And the game ball doesn’t go to any San Francisco 49er coach or player on the field, but a former offensive coordinator. George Kittle says that Kyle Shanahan awarded the game ball to his father, Mike Shanahan. Mike Shanahan was offensive coordinator for the 49ers back in the 90s, winning a Super Bowl with Steve Young.
Going into their game on Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers had a bit of a personal issue with Washington. Head coach Kyle Shanahan was offensive coordinator under his father Mike for the organization from 2010-2013 and the relationship didn’t end on the best of terms.