Category: Super Bowl XLVII

Bryant McKinnie on a Possible Return to the Ravens and the Importance Attached to their Divisional Playoff Victory in Denver

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Bryant McKinnie played a relatively significant role as the Baltimore Ravens went on an unexpected Super Bowl run this past season, but like so many other members of that Baltimore team, McKinnie's future might no longer involve the Ravens. He's a free agent on a cold market, and nothing has ...

Aldon Smith: “We All Know” Michael Crabtree was Held in Super Bowl XLVII

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Since he broke into the league in 2011, only one NFL player (Minnesota's Jared Allen) has more sacks than Aldon Smith, who has 33.5 of them during his time with the San Francisco 49ers. He's also been to a Super Bowl, where he fell short. But Smith, like most members ...

Jacoby Jones is Disappointed His Kick Return Didn’t Go For 109 Yards in the Super Bowl

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Jacoby Jones had a solid argument in the MVP race in Super Bowl XLVII. He had a kickoff return for a touchdown and a catch for another -- not bad for a guy cut by the Houston Texans. Jones' kick return was initially ruled a 109-yard return, which would have ...

Terrell Suggs: 49ers Had Everything ‘Catered’ for Them at Super Bowl XLVII; I Have No Idea What Deer Antler Spray Is

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Terrell Suggs fought through a ton of adversity this past season. He partially tore his Achilles tendon last offseason and missed the first seven games of the season rehabbing. Then in Week 13, the Ravens linebacker suffered a torn biceps, but he missed only one game before returning for Baltimore's ...

Jack Harbaugh Remains Neutral on Michael Crabtree No-Call, Felt Tension While Watching His Sons Coach Against Each Other

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Jack Harbaugh was the most talked about father on Super Bowl Sunday, and rightfully so after his two sons entered the big game coaching against each other. Jack wants to remain out of the spotlight. He also did his best to avoid answering questions that played favoritism to one of ...

San Francisco Linebacker Patrick Willis: “I Don’t Believe in Moral Victories at All”

Friday, February 8th, 2013

For the second straight season the San Francisco 49ers' season ended in heartbreak. This time it was in the Super Bowl as opposed to the NFC Championship. Even though it was one step further, the ultimate goal wasn't reached and there are only so many opportunities to hoist the Lombardi Trophy The Niners ...

Jimmy Smith Explains Why He Doesn’t Feel He Committed a Penalty Against Michael Crabtree Late in Super Bowl XLVII

Friday, February 8th, 2013

On paper, Jimmy Smith made the play that pretty much clinched Super Bowl XLVII. The Baltimore Ravens cornerback covered San Francisco 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree one-on-one on a fourth-down play late in the fourth quarter, and the pass from Colin Kaepernick fell incomplete to lock up the game for all ...

Jim Harbaugh: “A Penalty is a Penalty No Matter When it Occurs in a Game”

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Jim Harbaugh admits that he won't ever forget losing to his brother in Super Bowl XLVII, but the 49ers head coach also sounds as though he's still a little upset that a flag wasn't thrown on what appeared to be defensive pass interference on an end-zone throw to Michael Crabtree ...

Six Fractured Ribs Don’t Keep Bernard Pollard From Enjoying His Super Bowl Victory

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Bernard Pollard went into the Super Bowl knowing he had played much of the season with six fractured ribs. In case he forgot, Pollard was reminded that they were broke on the very first play of the game. He admits that didn't lead him to have his best game ever, ...

Cary Williams Says He Didn’t Intend to Shove Official, Who He Says “Made the Right Decision”

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Super Bowl XLVII was filled with unusual plays and moments, one of which came when Baltimore Ravens cornerback Cary Williams shoved an official while being removed from a scuffle during the first half. Players are usually ejected for such incidents, and San Francisco 49ers fans are upset that Williams wasn't ...