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.
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.
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.
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.
Basketball is about to take over.
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.
The Eagles have their work cut out for them with the Ravens.
Winning came in different fashions for the Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Ravens in the first week of the NFL season. The I-95 rivals will square off Sunday afternoon in Lincoln Financial Field wondering if the same trends will continue for another week.
A fierce defense led by Ray Lewis and Ed Reed came up with four turnovers to lead Baltimore to a 20-13 victory over the Houston Texans on Sunday, sending the Ravens into the AFC championship game.