NFC championship game
In the wake of the end zone interception that ended the 49ers season in Seattle Sunday, some fans are questioning the play of quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
There’s no post-season holiday for San Francisco 49ers coaches following the loss to Seattle in the NFC Championship game. “They usually get right to work,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
For all the noise about, well, the noise, neither the 49ers nor Seahawks have a distinct advantage for Sunday’s NFC championship game.
From the first kickoff back in September, the 49ers and Seahawks seemed destined to meet for the NFC title.
The 3 big names dealing with injuries heading into the NFC Championship Game could all play. The 49ers figure to have both Carlos Rogers and Will Tukuafu ready to go, while Seattle’s Percy Harvin is a big question mark and will remain so up until kickoff.
Seattle Seahawks fans, the loudest in the NFL, will be working hard to disrupt the 49ers offense in Sunday’s NFC Championship game in Seattle. “We always talk about the crowd and how hard it is to play for the opponent,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “But the defense doesn’t have that problem.
Statistics show fewer penalties are called in NFL playoff games than in regular season games.
The Seahawks-49ers rivalry might just be the best in the country as the teams prepare for Sunday’s NFC Championship game in Seattle. “They play every year, and they play every year two times, at home and home, and you develop history,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
Seattle coach Pete Carroll said he won’t know Harvin’s status for the NFC Championship game against the 49ers until Wednesday or Thursday.
With the Seattle Seahawks limiting public release of National Football Conference championship game tickets to buyers in the Pacific Northwest, Bay Area 49er fans are being forced to buy their tickets secondhand – at a significant markup.