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- "Ravens' second Super Bowl win puts the heat on Jimmy Haslam to produce" (ESPN Cleveland) - "A duper super: Who had the Super Bowl ending with a free kick after a safety? Was there a prop bet on that, too? Beyonce lit up the halftime show, and then the lights went out in the Superdome. There was a 34-minute power outage and then a 17-point power surge by the 49ers. And with the game on the line, the referees swallowed their whistles on a Baltimore penalty in the end zone."
- "Even Ravens fans feel bad for the Cleveland Browns" (Canton Rep) - "'What a day!' said a voice in the crowd, a sea of purple and red moving in a swarm under the bluest sky. 'It’s 19 degrees in Pittsburgh.' A few cared how cold it was in Cleveland. The big week wound to the big house."
- "Parallel Universes: Super Bowl XLVII and the ’87 AFC Championship Game" (WFNY) - "Look on the bright side….Art Modell didn’t make the Hall of Fame and Ray Lewis will never play another football game. The Super Bowl was a fascinating and superb game last night."
- "Extra Points: Many Moves to Make" (FS Ohio) - "Fred Greetham and Zac Jackson discuss the many decisions Mike Lombardi needs to make this off-season." - VIDEO
- "Play that decided Super Bowl XLVII: Ravens make final stand" (Yahoo! Sports) - "The blitz is called 'Cable' and Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees didn't hesitate to call it on the play that decided the Super Bowl. In fact, he already knew he was going to call it."
- "Joe Flacco right on the money" (ESPN) - "John Harbaugh said it after the season opener: Pay the man. Pay Joe Flacco. Pay him whatever he wants. Pay him more than Drew Brees. Pay him more than Peyton Manning. Pay him more than Tom Brady."
- "Frank Gore: San Francisco 49ers 'were the better team'" (NFL.com) - "The San Francisco 49ers were unable to finish the job against the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII. Not everyone in the Niners' locker room was ready to accept the loss."
- "Harbaugh family tree branches out to comfort, celebrate Jim and John in emotional locker rooms" (Yahoo! Sports) - "Jim Harbaugh was walking out of the media interview area in the depths of the Superdome, wearing the 1,000-yard stare of every Super Bowl loser."