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After Superdome blackout, Cowboys Stadium ticket snafu, NFL needs Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium to go off without a hitchUpdated Feb 4 Share Tweet
Roger Goodell enthusiastically endorsed the New York Super Bowl, so he has a lot at stake next year to make sure the week leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII and then Super Sunday game day is pulled off without any embarrassing glitches.
Share TweetSAN DIEGO (AP) -- Walt Sweeney, a standout offensive lineman for the San Diego Chargers in the 1960s and 1970s, has died at 71.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe Dallas Cowboys officially hired former University of Tennessee head coach Derek Dooley as their wide receivers coach on Monday.Share TweetJoe Flacco called himself an elite QB, then proved it with a championship performance. Like Eli Manning before him, he's shattered Super Bowl predictors, says Kerry J. Byrne.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetWith the Super Bowl in the books, there are no more restrictions on the Philadelphia Eagles' ability to hire a defensive coordinator. If Baltimore Ravens assistant Ted Monachino is in fact a candidate, the Eagles are free to formally interview and even …Share TweetWant to give your favorite NFL team a leg up on next year's Super Bowl championship? Hope and pray they're the opponent when the Philadelphia Eagles open their season at home. As one Redditor points out, the last four Super Bowl winners have all been th…
No riots in San Fran, minor issues in BaltimoreUpdated Feb 4 Share TweetGiven the aftermath of the Giants’ World Series win, there was concern that - win or lose - folks in San Francisco would take to the street and create mischief and mayhem. Fortunately, there were no public displays of unrest after the 49ers lost a gSource: profootballtalk.com
Breakfast links: Let the offseason commenceUpdated Feb 4 Share TweetNEW ORLEANS -- Thanks to you all for bearing with me while I helped out on ESPN.com's Super Bowl coverage here for the past week. I tried to keep the blog running while otherwise occupied, but now it's officially the offseason and every team is in the s…
Joe Flacco edges out Colin Kaepernick in a Super Bowl quarterback showdown that ranks with the all-time bestUpdated Feb 4 Share TweetThe Super Bowl has produced compelling quarterback matchups of Terry Bradshaw vs. Roger Staubach and Joe Montana vs. Dan Marino and Tom Brady vs. Eli Manning.Source: nydailynews.comShare TweetWith all the advances made by NFL offenses in recent years, there had been only one title game in league history in which both teams scored 30 or more points. Before tonight. The first came in Super Bowl XIII, when the Steelers beat the Cowboys, 35-31.…Source: profootballtalk.com
RecruitingNation: Mackensie Alexander FeatureFeb 4Mitch Sherman takes a look at Immokalee Florida, an unorthodox breeding ground for elite football talent including Mackensie Alexander, the No. 4 ranked recruit in the ESPN 150
Kerry J. Byrne: Flacco, Eli have turned Super Bowl predictors upside downFeb 4Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco helped prove that there's a very simple formula for building a champion in today's NFL.
Don Banks: What's next for Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ersFeb 4NEW ORLEANS -- Having snapped the NFC's three-year Super Bowl winning streak, but continued the NFL's recent trend of seeing a lower-seeded hot team ride postseason momentum all the way to the parade-planning stage, the Baltimore Ravens stand astride th…
Clayton: Early Super Bowl favorites for 2013Feb 4Can the Ravens and 49ers get back? Don't count on it. Here are five teams that should be Super Bowl threats in 2013, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: Imperfect and slowed, but Lewis ends career on top with RavensFeb 4NEW ORLEANS -- You don't have to buy everything that Ray Lewis is selling -- and plenty of people don't, me included -- to enjoy the storybook ending that was his "last ride.''