Russell Wilson threw a 35-yard touchdown pass on fourth down and Seattle's top-ranked defense forced two late turnovers, lifting the Seahawks into their second Super Bowl with a 23-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers for the NFC championship Sunday.
Vernon Davis, a high school All-USA player in D.C. and an All-American for the University of Maryland, scored a critical touchdown late in the game as the San Francisco 49ers beat the Green Bay Packers 23-20 on Sunday night in a frigid NFC wild-card game.
Alex Smith threw a touchdown pass to Vernon Davis, a former Maryland Terp, with 9 seconds left just after Drew Brees had put the high-powered Saints ahead, and the resurgent 49ers won a thrilling 36-32 playoff victory Saturday.
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