Found February 06, 2013 on
This Given Sunday:
With the 2012 NFL season now officially complete, the Baltimore Ravens have made history in a multitude of ways. Here's a rundown of the historical significance of Baltimore beating San Francisco in the 47th Super Bowl.
1. Teams from the city of Baltimore have now won three champions -- one as the Colts in 1970 and two as the Ravens (2000 and 2012). That moves the city into a tie with regional rival Washington and ahead of Oakland, Denver and Miami. The only cities that have thrown more Super Bowl parades: Pittsburgh, Dallas, San Francisco, Green Bay and New York.
2. Beating San Francisco means the Ravens are the NFL's only team that has been to more than one Super Bowl without losing one of those games. The 49ers had a perfect 5-0 Super Bowl record and the Ravens were 1-0, so the winner of this game was going to hold that distinction regardless.
3. "Quarterback wins" are overrated, but Joe Flacco -- still two years shy of his 30th birthday -- now ha...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco had a hell of a game in Super Bowl 47, especially the first half, when he threw three touchdown passes and made his team seem unbeatable. For his work — and because the Ravens’ defense didn’t fully crap the bed and let the 49ers come back and win the game — Flacco was named Super Bowl MVP.
After the game, Flacco milled around...
Joe Flacco finished this postseason with 11 Touchdowns, 0 interceptions, a Super Bowl ring, and a Super Bowl MVP award. Sounds elite to me. So now that the season is over, attention turns to Flacco and the Ravens as they now have to attempt to get a deal done because of Flacco’s looming free [...]
Ravens owner Joe Bisciotti told reporters on Thursday that they offered QB Joe Flacco a ”top-5 contract” last summer, per Albert Breer.
If true, it would make Flacco’s decision to play out the final season of his contract all the more remarkable.
Flacco, 28, will definitely secure a $100 million contract at some point, but it will be interesting to see just how much guaranteed...
By leading the Baltimore Ravens to a Super Bowl championship, Joe Flacco not only did the best possible thing he could do for the organization, but also for his own contract situation. Flacco will become a free agent this offseason, and there is no better leverage in contract negotiations than the Vince Lombardi trophy.
The 28-year-old is in for a massive payday, but how big are...
Momentum is not actually a determining factor in sports. Nor is manifest destiny, at least not in the way Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis describes it with God wanting Baltimore to win and then making that outcome happen, by, I don't know, planting atrocious, goal-line pass plays in 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman's brain for that final decisive series.
Nice work, God...
Last year during the offseason, Baltimore Ravens' quarterback Joe Flacco was making wild statements about how he was an “elite” quarterback and the best in the business.He really sounded like he belonged in a nut house than on the football field.Flacco has been one of those quarterbacks that has seen more downs than ups over his career even though he manages to get the Ravens...
Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens withstood a furious comeback attempt from the 49ers, a 34-minute blackout and the Destiny's Child reunion to win the Super Bowl.
Joe Flacco mentioned that he is “pretty optimistic” about finalizing a new contract with the Ravens in the next few months.
“I’m pretty optimistic, but who knows,” Flacco said, per Aaron Wilson. “This is a great organization. I don’t anticipate any problem.”
Last offseason, the Ravens reportedly offered Flacco a contract that would have paid him $16...
Green bay quarterback and MVP Aaron Rodgers is entering the final two years of his current contract. A contract set to expire after the 2014 NFL season concludes. Widely recognized as one of the best quarterbacks playing, Rodgers will be looking to cash in on his MVP and Super Bowl championship soon.
With Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco set to sign a new mega-deal soon...
In hour one of the Open Mike program, host Michael Cohen digests Super Bowl XLVII and shares his thoughts on the game, the legacy of the Ravens and the futures of Colin Keapernick and Joe Flacco. Michael even breaks down Super Bowl commercials in his Points of Contention. Open Mike 2-6-13
Open Mike 2-6-13
Why Beyonce? Why not? As we recap the Ravens' 34-31 victory over the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII, here's five amazing stats to take away from the game.1. Jacoby Jones' 290 Total YardsWho saw this coming? Not me, that's for sure.Jacoby Jones was the difference in this game, hauling in a 56-yard touchdown pass from Joe Flacco and returning a kickoff 108 yards for a touchdown...