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  • 49ers pound Bears

    49ers pound Bears
    SAN FRANCISCO — It's too bad Colin Kaepernick wasn't available when Phil Emery set out to find a backup quarterback. The first-year general manager had to strike quickly to find an experienced No. 2. The Bears invested big money in Jason Campbell,...
  • Bears exposed as fake contender

    Bears exposed as fake contender
    Some people say the worst thing you can call a football player is soft. The Bears were soft against San Francisco. Soft and unprepared. Soft and unresponsive. Soft and stupid. They met the 49ers’ toughness with all manner of embarrassing...
  • Who wins AFC, NFC championship games?

    Ravens and 49ers Sam Farmer Los Angeles Times In the NFC, I like the 49ers beating the Falcons. Atlanta couldn't stop Russell Wilson in the second half against the Seahawks, and Colin Kaepernick won't be any easier. Even with Justin Smith playing...
  • AFC, NFC championship game predictions from Baltimore Sun

    AFC, NFC championship game predictions from Baltimore Sun
    About Baltimore Sun staff picks: Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters will pick games (not against the spread) Sunday's games 49ers at Falcons Ravens at Patriots Kevin Cowherd Last week: 2-2 Overall: 177-86-1 49ers 27, Falcons 21:...
  • Coffee Companion (1/22): your daily Super Bowl fix

    Coffee Companion (1/22): your daily Super Bowl fix
    Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
  • Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe did not practice Thursday

    Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe did not practice Thursday
    As the Ravens prepare to meet the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3, Dannell Ellerbe was the only player to miss Thursday’s practice. The starting inside linebacker is dealing with ankle and back injuries. Four players participated...
  • Super Bowl showdowns: Can Bryant McKinnie and the Ravens handle 49ers pass rusher Aldon Smith?

    Super Bowl showdowns: Can Bryant McKinnie and the Ravens handle 49ers pass rusher Aldon Smith?
    Each day this week, Baltimore Sun reporter and blogger Matt Vensel will break down a key matchup from Sunday’s Super Bowl. Today, he looks at the battle between the Ravens and 49ers pass rusher Aldon Smith. The Ravens offensive line was dented...
  • Five Ravens stats that stand out for Super Bowl

    Five Ravens stats that stand out for Super Bowl
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens. 137.7 -- Joe Flacco’s passer rating during Baltimore’s three straight touchdown drives in the AFC title game. At halftime in...
  • Super Bowl showdowns: Ray Rice and the Ravens know running won't be easy vs. 49ers linebackers

    Super Bowl showdowns: Ray Rice and the Ravens know running won't be easy vs. 49ers linebackers
    Each day this week, reporter and blogger Matt Vensel will break down a key matchup from Sunday’s Super Bowl. Today, he looks at how the 49ers may try to keep Ravens running back Ray Rice out of the end zone. In Ray Rice, the Ravens have one of the...
  • Breaking down Sunday night's Super Bowl XLVII with San Francisco 49ers reporter Jerry McDonald

    Breaking down Sunday night's Super Bowl XLVII with San Francisco 49ers reporter Jerry McDonald
    Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. This week, I chatted with Jerry McDonald, who covers the 49ers and Raiders for The Bay Area Newspaper Group. MV: How was the midseason...
  • Here are 47 numbers that define Super Bowl XLVII

    Here are 47 numbers that define Super Bowl XLVII
    In anticipation of Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVII, Matt Vensel looks at 47 stats that define Sunday’s game. 1. Joe Flacco hasn’t thrown a single interception during these playoffs. 2. The Ravens are 7-0 when Flacco doesn’t throw a...