Found January 20, 2013 on
This Given Sunday:
San Francisco 49ers
New England Patriots
New York Giants
Congrats to the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers, who both defeated higher-seeded opponents on the road to punch tickets to the Super Bowl. Here's our initial preview of the biggest matchup on the planet, which kicks off 332 hours from now.
Two storylines you're going to be sick of by Wednesday:
1. Jim Harbaugh and John Harbaugh are the first brothers to hold NFL head coaching jobs at the same time, so it's obviously the first time siblings have faced each other in the Super Bowl. We're going to hear more about their respective childhoods than we can handle between now and kickoff.
2. Ray Lewis will scream. He'll cry. He'll preach. He'll mention God once or twice. Rogue media jerks might even touch on the the murder he attempted to help cover up in 2000. For the next two weeks, you'll hear Lewis' name more than that of any other player in this game. By a wide margin.
Tale of the tape:
* The Ravens and Niners are a com...
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Members of the Harbaugh family will be getting plenty of media attention over the next couple of weeks, with brothers John and Jim coaching on opposite sides of the field as the Baltimore Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII.
One of those family members is John and Jim's younger sister, Joanie, who happens to be married to Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball...
FLIPPING HIS LID
On a third down play late in the fourth quarter, the Atlanta Falcons seemingly completed a pass to move the chains. The ball seemed to touch the ground, and it was challenged by Jim Harbaugh. The call was upheld, and Harbaugh treated us to one of the best reactions to a call in recent memory. The 49ers eventually forced the Falcons to turn the ball over on downs, and the 49ers...
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh told the media that he never dreamed of being about to face off against his brother in the Super Bowl.
“I don’t know if we had a dream this big,” Harbaugh said. “We had a few dreams, we had a few fights. We had a few arguments. We will try to stay out of that business. We’ll let the two teams duke it out as much as possible.”...
“Football is a game of inches,” is one of the oldest sayings in Football. This embodies what the NFL is about. Little to no separation. A team, player or coach may be at the top of their game but the difference between themselves and others is small. So minute that over the years, timing and luck at times have more to do with success than preparation and execution. Because at...
Greatest NFL coincidence of all time? Ray Lewis will be playing his last game pitted against the man who he got his first career sack off–49ers coach Jim Harbaugh.
17 years ago, back when Reverend Ray was still just in proverbial Sunday school, he got his first career sack off 33-year-old Colts Quarterback Jim Harbaugh. NFL.com dug up the almost too awesome to believe stat...
Look for lots of Harbaughs in New Orleans next week. Two of them will be working the sidelines in the Super Bowl.
John Harbaugh and his Baltimore Ravens set up a family reunion in the Big Easy, shutting down the New England Patriots 28-13 Sunday in the AFC championship game.
Waiting for them will be his younger brother Jim and the San Francisco 49ers, who beat Atlanta...
With the Super Bowl quickly approaching, be on the lookout for plenty of prognostications from folks. This even includes some picks from animals. Namely, Princess, a 26-year old camel from Popcorn Park Zoo in New Jersey.The prophetic mammal has chosen the correct winner in six of the last seven Super Bowls, according to the zoo's general manager. She correctly tabbed the New...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- It is going to be a Harbaugh vs. Harbaugh Super Bowl. Hours after Jim Harbaugh directed the San Francisco 49ers into the NFL's title game, his brother John's Baltimore Ravens upset the New England Patriots with a second-half rally that produced a 28-13 win Sunday in the AFC Championship Game. The coaching brothers and their teams will square off in...
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh didn't hesitate when asked about the comment his wide receiver Anquan Boldin made. When questioned earlier in the week about his team's rematch with the New England Patriots, Boldin simply stated "We'll win."
A quick and light comment, yet it carried so much weight. Boldin basically guaranteed a win for the team....
"I've always had the prettier boner."
And here we are. The ************* HarBOWL. ******* gag me already. Any human rooting for the Ravens in this situation can get their dick ripped out at the root. The vision of Ray Lewis hoisting another Super Bowl trophy over his head is enough to make...