Former 49ers owner calls Falcons game 'a warmup' for Super Bowl

Eddie DeBartolo celebrates a playoff win vs. the Vikings in January, 1990. (Getty Images)

Eddie DeBartolo Jr. hasn't owned the 49ers for nearly 13 years, but that doesn't mean he's not a fan of the franchise. The team is now one win away from returning to the Super Bowl for the first time since he was owner, and DeBartolo apparently doesn't consider the Falcons much of an obstacle to getting back to the championship game.


Alrighty then.

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Ryan Wilson has been an NFL writer for CBS Sports since June 2011, and he's covered five Super Bowls in that time. Ryan previously worked at AOL's FanHouse from start to finish, and Football Outsiders... Full Bio

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