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49ers played their first NFL game 66 years ago

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The San Francisco 49ers are back on the field Sunday morning for Week 2. In the meantime, Saturday marks an anniversary. The team is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the franchise, but Saturday is the 66th anniversary of their first ever NFL game. The franchise started in the All-American Football Conference, but after four years, that conference folded and the 49ers joined the NFL.

Back in 2008, we had the year-by-year series, breaking down each season in 49ers history. Check out the 1950 analysis here.