All six of the 49ers teams represented in the NFL.com’s greatest team of all-time tournament have advanced to the second round.
However, Hall of Fame quarterbacks Joe Montana and Steve Young will be pitted against each other as the 1988 team quarterbacked by Montana will face the 1994 team quarterbacked by Young. Both teams won Super Bowls.
The 49ers vs. 49ers matchups don’t end there.
In addition, the 1989 team faces the 1990 team.
More on the tournament, 49ers free-agency headlines and 49ers players attending that other March tournament after the jump.
Second-round voting for the NFL’s greatest team tournament lasts through 2 p.m PT on March 19. The 1981 49ers team faces off against the 1971 Dallas Cowboys, meanwhile, the 1984 49ers will face the 2009 New Orleans Saints.
In case you didn’t hear Thursday’s biggest free agency headline, defensive end Mario Williams signed a six-year contract with the Buffalo Bills which reportedly gave him the most guaranteed money ever given to an NFL defensive player. It’s worth noting to 49ers fans, the Bills will visit Candlestick Park in 2012.
For those craving NFL free agency headlines from across the league, those can be tracked on ESPN’s NFL Nation blog.
As for team-related free agency headlines, we created our own free agency tracker for those seeking 49ers news only.
Now three days into free agency, ProFootballFocus.com lists the top-75 free agents still remaining.
Speaking of remaining free agents, Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle examines which players remain on the market at the wide receiver position.
Lastly, Vernon Davis and Patrick Willis can be voted for in the play-in round of the Madden NFL 13 cover vote. Fans have until this Wednesday (March 21) to cast their vote on ESPN’s SportsNation Facebook page.
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Kentucky native CJ Spillman attended the Wildcats opening NCAA tournament game last night and saw his team beat Western Kentucky to advance to the round of 32.
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