CenturyLink field, home to this weekend’s NFC Championship game and the Seattle Seahawks, is perhaps the loudest sporting venue on earth and can be a real advantage for the home team. Just how loud is it?
As the biggest game in the history of the short rivalry between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks approaches, Seahawks fans in the Bay Area are bracing for an intense week of trash-talking.
Ice cream, chocolate, and Bloody Mary mix embody San Francisco and Seattle’s food scene, if the mayors’ 49ers v. Seahawks bets on Sunday’s game are any indication.
Jim Harbaugh pirouetted in frustration following a personal foul on Dan Skuta. He got hit with his own unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for arguing following a catch by Vernon Davis that went to review before being ruled a touchdown.
With both San Francisco and Seattle winning their respective NFC Divisional Round games, the NFC will be sending a member of the West to the Super Bowl, but which team will it be?
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.