Bookmakers mostly have the San Francisco 49ers as 5-point favorites over the Ravens in the Super Bowl, amid expectations this could be the heaviest bet title game ever because of a monster matchup that pits brother versus brother.
The NFC and AFC champions will be decided Sunday, with the 49ers facing the Falcons in Atlanta and the Ravens meeting the Patriots in Foxborough. Which two teams will advance to the Super Bowl?”
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?
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.
Without running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson, the Raiders offense will be pass heavy. Also without Richard Seymour and Shawntae Spencer, the Raiders are limited on defense. Will the healthy players be able to fill their big shoes?
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.
The surprising San Francisco 49ers lost to the New York Giants in overtime in the NFC Championship at Candlestick Park Sunday.
Jim Harbaugh may be the toughest quarterback the Giants face Sunday.
The Harbaughs, separated in age by all of 15 months, took different paths to the doorstep of the Super Bowl. Now, they’re sparking talk of a “Superbaugh.”
John Madden sees a common trait among the four coaches leading their teams into Sunday’s battles for a conference championship and a trip to the Super Bowl.