Nate Silver has predicted the San Francisco 49ers will the Superbowl…so far the silence isÂ deafeningÂ from Karl Rove on what his guess may be:
Nate Silver, the famous poll expert for the New York Times who correctly called the U.S. presidential election for Barack Obama, has really gone out on a limb today, prognosticating that the San Francisco will win 49ers will likely win the Super Bowl.
â€śThe reasons that exceptional defenses fare so much better in the Super Bowl are still somewhat murky, but this factor bodes well for this yearâ€™s 49ers, whose defense belongs in the elite group, according to S.R.S. (it ranks 17th among Super Bowl teams),â€ťÂ wrote Silver, in part.
The football team is the favorite already, so itâ€™s not that much of a limb to crawl out on â€” and itâ€™s also unlikely to attract as much controversy as Silverâ€™s election calls that sent Republicans into a tizzy.Â
Years ago…really years ago I was a big fan of the 49ers…had the caps and everything…back when Joe Montana played for them: