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2013 NFC Championship: 49ers comeback win sends San Francisco to a sixth Super Bowl

The 49ers battled back from a 20-point deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game.

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Jenkins not forgotten in San Francisco

Despite failing to a record a reception during the season, A.J. Jenkins remains ahead of Chad Hall on San Francisco's depth chart, as the 49ers get ready to take on the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII.

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David Akers' struggles

David Akers has had one of his worst seasons to date. What will happen if the 49ers have to depend on him in the Super Bowl?

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Mike Smith says 'We just came up short'

Mike Smith spoke about the Falcons NFC Championship loss on Monday, acknowledging about how close they were to the Super Bowl. Here's what he had to say.

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Falcons fan pistol-whips TV

This video is probably faked, but that doesn't mean it's not real. NSFW language warning, because you don't bash electronics without using certain words.

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49ers defense comes up big in 2nd half vs. Falcons

After a shaky first half, the San Francisco defense pitched a shutout in the second half, paving the way for the 49ers to make the Super Bowl.

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Oh brother

The conference championship dust has settled. The San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens will play for the Lombardi Trophy in New Orleans.

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Fan stabbed after Falcons loss to 49ers

An incident between two fans occurred after the NFC Championship outside the Georgia Dome on Sunday evening. Here's the latest on the altercation.

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Matt Ryan injury: Falcons QB has sprained AC joint

The Falcons lost in the NFC Championship and their star quarterback walked away with an injury. Here's the latest on Matt Ryan's shoulder.

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49ers upend Falcons in NFC Championship

San Francisco is Super Bowl bound. We recap the game that brought the 49ers to the promised land.

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Vernon Davis, Julio Jones stand out with big games

Vernon Davis and Julio Jones were the two breakout stars in Sunday's wild NFC Championship game.

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Were the Falcons robbed?

NaVorro Bowman may have committed pass interference on the Falcons' fourth down play in the waning minutes of the fourth quarter.

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49ers make the Super Bowl, Twitter reacts

Here's the best the Internet had to offer in the immediate aftermath of the 49ers win over the Falcons in the NFC Championship game.

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LeBron's Super Bowl

All it needs is it's own ESPN primetime special.

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Arthur Blank has a sad

"Mr. Blank, how does it feel to watch your team lose another playoff game in soul-crushing fashion?"

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49ers win

The San Francisco 49ers found themselves in a deep hole, but unlike their division rivals, they managed to dig themselves out.

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Dynasty renewed?

Colin Kaepernick took over as quarterback mid-season and sparked a San Francisco 49ers squad based on defense by giving them a valuable running game. Now they have won the NFC Championship game. They'll try to win their sixth Super Bowl in six tries.

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JIM HARBAUGH IS FREAKING OUT

A catch? ARE YOU KIDDING ME? [expletive] [expletive] -Jim Harbaugh, probably.

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Frank Gore does the dirty bird... kind of

It looks like the Niners are trying to clip the Falcons' wings, but you don't disrespect the native dance.

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Gatorade, you nasty

The 49ers quarterback is not enthused about new butt-flavored Gatorade. Or something.

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Niners take first lead

Frank Gore zipped into the end zone from nine yards out to give the 49ers their first lead of the NFC Championship game.

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Dunta Robinson makes huge play at goal line

With all of the momentum headed towards the road team, the Falcons veteran corner forced the ball to the ground.

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Jim Harbaugh pumped for first time ever

Can't be true. You'll have to see it to believe it.

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Jim Harbaugh isn't thrilled about that missed FG

A kicker who got cut from his last team after missing a big-time playoff field goal missed a big-time playoff field goal?

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Matt Ryan loses his cool

That's cold Matt...

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Michael Turner (ankle) is questionable to return

Atlanta Falcons RB Michael Turner injured his ankle and his return is questionable.

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Jimmy Johnson is at a loss for words

Humminah humminah...

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Usher thinks the NFC Championship is like OMG

As long as he doesn't wanna make love in this dome. Love in this dome. In this dome again.

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Tony Gonzalez is still amazing

Tony Gonzalez scored with 29 seconds left before the half to put the Falcons up, 24-14, over the 49ers.

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Julio Jones has huge first half for Falcons

Catching six passes and two touchdowns, Atlanta Falcons' wide receiver Julio Jones has been doing it all.

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Vernon Davis scores, finds a rhythm on the field

The NFC Championship is underway as the 49ers trail the Falcons. With some help from tight end Vernon Davis, San Francisco is trying to climb back into this game.

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NFC Championship score update

San Francisco is coming back to make it interesting before the half, but the Falcons strike last.

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Kaepernick speaks!

Uh, don't read lips here, kiddos.

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49ers score, still down 17-7

The San Francisco 49ers have scored their first touchdown of the game, but is the hole they're in too much?

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Falcons fan signs working blue

Imagine the conversation that went into making this sign.

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Falcons dominating 49ers in second quarter

It's the Julio Jones show in Atlanta, as the Falcons are dominating the 49ers 17-0 in the second quarter.

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Julio Jones takes out security guard

Now, now Julio ...

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DeCoud Party Dance in NFC Championship

After a huge stop on third down, DeCoud just couldn't help himself. Watch how he breaks it down.

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Falcons take early lead, 7-0

The Atlanta Falcons are the first to score in Sunday's NFC Championship.

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Falcons, 49ers to miss a few in NFC title game

The Falcons and 49ers will be without some key performers in their NFC Championship Game showdown.

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Championship Sunday live blog

Follow all the action from the NFC and AFC Championship games with SB Nation's live blog.

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Every parent's dream

Being a proud parent transcends silly fan statuary.

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Vernon Davis could be a problem

The Falcons defense has struggled against tight ends at times this season and will now have the challenge of trying to slow Vernon Davis.

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NFL playoff schedule 2013: AFC, NFC Championships

The AFC and NFC Championship games are set to be played on Sunday as it will be decided who represents each conference in Super Bowl XLVII.

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How to watch 49ers vs. Falcons

The 49ers head to Atlanta to take on the Falcons for the NFC Championship. Find out how to watch and listen to the game here.

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NFC title players and their recruiting stories

The NFC Championship game will feature plenty of prominent recruiting stories, like the tale of 49ers starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

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Falcons announce honorary captains for Sunday

Steve Bartowski, Warrick Dunn, Tommy Nobis, Jeff Van Note and Jessie Tuggle will represent the Falcons as honorary captains on Sunday.

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Colin Kaepernick is a dangerous man

What make the 49ers quarterback such a matchup nightmare for the Falcons this weekend?

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The game of the Millennium of the week!

The game of the Millennium of the week!

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You otter root for the Falcons

Otters are the cutest animals. Otters are Atlanta Falcons fans. The math is simple.

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The 49ers vs. Falcons by the numbers

What do the stats have to say about the Falcons and 49ers?

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Harbaugh praises LaMichael, Gore 'hated' Pistol O

The 49ers held a press conference today, and the running game was at the forefront of the discussion.

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Gonzalez' retirement moves closer, teammate says

According to Falcons backup tight end Michael Palmer, future hall of fame tight end Tony Gonzalez is "97-percent sure" that he'll retire now that he's won a playoff game.

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Punching the ticket to New Orleans

Championship weekend is here and it looks an awful lot like last year's Championship weekend. Back are the 49ers, Patriots and Ravens, who all played on Championship weekend last season. Gone are the Giants, in are the Falcons. The action starts on Sunday. Who will meet in the Super Bowl?

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49ers favored vs Falcons

Atlanta almost always beats San Francisco, but bettors on the NFC championship odds menu don't think it will happen Sunday. Check out the Falcons vs 49ers matchup report, latest point spread and trends.

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49ers heavy favorites over Falcons

The San Francisco 49ers are the favorites to win the NFC Championship game, despite playing against the No. 1 seeded Atlanta Falcons on the road.

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49ers, Falcons injury report

The San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons have some injury concerns with notable defensive linemen, but are relatively healthy otherwise.

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Harbaugh: Niners 'determined and focused'

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh met with the media on Wednesday, and noted that his 49ers and "determined and focused," as the Niners get ready to take on the Falcons in the NFC title game.

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Mike Nolan ready to face his former team

Nolan calls Colin Kaepernick a "chore."

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49ers, Falcons matchups to watch

A look at how the San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons match up heading into the NFC Championship game.

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5 key plays for the 49ers

In his latest video, 49ers blogger David Fucillo discusses five plays that helped the 49ers make it to the NFC Championship Game.

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VIDEO: NFC championship game preview

The top two seeds in the NFC are all set to play for the right to go to the Super Bowl. The No. 1 seed Atlanta Falcons will host the No. 2 seed San Francisco 49ers on Sunday afternoon. This is our video

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Lewis, Willis watch game together on phones

The linebackers used their phones to watch the final minutes of Sunday's game.

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Falcon quest

The San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons will fight for their Super Bowl hopes on Sunday at the Georgia Dome.

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Abraham's ankle

Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith is optimistic that John Abraham will practice later this week, and play on Sunday, when the Falcons host the San Francisco 49ers.

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NFC Championship preview

The Atlanta Falcons will look to sustain the momentum from a dramatic finish as they host the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game.

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Falcon thriller

The Atlanta Falcons kicked a last-second field goal to beat the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday and advance to the NFC Championship game.

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49ers to face Falcons in the NFC Championship

After this weekend's slate of NFC Divisional Playoff games, the conference title has been determined. Next weekend, the San Francisco 49ers will take on the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome.

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