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Sunday, October 16, 2011
Awake and ready to go from the Motor City

By Mike Sando


DETROIT -- The San Francisco 49ers arrived in Detroit on Friday. Good for them.

As for my journey from the West Coast?

Well, it began Saturday morning and ended, after multiple delays, at about 3 a.m. ET Sunday. The clock on my laptop reads 4:55 a.m. PT at the moment. I trust the 49ers will be much better adjusted to the Eastern time zone as they seek to improve upon their 2-0 record this season in games kicking off at 10 a.m. PT.

NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert and I will be heading to Ford Field beginning around 9:30 a.m. ET. We hope you can join us for an in-game chat once the 5-0 Lions and 4-1 49ers kick off. I'll provide the link once it's available.

Oh, and if you haven't left predictions for NFC West games in Week 6, please do so in the comments section of this previous item. I took the Lions at home by a narrow margin, figuring the 49ers had a decent chance to prevail.