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San Francisco 49ers learn to travel well with careful planning by coach Jim Harbaugh

  • San Francisco 49ers' Kassim Osgood (14) celebrates with Dan Skuta (51) and Nate Stupar (56) after Osgood recovered a fumble by the Tennessee Titans for a touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)The Associated Press

  • San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore (21) heads to the sideline with Bruce Miller (49) and Anthony Davis (76) after Gore scored a touchdown on a 1-yard run against the Tennessee Titans in the third quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)The Associated Press

  • San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) gets past Tennessee Titans linebacker Akeem Ayers (56) during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)The Associated Press

  • San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh high-fives Anthony Dixon (24) after the 49ers recovered a Tennessee Titans fumble for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)The Associated Press

  • Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt (18) pushes San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tarell Brown (25) after a play in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. Britt was penalized for unnecessary roughness on the play. The 49ers won 31-17. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)The Associated Press

The San Francisco 49ers sure do travel well, and it's hardly by accident.

Just like everything else in Jim Harbaugh's structured system, the team has trained for the challenges of leaving town for long hauls to the East Coast and across the pond.

The third-year coach took his team for weeklong-stays in Youngstown, Ohio, between East Coast games in each of the past two seasons — so, this Nashville to London trek San Francisco is enduring now shouldn't be so bad.

The NFC champion Niners beat the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, then flew straight to London for the week before facing the winless Jaguars on Sunday at Wembley Stadium in Jacksonville's home game. Then, it's time for some recovery with the bye week.

San Francisco also played in London in 2010.

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