Sometimes, figures don't figure.
Two weeks ago, I tried predicting the outcomes of the NFL conference championship games by giving all four teams a number grade between 1 and 10 in 10 different categories. The results were mixed.
San Francisco came through over Atlanta. The equation didn't add up for New England against the Baltimore Ravens.
I've brought back my abacus and NFL knowledge (stop chuckling) to take another stab for Super Bowl XLVII.
This isn't a Joe Namath-style guarantee on who will Sunday between the 49ers and Ravens. But the final point total below should reflect which team will be hoisting the Lombardi Trophy.
Again, emphasis on should .
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