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49ers must hit the road for playoffs this season

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By Janie McCauley

AP Sports Writer


SANTA CLARA, Calif. — That familiar "Quest for Six" slogan has re-emerged.

The San Francisco 49ers have acknowledged for months that the road back to the Super Bowl to chase a sixth championship would be a daunting one. Now, they have to hit the road, literally — a different path than San Francisco had the past two seasons as NFC West champions with a first-round bye and hosting home games.

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