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Super Bowl XLVII or 47 to those of us who are not roman numeral gurus will take place on Sunday. The NFC Champion San Francisco 49ers will play against the AFC Champion Baltimore Ravens.
By now you are probably tired of hearing of the story lines, but here we go anyway. Brother versus brother as Jim and older brother John coach against each other in the biggest game of their lives. For the Ravens: It is Ray Lewis’ last ride, Ed Reed’s last game for the Ravens probably and a chance for Joe Flacco to show that he deserves Peyton Manning money in upcoming contract negotiations. The 49ers have the quarterback with tattoos, Randy Moss who is little more then decoy wide-out calling himself the greatest at his position and a David Akers,a kicker who has struggled all season.
Enough of that.
Who is favored in Super Bowl 47? The San Francisco 49ers are 3.5 point favorites against the Baltimore Ravens. The over/under for this game is 47.5 total points.
San Francisco opened the week as a 5 point favorite.
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Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis will retire in style with these gold-colored cleats that he’ll wear against the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl. Under Armour’s FW13 cleats tell much of Lewis’ story. Lewis' kicks have “Psalms 91” on the toe — just like the T-shirt he wore under his pads during his final home game on Jan. 6.
In advance of the much-hyped Harbowl (or “Super Browl”, if you will), Reddit brings us this absolute gem from the Harbaugh brothers’ childhood.
Check out young John and Jim decked out in their Baskin Robbins little league unis, with the elder John towering over the befuddled looking Jim:
And after some incredible interweb sleuthing, we uncovered a few more classic...
The Ravens are focused on the Super Bowl, but here's a look at the draft.
Here is my first look at the NFL Draft. There are a lot of teams that need quarterbacks this year. The problem, there are not enough QB's in the draft.
I expect to see teams trying to trade down, will they have any takers?
1. Chiefs - Bjoern Warner, DE, Florida State...
There will be no Mannings, not at Super Bowl XLVII.
It’s brother vs. brother, certainly, a historic Super Bowl tale of opposing coaches. You could say it’s brotherly love, a moment when John Harbaugh, coach of the Baltimore Ravens, will stand across the field from Jim Harbaugh, coach of the San Francisco 49ers Sunday to fight for a possession of the Vince Lombardi Trophy, a 22...
San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis wishes he could go back and thank former 49ers head coach Mike Singletary for kicking him off the field a few years ago.
“I remember the very first time he kicked me off the field,” Davis said. “Tears were shed. I told him, ‘I want to be traded Coach. He said, ‘OK. I’ll find another team for you.’ That moment, it started to...
NEW ORLEANS — San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver has apologized for anti-gay comments he made to a comedian during Super Bowl media day.
Culliver said Thursday that’s “not what’s in my heart” and he was “just kidding around.”
He also apologized to the city of San Francisco and added he would welcome a gay teammate to the 49ers, a reversal of his remarks...
Super Bowl XLVII: #4 Baltimore Ravens (13-6) vs. #2 San Francisco 49ers (13-4-1) in New Orleans, Louisiana, San Francisco favored by 3 1/2 The Super Bowl brings in millions of casual fans, that will probably be watching their first football game of the season. For people not interested in matchups, or which team has the better offense or defense, there is still plenty to become invested...
Don't you just love how these things get all wrapped up in just a matter of days? The San Francisco 49ers staff has been all over this one ever since CB Chris Culliver let his feelings be known about the possibility of having a gay teammate.
49ers Practice Pool ReportBy Matt Maiocco NEW ORLEANS -- The lights of the Super Bowl appeared a little brighter for San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, as the team went through 15 minutes of stretching and playing catch at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The 49ers held their final get-together, a light workout on the eve of Super Bowl XLVII against the Baltimore Ravens...
Super Week and the media circus is finally over; all that’s left is The Big Game. Here are the five reasons I’m picking the Niners.
5. 49ers have the best players. They’ve had the best ensemble for the last two years (only missing out on the Super Bowl after two special team blunders by fill-in return man Kyle Williams in an OT game). They have better receivers (Michael Crabtree...
Former 49ers great Joe Montana thinks a match-up between the 1989 49ers and the 2012 49ers would have ended badly for the current team (Credit: AP Photo)
As current and former NFL players gather tonight for the second annual NFL Honors, NFL.com’s Mark Sessler caught up with Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana. Sessler asked Montana, how the 2012 San Francisco 49ers would fare...
Colin Kaepernick is a rising superstar in the NFL. The man has gone from sheer nobody to talented athlete in a matter of months and now Mr. Kaepernick has his team in the biggest game of the year. After replacing Alex Smith in November, Kaepernick has taken the Niners to a whole new level of awesome, giving the city of San Francisco a football dynasty to believe in...