49ers vs. Seahawks: An NFL Heavyweight Matchup

By Lucas Carreras
49ers-Seahawks A Heavyweight Fight Matchup
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The Week 14 matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks resembles that of a heavyweight boxing fight.

Why is this analogy applicable to this NFC West showdown? First and foremost, like any great heavyweight boxer, both teams like to bully their opponent into physical submission during a game. Anybody follows the NFL will tell you that there are two of the most physically dominate and imposing teams in the league.

Aside from being “bullies”, the two teams also show some genuine hate towards the other. Beginning with Jim Harbaugh and Pete Carroll who had their first run-in when both were coaching Stanford and USC respectively, this professional hatred has trickled down into the players on each team, as you can tell in their play that they want to beat the life out of the other on each play.

This is a game that you don’t want to miss out watching because of what could happen during. Having been given the marquee 4:25 p.m. Eastern time slot on Sunday, the 49ers-Seahawks game will be seen by the vast majority of the country and whether you are a fan of either team or just a fan of the league in general, you are making it a point to watch this game just like you would a marquee heavyweight boxing fight.

Lucas Carreras is a contributing San Francisco 49ers writer for RantSports.com. You can follow him on Twitter by following him @maldini3fan and you can add him to your network on Google.

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