49ers Ultimate Showdown: (No. 2) 1989 49ers 27, (No. 3) 1994 49ers 24

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The 49er Faithful have long debated the question of which 49ers team was the greatest in the proud history of the storied franchise.
With a cadre of Hall of Fame caliber legends like Joe Montana, Steve Young, Jerry Rice, Roger Craig, Ronnie Lott, Ricky Watters and others spanning a period of nearly two decades of dynastic dominance, the debate has been arduous.
However, with the completion of the San Francisco 49ers Ultimate Showdown Tournament, we finally have an answer.

While the top-seeded 1984 team was edged in overtime by the 1989 squad in the semi-final round, which meant that the legendary Bill Walsh would be absent from the final, the final game was not short on drama nor story lines.

The showdown between the No. 3 seed 1994 49ers and the No. 2 seed 1989 49ers was a battle between the perpetrators of the two biggest Super Bowl blow-outs of all time.
It featured a match-up between the first and only two back-to-back first-ballot Hall of Fame...

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