Originally written February 05, 2013 on Football Nation:
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. You and I know that while Jones is a capable receiver and a Pro Bowl return man, the Ravens weren't counting on him for one score, let alone two, in the Super Bowl. Jacoby Jones' 290 total yards qualifies as the most amazing stat of Super Bowl 47. 2. The 49ers' OffenseThe Niners had a 300-yard passer, 100-yard rusher, and two 100-yard receivers. They out-gained the Ravens by 101 yards. What's amazing about this stat? The fact that San Francisco didn't win. Stats aren't everything, but c'mon. 3. Aldon Smith's Zero SacksThis was a gimme for Aldon Smith. The second-year ...
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