An unprecedented panoramic view of the NFL season, from the first kickoff to the final whistle; the fifty-yard line to the upper deck; and the training room to the board room.

Sack master:

Rookie rampage

Aldon Smith looks back on his incredible first NFL season, and gets primed for his first postseason game -- the first for his 49ers since 2002.

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Debuts Tuesday, Jan. 17