Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 1/17/12
After 19 weeks the NFL is down to its final four.  Four teams with a singular goal; to earn a trip to Indianapolis and Super Bowl XLVI, for the opportunity at immortality and to be called World Champions. In the NFC, Eli Manning and the New York Giants will travel out west to take on Jim Harbaugh’s San Francisco 49ers.  Who will win, who will lose, who’s going to the Super Bowl?  Find out in this NFC Championship pick and prediction. These two teams met back in Week 10 of the NFL regular season with the 49ers winning 27-20.  Whatever you do, don’t look to that game for insight as to who will win this one as both teams are different than they were nine weeks ago.  The 49ers are on the brink of a return to glory.  A win over the Giants would send them to their first Super Bowl since 1995 when they beat the San Diego Chargers.  Fast forward 17 years and Jim Harbaugh has the opportunity to get to the Super Bowl in his first year as 49ers head coach.  Ironically, the last rookie head coach to go to the Super Bowl was former 49ers coach George Seifart [...]
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