NFC Championship: San Francisco (11-4-1) at Atlanta (13-3), Sunday, 3 p.m. EST
After leading his Atlanta Falcons to a last-second win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, QB Matt Ryan is no longer winless in the postseason, and he’ll look to carry his team to the Super Bowl in just his fifth season in the NFL.
Meanwhile, 49ers QB Collin Kaepernick is looking to do the same in just his second year in the NFL, and has only been an NFL starter for half of a season, but you wouldn’t have guessed that watching him torch the Green Bay Packers on Saturday night. He set the NFL record for rushing yards by a QB (181) in a game, while throwing for while throwing for 262 yards and two touchdowns.
Despite San Francisco Police’s sexual assault investigation involving WR Michael Crabtree, he is currently in Atlanta and is expected to play in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game.
49ERS INJURY REPORT
PROBABLE: G Alex Boone (knee), LB Navorro Bowman (shoulder), CB Tarell Brown(shoulder), TE Garrett Celek (foot), CB Chris Culliver (knee), S Dashon Goldson (shin), LB Tavares Gooden (knee), RB Frank Gore (knee), LB Clark Haggans (shoulder), G Mike Iupati (shoulder), RB Bruce Miller (shoulder), LB Aldon Smith (shoulder), DT Justin Smith (elbow, triceps), LB Patrick Willis (shoulder)
FALCONS INJURY REPORT