Falcons fall to 49ers

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San Francisco 49ers' Chris Culliver (29) intercepts a pass in front of Atlanta Falcons' Roddy White during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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The San Francisco 49ers bench erupts after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoJohn Bazemore)
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Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan walks off the field as the San Francisco 49ers celebrate after the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Superbowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Atlanta Falcons' Stephen Nicholas (54) tries to grab the ball after it was stripped by Dunta Robinson (23) from San Francisco 49ers' Michael Crabtree (15) during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The Falcons recovered the fumble. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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A San Francisco 49ers fan react after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh hugs Vernon Davis after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh celebrates with his team after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers' Frank Gore holds up a championship hat during the George Halas Trophy presentation after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick celebrates after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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A San Francisco 49ers fan shows off his tattoo after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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San Francisco 49ers fans react after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Superbowl XLVII. (AP PhotoJohn Bazemore)
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San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick has water thrown on him as he celebrates with teammates after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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The San Francisco 49ers celebrate with head coach Jim Harbaugh, center, after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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Atlanta Falcons fans sit in the stands after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick has water thrown on him as he celebrates with teammates after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers' NaVorro Bowman, Darcel McBath and LaMichael James celebrate as time runs out in the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Superbowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan walks off the field after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Superbowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick celebrates with Anthony Davis after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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Atlanta Falcons' Dunta Robinson hugs Sean Weatherspoon after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoJohn Bazemore)
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San Francisco 49ers players celebrate after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick celebrates with teammates after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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Atlanta Falcons fans react after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh celebrates with Ray McDonald after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) walks off the field as time runs out in the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Superbowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers' Ricky Jean Francois reacts after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Superbowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick, right, talks to Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan after the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Atlanta Falcons' Todd McClure walks off the field after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh runs onto the field with an assistant after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Superbowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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Atlanta Falcons' Harry Douglas makes a catch during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoJohn Bazemore)
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San Francisco 49ers' Patrick Willis (52) tackles Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan (2) after a short run during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan passes over San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoJohn Bazemore)
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San Francisco quarterback 49ers Colin Kaepernick, left, speaks with Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Superbowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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Atlanta Falcons' Roddy White (84) breaks up a pass intended for San Francisco 49ers' Carlos Rogers during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Atlanta Falcons' Dunta Robinson celebrates after stripping the ball from San Francisco 49ers' Michael Crabtree during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Atlanta Falcons' Dunta Robinson strips the ball from San Francisco 49ers' Michael Crabtree during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The Falcons recovered the fumble. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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Atlanta Falcons' Dunta Robinson reacts after stripping the ball from San Francisco 49ers' Michael Crabtree during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers' Michael Crabtree (15) looses the ball during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The Falcons recovered the fumble. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis flys past the ball during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis carries the ball as Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Stephen Nicholas chases him during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoJohn Bazemore)
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San Francisco 49ers' Michael Crabtree (15) loses the ball neat the goal line during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The Falcons recovered the fumble. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick passes the ball during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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Atlanta Falcons' Stephen Nicholas (54) tries to grab the ball after it was stripped by Dunta Robinson (23) from San Francisco 49ers' Michael Crabtree (15) during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The Falcons recovered the fumble. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith reacts after recovering a fumble during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith recovers a fumble in front of Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoJohn Bazemore)
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San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith reacts after recovering a fumble during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers' David Akers watches his missed field goal during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith (99) celebrates after recovering a fumble during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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Atlanta Falcons' Tony Gonzalez walks off the field after being defeated by the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Super Bowl XLVII. (AP PhotoJohn Bazemore)
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San Francisco 49ers kicker David Akers, second right, walks off the field after missing a field goal during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is taken down by San Francisco 49ers' Parys Haralson during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan looks at San Francisco 49ers' Chris Culliver (29) after throwing an interception during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers' Chris Culliver intercepts a pass in front of Atlanta Falcons' Harry Douglas (83) during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoJohn Bazemore)
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) tries to get away from San Francisco 49ers' Isaac Sopoaga during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers' Frank Gore breaks away for a five-yard touchdown run during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick (7) celebrates with Leonard Davis and Daniel Kilgore (67) after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Superbowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh celebrates with Colin Kaepernick (7) after a touchdown during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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Atlanta Falcons' Dunta Robinson sits on the bench after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Superbowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Atlanta Falcons' Dunta Robinson sits on the team bench after being defeated by San Francisco 49ers in the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The 49ers won 28-24 to advance to Superbowl XLVII. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Atlanta Falcons free safety Thomas DeCoud reaches for San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Randy Moss during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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San Francisco 49ers' Frank Gore rushes for a five-yard touchdown during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. Left is Atlanta Falcons' Akeem Dent and William Moore. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers' Frank Gore gets away from Atlanta Falcons' Jonathan Babineaux (95) for a five-yard touchdown run during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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San Francisco 49ers' Frank Gore gets away from Atlanta Falcons' Jonathan Babineaux (95) for a five-yard touchdown run during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick walks off the field during halftime of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Atlanta Falcons' Julio Jones (11) catches a pass in front of San Francisco 49ers' Tarell Brown (25) during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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Fans cheer during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game between the Atlanta Falcons and the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Atlanta Falcons' Tony Gonzalez reacts after catching a 10-yard touchdown pass during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoJohn Bazemore)
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Atlanta Falcons' Dunta Robinson strips the ball from San Francisco 49ers' Michael Crabtree during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. The Falcons recovered the fumble. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan passes the ball during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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Atlanta Falcons' Tony Gonzalez catches a 10-yard touchdown pass in front of San Francisco 49ers' Donte Whitner (31) during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. Center is 49ers Patrick Willis. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan passes the ball during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Atlanta Falcons' Tony Gonzalez celebrates after his 10-yard touchdown catch during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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Atlanta Falcons' Tony Gonzalez reacts after his 10-yard touchdown reception during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Atlanta Falcons' Tony Gonzalez reacts after his 10-yard touchdown reception during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan signals the line during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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The Atlanta Falcons cheerleaders preform during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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The Atlanta Falcons cheerleaders preform during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Atlanta Falcons' Tony Gonzalez celebrates after his 10-yard touchdown reception during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Atlanta Falcons' Tony Gonzalez (88) is congratulated by Michael Palmer after his 10-yard touchdown catch during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James reacts to a play during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick passes the ball during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis catches a pass in front of Atlanta Falcons' Thomas DeCoud during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh watches the action during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick runs past Atlanta Falcons' Kroy Biermann during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis catches a four-yard touchdown pass during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoJohn Bazemore)
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San Francisco 49ers' Frank Gore gets past Atlanta Falcons' Dunta Robinson (23) for a first down during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis catches a pass with Atlanta Falcons' Thomas DeCoud defending during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers' LaMichael James celebrates after rushing 15-yards for a touchdown during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis (85) catches a pass with Atlanta Falcons' Thomas DeCoud defending during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers' LaMichael James (23) gets away from Atlanta Falcons' Stephen Nicholas (54) for a 15-yard touchdown run during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh celebrates with Colin Kaepernick (7) after a touchdown during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James carries the ball during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers' LaMichael James celebrates his touchdown run with teammate Michael Crabtree (15) during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers' LaMichael James (23) gets away from Atlanta Falcons' Stephen Nicholas (54) for a 15-yard touchdown run during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers' Michael Crabtree can't keep his feet in bounds as he catches a ball during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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San Francisco 49ers' quarterback Colin Kaepernick passes during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoJohn Bazemore)
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The Atlanta Falcons study a play during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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San Francisco 49ers' Ted Ginn watches from the sidelines during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDave Martin)
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San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis catches a pass in front of Atlanta Falcons' Stephen Nicholas (54) during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Atlanta Falcons' Tony Gonzalez reacts after his 10-yard touchdown reception during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Atlanta Falcons' Matt Bryant kicks the extra point during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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Atlanta Falcons' Julio Jones catches touchdown pass in front of San Francisco 49ers' Tarell Brown during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP PhotoJohn Bazemore)

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The Atlanta Falcons fell to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game on Sunday, January 20, 2013.

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