It’s hard to believe that it doesn’t happen more often, but the two top seeds in the NFC did their job; they protected home field and have advanced to meet each other for the right to head to New Orleans as the NFC representative in the Super Bowl.
With a dominating performance over my preseason Super Bowl pick, the Niners demolished the Packers to head to Atlanta to take on the team that just beat the hottest team in the NFL in the Seahawks.
San Francisco 49ers (2) @ Atlanta Falcons (1)
For those who turned the Seattle and Atlanta game off after the third quarter last week, you missed something remarkable. It was almost the second biggest comeback in NFL postseason history, but Matt Ryan decided he was tired of being “the guy who can’t win a playoff game” and, with the help of Tony Gonzalez, marched down the field in under thirty seconds to set up the winning field goal.
A lot of people are taking away from the Falcons performance because they actually lost the lead after being up...