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Monday, January 21, 2013
49ers, Seahawks came back from 37-0

By Mike Sando

NFC West rivals Seattle and San Francisco fell behind Atlanta by a combined 37-0 margin in successive weeks of the NFL postseason.

Both teams rallied into the lead during the fourth quarters of their games. The 49ers held on to win, 28-24, for a berth in the Super Bowl.

The chart compares combined scoring by quarter for Seattle and San Francisco to the Falcons' scoring by quarter against both teams.

The 49ers and Seahawks combined to outscore the Falcons by a 42-10 margin in second halves. That included 28-3 in fourth quarters.