Originally written January 20, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
After going into the second half down by ten with a score of 24-14 and recovering from a once 17-0 deficit in the second quarter, the San Francisco 49ers rallied to the occasion and advanced to Super Bowl XLVII. For the second week in a row the Atlanta Falcons surrendered a major lead but have come up short this time to execute a last minute, game winning drive. Colin Kaepernick and Frank Gore were the major players for the 49ers but certainly not the only ones who fought hard and dug deep to pull out the victory. Kaepernick showed poise in the pocket by going 16 of 21 on the day for 233 yards and a touchdown. Gore contributed heavily as well with two touchdowns off of 21 touches for 90 yards reported ESPN.com. The only question that now remains is who will meet them in the biggest game of the NFL season, the Baltimore Ravens or the New England Patriots? Will it be a Harbaugh Super Bowl or will the Patriots deliver with their consistent, successful play and return to the Super Bowl for the second year in a row? The San Francisco 49ers are 5-0 in the Super Bowl and they are now searching for win number six to tie them with the Pittsburgh Steelers with the most Super Bowl rings of all-time. The Super Bowl will be played on Sunday, February 3, 2013 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans; kickoff will be at 6:30 p.m.  Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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