Capping a pretty perfect postseason, Joe Flacco completed 22 of 33 passes for 287 yards and three first-half touchdowns Sunday to earn Super Bowl MVP honors for leading the Baltimore Ravens to a 34-29 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
The Super Bowl was delayed because of a power outage Sunday, plunging parts of the Superdome into darkness and leading to a 34-minute delay in the biggest game of the year.
While most football fans in the Delaware Valley don’t have a connection to Baltimore Ravens or the San Francisco 49ers, the town of Audubon, New Jersey was strongly backing one of their own on Sunday evening.
Sometime on Sunday night Bernard Pierce will pull on his Baltimore Ravens’ helmet and just play football, just like he did coming up in Ardmore. As he did at Glen Mills. And as he did at Temple before entering this grand stage.
Chris updates the latest regarding New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, the suspension of a Philadelphia Police Officer that is also the son-in-law of Governor Tom Corbett, and the Senate confirmation hearings for Secretary of Defense nominee, Chuck Hagel. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3′s Beasley Reece to preview the Superbowl, and David Martosko from the Daily Caller.
Chris details the President’s call for comprehensive immigration reform, Al Gore’s defense against selling Current TV to Al-Jazeera, the allegations that New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez travelled to the Dominican Republic to visit prostituties and Governor Corbett’s latest effort to privatize the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
Audubon normally bleeds Eagles green, but not this week. “Kids are wearing Flacco jerseys, Ravens gear,” school superintendent Don Borden says.
Ravens’ QB Flacco calls the idea of a cold-weather Super Bowl, ‘retarded.’
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.
Chris awaits tommorrow’s report on gun violence from Vice-President Joe Biden, he reviews the weekends NFL playoff matchups and the Golden Globe awards, and he explains the evolution from the Obamacare mandate to a mandate “plus.” He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna about the fight to raise the debt ceiling.
Baltimore’s Justin Tucker kicked a 47-yard field goal 1:42 into the second overtime Saturday to lift the Ravens to a 38-35 victory over the Denver Broncos in the AFC playoffs.
The Baltimore Ravens beat the Indianapolis Colts 24-9 on Sunday in an AFC wild-card game.
The Baltimore Ravens defeated the New York Giants 33-14 Sunday.
Eagles Fans were fired up at the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia Sunday following the Bird’s big comeback win over the Baltimore Ravens.
This is the day Eagles fans have waited nine months for. The birds home opener.