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Super Bowl showdowns: Ray Rice and the Ravens know running won't be easy vs. 49ers linebackers
Super Bowl showdowns: Ray Rice and the Ravens know running won't be easy vs. 49ers linebackers

Each day this week, reporter and blogger Matt Vensel will break down a key matchup from Sunday’s Super Bowl. Today, he looks at how the 49ers may try to keep Ravens running back Ray Rice out of the end zone. In Ray Rice, the Ravens have one of the NFL’s most versatile playmakers, a running back who is capable of grinding out tough yards between the tackles and producing big plays outside of them. He is a slippery runner inside the red zone. And he is one of few legit runners who can also flex out wide and do damage as a receiver. Rice will be the most dangerous offensive player on the field Sunday, but the last running back to be named Super Bowl Most Valuable Player was...

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