Almost 22 years before, Steve DeOssie stood in nearly the exact same spot inside Candlestick Park. Now his son, Zak, found himself there.
And the stakes were every bit as high.
Steve couldn't bring himself to watch the television feet in front of him 10 days ago -- couldn't watch his boy do this.
He had shouldered the exact same burden in 1990, knowing that if his job wasn’t done perfectly on a winter night in San Francisco, the season would end and the New York Giants' Super Bowl hopes would go unfulfilled.
Now, a generation later, Steve was 3,000 miles from where his son, Zak, held the ball in his hands.Full Story >>