Although they made a deeper playoff push a year ago, the 2013 season for the 49ers was far from a letdown. The team continued to improve each week, and heading into the off season know that they have a quarterback and defense that is going to make them contenders for years to come.
With all this animosity floating around between the coaches, it can only carry over to the on-field play. There’s just nothing like a little hate to spice up a conference title game.
Colin Kaepernick threw one touchdown pass and ran for another score as the San Francisco 49ers defeated the Carolina Panthers 23-10 on Sunday to advance to the NFC championship game for the third straight season.
Steve Kallas offers his final thoughts on Super Bowl XLVII and next year’s super matchup at the Meadowlands.
One thing was clear: The Harbaugh family threw a Super party. “It was a heck of a football game,” Jim Harbaugh said, adding that he told his brother he was proud of him.
Joe Flacco proved his doubters wrong by leading the Baltimore Ravens to Super Bowl glory.
With each focused on trying to take home the Lombardi Trophy, Jim Harbaugh’s 49ers look for a record-tying sixth Super Bowl title when they face John’s Ravens, who hope to send one of the game’s greatest players off to retirement in style.
There’s plenty going on in New Orleans around Super Bowl XLVII.
The coaching matchup in this game appears even. But the quarterback advantage goes to the 49ers, and the defense advantage also goes to the Niners. San Francisco will join the Steelers as the only six-time winners of the Super Bowl.
The president’s thoughts about the future of the NFL — and whether he’d let a son play football — were a main topic of conversation as Super Bowl week got under way.
I landed in NOLA on Sunday night, and it didn’t take long to realize how much time and effort the city of New Orleans and the Host Committee put into preparing for the Super Bowl.
The Ravens came out of a three-game losing streak to make it to the big game in The Big Easy. December started off rough for the Ravens with consecutive losses to the Steelers, Redskins and Broncos. But as fate would have it, their lowest point became a turning point.
Just remember, a reward lies at the end of this two-week bombardment.
The Harbaugh brothers will become the first siblings to square off from opposite sidelines when their teams play for the NFL championship at the Superdome. Not that they’re too keen on playing up the storyline that has no chance of going away as hard as they try.
This Super Bowl will be filled with firsts — and one significant last. The Harbaughs, San Francisco’s Jim and Baltimore’s John, will be the first pair of brothers to coach against each other in the NFL title game.