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  • Here are 47 numbers that define Super Bowl XLVII

    Here are 47 numbers that define Super Bowl XLVII
    In anticipation of Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVII, Matt Vensel looks at 47 stats that define Sunday’s game. 1. Joe Flacco hasn’t thrown a single interception during these playoffs. 2. The Ravens are 7-0 when Flacco doesn’t throw a...
  • As in their previous meeting, Dennis Pitta could be the difference vs. 49ers

    As in their previous meeting, Dennis Pitta could be the difference vs. 49ers
    NEW ORLEANS — The first time John Harbaugh and Jim Harbaugh coached against each other in the NFL, the game came down to a catch by a young tight end. The first touchdown of Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta's career happened in the fourth quarter...
  • Here's why one man thinks the 49ers will win

    Here's why one man thinks the 49ers will win
    The San Francisco 49ers will win the Super Bowl, and here’s why: They have better players. It’s a game of speed and skill, and the 49ers feature both in abundance. The Ravens are riding a wave of emotion, courtesy of the Ray Lewis goodbye...
  • Will Sunday's Super Bowl mark the end of an era for the Ravens?

    Will Sunday's Super Bowl mark the end of an era for the Ravens?
    NEW ORLEANS -- The vision has consumed some of them for almost a decade. During their most painful moments as Ravens, they wondered if it would ever happen, if they would ever experience a moment that their leader has spoken of so many times. Linebacker...
  • Calm and quiet in Mercedes-Benz Superdome hours before kickoff

    Calm and quiet in Mercedes-Benz Superdome hours before kickoff
    It's a quiet, chilly scene inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome as the Ravens and San Francisco 49ers prepare for tonight's Super Bowl. Arriving at the stadium hours before kickoff along with Baltimore Sun colleagues Jeff Zrebiec, Peter Schmuck, Monique...
  • Ravens' Cary Williams calls 49ers 'fake tough guys, pretenders'

    Ravens' Cary Williams calls 49ers 'fake tough guys, pretenders'
    NEW ORLEANS -- After beating the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl and getting into a scrap with fullback Bruce Miller, feisty Ravens cornerback Cary Williams wasn't shy in his opinions about his NFC counterparts. "To me, I feel like the 49ers are...
  • Who wins AFC, NFC championship games?

    Ravens and 49ers Sam Farmer Los Angeles Times In the NFC, I like the 49ers beating the Falcons. Atlanta couldn't stop Russell Wilson in the second half against the Seahawks, and Colin Kaepernick won't be any easier. Even with Justin Smith playing...
  • Is the read-option really just 'the flavor of the day?'

    Is the read-option really just 'the flavor of the day?'
    You know how you wake up on Sunday morning and enjoy the challenge of trying to complete the crossword puzzle or the Sudoku in the newspaper? That’s how NFL defensive coordinators and coaches when they wake up in the morning feel about the read-...
  • AFC, NFC championship game predictions from Baltimore Sun

    AFC, NFC championship game predictions from Baltimore Sun
    About Baltimore Sun staff picks: Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters will pick games (not against the spread) Sunday's games 49ers at Falcons Ravens at Patriots Kevin Cowherd Last week: 2-2 Overall: 177-86-1 49ers 27, Falcons 21:...
  • A few thoughts on yesterday's Anquan Boldin trade

    A few thoughts on yesterday's Anquan Boldin trade
    The Ravens made a tough business decision Monday, dealing veteran wide receiver and playoff hero Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers for a sixth-round pick in April’s draft after Boldin wouldn’t accept a pay cut. Judging by all of the...
  • Howard County fans celebrate Ravens win

    Howard County fans celebrate Ravens win
    The packed crowd in the bar area of The Corner Stable let out a collective cheer when Ravens cornerback Cary Williams intercepted Tom Brady in the closing minutes of the AFC Championship game on Sunday night to seal the 28-13 victory over the Patriots....
  • Ed Reed celebrates another day that was for the birds

    Ed Reed celebrates another day that was for the birds
    Maybe we all should have figured something was up when the final score of the NFC title game Sunday afternoon added up to 52. This postseason continued on its magical way later in the evening as the Ravens locked up their half of the HarBowl in New...