Saints at 49ers, Saturday, 1:30 p.m.

Saints at 49ers, Saturday, 1:30 p.m.
January 8, 2012, 4:03 am
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And now we know.

The 49ers will play their first playoff game since the 2002 postseason on Saturday. The second-seeded 49ers will face the No. 3 New Orleans Saints on Saturday at Candlestick Park.

Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m.

The 49ers anticipated they'd open against the Saints, who closed the regular season on an eight-game win streak. New Orleans got some breaks along the way but defeated the Detroit Lions, 45-28, on Saturday at the Superdome.

And, now, Drew Brees and his teammates will be coming to town next week.