Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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 Patriots game that will determine their opponent in Super Bowl XLVII. A victory in New Orleans on Feb. 3 would allow San Francisco to match the Pittsburgh Steelers as the only six-time Super Bowl champions. 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 1:13 to play was broken up by NaVorro Bowman. Atlanta was able to force a San Francisco punt, but the Falcons got the ball back with...
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