Quick-hit game notes: Kap does it with arm

Quick-hit game notes and information from the 49ers' 28-24 victory over Atlanta in the NFC Championship Game.

--- The comeback victory advances the 49ers to the Super Bowl for the sixth time in franchise history and for the first time since the 1994 season. The 49ers six trips to the Super Bowl are tied with the Denver Broncos for the 4th most Super Bowl appearances in league history. The Niners are the only team in league history to go undefeated in three or more visits to the NFL's championship game.

--- The 49ers rallied for the victory after trailing 17-0 in the first half. The 17-point comeback was the largest deficit ever overcome to win a NFC title game and the second-largest deficit overcome to win a conference championship, trailing only Indianapolis' rally from an 18-point deficit against New England in 2006.

--- Head coach Jim Harbaugh improved his all-time coaching record, including the playoffs, to 27-8-1. The 27 wins tied former 49ers head coach Steve Mariucci with the 3rd most wins by a head coach in his first two seasons in the NFL history. Harbaugh trails only George Seifert's 32 wins with the 49ers in 1989-1990 and Barry Switzer's 28 victories with the Dallas Cowboys in 1994-1995.

--- The 49ers improved their all-time postseason record to 28-18. The 49ers 28 postseason wins are the 4th most in NFL history, trailing the 33 postseason victories of the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers and the 30 postseason wins of the Green Bay Packers.

--- The 49ers improved to 45-30-1 all-time against the Falcons, snapping a four-game losing streak to Atlanta and beating the Falcons for the first time since 2001. The Niners improved to 1-1 in playoff games at Atlanta.,br>
--- The 49ers snapped a 5-game road postseason losing streak, winning on the road in the playoffs for the first time since beating Chicago in the NFC Championship Game after the 1988 season.

--- The 49ers improved to 19-2 in the postseason when holding opponents to fewer than 100 yards rushing.

--- San Francisco is now 21-1 in postseason games when winning the turnover battle after holding a plus-1 turnover (2 to 1) differential against the Falcons.

--- The 49ers are now 26-7 in postseason games when scoring 20 or more points, 25-5 when rushing for 100 yards or more and 11-6 in games decided by a touchdown or less.

--- Running back Frank Gore rushed for a game-high 90 yards on 21 carries, running for two touchdowns for the first multi-TD performance of his career in a postseason game.

--- The 49ers improved to 11-2-1 under Harbaugh when Gore has 20 carries or more.

--- Tight end Vernon Davis hauled in five receptions for 106 yards and a touchdown, marking his first postseason TD this season. Davis recorded the fifth postseason TD of his career on a 4-yard scoring pass from QB Colin Kaepernick. Davis' five career postseason TDs rank fourth in franchise history.

--- Davis registered his third career 100-yard receiving game in the postseason. He now ranks in a tie for second in NFL postseason history for most 100-yard receiving games by a tight end, trailing only Keith Jackson, who had four with the Philadelphia Eagles and Green Bay Packers.

--- Davis became the first tight end and just the sixth player in NFL postseason history to notch 100 yards receiving in three of his first four career postseason games, joining WR Larry Fitzgerald, WR Tom Fears, WR Isaac Bruce, WR Dwight Clark and WR Hakeem Nicks.

--- Davis now has 442 career postseason receiving yards, ranking 10th-most in NFL postseason history among tight ends.

--- Davis had three receptions of 25 yards or more against the Falcons, giving him nine in four career postseason games, which ranks second in 49ers postseason history, trailing only WR Jerry Rice, who had 14 such receptions in 23 postseason games.

--- QB Colin Kaepernick completed 16 of 21 passes for 233 yards with one touchdown and a passer rating of 127.7. His 76.2 completion percentage ranks third in franchise postseason history, and his 127.7 QB rating ranks 5th in franchise postseason history.

--- Kaepernick entered Sunday's game with seven career regular season starts, the fourth fewest for a starting QB entering a Conference Championship Game in NFL history. With the win, he now has the third fewest starts by a QB to reach the Super Bowl in NFL history. Jeff Hostetler had four starts with the New York Giants in 1990 and Vince Ferragamo had five starts before reaching the Super Bowl with the Los Angeles Rams in 1979.

--- Running back LaMichael James registered his first-career touchdown on a 15-yard scoring run to put the 49ers on the scoreboard in the second quarter. James became the first 49ers rookie to register a TD in the postseason since fullback William Floyd tallied a 1-yard TD run vs. Chicago in a 1995 divisional game.

--- Defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga notched his first career postseason sack, bringing down Falcons QB Matt Ryan in the third quarter for San Francisco's only sack of the game.

--- Cornerback Chris Culliver picked of Falcons QB Matt Ryan, marking his first career postseason INT. Linebacker Aldon Smith later scooped up a fumble by Ryan, marking his first career postseason fumble recovery.

--- Since 2001, including playoffs, the 49ers were 1-27 in games they trailed by at least 17 points. The lone victory was in 2011 against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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