You could easily walk past Chad Hall on the street and never guess at his occupation: NFL player. As the photo he Tweeted while flying to the NFC Championship game shows, Hall looks more like a snowboarder or the young guy working at your local sporting goods store.
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.
San Francisco set an NFC Championship record with a 17-point comeback win by shutting out a Falcons team that put up 24 first half points. What it tells me is that this 49er team can win even when it’s not playing its best football.
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.
Eddie DeBartolo, Jr. hasn’t owned the San Francisco 49ers for nearly 13 years, but that certainly doesn’t mean he’s not a fan of the franchise. “This is a warm-up game” for the Super Bowl, Debortolo said from along the sidelines in Atlanta after the 49ers rallied for a 28-24 victory over the Falcons.
Tempers flared for two fans outside the Georgia Dome following the San Francisco 49ers NFC title game victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
Crowds spilled into the streets in parts of San Francisco’s Mission and Excelsior districts Sunday afternoon following the 49ers’ 28-24 victory over the Atlanta Falcons in the National Football Conference Championship Game, according to police.
Four-time Super Bowl Quarterback Joe Montana delivered some news to Atlanta that they didn’t want to hear. The San Francisco 49ers legend, in an interview on CBS Radio’s 92.9 The Game in Atlanta about the upcoming NFC Championship Game, predicted that the 49ers will go all the way to the Super Bowl.
This is the first time Colin Kaepernick has appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated, and the first time a 49er was featured on the cover since Jan. 23, 2012.
Remember the old days–oh, about two months ago, when there was a raging debate in the Bay Area about who should be playing quarterback for the 49ers?