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Ravens Fans Storm M&T Bank Stadium After Super Bowl Parade

Ravens Fans Storm M&T Bank Stadium After Super Bowl Parade

deadspin.com Updated Feb 6, 2013
As we have come to learn, Baltimore was pretty fired up for the Ravens victory over the 49ers in Super Bowl 47. The zeitgeist continued Tuesday as most of Baltimore attended a victory parade and later spilled into M&T Bank Stadium for a rally. More »
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  • When Montana nearly blacked out in a game

    When Montana nearly blacked out in a game

    ESPN.com Feb 6, 2013
    Super Bowl week can be a bit of a blur with so much coverage coming from so many angles. That's my excuse for missing the "Secrets of Super Bowl Quarterbacks" package featuring previously untold stories. NFC West alums Kurt Warner, Steve Young…
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  • Police: Crash kills Delanie Walker's aunt, uncle

    Police: Crash kills Delanie Walker's aunt, uncle

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A fiery crash hours after the Super Bowl killed relatives of San Francisco 49ers tight end Delanie Walker, Louisiana State Police said Wednesday.
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  • Packers' Driver officially retires at special event

    Packers' Driver officially retires at special event

    CNNSI.com Feb 6, 2013
    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Donald Driver rewrote the Green Bay Packers record books and on Wednesday morning, the wildly popular wide receiver might've rewritten the book on how a player should call it a career.
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  • Adding Ahmad Bradshaw's name to list

    Adding Ahmad Bradshaw's name to list

    ESPN.com Feb 6, 2013
    The Arizona Cardinals should be watching closely as Ahmad Bradshaw and other running backs hit the market for various reasons this offseason. They could use a boost at the position. Bradshaw's release from the New York Giants one year after the team dum…
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  • Ed Donatell says it’s fair to block him from interviewing

    Ed Donatell says it’s fair to block him from interviewing

    profootballtalk.com Feb 6, 2013
    The 49ers blocked the Saints from interviewing secondary coach Ed Donatell for their defensive coordinator job, a right that teams hold over coaches under contract unless the opening is for a head coaching job. Donatell addressed that possibility during…
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  • Mayor defends New Orleans after power outage

    Mayor defends New Orleans after power outage

    CNNSI.com Feb 6, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) New Orleans' mayor defended his city days after a power outage plunged the Super Bowl into 34 minutes of darkness, while authorities still baffled by the cause announced they were bringing in a consultant to help investigate.
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  • 49ers' Whitner predicts Super Bowl title in '14

    49ers' Whitner predicts Super Bowl title in '14

    Donte Whitner has no doubt that the San Francisco 49ers are ready to become Super Bowl champions.
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  • Why 49ers might have to adjust approach

    Why 49ers might have to adjust approach

    ESPN.com Feb 6, 2013
    San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith is expected to need two or three months to recover from triceps surgery scheduled for this week. That gives Smith ample time to ready himself for the 2013 season. 2011-12 DL Snaps Counting Playoffs One ques…
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  • A.J. Jenkins promises to return as a totally different player

    A.J. Jenkins promises to return as a totally different player

    profootballtalk.com Feb 6, 2013
    The 49ers made it all the way to the Super Bowl this season despite getting next to nothing from first-round pick A.J. Jenkins. Jenkins played just three games during the regular season and caught no passes even though the 49ers lost wide receivers Mari…
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  • Taking stock as Cardinals adjust front office

    Taking stock as Cardinals adjust front office

    ESPN.com Feb 6, 2013
    There's a New England Patriots flavor to the Arizona Cardinals' front office. Player personnel director Jason Licht and newly hired director of football administration Mike Disner both have Patriots ties. 2013 Cardinals Personnel Department The Cardinal…
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  • Pivotal plays: Super Bowl's top five

    Pivotal plays: Super Bowl's top five

    ESPN.com Feb 6, 2013
    We have at various times ranked NFC West plays by how much they changed a team's chances for winning, based on swings in win probability. The chart ranks the five most pivotal five plays from Super Bowl XLVII regardless of whether they helped or hurt th…
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  • Danny Amendola’s agent scoffs at impact of Titus Young claim

    Danny Amendola’s agent scoffs at impact of Titus Young claim

    profootballtalk.com Feb 6, 2013
    The Rams’ low-risk waiver claim of wide receiver Titus Young isn’t the kind of move that impacts a team’s overall plans. Specifically, it shouldn’t change the way they view negotiations with pending free agent wideout Danny Amendola, at least acco
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  • Around the NFC West: Titus Young and slot

    Around the NFC West: Titus Young and slot

    ESPN.com Feb 6, 2013
    Around the NFC West: Feb. 5, 2013 Titus Young has to earn a roster spot in St. Louis before he can affect the team's receiving rotation. And given Young's career to this point, that could be a long shot. But if Young does stick around, might he give the…
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  • Cardinals fill out coaching staff with 13 new names

    Cardinals fill out coaching staff with 13 new names

    profootballtalk.com Feb 6, 2013
    Cardinals coach Bruce Arians filled out his coaching staff Tuesday, with the team announcing the addition of 13 assistants. Some of the names have trickled out previously, but, with a deep breath, here’s the complete list: Special teams coordinator Amos
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  • Candlestick Park slated for demolition in early 2014

    Candlestick Park slated for demolition in early 2014

    profootballtalk.com Feb 6, 2013
    Candlestick Park, the stadium that hosted Jerry Rice, Joe Montana and Steve Young in their primes, the site of The Catch and the home field for the 49ers for more than four decades, is slated for implosion within weeks of the 49ers’ last home game next
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  • Video - 'Sound FX': San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick uses his wheels 03:21

    'Sound FX': San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick uses his wheels

    Feb 6
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made things interesting with his rushing touchdown early in the fourth quarter. Take a look at what both teams were saying as the 49ers pulled within two points.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick uses his wheels 03:21

    'Sound FX': San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick uses his wheels

    Feb 6
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made things interesting with his rushing touchdown early in the fourth quarter. Take a look at what both teams were saying as the 49ers pulled within two points.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': Lights go out in New Orleans 06:47

    'Sound FX': Lights go out in New Orleans

    Feb 6
    The Baltimore Ravens grabbed all the momentum to start the second half after a Jacoby Jones touchdown, but then the lights went out. Get a sneak peek at what players and referees were saying during the blackout.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': Lights go out in New Orleans 06:47

    'Sound FX': Lights go out in New Orleans

    Feb 6
    The Baltimore Ravens grabbed all the momentum to start the second half after a Jacoby Jones touchdown, but then the lights went out. Get a sneak peek at what players and referees were saying during the blackout.

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    Feb 6
    The NFL might be able do more when it comes to helping players recover from injury. Plus, answers to reader questions.