Printed Jan 20, 2020
Raheem Mostert despatched a pointed message to the NFL groups who reduce him after main the San Francisco 49ers to the Tremendous Bowl.
Mostert, 27, dominated the NFC Championship Recreation on Sunday, scoring 4 touchdowns and dashing for 220 yards in San Francisco’s 37-20 win over the Inexperienced Bay Packers.
The 49ers now have two weeks to organize for his or her Tremendous Bowl date with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, giving operating again Mostert the prospect to replicate on his tough experience to the summit.
The Florida native handed by means of six franchises earlier than settling with San Francisco in 2016.
“I did have loads of doubters and naysayers,” Mostert informed a post-game information convention.
“Now I get to inform them: ‘Look the place I am at now.’
“I by no means gave up on my dream and the alternatives once they introduced themselves. I all the time labored onerous it doesn’t matter what. Earlier than each recreation, I appeared on the reduce dates, after I obtained reduce.
“I have been on seven totally different groups and the journey has been loopy. Not all people can take care of that sort of stress and the ache and agony I went by means of. I stored the religion in not solely myself however whoever gave me the chance.
“This organisation has gone an incredible job with that.”
— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) January 20, 2020
Mostert ran in three TDs to assist the 49ers to a 27-Zero half-time lead towards the Packers and scored his fourth within the third quarter at Levi’s Stadium.
San Francisco cornerback Richard Sherman, a Tremendous Bowl champion with the Seattle Seahawks, advised Inexperienced Bay had the flawed mindset after dropping 37-Eight when the groups met in November.
“I feel they have been attempting to pump themselves up, hype themselves up. They have been speaking a few revenge recreation,” Sherman stated.
“While you keep prepared, you do not obtained to prepare. They have been attempting to hype themselves like ‘man, we will be prepared this time.’
“You were not prepared the primary time and that was in entrance of the entire nation. That was a Sunday evening recreation. It sort of bothered us a bit bit – did you not take the sport severely?”
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