49ers legend says Good bye : 49ers confirms this is his last season as he is going to ……

49ers legend says Good bye : 49ers confirms this is his last season as he is going to ……


D E N V E R, Dec. 24 – He may not have been on his home field, but San Francisco 49er football legend Jerry Rice received a standing ovation from the crowd as he bid farewell to the team at Mile High Stadium on Saturday. helped lead to multiple Super Bowl victories.

“I think I did something right over the years and I was very grateful,” Rice said.Jerry Rice, who holds the NFL record for career yards and touchdowns, played his final game in a SanFrancisco uniform on Saturday as the 49ers fell to the Broncos 38-9 in the final regular season game at Mile High Stadium. .


Despite all the advances, Rice and the 49ers lost to the Broncos 38-9 on Saturday.Due to the salary cap, Niners general manager Bill Walsh will release Rice in June, although the receiver wants to return for a 17th season.”I’m not saying this is my last game as a 49er, because I’ll always be a 49er,” Rice said. “It’s something I’ll deal with when the time is right, but right now I’m still 49 years old. I’ll just wait and see what happens in the offseason.

” Will Rice play next year?If Saturday were to mark the end of Rice’s career in the Bay Area, he would leave with an unprecedented resume that includes three SuperBowl rings. His six receptions for 61 yards on Saturday gave him 1,281 career catches for 19,247 yards.


“I hugged him after the game and told him he was the best,” Broncos cornerback Terrell Buckley said. – I appreciate that he even let me play against him. I hope someone took a picture of me in my kicking position so I can put it on my wall.”Denver linebacker Bill Romanowski, who spent six seasons with Rice in San Francisco, hugged his former teammate after the game, otherwise a rare public display of affection..according to Romanowski.”Jerry has always been an inspiration to me since the day I stepped on the football field and watched this guy perform every day,” he said. “The kid is amazing. He’s the best to ever play the game.”.

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