Editor's Note: Sportswriter Ray Didinger is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and an NFL Insider with our sister network, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia.
Sizing up the NFC championship game between the New York Giants (11-7) and San Francisco 49ers (14-3) at Candlestick Park.
The StorylineNo one expected these teams to be the last two standing in the NFC. The Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints were the two powerhouse teams that appeared on a collision course for the title, but the Giants and 49ers had other ideas. Now they play with the winner moving on to the Super Bowl.
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