ANTONIO GONZALEZ
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January 19, 2013
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49ers face fierce challenge vs. Falcons receivers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Carlos Rogers had one word to describe what his homecoming in Atlanta will be like when the San Francisco 49ers face the Falcons in Sunday's NFC championship.

"Expensive," he said, laughing.

The 49ers cornerback, born in Augusta and an offseason resident of Atlanta, grew up doing the "Dirty Birds" dance when the Falcons reached the Super Bowl during the 1998 season. He has paid for more than 30 tickets for friends and family as he makes an appearance in the Georgia Dome for only the third time in his eight-year career.

"I was a fan …

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