"I'm tired of the field-goal team marching out onto the field to kick a field goal."
-- Herman Edwards
Hero is a dangerous word. Use it too often, even in relevant situations, and it loses its meaning. Throw it around the sports landscape too freely and you've got a double problem: meaninglessness and absurdity.
But every so often, we can trot out the word with the sureness of the newly-cowed Rich Gannon going down in the pocket. We can look at the 49ers and see how their four ...