Local ties to NFL conference championship games
There are Youngstown connections on all four teams in the NFL conference championship games.
San Francisco 49ers: Dr. John & Denise DeBartolo York - Owners - Canfield
Green Bay Packers: Corey Linsley - Center - Boardman High Graduate
Kansas City Chiefs: Deland McCullough - Running Backs Coach - Born in Youngstown
Tennessee Titans : Kenneth Durden - DB - Practice Squad - Played at Youngstown State