Barreling at ludicrous speed toward Sunday's clash between your 2-0 San Francisco 49ers and the 2-0 Minnesota Petersons, I'm hearing all kinds of cute descriptions for what the matchup signifies. My media tent buddy Matt Maiocco of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat has been trying to trademark the phrase "GPS Game" as in finding out where your team stands. Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee, in an effort to tweak Maiocco, dubbed it the "WPS Game," reasoning that the Wi-Fi based navigation system is supposed to be more accurate than the satellite-based one. Mike Florio, over at ProFootballTalk.com, referred to it as a "checkpoint game," while noted Sports Illustrated windbag Peter King called it a "barometer game." Me? I just think it's a winnable game, and whether the 49ers do so or not depen ...
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