Found January 23, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
Those who choose to hate on Super Bowl XLVII will surely point swiftly to the unsexy quarterback matchup. After years of being spoiled in the Super Bowl by guys like Brady, Manning, Manning, Brees, Rodgers and Roethlisberger, we're left with a matchup between Joe Flacco and Colin Kaepernick. Both are young and have superb skill sets, but neither is a household name to your average, everyday American. But that's also what makes this matchup sort of exciting. We know what those aforementioned future Hall of Famers can do, and we already know they're legends regardless at this point. This game gives us a chance to establish a new superhero quarterback. If it's Flacco, the whole "quarterbacks win championships" argument will again come under fire. After all, his numbers have never been particularly jaw-dropping but the Ravens keep winning with him under center. And if it's Kaepernick, the read-option offense might become the hottest thing since Los del Rí...
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