Archive for January, 2013

San Francisco 49ers arrive in New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII

The San Francisco 49ers are technically the home team in Super Bowl XLVII, so it makes sense that they arrived Sunday in New Orleans before the Baltimore Ravens (who are scheduled to fly into “The Big Easy” on Monday). Niners players, staff and family members landed at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport at 6:56 p.m. local time ready to embark on a week of preparations for the biggest game of their lives. If the 49ers are nervous, it certainly didn’t show as they made their way off the plane and onto the tarmac in New Orleans.

The Rewind: The Calm Before Super Bowl Week

One more week until Super Bowl 47.  Ravens and the 49ers. Going to be a legendary match-up taking place in the Big Easy.  We’ve got you covered with our Casual Fan’s Guide to the Super Bowl.  Planning a party?  Making a meal? Don’t know who to root for?  Have no fear. See below and you”ll be totally prepared. It’s not as delicious as a po’boy sandwich, but we’ve got tasty content below:

NFL fantasy football: DeSean Jackson excited about new offense

In today’s Three and Out: DeSean Jackson is excited about a new offense while the Bills aren’t too excited about Ryan Fitzpatrick; Jahvid Best has likely played his final NFL game

Super Bowl Recipes

Check out this guide for easy recipes and tasty appetizers to outfit your Super Bowl XLVII party with the best menu possible.

The Casual Fan’s Super Bowl Guide

Welcome to the Casual Fans’ Guide to Super Bowl XLVII! Find Super Bowl party tips, easy recipes, and players to root for so you’ll be prepared for the biggest sporting event in America.

Getting to know the men behind the masks

With all the money, fame and attention bestowed upon NFL players it is easy to forget that even at the Pro Bowl — where all-stars are recognized for extraordinary performance on the field — off of the field they are still a group of ordinary young men. They are sons, brothers, husbands and fathers, who laugh at and worry about the same things as the rest of us. In the short period of time since the players arrived in Hawaii on Tuesday afternoon there have been constant reminders of that for those of us working closely with them. In my last NFL.com blog, I mentioned that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, who has been selected to his 12th Pro Bowl […]

NFL fantasy: Bruce Arians will try to revive Larry Fitzgerald

In today’s Three and Out: the Cardinals want new ways to get Larry Fitzgerald the ball; James Starks might be seeing the ball less and Titus Young will still get a chance to see the ball, despite some bad behavior.

Super Bowl XLVII: Players To Root For

Is your favorite team out of Super Bowl XLVII? Find someone else to root for with the help of this guide.

Ten Easy Super Bowl Party Tips

By: Michelle Lynn Buckley Let’s be honest, if it came down to bare essentials, you could have a successful Super Bowl party with a big screen TV, a bowl of chips, and a room of your pals.  But wouldn’t it be nice to bump it up to the next level and be the party of the year?  Of course it would! Here are our Top Ten Tips for a touchdown of a time:

NFL fantasy football: Terrelle Pryor to compete for starting job

In today’s Three and Out: Terrelle Pryor will get a shot to compete for the starting job; the Browns won’t commit to Brandon Weeden just yet and the Dolphins want to find help for Ryan Tannehill.

NFL fantasy: Falcons hope Tony Gonzalez returns

In today’s Three and Out: the Falcons are trying to coax Tony Gonzalez back; Stevie Johnson would like to see a QB competition in Buffalo and Pierre Garcon hopes to avoid surgery.

NFL Fantasy LIVE podcast (1/21/13)

This week on the “NFL Fantasy Live” podcast, Jason Smith and Elliot Harrison debate if the New England Patriots will come back stronger next season and NFL.com fantasy editor Marcas Grant joins the guys in the Fantasy Cantina.

NFL fantasy football: Wes Welker’s future uncertain

In today’s Three and Out: Wes Welker faces an uncertain future; Steven Jackson hasn’t decided on his future and Christian Ponder is Minnesota’s future…for now.

The 49ers celebrate going to the Super Bowl on Instagram

The San Francisco 49ers are heading to their first Super Bowl since 1995 with a 28-24 win over the Atlanta Falcons. We found some Instagram images of the players celebrating their trip to New Orleans.

The Rewind: Championship Sunday

Check out the exciting content we put together to get you ready for championship Sunday.

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