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The stars of Super Bowl XLVII are easy to pick out. Joe Flacco, the Ravens quarterback, has been playing out of his mind. Colin Kaepernick, the 49ers quarterback, has played like he’s been around for a decade. Ray Lewis is the emotional center of...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Being a future Hall of Famer does not guarantee a trip to the Super Bowl. In fact, many of the game’s greatest players never took the field with the Vince Lombardi Trophy on the line. This year, Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed will finally end...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Super Bowl XLVII is set for Sunday, Feb. 3, in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. While the majority of the focus has been on the matchup up between the sons of Jack Harbaugh, this Har-Bowl (or Super Baugh, if you prefer) will be decided...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Super Bowl XLVII is set for Sunday, Feb. 3, in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. While the majority of the focus has been on the matchup up between the sons of Jack Harbaugh, this Har-Bowl (or Super Baugh, if you prefer) will be decided...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Super Bowl media day is usually pretty boring. It's full of pat answers and tired cliches. But every once in a while, someone breaks the monotony and actually says or does something interesting. Here are ten of the best (or at least most...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Even on Super Bowl Sunday, the SEC is king. The SEC is represented more than any other conference on the Super Bowl rosters with 17 players for the Ravens and 49ers playing their final collegiate season in the SEC. That does not include three...
David Fox
1 year ago
It wasn’t so long ago that the star of Super Bowl Sunday was a talking frog. Or a dancing monkey. Or Cindy Crawford enjoying a refreshing cola. For a stretch of time that lasted more than a decade, the only suspense after kickoff of the Super...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Super Bowl XLVII is set for Sunday, Feb. 3 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. While the majority of the focus has been on the matchup up between the sons of Jack Harbaugh, this Har-Bowl (or Super Baugh, if you prefer) will be...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
What defines a great play? Degree of difficulty? Gravity of the moment? The greatness of the players involved and their place in NFL history? Entertainment factor? How about all of the above. Game-winning touchdowns, heroic out-of-body...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Few positions in football have evolved as much as the tight end — which has morphed from that of old school glorified sixth offensive lineman to modern giant slot receiver. Keeping that role reversal in mind, we rank the 25 greatest tight ends in...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
NFL scouts, coaches, administrators and support staff have converged on Mobile for the Senior Bowl. The draft is still a few months away, but this week’s events in Mobile are a huge opportunity for teams to get acquainted with the prospects,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
NFL football is the greatest reality TV program of all time. The Giants and Colts made sure of that back in 1958. Each NFL fall weekend is a completely new and original experience for every player, fan and coach alike. New stories, new...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The top two teams in the NFC meet on Sunday to determine who will represent the conference in Super Bowl XLVII, as the San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons face off in the NFC Championship game at 3 p.m. ET on FOX. The 49ers find themselves in...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
For the second year in a row the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots will face off with a spot in the Super Bowl on the line when the two teams kick things off in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game at 6:30 p.m. ET on CBS. The Ravens lost 23-20...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A betting preview (against the spread) in the NFC and AFC Championship Games of the NFL Playoffs. Lock of the Week The great Colin Kaepernick takes his one-man band on the road to Atlanta this weekend, after passing for 263 yards, rushing...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for January 18. • The NFL's Final Four are set to do battle on Conference Championship Sunday. These elite teams also have elite cheerleading squads. Here's the...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
A clear conscience is good for the soul. Or for some, it's good for the public reputation or book sales. Lance Armstrong’s confession to Oprah Winfrey was not a first in the sports world, nor was it a surprise -- he told the host he indeed...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The deadline for underclassmen to declare for the 2013 NFL Draft was Jan. 15. The economic majors who can play ball decided to take the money and run. But not every name on the list is a can’t-miss blue-chip draft stock. These are the 10...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Chip Kelly, 49, has been named the new head football coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.   Kelly, who went 46-7 and led Oregon to a BCS bowl game in each of his four years at the school, will become the 21st head coach in the team's history...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The folks at Bad Lip Reading have turned their attention to the NFL. Check out this hilarious video of bad lip readers interpreting what NFL players aren't really saying. 
Rich McVey
1 year ago
NFL Playoffs previews and predictions for the AFC and NFC Championship Games: AFC Championship Game Baltimore Ravens at New England Patriots Sunday, 6:30 p.m. ET, CBS How the Ravens can win: None other than Ray Lewis himself has put...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
When placed directly in the spotlight of the NFL Playoffs, many players shrink amid the added scrutiny, while others shine brightest when given national attention. Heading into San Francisco’s Divisional Round playoff showdown with Green...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The New England Patriots have taken over the top spot. Meanwhile, the Kansas City Chiefs remain locked into the No. 1 pick in this April's NFL Draft. Here are our NFL Power Rankings following the...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
NFL football is the greatest reality TV program of all time. The Giants and Colts made sure of that back in 1958. Each NFL fall weekend is a completely new and original experience for every player, fan and coach alike. New stories, new...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
The Houston Texans make their second trip to Foxboro, Mass., in a little more than a month to face the New England Patriots in the AFC Divisional Playoffs Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET on CBS. Coming off of their Wild Card win over Cincinnati, Houston...
Mark Ross
1 year ago

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