No matter who has the edge Sunday, it seems the nation is rooting for Manning, because it’s been harder for him to win, because he’s not so pretty, because he’s considered one of us, because you get the sense that his aw-shucks, southern refrain is real.
In anticipation of the AFC and NFC Championship games this weekend, we’ve pulled together America’s leading sportscasters to make their predictions and picks for Patriots-Broncos and 49ers-Seahawks.
The good news: either Manning or Brady will get to go to another Super Bowl. The bad news: one of them will not, and be denied adding more to his legacy yet again.
The only one reason why Matt Birk brought his aching knees and battered body to training camp for a 15th NFL season was to get to the Super Bowl.
Purple passion is taking over Baltimore. With the Super Bowl under two weeks away, Ravens fans are already pumped for the game.
O.J. Brigance is going back to the Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens, a model of toughness and perseverance.
105.7′s own Jerry Coleman called Ed & Steve from behind enemy lines in New England, plus on field video.
There would be no last second field goal attempts needed. No catches in the corner of the end-zone necessary. The Ravens went into Foxborough and took the AFC Championship. Baltimore needed a complete performance from both their offense and defense to get the job done, and they got just that.
Mike Prestons Report Card For The AFC Championship
Joe Flacco outdueled Tom Brady, throwing three touchdown passes in the second half and leading the Baltimore Ravens to their first Super Bowl in 12 years with a 28-13 victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday for the AFC championship.
The AFC Championship is in Foxborough but fans are tailgating here. Also, we have tips on when changing your diet and exercise habits isn’t enough.
There will be no need for introductions when the Baltimore Ravens travel to Foxborough to play the New England Patriots in the AFC title game (6:30 p.m. Eastern). They’re quite familiar with each other. These teams have played each other each of the last four years with three of those games decided by a field goal or less. That includes the Pats’ 23-20 victory over Baltimore last year that sent New England to the Super Bowl.