-Counting this season, the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers are tied with 14 NFC Championship Game appearances. Here is the rest of the top in terms of appearances:
Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams-9
Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles-6
New York Giants-5
-The Cowboys hold the record with eight NFC crowns while the 49ers have lost the game eight times, which is also a record.
-The 49ers have hosted the game nine times, most ever.
-Dallas vs. San Francisco is the most repeated match-up, taking place six times.
-The only current NFC team not to win an NFC Championship Game is the Detroit Lions.
-The 49ers are 5-8 in NFC Championship Games, 4-5 at home, 1-3 on the road. Meanwhile, the Falcons are 1-1; both games were played in the road.
-San Francisco last appeared in the game in 2011-12 with a loss to the Giants while the Falcons last appearance was in 2004-05, when they fell to the Eagles.
-For more on the 2012-13 NFC Championship, log on to http://www.examiner.com/article/2012-13-nfc-championship-preview-san-francisco-atlanta?cid=db_articles.
*All stats via www.espn.com.