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Back in the NFC championship game, the San Francisco 49ers are confident they can take that next step this year behind multi-threat quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
The top-seeded Atlanta Falcons look at their first playoff victory under coach Mike Smith as nothing more than clearing the first hurdle on the way to achieving the ultimate goal.
The conference's top two teams meet Sunday at the Georgia Dome with a berth in Super Bowl XLVII on the line.
"You're already amped up for the game, but guys get a little more amped up for championship games," San Francisco defensive lineman Ray McDonald told the team's official website. "When you're growing up, these are the kind of games you want to be in."
It's no great surprise Atlanta (14-3) and San Francisco (12-4-1) have reached this point as both were among the favorites to represent the NFC in New Orleans on Feb. 3.
The Falcons cruised to the South title while securing the conference's best ...
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Memes in general have been around for long enough now that they practically seem old hat. Nonetheless, that isn’t stopping Colin Kaepernick from inspiring some followers. The second-year quarterback’s signature touchdown move — which actually isn’t all that different from Tebowing, minus the kneel — has already caught on online, prompting a slew of imitating pictures across...
If there is one thing to take away from the 444-yard, four touchdown performance of San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick Saturday night in a 45-31 victory over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Divisional Playoffs, its that Kaepernick is damn good and his value in terms of fantasy football is about to skyrocket. At least it should. 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh was...
Well we are finally here. The NFC Championship game has arrived and the Falcons and Niners are 60 minutes away from making their Super Bowl aspirations a reality. San Francisco is going to bring their stout defense and emerging quarterback phenom, Colin Kaepernick, into the ATL with a lot of confidence after dispatching the Green Bay Packers last Saturday 45-31 in Candlestick.While...
Since week eleven of the NFL regular season the San
Francisco 49ers’ quarterback sensation, Colin Kaepernick, has replaced one man,
shocked thousands, and has set records for many more young men to come. Kaepernick
rose to the ranks of starting quarterback after Alex Smith suffered a
concussion in a game against the St. Louis Rams. While Smith was forced to sit the
It was one heck of a Divisional Round weekend. The Ravens stunned the Broncos at Mile High, Colin Kaepernick was the star as the 49ers beat the Packers, the Falcons overcame a huge 4th quarter comeback by the Seahawks to win, and finally, the Patriots held off a late rally by the Texans. Now, it’s the Conference Championship Round. Four teams are just one step away from the Super...
Atlanta Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan admits he has fond memories of his time coaching the San Francisco 49ers.
"I have great memories of the place. A lot of good things happened there as well,"Nolan said. "Obviously, getting fired is not a good thing. But nonetheless, there's a lot of players still playing there that we added I obviously look forward
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Even though none of the Atlanta Falcons would publicly acknowledge the heightened pressure to win leading up to Sunday's playoff clash with the Seahawks, make no mistake, the anxiety was real.
Alas, having finally earned that first playoff triumph of the Mike Smith era -- a miraculous 30-28 victory over the Seahawks -- the Falcons seemingly could breathe...
San Francisco 49ers @ Atlanta FalconsNFC ChampionshipSaturday, January 20th, 2013 @ 3:00 PM ET on FOXMike - I think I owe an apology to Colin Kaepernick, as I thought he would be the downfall of the 49ers, instead he went out and set the NFL record for most rushing yards by a QB in a game. Woops.With the 49ers coming into Atlanta, I think the Falcons will be somewhat prepared for...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.) By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer Mike Nolan's 3 1/2-year tenure as coach for the San Francisco 49ers offered few highlights on the field.
An 18-37 record before a mid-season firing in 2008. No playoff berths for a franchise used to winning championships. A parade of offensive coordinators unable to develop Alex Smith at quarterback.
Yet to call...