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By Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writer Saturday, January 19, 2013 NFC: 49ers (12-4-1) at Falcons (14-3)Both teams seek their first Super Bowl berth since the 1990s. The 49ers have great balance. They have a hard-nosed defense that makes moving the bal…
Falcons' stadium opposition signals public shiftUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetATLANTA (AP) -- Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank will watch his team host an NFC championship game for the first time Sunday, and if he gets his way, he'll soon be sitting in the owner's box of a $1 billion retractable-roof stadium downtown.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders chose a coordinator to get their offense back to a power-running scheme suited to star back Darren McFadden.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetIt is such a shame that great athletes and their accomplishments are measured by championships. You say that when you look at the body of work that Tony Gonzalez has amassed over 16 NFL seasons.Source: nydailynews.com
On the road to AtlantaUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetTAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT -- I’m about to fly to Atlanta to get in position to cover Sunday’s NFC Championship Game between the San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons. I’ll be joined by colleagues Ashley Fox, John Clayton and Mike Sando. We’llSource: ESPN.com
Film of the NFC South chatUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetLet’s take a look at the team-by-team highlights from Friday’s NFC South chat: ATLANTA FALCONS Eric (Atlanta): Can Sidbury help if Abe is unable to play effectively. He sure seems to have gotten on the coaches' bad side in the last year or two. If notSource: ESPN.com