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By David Purdum ATLANTA -- The San Francisco 49ers are headed to the Super Bowl for the first time in 18 years. All it took was the biggest comeback win in NFC Championship Game history. Frank Gore scored two touchdowns, helping the 49ers overcome an early 17-0 deficit and beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 Sunday at the Georgia Dome. The 49ers now await the winner of the Baltimore-New England game to see who they will play in Super Bowl XLVII. The 49ers trailed the entire game until Gore's 9-yard touchdown run gave San Francisco its first lead with 8:23 to play. The Falcons drove to the San Francisco 10-yard line on their ensuing drive, but Ryan's pass over the middle to Roddy White on fourth down with 1:25 to play was broken up by Navorro Bowman. Just like in last week's win over Seattle, the Falcons jumped out quickly. Ryan threw touchdown passes of 46 and 20 yards to Julio Jones, and Matt Bryant made a 35-yard field goal to put Atlanta up 17-0 early in the se...
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With the team trailing by three points late in the fourth quarter, San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore took the ball nine yards for the game winning touchdown. San Francisco’s defense was able to hold on to the lead and beat the Falcons 28-24. However, one of the best moments of the day came when Gore decided to celebrate his touchdown with the dirty bird. Check out the...
After scoring the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, San Francisco 49ers runningback Frank Gore added insult to injury when he did the Atlanta Falcons Dirty Bird touchdown celebration. Gore did the dance for a brief moment before waving off the celebration that was made popular by Falcons runningback Jamaal Anderson during the 1998 season.
ATLANTA -- Frank Gore ran for a pair of second-half touchdowns and the 49ers rebounded from a 17-0 deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 in the NFC championship game Sunday, sending San Francisco to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1995.
The top-seeded Falcons (14-4) tried to pull out another season-saving drive at the end, but Matt Ryan's fourth-down pass for Roddy...
Colin Kaepernick has established a new name for himself. Colin Dappernick, yes, because of the stylish way he carries himself. 16 meaningful completions on 21 attempts for 233 yards, Dappernick’s pinpoint accuracy in his first Conference Championship Game reminded me of another sophomore quarterback that took his team and won on the road: Tom Brady in Pittsburgh (2001). The excessively...
The San Francisco 49ers are on their way to a sixth Super Bowl appearance after defeating the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 on Sunday.
Here's what the coaches and players had to say following the victory via 49ers.com:
Coach Jim Harbaugh: “I think winning the George Halas Trophy that’s a huge accomplishment, It’s another
Frank Gore ran for a pair of second-half touchdowns and the 49ers rebounded from a 17-0 deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 in the NFC championship game Sunday, sending San Francisco to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1995.
The top-seeded Falcons (14-4) tried to pull out another season-saving drive at the end, but Matt Ryan's fourth-down pass for Roddy White with...
San Francisco 49ers source doesn't believe 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree will be charged in the events that led to a sexual assault investigation, saying he "highly, highly doubted." A second female witness backed up
Bucs will have another member of the team going to the Pro Bowl next week. Rookie running back Doug Martin will be joining teammates Vincent Jackson and Gerald McCoy in Hawaii. Martin replaces San Francisco 49ers’ running back Frank Gore after they defeated the Atlanta Falcons and move on to the Super Bowl. Martin broke the Bucs franchise rookie record for rushing yards with...
The San Francisco 49ers face the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship on Sunday. Below are some notable quotes from this weeks press conference's by several 49ers players and coach Jim Harbaugh, provided by the NFL. QB Colin Kaepernick: Can you talk about that process when you tuck it into Frank Gore? Click Link Below to Read More!
The San Francisco 49ers overcame an early 17-point deficit, and multiple mistakes along the way, to defeat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 at the Georgia Dome. Frank Gore was the work horse for San Francisco scoring both of the team's second half touchdowns, including a nine-yard run with eight minutes remaining which put the visitors ahead for good. Vernon Davis had his breakout...
ATLANTA -- The San Francisco 49ers are headed to the Super Bowl for the first time in 18 years. All it took was the biggest comeback win in NFC Championship Game history. Frank Gore scored two touchdowns, helping the 49ers overcome an early 17-0 deficit and beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 Sunday at the Georgia Dome. The 49ers now await the winner of the Baltimore Ravens-New England...