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Focus on Atlanta: A nightmare reunion awaits Shanahan, Falcons

First came the 49ers’ crushing injury news, next will come the inevitable questions this week about how he helped the Falcons blow a Super Bowl title nearly three years ago.

Kyle Shanahan sure didn’t get much time to savor a 49ers’ victory for the ages in New Orleans on Sunday.

As the play-caller for the Falcons, Shanahan had a hand in the worst collapse in NFL history when Atlanta blew a 25-point second-half lead against the Patriots in Super Bowl LI.

“I’ll go back through every play for the rest of my life,” Shanahan once said of his curious late-game Super Bowl play-calling.