A classic matchup: Saints vs. 49ers
Published 01/13/2012, Associated Press
As NFL matchups go, this one is a classic: unstoppable offense against impenetrable defense. The second round of the playoffs begins Saturday in San Francisco, where one of the league’s top defenses — the 49ers yielded 229 points and ranked fourth overall in yards allowed, first against the run — takes on Drew Brees and the Saints’ record-setting attack.Word count: 955
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