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ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 08: Steven Jackson #39 of the Atlanta Falcons rushes out away from the Cincinnati Bengals at Georgia Dome on August 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Steven Jackson Provides The Falcons With A Much Needed Boost

Quarterback Matt Ryan set five Falcons single-season passing records. While impressive, it made the Falcons one-dimensional, relying too much on their aerial attack. With the addition of All-Pro running back Steven Jackson, the Falcons can now be dangerous both through the air and on the ground.

08/28/2013

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers runs the ball against nose tackle B.J. Raji #90 of the Green Bay Packers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Candlestick Park on January 12, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

49ers Open 2013 Season Hosting Packers; Final Monday Night At Falcons

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The NFL unveiled the 2013 schedule Thursday, pitting the Green Bay Packers against the 49ers in San Francisco Sept. 8 to open the season. The NFC champion 49ers beat the […]

04/18/2013

Quarterback T.J Yates #13 of the Houston Texans fumbles the ball after being pressured by defensive tackle Vance Walker #99 of the Atlanta Falcons on December 4, 2011 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. (Source: Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Raiders Sign Former Falcons DT Walker

The Oakland Raiders signed former Atlanta defensive tackle Vance Walker to a free-agent contract on Monday in the latest move to upgrade a depleted defense.

03/18/2013

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 20: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates in the locker room after the 49ers defeat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 in the NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on January 20, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Falcons Start Fast, But 49ers Rally Late To Advance To Super Bowl

In a game where the momentum switched hands several times, the 49ers were able to make one more play than the Falcons and will represent the NFC in the Super Bowl. San Francisco bounced back from a slow start, and in the end, outplayed the home team. The 49ers have earned themselves a trip to New Orleans, where they will look to reach the pinnacle of the sport.

01/21/2013

Frank Gore TD

49ers Head To Super Bowl, Beating Falcons 28-24

Frank Gore ran for a pair of second-half touchdowns and the 49ers rebounded from a 17-0 deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 in the NFC championship game Sunday, sending San Francisco to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1995.

01/20/2013

San Francisco 49ers v New England Patriots

49ers’ Comeback Over Falcons Spurred By Defense

The 49ers defense needed time to warm up, then shut out the Falcons in the second half and allow San Francisco to stage a record rally in the NFC championship game. Linebacker NaVorro Bowman knocked away a fourth-down pass intended for Roddy White with 1:13 left helped preserve a 28-24 victory.

01/20/2013

NFC Championship - San Francisco 49ers v Atlanta Falcons

Man Stabbed In Falcons-49ers Post-Game Fan Fight

Tempers flared for two fans outside the Georgia Dome following the San Francisco 49ers NFC title game victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

01/20/2013

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 30: John Abraham #55 of the Atlanta Falcons reacts after injuring his leg against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Georgia Dome on December 30, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

49ers and Falcons Will Hope Injuries Don’t Hinder Their Defense

Both NFC teams have to be pleased with their injury status’ entering the biggest game of the season (so far). With no injuries forcing a player out of action, the NFC Championship will have both teams’ full roster on display. There is one defensive playmaker on each side that that will be less then 100% though, and this could be important in a game in which both teams will need as much help as possible to stop their opponent from scoring.

01/19/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 19: Head coach Jim Harbaugh talks to Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers in the second quarter against the Chicago Bears at Candlestick Park on November 19, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Media Swarms Harbaugh, Kaepernick Before Flight To Atlanta

The 49ers’ coach and star quarterback talked to the media at their final practice before heading to Atlanta for Sunday’s NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons.

01/18/2013

Alicia Keys & Beyonce (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Alicia Keys & Beyonce To Perform At Super Bowl

R&B singer Alicia Keys is adding her voice to the Super Bowl show. Keys along with Beyonce Knowles has been lined up to perform at the NFL championship game…

01/18/2013

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