The fourth possible combination is San Francisco vs. Kansas City, which would pit the two teams of Joe Montana. After winning four Super Bowls with the 49ers, that legendary quarterback spent the 1993-94 seasons with the Chiefs.
Montana wore No. 16 with the 49ers, but opted not to continue that in Kansas City, even though Hall of Famer Len Dawson offered his No. 16. Kicker Jan Stenerud also offered to let him wear his No. 3, Montana's jersey at Notre Dame. But Montana chose No. 19, his number from youth football.
Defensive end Dee Ford, acquired by San Francisco last offseason, spent his first five seasons with Kansas City, and made a critical error in last year's AFC championship game. He was flagged for being offside late in the game against the Patriots, wiping out a Kansas City interception that likely would have sealed the victory. New England wound up winning.
The 49ers and Chiefs have their two best tight ends in football in George Kittle and Travis Kelce, and Kansas City is where Garoppolo suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in Week 3 of the 2018 season.
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