URGENT-NFL-Seattle beats San Francisco to join Denver in Super Bowl

Jan 19 (Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers 23-17 on Sunday to win the National Football League's NFC Championship and join the Denver Broncos in next month's Super Bowl. The Seahawks advanced to the NFL's title game for the only the second time in the franchise's history after the Broncos sealed their place with a 26-16 win over the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship. The 48th Super Bowl will be played in New Jersey on February 2. (Reporting by Julian Linden)