San Francisco Awarded Super Bowl L, What Does it Mean for 49ers?

May 21, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While the San Francisco 49ers have their sights set on playing in a second consecutive Super Bowl next season, the franchise was presented Tuesday with a rare but obtainable goal for later down the road. 
According to NFL Network, NFL owners voted to award Super Bowl L—the league's 50th anniversary of the first Super Bowl—to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2016. The city beat out South Florida to host the iconic Super Bowl, which will be held in the 49ers' new stadium in Santa Clara, California. 
As currently constructed, the young, talented 49ers should have an opportunity to become the first NFL team to play a Super Bowl in their home stadium. 
Of course, it's impossible to look three years into the NFL future and determine whether or not the 49ers will still have the elite roster they currently possess. Predicting the league year by year is difficult enough; attempting to pin down what will happen three years down the road might require Nostra...

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