49ers fans plan to taunt Seahawks with billboard

December 18, 2013

The billboard isn’t going to go over well with this guy. (John Froschauer / AP)

Take that, Seattle Seahawks fans with your 12th man and your chartered plane flying over Candlestick Park during the game against the San Francisco 49ers last week.

49ers fans want to strike back with a big, bold gesture, raising $8,000 for a billboard featuring “The Catch”by Dwight Clark and the team’s, ahem, 5-0 lead in Vince Lombardi trophies. They hope to have it in place within a mile of CenturyLink Field soon.

Aasheesh Shravah, who started the fund-raising, told the San Jose Mercury News that the projected cost was $7,000, with any extra money raised going to Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Over to you, Seahawks fans.

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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