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  • By Nick Garton
    Dec 10, 2020 at 2:59 PM 0 comments
    The Monday night showdown between the 49ers and the Bills proved to be the latest disappointment for Faithful fans in a season that has been riddled with letdowns. Heading into the matchup, the 49ers were in charge of their own playoff destiny and a win would have put them in a tie with the Vikings and Cardinals for the 7th seed in the NFC playoff picture. After the Bills' first few drives of the contest, it was fairly obvious that the Niners were going to have a difficult time. The defense especially had no answer for budding star quarterback Josh Allen, who was able to drive the Bills up and down the field at will. In fact, the first punt for the Bills didn't come until garbage time late in the fourth quarter when the game was well in hand for the visiting team. The outcome...
  • By Nick Garton
    Dec 7, 2020 at 11:05 AM 0 comments
    To this point in Nick Mullens' NFL career, San Francisco 49ers fans have seen two vastly different versions of the undrafted backup quarterback out of Southern Miss. When he made his regular-season debut in 2018 in the memorable Thursday Night Football game against the rival Oakland Raiders, many thought the bright lights of a primetime football game would be too much for Mullens. However, as The Faithful recalls, he rose to the occasion and played beautifully, dominating the Raiders from kickoff to the victory formation. Later that same year, The Faithful also witnessed Mullens lead an overtime victory over the despised Seattle Seahawks; a feat few had been able to accomplish in recent memory. That season had its ups and downs with Mullens at the helm. Ultimately the 49ers lost their...
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