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49ers & Ravens Advance to the Super Bowl Pitting Harbaugh Brothers Against Each Other

Published On: Jan 30 2013 03:25:06 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 20 2013 09:56:19 PM CST
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ATLANTA, Ga. -

The San Francisco 49ers overcame a 17-0 first half deficit to defeat the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game Sunday.

The 49ers will face the Baltimore Ravens in the Super Bowl.  The Ravens defeated the New England Patriots Sunday in the AFC Championship by a final of 28-13.

The Super Bowl matchup will pit brother against brother.  49er Head Coach Jim Harbaugh will face off against his brother John Harbaugh, head coach of the Baltimore Ravens.  It's already being touted as the Harbowl.

The 49ers won by a final of 28-24, after overcoming the largest deficit ever in an NFC Championship game.  San Francisco's defense held Atlanta scoreless in the second half, after Atlanta led 24-14 at halftime.

San Francisco advances to its first Super Bowl since 1995.  Last year they lost the NFC Championship to the New York Giants.

Running back Frank Gore scored two touchdowns in the second half.  

In Super Bowl XLVII the 49ers will try to tie Pittsburgh as the only teams with six Super Bowl championships.