Category: Super Bowl

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Matt Birk Will Wait a Week or Two Before Thinking About his NFL Future

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Ray Lewis might not be the only Baltimore Ravens player leaving the game on top. That's because center Matt Birk has been flirting with retirement for several years. But the 36-year-old isn't ready to make any bold predictions regarding his future. Matt Birk joined The Power Trip on KFAN in Minneapolis ...

Trent Baalke Defends Aldon Smith, Talks Alex Smith, Chris Culliver and Bouncing Back from a Tough Super Bowl Loss

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

The San Francisco 49ers fell just short in Super Bowl XLVII, but the pieces are in place for the Niners to be contenders for many, many years to come. Trent Baalke is a big reason for that, and the San Francisco general manager says that his boys are already anxious ...

Drew Brees On the Saints Running the Read-Option: “Never Say Never, but Highly Doubtful”

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Drew Brees would obviously have preferred to have played in Super Bowl XLVII last night in New Orleans, but Brees sucked it up this past week and performed as an ambassador for his adopted home city as tourists invaded the Big Easy during Super Bowl week. Drew Brees joined Scott and ...

Scott Pioli on Joe Flacco’s Supposed Contract Demands: “He has to get a Few More Pelts on the Wall”

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

During his time as general manager with the Kansas City Chiefs, Scott Pioli did a lot of really good things. That's shown by the handful of Pro Bowlers the Chiefs had this year despite finishing with the worst record in the NFL. However, the two moves Pioli could never get ...