Vikings to victory from afar. The 49ers — sporting fresh red NFC West champion caps after beating the Arizona Cardinals 27-13 on Sunday — crammed into the cozy confines of their locker room and became Minnesota's fiercest cross-country cheering section.