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  • By John Conti
    Jun 11, 2015 at 4:14 PM 10 comments
    Every person or organization has their own version of success. The actual definition of success is the accomplishment of an aim or a purpose. In sports, the ultimate goal is to win the big game or series. In the NFL all 32 teams are aiming to win the Super Bowl. Since we can only crown one champion, does that mean the remaining 31 teams did not achieve success? Did the New England Patriots have a successful run when they went undefeated during the 2007 regular season? Did losing the Super Bowl to the New York Giants take away from what they were able to accomplish? Are they tarnished because they were defeated by a 9-7 football team? These are questions we may all answer in a different way. I ask you as 49ers fans to define what you feel will be a successful...
  • By John Conti
    Jun 5, 2015 at 7:15 PM 3 comments
    A few years ago as 49ers fans, we had little doubt that we could hoist the Lombardi Trophy on our home field. If we fast forward to 2015, we are now a team looking for our identity and leadership. We do not need to rehash the players and coaches that have departed or retired. We don't even have to note the sudden retirement/sabbatical for Anthony Davis. We should also not mention the legal issues with Bruce Miller or the insensitive tweets from our starting quarterback taking credit for storms that have resulted in casualties, injuries and displacement of so many people in Texas. Who will lead this team in 2015? Who can possibly step-up and lead this team on and off the field? Who will emerge as the leader or leaders to replace Justin Smith, Frank Gore and Patrick Willis? We...
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