January 20, 2013
Top 5 reasons why 49ers are Super Bowl worthy
By ROB LONGLEY, QMI Agency

San Francisco tight end Vernon Davis catches a pass against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. (REUTERS)

It's been a while, but the San Francisco 49ers are heading back to the Super Bowl for the first time since in 18 years.

Because of their five titles, however, few NFL franchises are as linked so intimately to the biggest game in the sport. Sunday's thrilling comeback and late defensive stand for a 28-24 road win over the Atlanta Falcons sends the 49ers back to the title match for a sixth time.

Here's our top five reasons why San Francisco is Super worthy of its Feb. 3 date in New Orleans.



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