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Super Bowl XLVII is featuring the San Francisco 49ers against the Baltimore Ravens. Both teams have some weapons on offense, but both teams are bringing in reputations for strong defenses. If this game does turn into a defensive battle this game could be decided by the kickers.San Francisco’s kicker, Dave Akers, has not had the best season making only 29 of 42 field goals attempted in the regular season and is one for two in field goals in the postseason.Baltimore’s kicker, Justin Tucker, missed only three field goals during the regular season and is two for two on field goals in the postseason.If a field goal kicker decides this game it will not be the first time the Super Bowl has been decided by a field goal. This article looks at six Super Bowl games that were significantly decided by a placekicker.
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Each year during the feeding frenzy that is the two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl, there are always a character or two from each team that provides a few moments of bizarre behavior and/or comedy.
The runaway winner this year thus far is Baltimore Ravens safety Bernard Pollard.
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RAVEN FOR DESERT
Torrey Smoth has had a pretty incredible past week. First he celebrated his 24th birthday with a very lifelike cake of himself, and this coming Sunday he will be playing in Super Bowl XLVII. Torrey tweeted out a picture of his birthday cake, and I’d imagine it took quite a while for someone to bake that thing. My birthday cake….COLD!!!!! instagr.am/p/U-iiADE-Re/ — Torrey Smith...
Ravens QB Joe Flacco is glad he's in the Super Bowl this year and not the next when the game will be played in New Jersey. Flacco misspoke when saying at his news conference that a cold-weather Super Bowl was 'retarded'.
Baltimore Ravens linebacker/special teams ace Brendon Ayanbadejo already has his plans prepared for Super Bowl week. No, he’s not going to be visiting the finest restaurants and nightclubs in New Orleans. Ayanbadejo is planning to use the media blitz at the Super Bowl as an opportunity to express his views on gay rights and anti-bullying. Ayanbadejo is biracial and grew up in a...
CAUSE FOR CONCERN
Baltimore Ravens safety Bernard Pollard believes the future of the NFL is in question because of the safety factor. See what he's worried about.
(Updates. With AP Photos.) By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer When it comes to running the Baltimore Ravens defense, Dean Pees has no regard for history, tradition or statistics.
Pees doesn't give a hoot about following in a long line of brilliant defensive coordinators such as Marvin Lewis, Rex Ryan, Mike Nolan and Chuck Pagano - all of whom used their work in Baltimore to...
Saturday Night Live decided to spoof Super Bowl bound Baltimore Ravens legend Ray Lewis.Keenan Thompson took on the duties in the “Weekend Update with Seth Meyers segment. Keenan donned Lewis’ trade mark skully and thick eye black plus found a way to get Lewis’ famous squirrel dance in.
Check it out.
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Peter King from Sports Illustrated believes Ravens safety Ed Reed will test the open market when he becomes a free agent this offseason.Fantasy Spin:King mentioned New England as a possible destination for the nine-time Pro Bowler. Reed will be playing in his first Super Bowl next week in Miami.
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith celebrated his 24th birthday recently with a cake of himself. The cake featured a Ravens helmet and jersey.
You can see it below.
We mentioned over this past weekend that ESPN’s John Clayton believes Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco may get $20 million per season with his next contract.
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen agrees with Clayton that Flacco getting $20 million per season ” is not unreachable.”
I think if the Ravens win Sunday’s Super Bowl, Flacco deserves to get paid $20 million per season...
The teams and media are beginning to assemble in New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers. There is plenty of national coverage on the game. But we feel the best way to learn about the two teams is through the work of the local media covering each club.
Rapid Eye Media writers and staff give you their predictions on Super Bowl xlvi between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers. The Ravens dominate the women picks while most of the guys are picking the Niners. Will Joe Flacco be the worst quarterback to win a Super Bowl since fellow Raven Trent Dilfer? [...]