After being sidelined with a concussion earlier in the season, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith is handling an uncomfortable situation well, saying he is ready to back up Colin Kaepernick in 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.
The San Francisco 49ers running back was fined $10,500 by the NFL on Wednesday after he wore his socks too low in Sunday’s NFC championship game at Atlanta, a uniform violation. It marked the second time he was fined this season.
Over the next three weekends, the San Diego Chargers face the 8-2 Baltimore Ravens, 5-5 Cincinnati Bengals, and 6-4 Pittsburgh Steelers (on the road). Yes, the good mathematician will tell you that those three teams are a combined 19-11, so there are no easy games during that three-week stretch.
The truth, however, is that the Bolts are right there in the AFC playoff hunt after six weeks. In fact, they’re in about as good as a position as anyone else lining up around the conference these days.
A bankruptcy court hearing in Atlanta for former Baltimore Ravens running back Jamal Lewis has been delayed.
Billy Cundiff missed a 32-yard field goal with just seconds left and the New England Patriots beat the Baltimore Ravens 23-20 to advance to the Super Bowl.
The Baltimore Ravens didn’t just earn another home win. They stole it away from the Houston Texans.