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>>Tynes Sends Giants Past Niners To Super Bowl

(San Francisco, CA)  --  The New York Giants have advanced to Super Bowl 46.  Lawrence Tynes kicked a 31-yard field goal in overtime and the G-Men defeated the San Francisco 49ers, 20-17.  Eli Manning threw for 316 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Giants back to the Super Bowl for the first time since 2007.  Victor Cruz caught 10 passes for 142 yards for New York, which capitalized on a fumbled punt return by Kyle Williams deep in San Francisco territory in the overtime that led to the Tynes FG. Vernon Davis caught three passes for two touchdowns and 112 yards receiving for the 49ers.  Alex Smith threw for 196 yards with the two scores, while Frank Gore ran for 74 yards in the loss.  The Niner defense sacked Manning six times but couldn't recover from Williams' two turnovers.

>>Patriots Advance To Super Bowl 46

(Foxboro, MA)  --  The New England Patriots have advanced to Super Bowl 46.  Billy Cundiff missed a potential game-tying 32-yard field goal with 11 seconds left to secure a 23-20 win for the Patriots over the Baltimore Ravens at Gillette Stadium in the AFC Championship Game.  The Pats will square off against the New York Giants on February 5th at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.  Tom Brady and BenJarvus Green-Ellis each found the endzone via the ground for New England, which is making its first trip to the Super Bowl since the 2007 season when they lost to the New York Giants.  Brady finished 22-of-36 through the air with 239 yards and two interceptions.  Stephen Gostkowski split the uprights three times in the win.

>>Rams Add Schottenheimer As OC

(Undated)  --  According to the "St. Louis Post-Dispatch," the Rams have hired Brian Schottenheimer as their new offensive coordinator.  The 38-year-old spent the last six season with the New York Jets.  Former Raider head coach Hue Jackson was also in the mix.  Newly hired head coach Jeff Fisher is continuing to interview for other vacant coaching positions.

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