Joe Flacco

Joe Flacco

Daily Madden: Super Bowl Loss Shows 49ers Defense Needs Work

John Madden said he expected better efforts by both defenses in Baltimore’s 34-31 victory over the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII.


uper Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The 49ers Are The Better Team

“This is a great match-up,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. But he likes the 49ers in Sunday’s Super Bowl.


BALTIMORE, MD - JANUARY 15: Ed Reed #20 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates his interception against Andre Johnson #80 of the Houston Texans (not pictured) during the fourth quarter of the AFC Divisional playoff game at M&T Bank Stadium on January 15, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Baltimore Ravens Playing For Ring And Respect

If the 49ers are to beat the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII, it will take a team effort. The Ravens play for the guy next to them, and will be a problem not only for the talent they have on the field, but also for the bond that holds them together. It’s a good thing the 49ers have played as one unit all year and will be entering the Super Bowl the better team, and clicking on both sides of the ball.


In this composite image, quarterback Joe Flacco of the Baltimore Ravens and quarterback Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers. The two quarterbacks will lead their teams in Super Bowl XLVII. (Left: Photo by Elsa/Getty Images; Right: Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Kaepernick, Flacco: Fresh Faces At QB In Super Bowl

Super Bowl has a pair of fresh faces at quarterback, bona fide nobodies as far as the NFL title game goes. One will leave New Orleans as football’s newest star.


File photo of Bourbon Street in New Orleans. (credit: Getty Images)

The 10 New Orleans Spots That 49ers Fans Need To Know Before Super Sunday

When you’re down in the Big Easy and craving some traditional cuisine or a cocktail to wet your pallet, do you really know the players you need to know for the trip to New Orleans?



Raiders Lose Ugly To Mighty Ravens

Oakland’s 55-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens was the second straight loss for the Raiders but this game is arguably the low point of the season. Oakland was simply embarrassed by the superior Ravens and look directionless on the field.



Ravens Undefeated At Home And A Daunting Opponent For Raiders

The Baltimore Ravens are 4-0 at home and in second place in the AFC North. The Oakland Raiders are looking for only their second road win of the season but quarterback Carson Palmer is 9-4 in his career vs. the Ravens.


BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24:  Tarell Brown #25 of the San Francisco 49ers intercepts a pass intended for  Torrey Smith #82 of the Baltimore Ravens during the first half at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. Brown was called for pass interference on the play.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

GameDay: Ravens Beat 49ers – View from the Booth

The San Francisco 49ers looked slow and tired. How else can you explain nine sacks allowed? The Baltimore Ravens’ pass rush isn’t that good. In fact, in the previous three games the Ravens had just 4 sacks combined.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/24/2011



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