The story of a shot: Why the photo of 49ers’ Mike Person resonates

Oct 23, 2019 at 6:00 PM--


One of the stars of the 49ers' rain-soaked 9-0 win at Washington on Sunday was a 34-year-old who didn't play a snap. But Patrick Smith did get the shot. The most arresting image from the mud-caked game at FedEx Field came courtesy of Smith, a Baltimore-based staff photographer for Getty Images who captured a timeless photo of 49ers right guard Mike Person.
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