San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman (53) celebrates a defensive stop during the NFC championship game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seahawks at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Wash. on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. “I just want to win, but, of course, some emotions will be inside of me,” Bowman said of Sunday’s game against Seattle. “I plan on revisiting the spot where I went down and just thanking God for having a chance to be back out there.”
San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman (53) celebrates a defensive stop during the NFC championship game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seahawks at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Wash. on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. “I just want to win, but, of course, some emotions will be inside of me,” Bowman said of Sunday’s game against Seattle. “I plan on revisiting the spot where I went down and just thanking God for having a chance to be back out there.” Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman (53) celebrates a defensive stop during the NFC championship game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seahawks at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Wash. on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. “I just want to win, but, of course, some emotions will be inside of me,” Bowman said of Sunday’s game against Seattle. “I plan on revisiting the spot where I went down and just thanking God for having a chance to be back out there.” Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
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