The Chirp: Conference Championship Edition

Jan 19 2015
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The Voice of the Game
Jan 19 2015

The Seattle Seahawks came back from a 16-0 halftime deficit to beat the Green Bay Packers 28-22 in overtime to win the NFC crown while the New England Patriots throttled the Indianapolis Colts 45-7 in the AFC Championship Game. The two will face off in Super Bowl XLIX.

This is the Conference Championship Edition of The Chirp, your all-inclusive look at the best observations, jokes and photos that athletes have recently shared on social media. Because while not every story can be told in 140 characters… some can:

Clippers guard
Jamal Crawford on the Seahawks’ comeback:

Bucks forward
Zaza Pachulia called it a bit too early

NFL Hall of Famer
Deion Sanders was right there with him:

Marlins pitcher
Jarred Cosart on the lack of smack talk:

Chiefs tight end
Travis Kelce on making the last one count:

Bengals wide receiver
Greg Little on joyriding:

49ers offensive lineman
Jonathan Martin on how the Packers feel:

Blazers guard
Damian Lillard on karma:

Retired NFL punter
Chris Kluwe blames everything on Tomy Romo… everything:

For Giants offensive lineman
Geoff Schwartz, it doesn’t get any better:

Dodgers pitcher
Brett Anderson on why we’re all winners:

Panthers running back
DeAngelo Williams won’t forget where he was during The Comeback:

Padres minor league first baseman
Cody Decker on what the Patriots brought:

Browns wide receiver
Josh Gordon on Revis Island:

Former NFL offensive lineman
Wade Smith on mercy:

NFL Hall of Famer
Shannon Sharpe on the Pats’ beatdown:

LPGA golfer
Christina Kim making the best of a blowout:

Steelers wide receiver
Antonio Brown on Blount’s big night:

Rams defensive end
Chris Long on Blount’s tele-bration:

Former Patriot and Seahawk
Deion Branch on the Super Bowl XLIX matchup:

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