In the NFC Championship, the Atlanta Falcons faced the San Francisco 49ers. The Falcons were led by QB Matt Ryan and WR Julio Jones. Atlanta jumped out to a 17-0 lead. But by halftime the score was 24-14, with QB Colin Kaepernick’s TD pass. In the 2nd half, the Falcons were held scoreless. But RB Frank Gore and RB LeMichael James each scored touchdowns for the 49ers, allowing them to reach Super Bowl XLVII. San Francisco will play either Baltimore or New England.