Posts Tagged ‘Super Bowl XLVII’

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.

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.

Soon, it will be New Orleans’ turn to be Super again

It has been 10 years since New Orleans last hosted a Super Bowl. And people in Crescent City can’t wait for the drought to end next season, when the title game comes to town for the 10th time.

Saints look healthy heading into Super Bowl

The Colts and Saints issued their final injury reports Friday before Super Bowl XLIV. For New Orleans, DE Will Smith (groin), LB Jonathan Vilma (knee) and S Pierson Prioleau (quad) participated fully in practice after being limited earlier in the week. They are all listed as probable.

Benson confident in bringing SB back to Nola

The significance for Nola landing the Super Bowl in 2013 cannot be understated. Saints owner Tom Benson was very confident — as if trying to will the other NFL owners to award Super Bowl XLVII to his home town.

Saints owner Benson pitches for 2013 Super Bowl

New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson held a breakfast gathering with the media Tuesday morning at the annual NFL Spring Meeting to push his region’s bid for the 2013 Super Bowl.

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