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New York Giants' Eli Manning, right, celebrates with teammate Hakeem Nicks after overtime of the NFC Championship against the San Francisco 49ers. (Jan. 22, 2012)

NFC Championship: Giants 20, 49ers 17

Lawrence Tynes kicked a game-winning 31-yard field goal to beat the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship. The Giants will face the Patriots in two weeks in Super Bowl XLVI.

Eli Manning of the New York Giants and
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Eli Manning of the New York Giants and David Diehl celebrate in the locker room after they won 20-17 in overtime against the San Francisco 49ers. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants Eli Manning lifts the George
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New York Giants Eli Manning lifts the George Halas Trophy in the locker room after the Giants won in overtime. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants Eli Manning and Giants Chairman
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New York Giants Eli Manning and Giants Chairman and Executive Vice President Steve Tisch look at the George Halas Trophy in the locker room after the Giants beat the San Francisco 49ers in overtime. (Jan. 22, 2012)

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New York Giants defensive back Derrick Martin celebrates
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New York Giants defensive back Derrick Martin celebrates in the locker room after the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants' Eli Manning, right, celebrates with
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New York Giants' Eli Manning, right, celebrates with teammate Hakeem Nicks after overtime of the NFC Championship against the San Francisco 49ers. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants place holder Steve Weatherford celebrates
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New York Giants place holder Steve Weatherford celebrates after his team scored a game winning field field during overtime of the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants wide receiver Devin Thomas celebrates
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New York Giants wide receiver Devin Thomas celebrates in front of San Francisco 49ers punter Andy Lee after overtime of the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Kyle Williams lays
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San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Kyle Williams lays on the ground after losing a fumble during overtime of the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

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Eli Manning of the New York Giants celebrates
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Eli Manning of the New York Giants celebrates after the Giants won 20-17 in overtime against the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes kicks the
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New York Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes kicks the game-winning field goal during overtime of the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants' Lawrence Tynes reacts after kicking
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New York Giants' Lawrence Tynes reacts after kicking the game-winning field goal during overtime of the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

Victor Cruz and Steve Weatherford of the New
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Victor Cruz and Steve Weatherford of the New York Giants celebrate after they won 20-17 in overtime against the San Francisco 49ers. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes kicks the
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New York Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes kicks the game winning field goal as Steve Weatherford holds the ball during overtime of the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

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Eli Manning of the New York Giants adjusts
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Eli Manning of the New York Giants adjusts his pads during the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

Devin Thomas of the New York Giants advances
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Devin Thomas of the New York Giants advances the ball after he recovered on a punt touched by the San Francisco 49ers. (Jan. 22, 2012)

San Francisco 49ers' Reggie Smith breaks up a
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San Francisco 49ers' Reggie Smith breaks up a pass intended for New York Giants' Victor Cruz during the second half of the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

San Francisco 49ers' Carlos Rogers and Dashon Goldson
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San Francisco 49ers' Carlos Rogers and Dashon Goldson break up a pass intended for New York Giants' Victor Cruz during overtime of the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis catches a touchdown
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San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis catches a touchdown pass in front of New York Giants' Corey Webster during the second half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

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San Francisco 49ers' Kendall Hunter runs past New
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San Francisco 49ers' Kendall Hunter runs past New York Giants' Michael Boley during the second half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

Hakeem Nicks and Mario Manningham of the New
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Hakeem Nicks and Mario Manningham of the New York Giants celebrate after Manningham scored a 17-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter against the San Francisco 49ers. (Jan. 22, 2012)

Mario Manningham, Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz of
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Mario Manningham, Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz of the New York Giants walk back to the sideline in the fourth quarter after Manningham scored a 17-yard touchdown. (Jan. 22, 2012)

Eli Manning reacts after he threw a 17-yard
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Eli Manning reacts after he threw a 17-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter to Mario Manningham. (Jan. 22, 2012)

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh reacts
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh reacts to a call during the second half of the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

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Dashon Goldson and Tarell Brown of the San
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Dashon Goldson and Tarell Brown of the San Francisco 49ers fall to the turf after they collided with each other on a play against the New York Giants. (Jan. 22, 2012)

Dashon Goldson of the San Francisco 49ers tends
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Dashon Goldson of the San Francisco 49ers tends to Tarell Brown after they collided on a play against the New York Giants in the second half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants' quarterback Eli Manning is sacked
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New York Giants' quarterback Eli Manning is sacked by NaVorro Bowman of the San Francisco 49ers. (Jan. 22, 2012)

San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis catches a touchdown
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San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis catches a touchdown pass in front of New York Giants' Corey Webster during the second half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is sacked
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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is sacked by San Francisco 49ers' Ray McDonald during the second half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

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San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis catches a touchdown
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San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis catches a touchdown pass in front of New York Giants' Kenny Phillips during the second half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis celebrates his touchdown
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San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis celebrates his touchdown reception with Kyle Williams and Kendall Hunter during the second half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

Victor Cruz runs for yardage against the San
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Victor Cruz runs for yardage against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

Vernon Davis of the San Francisco 49ers catches
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Vernon Davis of the San Francisco 49ers catches a 28-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter against Corey Webster of the New York Giants. (Jan. 22, 2012)

Jason Pierre-Paul of the New York Giants reacts
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Jason Pierre-Paul of the New York Giants reacts against the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

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San Francisco 49ers' Kyle Williams catches a pass
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San Francisco 49ers' Kyle Williams catches a pass in front of New York Giants' Will Blackmon during the second half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

Victor Cruz of the New York Giants runs
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Victor Cruz of the New York Giants runs after a catch against the San Francisco 49ers. (Jan. 22, 2012)

Mario Manningham of the New York Giants can't
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Mario Manningham of the New York Giants can't make a catch against the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin argues
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New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin argues a call during the first half of the NFC Championship against the San Francisco 49ers. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants' Victor Cruz catches a pass
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New York Giants' Victor Cruz catches a pass in front of New York Giants' Derrick Martin during the first half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

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New York Giants' Bear Pascoe breaks into the
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New York Giants' Bear Pascoe breaks into the end zone with San Francisco 49ers' Dashon Goldson defending during the first half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants' Hakeem Nicks can't catch a
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New York Giants' Hakeem Nicks can't catch a pass with San Francisco 49ers' Carlos Rogers defending during the first half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants tight end Bear Pascoe, right,
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New York Giants tight end Bear Pascoe, right, celebrates with tight end Jake Ballard after scoring on a six-yard touchdown pass against the San Francisco 49ers. (Jan. 22, 2012)

Ahmad Bradshaw of the New York Giants is
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Ahmad Bradshaw of the New York Giants is tackled by the San Francisco 49ers defense in the first half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis poses for a
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San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis poses for a picture after catching a 73-yard touchdown pass during the first half of the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

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Vernon Davis and Delanie Walker of the San
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Vernon Davis and Delanie Walker of the San Francisco 49ers celebrate after Davis scored a 73-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter. (Jan. 22, 2012)

Henry Hynoski of the New York Giants is
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Henry Hynoski of the New York Giants is tackled in the first half by Tarell Brown of the San Francisco 49ers. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning fumbles as
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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning fumbles as he is hit by San Francisco 49ers' Ray McDonald during the first half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh reacts
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh reacts to a call during the first half of the NFC Championship. (Jan. 22, 2012)

San Francisco 49ers' Carlos Rogers breaks up a
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San Francisco 49ers' Carlos Rogers breaks up a pass intended for New York Giants' Travis Beckum during the first half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

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Kendall Hunter of the San Francisco 49ers is
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Kendall Hunter of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled after he ran the ball against the New York Giants. (Jan. 22, 2012)

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning fumbles as
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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning fumbles as he is hit by San Francisco 49ers' Ray McDonald and NaVorro Bowman during the first half. (Jan. 22, 2012)

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