Playoff Round-Up: The Hard Work Behind the NFL Conference Championship Games

A collection of the top articles and videos featuring key contributors for the four NFL conference championship teams.

All pro football fans know the teams, stars, matchups and story lines of this weekend's NFL Conference Championship games. However, the hard work that goes into getting NFL players to this point in the season often remains a mystery.

Here, we spare you more run-of-the-mill conference championship previews and instead bring you a collection of articles and videos featuring key contributors for each remaining playoff team. Check the links below to learn about these players' training, skill development, nutrition and mindset.

Starting next week, we'll be deep in coverage for the teams advancing to Super Bowl XLVII. Enjoy this weekend's games and be sure come back to STACK for hard-hitting Super Bowl coverage.

NFC Championship: San Francisco 49ers @ Atlanta Falcons, 3 p.m. Sunday, FOX

San Francisco 49ers

Atlanta Falcons

AFC Championship: Baltimore Ravens @ New England Patriots, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, CBS

Baltimore Ravens

New England Patriots


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