I've been a 49ers fan for almost twenty years. From my first wide-eyed pilgrimage to the Valley, passing through Bayview Heights, you can't help but notice the oddly long lines lines of Candlestick Park. I interrupted a cabbie who was only a quarter way through his explanation of the Twinkie defence with "Who plays there? Next thing I'm at a game, merchandise, and part of the wave at The Stick. Go Niners! So, despite the heartbreak of Sunday night, I know Colin Kaepernick has greatness ahead of him. 1994 : 2014 has a certain symmetrical appeal.