PHOTO GALLERY: NFL teams battle for Super Bowl berth

Sunday, January 22, 2012 | 9:56 p.m. CST

The New England Patriots and the Baltimore Ravens battled for the AFC Championship, and the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers played in the NFC Championship. The Patriots defeated the Ravens 23-20, and the Giants beat the 49ers 20-17 in overtime.  The victors will meet in Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5 in Indianapolis.