Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/20/13
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 second quarter...
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