NFC Championship

Kyle Williams #10 of the San Francisco Giants. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Williams Gets Death Wishes, 49ers Defend Him

Kyle Williams is ignoring the barrage of hateful, hurtful, even threatening comments he has received via social media in the aftermath of his ill-timed fumble that cost the San Francisco 49ers the NFC championship game against New York.


New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers

Giants-49ers NFC Title Game Drew Huge TV Audience

The New York Giants’ overtime victory over the San Francisco 49ers was the third-most watched conference championship game in 30 years.


Kyle Williams #10 of the San Francisco Giants. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Analysis: Williams Fumbled Away 49ers Super Bowl Chances

Kyle Williams fumbled the punt that ultimately ended the San Francisco 49ers’ quest for a Super Bowl berth.


Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants is tackled by Ray McDonald #91 and Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Championship Game at Candlestick Park on January 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Drop NFC Title Game In OT, 20-17

Lawrence Tynes kicked a winning 31-yard field goal in sudden-death overtime and New York beat the San Francisco 49ers 20-17 in the NFC championship game.


Ted Ginn opened the season by scoring on both a kickoff and punt — in a 58-second span — against the Seattle Seahawks. He finished it third and fourth in kickoff (27.6 yards) and punt returns (12.3), respectively.

49ers WR Ginn Out For NFC Title Game

Wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. is out of the NFC championship game for San Francisco with an injured right knee.


Giants & 49ers helmets. (Chris Graythen/Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Keys To A 49ers Victory Over The Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS Sports) — There are three keys to a San Francisco 49ers victory over the New York Giants in Sunday’s NFC Championship game, according to CBS Sports experts: 1) Find an unsung hero […]


D.J. Ware #28 of the New York Giants is tackled by NaVorro Bowman #53 of the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on November 13, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Film Review Of Last 49ers-Giants Game Offers Few Insights

These teams gave us a very good game back in Week 10 from which we came away truly believing for the first time that San Francisco’s old school style might actually still work in today’s pass-happy NFL.


Giants, 49ers helmets (Getty Images)

49ers, Giants Set To Renew Playoff Rivalry For NFC Crown

The San Francisco 49ers host the New York Giants in the NFC championship game Sunday for a shot at the Super Bowl.


Fans gather outside the NFC Divisional playoff game between the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Top 49er Faithful Psyched For NFC Title Game

“This has been a special season and it wouldn’t be without our great fans,” team president Jed York said.


Coit Tower in red, to mark the San Francisco 49ers playoff run. (CBS)

49ers Fever Across SF, City Lit Up In Red & Gold

Many other city landmarks have been lit up in 49er colors in anticipation of the NFC Championship Sunday.





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