49ers stunning comeback makes NFL history plus 13 other crazy stats from the AFC and NFC championship games

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The San Francisco 49ers made NFL history on Sunday during their wild comeback win over the Detroit Lions. 

The 49ers were trailing 24-7 at halftime before rallying back for a wild 34-31 win. The 17-point comeback was the largest comeback from a halftime deficit in conference title game history.

Every Sunday night I get an email from our research department here at CBS Sports and that was one of 13 wild stats that they sent through involving Sunday’s games. 

With that in mind, here are 13 more crazy facts from the conference title games: 

49ers pull off biggest comeback in NFC title game history. The 49ers’ 17-point comeback against the Lions was tied for the largest NFC title game comeback in NFL history. The only other 17-point comeback was also pulled off by the 49ers in a 2012 win over the Falcons (The largest comeback in AFC title game history is 18 points). 49ers get Lucky 38. The win over the Lions was the 38th playoff victory in franchise history for the 49ers, which is the most by any team in NFL history. The 49ers had previously been tied with the Packers and Patriots for the most ever with 37. Purdy good. With the 49ers victory, Brock Purdy now has four playoff wins for his career, which is the second-most in NFL history for a player in his first two seasons. Only Ben Roethlisberger (5) has more and Purdy can tie him with a Super Bowl win over the Chiefs. Purdy also had at least one win against every NFC team that made the playoffs, which makes him the first QB to pull that off feat since Joe Montana in 1984. Lions’ receiver goes on a run. Jameson Williams scored on a 42-yard run against the 49ers, which was the third-longest TD run by a receiver ever in the playoffs, trailing only James…..

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