The Beginning and the Ending of the Silverdome, as profiled by MMQB of Sports Illustrated
Road to Super Bowl 50
The Birth of a Dynasty and the Death of a Dome
Thirty-four years ago, the Silverdome hosted Super Bowl XVI and the 49ers began their decade of dominance. With the Detroit stadium now in ruins, let’s look back at how San Francisco began its run—complete with shadowboxing coaches, bellhop disguises and players getting 'Physical’—and the fate of the venue where it all started. ...........