January 14, 2013
Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith speaks during an NFL football news conference in Flowery Branch, Ga., Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. The Falcons are scheduled to face the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game on Sunday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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A slip of the tongue gave away Atlanta coach Mike Smith's focus. Smith was just starting his review Monday of the Falcons' 30-28 win over the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC divisional playoffs when it became clear his thoughts were on this week's NFC championship game against the San Francisco 49ers.