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San Francisco 49ers

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The Resume

    (1946- )
    Located in San Clara, California
    Five Super Bowl championships (XVI, XIX, XXIII, XXIV, XXIX)
    Twelve retired numbers: Steve Young's #8, John Brodie's #12, Joe Montana's #16, Joe Perry's #34, Jimmy Johnson's #37, Hugh McElhenny's #39, Ronnie Lott's #42, Charlie Krueger's #70, Leo Nomellini's #73, Bob St. Clair's #79, Jerry Rice's #80 and Dwight Clark's #87

Why they might be annoying:

    They're named after gold rushers who inhabited parts of California during the late 1840's.
    They're the only football team to have a number in their name.
    Deion Sanders mocked many of the San Diego Chargers players during the 4th quarter of their Super Bowl win (1994).
    They allowed Jerry Rice to enter free agency and sign with across-the-bay rivals, the Oakland Raiders (2001).
    They let head coach Steve Mariucci leave for Detroit (2002).
    They've allowed Terrell Owens to act like a complete idiot after scoring touchdowns with minimal consequences.
    In a game against the Minnesota Vikings, Terrell Owens verbally berated offensive coordinator Gregg Knapp (2003).
    Their offensive scheme, or 'West Coast Offense,' has been described as being difficult to learn by many players.

Why they might not be annoying:

    They're five for five in Super Bowl's, having yet to lose one.
    Dwight Clark made 'The Catch' in a 49ers jersey.
    They made the playoffs 11 times between the years of 1983 and 1995.
    Joe Montana set the NFL record for Quarterback rating in a 49ers jersey.
    Roger Craig became the first running back in NFL history to gain 1,000 receiving yards and 1,000 rushing yards in the same season (1985).
    George Seifert lead the 49ers to the Super Bowl in his rookie season as head coach (1989).
    They scored 55 points against the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXIV (1990).
    They scored 49 points against the San Diego Chargers in Super Bowl XXIX (1995).
    They have a great rivalry with the Dallas Cowboys.

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 89 Votes: 52.81% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 358 Votes: 46.09% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 322 Votes: 49.07% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 212 Votes: 60.85% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 669 Votes: 49.78% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 53 Votes: 75.47% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 8 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 21 Votes: 61.90% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 56 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 430 Votes: 53.72% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 24 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 69 Votes: 65.22% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 168 Votes: 67.26% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 42 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 39 Votes: 58.97% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 98 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 112 Votes: 54.46% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 246 Votes: 68.70% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 1195 Votes: 50.38% Annoying