Of all the reunion matchups taking place this weekend, none bears watching
more than the one in San Francisco, where Steve Mariucci returns to the Bay
Area to square off against the organization that fired him.
However, the real juice has little to do with Mariucci and how he handles
the situation. While he will have additional incentive to beat his former
employers and show them they made the wrong choice in dismissing him, the
meat of the contest will be how Niners coach Dennis Erickson handles the
pressure of proving to the Niners brass that it made the right call by hiring him.
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