The San Francisco 49ers (12-7) and Los Angeles Rams (14-5) square off in the NFC Championship Sunday with a trip to Super Bowl LVI on the line. Kickoff from SoFi Stadium is at 6:30 p.m. ET (on FOX). San Francisco upset the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers in the first two rounds of the playoffs. The 49ers have won four in a row, the last three as underdogs. Their most recent win came against the Packers in the Divisional Round, a 13-10 victory despite not scoring an offensive touchdown. Their only touchdown came on SS Talanoa Hufanga’s 6-yard return of a blocked punt with 4:41 to go to tie it at 10-10, and K Robbie Gould’s field goal won it as time expired.
The Rams were stunned by the 49ers in Week 18 after blowing a 17-point lead, losing 27-24 in overtime. Since then, Los Angeles crushed the visiting Arizona Cardinals in a Wild Card matchup and staved off the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Divisional Round, winning on K Matt Gay’s field goal as time expired. This postseason, QB Matthew Stafford has 6 touchdowns (4 passing, 2 rushing) against zero interceptions in notching the first two playoff victories of his career.