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49ers Win with Seventh-Best Playoff Comeback, Best-Ever in NFC Title Game

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49ers Win with Seventh-Best Playoff Comeback, Best-Ever in NFC Title Game
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The 49ers are back in the Super Bowl, ending a 17-season absence after erasing a 17-point deficit Sunday for one of the greatest comebacks in NFL playoff history. Sunday’s 28-24 win in the NFC Championship Game merely required the 49ers to shake off a terrible start and stave off a last-ditch drive by the host Atlanta Falcons. “Winning the George Halas Trophy, it’s a huge accomplishment,” 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said “It’s another flag, another trophy. You want to win as many trophies as you can...”

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