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Tuesday, December 6, 2011
What to know about 49ers and seeding

By Mike Sando

The San Francisco 49ers' 10-2 record gives them the inside track for the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoffs.

A few possibilities based on potential finishing records:
There are many possibilities. To review, the 49ers will be no worse than the No. 2 seed in the NFC if they finish 13-3 or better. They are 8-1 in conference games, while the Saints are 6-3. That gives the 49ers an avantage in tiebreakers.