San Francisco Chronicle to Publish Special San Francisco 49ers Playoff Section

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The keepsake section, publishing on Saturday, Jan. 14, will preview the NFL Divisional game against the Saints and highlight the 49ers’ exciting regular season

"Saturday's special section features an in-depth look and insider commentary on the 49ers game by The Chronicle's award-winning sports writers and columnists," said Ward Bushee, Chronicle executive editor.

The San Francisco Chronicle will publish a special section, previewing the San Francisco 49ers NFL Divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints. The section will appear in the print and electronic editions of The Chronicle on Saturday, Jan. 14. Copies of the section will also be available for sale at Candlestick Park on game day.

The section will include a look at how the 49ers stack up against the Saints, as well as rosters, a profile of Coach Jim Harbaugh and predictions on the outcome. Plus, the section will look at the remarkable turnaround that the 49ers have achieved this season, as well as take a look at memorable moments from past 49ers playoff games.

"As 49ers fans have enjoyed the team’s drive through the season to the playoffs, the Sporting Green staff has been the trusted source to report and analyze all the different elements that have come together to achieve this remarkable success,'' said Chronicle Editor Ward Bushee. "Saturday's special section features an in-depth look and insider commentary on the game by The Chronicle's award-winning sports writers and columnists."

The section will be included in The Chronicle for all home delivery subscribers, as well as at over 12,000 single-copy vendor locations. Readers may also purchase the section as part of The Chronicle’s electronic edition, a digital replication of the newspaper. The e-edition is available at It will also appear on The Chronicle app for iPad® as part of the extensive coverage available to iPad users. Download the app at

The Chronicle is the Bay Area’s leading source for in-depth, hard-hitting coverage of Bay Area sports. From year-round coverage of the 49ers to stories and expert opinions from a one-of-a-kind lineup of columnists following all Bay Area teams, The Chronicle offers the most comprehensive coverage of sports in the region.

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