- Each week, NBC Sports Bay Area 49ers insider Matt Maiocco will preview the upcoming matchup and key storylines heading into Sunday's game on 49ers.com. For more takeaways and features from Maiocco, visit NBCSportsBayArea.com.
Now, can we all just move on and talk about a football game?
Because, let's face it, this is an important one the 49ers will play Sunday against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium.
And, no, we're not going to discuss the playing surface, either.
The 49ers were built for this. They were built to withstand the obstacles, challenges and adversity that a National Football League season can throw at teams along this marathon route.