Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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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