49ers show Panthers they are the big boys
January 12, 2014 at 5:15 PM • Comments
CHARLOTTE -- Linebacker NaVorro Bowman said the reason San Francisco 49ers are moving on to their third NFC Championship Game in as many seasons under coach Jim Harbaugh is simple."It came down to we had the better players than they did," the NFL Defensive Player of the Year candidate said after the 49ers' outphysicaled and outclutched the host Carolina Panthers in a convincing 23-10 victory in the divisional playoffs. "Yeah, we big-boyed them.