And POP goes the champagne we've all been waiting for since, oh...2002. Congratulations to the 2011 San Francisco 49ers, your NFC West champions!
I know you're at work or in class, but if you're a diehard fan I think now is an appropriate time to chug a beer or do something ridiculously celebratory. Because if you're like me, last time the 49ers were good enough to win 10 games in a season, let alone clinch a playoff berth this early, I had yet to get braces, didn't need to shave, didn't talk to girls and played Backyard Soccer more than I slept.
It's been a long time coming, and our savior Jim Harbaugh has finally made it happen. In a measly 13 weeks, no less.
What a fashion to clinch in—shutting out a division rival in front of the home crowd and doing it in as dominant a way as possible.
Here is my Week 13 report card for your NFC West champion (can't get enough of that) San Francisco 49ers: