Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 1/22/13
This is going to seem a little odd to determine Joe Flacco, Ray Lewis and the Baltimore Ravens will win Super Bowl XVII, because the San Francisco 49ers had the most Pro Bowl selections in 2012. However the history of teams that led their conferences in Pro Bowl selections does not bode well for the 49ers chances at winning the Super Bowl. From 2001-2011, only two teams from the AFC conference and three teams from the NFC conference who led the league in Pro Bowl selections made it to the Super Bowl at the end of the season. Those five teams were the 2011 New England Patriots, 2009 Indianapolis Colts, 2006 Chicago Bears, 2005 Seattle Seahawks and 2004 Philadelphia Eagles.… Read more
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