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John Harbaugh was top choice for Super Bowl coverage, NBC executive says
John Harbaugh was top choice for Super Bowl coverage, NBC executive says

When NBC Sports executives began planning their Super Bowl XLIX pregame show before the season even began, Ravens coach John Harbaugh was their top choice as a guest analyst. It turns out the Ravens’ 35-31 AFC divisional round loss to the New England Patriots was NBC’s, and the Super Bowl viewers’ gain. “John Harbaugh was our target from before the season began because he’s got Super Bowl experience, and he is an engaging personality,” NBC Sports executive producer Sam Flood said on a conference call Wednesday. “It’s an easy selection. After they got knocked out in the divisional round, that was our first thought, to reach out to John. ...

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