A YouTube video purporting to lay bare a conspiracy that the NFC Championship game between Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers was rigged in the Seahawks’ favor was gaining legions of viewers after being published this week.
The NFC Championship Game came down to the 49ers offense verses the Seahawk defense, and Seattle’s number one ranked defense prevailed. San Francisco got the ball down six with the chance to pull off the upset but couldn’t make one more big play against their opponent.
While John Madden was glad the 49ers were able to handle Seattle’s deafening crowd levels, he saw trouble early on.
Russell Wilson threw a 35-yard touchdown pass on fourth down and Seattle’s top-ranked defense forced two late turnovers, lifting the Seahawks into their second Super Bowl with a 23-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers for the NFC championship Sunday.
San Francisco All-Pro linebacker NaVorro Bowman left Sunday’s NFC championship game in the fourth quarter after suffering a serious left knee injury.
A Seattle Seahawks logo made of snow didn’t stand a chance at Northstar ski resort near Truckee on Saturday.
Big, bad football players don’t get intimidated. Not by noise, weather, statistics or hard hits. Tell that to the two defenses about to attempt to dominate the NFC championship game Sunday. Or to the offenses, for that matter.
As excitement grows across the Bay Area ahead of Sunday’s NFC Championship game, a Vallejo tattoo shop is launching a special promotion for die-hard fans of the San Francisco 49ers.
Believe it or not, there are some Bay Area residents who won’t be joining their neighbors on the ‘Quest for Six’ this weekend when the 49ers face the Seattle Seahawks with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line. So where will ‘Hawks fans be flying their “12th Man” flags locally?
In anticipation of the AFC and NFC Championship games this weekend, we’ve pulled together America’s leading sportscasters to make their predictions and picks for Patriots-Broncos and 49ers-Seahawks.