The Falcons are lucky to be in the NFC Championship. Atlanta needed a last-second field goal to beat the Seattle Seahawks, who rallied from a 20-0 hole to take a late lead. The win was the first for both head coach Mike Smith and quarterback Matt Ryan.
Now, Atlanta (14-3) will host the surging San Francisco 49ers (12-4-1), who smothered the Green Bay Packers by a score of 45-31 in the Divisional Round.
The NFC Championship will be played on Sunday at 3pm. Here's five reasons the Atlanta Falcons will lose to the San Francisco 49ers.