This Sunday the Atlanta Falcons will host the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game to decide who will represent the conference in Superbowl XLVII in New Orleans on February 3, 2013.

The Falcons will have do a better job of  stopping San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick than the Green Packers did in the Divisional playoff game. In that January 12th game at Candlestick Park, Kaepernick rushed for a playoff record 181 yards for two touchdowns, and passed for 263 yards with two touchdowns.

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is double teamed by Green Bay Packer defenders
Not even a Green Bay Packer double team choke hold by #43 M.D. Jennings (left) and #93 Erik Walden ( right ) can stop Colin Kaepernick from having a record breaking playoff game.

San Francisco 49er #15 Michael Crabtree
San Francisco 49er wide receiver #15 Michael Crabtree had nine catches for 119 yards and two touchdowns against the Green Bay Packers in the Divisional playoff game.
49er #21 Frank Gore
San Francisco 49er running back #21 Frank Gore had 23 rushes for 119 yards and one touchdown against the Green Bay Packers in the Divisional playoff game.
Green Bay Packer QB Aaron Rodgers
Green Bay Packer quarterback #12 Aaron Rodgers tries to elude San Francisco 49er lineback #52 Patrick Willis as he throws the football in the 2013 Divisional playoff game.
49er #23 LaMichael James
San Francisco 49er #25 returns a kickoff as Green Bay Packer #88 Jermichael Finley tries to tackle him.
Green Bay Packer #18 Randall Cobb
Randell Cobb #18 of the Green Bay Packers makes an over the shoulder catch against the San Francisco 49ers in the Divisional Playoff game.
Bailey performs before the Divisional Playoff game at Candlestick park
Bailey performs his hit Who’s got it better…? before the NFL divisional playoff game betweein the San Francisco 49ers and the Green Bay Packers.
Huey Lewis sings at Candlestick Park
Long time 49er fan favorite Huey Lewis sings the national anthem with the news at San Francisco 49er vs Green Bay Packers divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park
49er Defensive Tackle Justin Smith
San Francisco 49er DT #94 Justin Smith returned to action against the Green Bay Packers in the 2013 NFL Divisional playoffs. Smith had played since week 15 of the NFL regular season when he injured his arm against the New England Patriots. 

** January 20, 2013 Update **

The San Francisco 49ers overcame a 17 point 1st half deficit to defeat the Atlanta Falcons 28 to 24  to earn a trip to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans Louisiana on February 3, 2013. The game will be starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s only 10th career start in the NFL.

Head coach Jim Harbaugh’s first NFL team picture and all the work involved can be viewed on this time lapse video.

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  1. Excellent shots! Thanks for sharing.

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