49ers, Chiefs honor Kobe Bryant by lining up at 24-yard line of Super Bowl 54

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The 49ers and Chiefs paid tribute to Kobe Bryant on Sunday ahead of their matchup in Super Bowl 54.

The two teams lined up at their respective 24-yard lines — 24 was Bryant’s second uniform number during his Night net career with the Los Angeles Lakers — and stood for a moment of silence for Bryant, his da

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ughter Gianna and the seven other people who were killed in a helicopter crash over Calabasas, Calif., on Jan. 26.

Kobe Bryant was 41; Gianna Bryant was 13.

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The NFL also honored Chris Doleman in the moment of silence. The Hall of Fame defensive end, who earned eight Pro Bowl nods and three first-team All-Pro honors over his 15-year career, died Jan. 28 at age 58 from brain cancer.