Who played in the 1998 NFC Championship Game?

Who played in the 1998 NFC Championship Game?

Atlanta Falcons
The visiting Atlanta Falcons defeated the heavily favored Minnesota Vikings 30–27 in sudden death overtime to win their first conference championship and advance to the franchise’s first Super Bowl appearance.

Who won the 1999 NFC Championship?

NFC: San Francisco 49ers 30, Green Bay Packers 27

1 Total
Packers 3 27
49ers 7 30

Is Morten Andersen related to Gary Anderson?

There are a number of interesting coincidences between Andersen and former NFL placekicker Gary Anderson. Also, Anderson missed a field goal in the 1998 NFC Championship Game for the Minnesota Vikings before Andersen kicked his winning kick, both from the same distance as well.

Who played in the 1997 NFC Championship Game?

NFC: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20, Detroit Lions 10

1 3
Lions 0 3
Buccaneers 3 7

Who has lost the most NFC championships?

The San Francisco 49ers have also been the NFC runner up, as a result of losing the NFC Championship Game, a record nine times. The Rams, Cowboys and Packers have each been the runner up six times.

Is Mort Anderson sick?

This spring, Chris Mortensen was standing outside the MD Anderson Cancer Center, in Houston, when he happened to see Craig Sager. Mort — as just about every ESPN viewer knows him — has been pals with Sager since he worked in Atlanta. Now, he and Sager were joined together by illness. Mort had Stage IV throat cancer.

Who was the Vikings running back in 1998?

Robert Smith
The 1998 Vikings team is known for its offense, which featured veteran quarterback Randall Cunningham, running back Robert Smith, and Hall of Fame wide receivers Cris Carter and rookie Randy Moss.