Welcome to American Football Spectacular, your guide to American football in the Bay Area, and all points beyond. From here on out, we will be covering anything for you involving oblong balls that roll funny.

So! It is time for National Football League action. The pre-season is through, and finally we're gonna play some games that count! Ahh, sweet diversionary gridiron joy.

We begin our musical journey at Candlestick Park, where o so many plans went awry last season...

By SFist Christopher Rogers, contributing