The San Francisco 49ers are a historic franchise with numerous championships, Hall of Fame players and memorable moments. What games make the list for top in franchise history?
The San Francisco 49ers franchise has served as a model for others. Despite the current struggles, the organization was at one time the cream of the crop. The long line of history extends throughout coaches, players, and even games.
Whether playing at old Kezar Stadium, recently demolished Candlestick Park or newly erected Levi’s Stadium, the 49ers have a long list of games that stand as some of the best in NFL history.
A list of nothing but wins is possible, but that would ignore the rich history associated with the franchise recognized as the first in San Francisco. The ends of eras, the losses that put the team on notice and the wins that contributed to a dynasty all blend to paint a picture of an organization that has altered the NFL landscape.
The Super Bowl wins will naturally fall on this list. They are the highlight of seasons and recognize the team as the best of its time. There are moments where the 49ers are on top of the NFL world and moments where they are an afterthought of discussion. Regardless of where the team was, is or will be, the 49ers have played in games that created memories for fans that will endure far after the clock reached zero.
In ascending order, here are the top 20 games in San Francisco 49ers franchise history.
Next: The Passing of a Legend