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Ravens upset Patriots 28-13
to make Super Bowl

Associated Press, by Barry Wilner

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 1/20/2013 9:58:20 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.— 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 win sets up the first Super Bowl coached by brothers, Baltimore´s John Harbaugh and San Francisco´s Jim. The 49ers won the NFC title earlier Sunday 28-24 at Atlanta. The 49ers have been listed as 5-point favorites. Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis´ final season will conclude in two weeks in New Orleans;

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: god of irony, 1/20/2013 10:06:20 PM     (No. 9128973)

It blows my mind that Ray Lewis is held up a hero after having his posse kill that guy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: DaddyO, 1/20/2013 10:22:28 PM     (No. 9128997)

From what I´ve seen, Ray Lewis is a Christian now. Even Paul was guilty of assisting in murder. I only know that if he truly is a Christian, he is forgiven.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: KingBubo, 1/20/2013 10:22:46 PM     (No. 9128998)

Was it self defense or a sanctioned murder? he is a fine ball player. I´m just glad the cheater didn´t win.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: thewarden, 1/20/2013 10:24:01 PM     (No. 9129000)

Love it that there are no Mannings or a Brady in this year´s Superbowl. The Harbaughs are decent people so good for them! Must say I will miss Mrs. Brady´s post-game commentary this year, though. LOL.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mominNoCA, 1/20/2013 10:24:48 PM     (No. 9129004)

I´m still disappointed that Denver didn´t advance, but I´m glad the Patriots aren´t in this year.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: formerNYer, 1/20/2013 11:08:27 PM     (No. 9129069)

Lord Voldemort (aka Bill Belichick) lost, I´m glad.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 1/20/2013 11:46:11 PM     (No. 9129121)

Thank you, Coach Belichick, for refusing to be interviewed by cbs after the game. We didn´t want to hear from you anyway, and it further enhanced your legacy as a poor sport and even worse loser.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/20/2013 11:49:25 PM     (No. 9129125)

How to they not call that helmet-to-helmet hit by Pollard? Fumble results, turns into a game-changer.

I´m starting to have doubts about the NFL... they more and more look like WWE. It seems this whole playoff season has been about getting the brother vs. brother coaching matchup, AND to ensure that Ray Lewis gets into (and wins?) the Bowl.

I won´t be watching.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rather Read, 1/21/2013 5:04:47 AM     (No. 9129326)

The curse of Gisele strikes again. Jack Harbaugh, the father of Jim and Joe coached at my Alma Mater WKU and led the team to the Division I-AA championship in 2002.

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