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Refs Let 49ers Put As Many Men On Field As They Want

SEATTLE—Sighing into the microphone as he stood at the 50-yard line of Centurylink Field, NFL referee Gene Steratore ruled during Sunday’s game that the San Francisco 49ers could put as many men on the field as they want.
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  • 1923

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  • 1941

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  • 1968

    After the death of a cyclist the previous year, competitors are reminded to drink plenty of testosterone

  • 1976

    Mesmerized by the scenery during the climb of the Alpe d’Huez, Spanish cyclist Juan Jose Cavilla pulls over to the side of the road to settle down and start a family

  • 1985

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  • 1994

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  • 2004

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  • 2007

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  • 2096

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Refs Let 49ers Put As Many Men On Field As They Want

SEATTLE—Sighing into the microphone as he stood at the 50-yard line of Centurylink Field, NFL referee Gene Steratore ruled during Sunday’s game that the San Francisco 49ers could put as many men on the field as they want.

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