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By Chris Willis

The San Francisco 49ers entered the 1984 season made up our minds to erase the reminiscence in their 3 element loss to the Washington Redskins within the NFC Championship video game the yr earlier than. Nineteen video games later, they'd not just received the large Bowl, that they had redefined NFL historical past by means of changing into the 1st crew to win 18 video games in one season. Led through corridor of status head trainer invoice Walsh and destiny corridor of reputation gamers Joe Montana, Ronnie Lott, and Fred Dean, the 1984 San Francisco 49ers accomplished the season with only one defeat.

A approximately excellent Season: the interior tale of the 1984San Francisco 49ers chronicles the tale of 1 of the best groups in NFL heritage. via in-depth examine and large interviews, Chris Willis information each element of this memorable season, from the preseason education camp via large Bowl XIX. within tales from the 49ers are delivered to existence in colourful aspect, together with Joe Montana’s penchant for stealing teammates’ motorcycles in the course of camp, the avid gamers’ pre-game superstitions, and what went on within the 49ers’ locker room sooner than large Bowl XIX. moreover, Chris Willis had whole entry to invoice Walsh’s online game plans and assembly tapes, revealing the serious education the trainer and his employees went via to offer their group the best probability for achievement at the box.

Featuring unique interviews with greater than 30 gamers from the team—including Dwaine Board, Roger Craig, Fred Dean, Keith Fahnhorst, Riki Ellison, man McIntyre, and Keena Turner—and interviews with the coaches and the final supervisor, this booklet offers a desirable behind-the-scenes account of a season to recollect.

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