The NFL's conference championship weekend did finally arrive despite the media storms that Lance Armstrong and Manti Te'o created last week.
Both home teams had halftime leads only to see them disappear right before their fans' eyes.
The Falcons got off to another fast start only to melt like the wicked witch in a swimming pool in the second half. The vaunted Patriots offense scored just one touchdown before ending their season with no bang and plenty of whimper.
In the end, the San Francisco 49ers will meet the Baltimore Ravens in Harbaugh Bowl I.
But who were the top performers in each game?