- Profile of the San Francisco 49ers, who beat the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday to win the National Football Conference (NFC) championship and advance to the February 3 Super Bowl. Founded: Established in 1946 as a charter member of the All-America Football Conference and joined the National Football League in 1950 after the two leagues merged. NFC titles (season): 6 (1981, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1994, 2012) Super Bowl titles: 5 (1981, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1994) Head coach: Jim Harbaugh. ...