The NFC Championship is just days away, and you can already feel the excitement that will be emanating from Candlestick Park on Sunday evening. The New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers will do battle for the eighth time in the playoffs, the sixth in San Francisco.
Many are giving the Giants the slight edge so far, and some are even surprised the Giants are not favored by the odds makers.
I would be careful. The 49ers are a very dangerous team with a coach that can motivate with the best of them.
That said, here are seven players that will need to step up for the Giants to pull off the upset on the road.