49ers vs. Falcons: Who Has the Edge at Every Position in NFC Championship Game?

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49ers vs. Falcons: Who Has the Edge at Every Position in NFC Championship Game?
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Old NFC West rivals from the 1990s square off next week.

The Atlanta Falcons will host the San Francisco 49ers in the 2012-13 NFC Championship Game.

The teams are two old NFC West rivals from the 20th century, and this meeting brings historical significance that runs quite deep.

As for the game, Atlanta features quarterback Matt Ryan against the 49ers' second-year signal-caller Colin Kaepernick. The 49ers' defense will also be one of the best the Falcons have seen, as they are coming off a solid performance against Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.

With a trip to Super Bowl XLVII on the line, let's preview this matchup of NFC juggernauts.

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