Super Bowl XLVII - 49ers vs. Ravens

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  • Joe Flacco is lifted up by his teammates as they celebrate after they won 34-31 against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
  • Baltimore Ravens guard Bobbie Williams (63) celebrates after defeating the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)
  • San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick leaves the field after being defeated by the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Members of the San Francisco 49ers sit on the bench after being defeated by the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Ravens defeated the 49ers 34-31. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
  • Bobbie Williams #63 and teammate Vonta Leach #44 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrate their win against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Ravens defeated the 49ers 34-31. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
  • Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens celebreates with his teammates after defeating the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Ravens defeated the 49ers 34-31. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
  • Ma'ake Kemoeatu celebrates after defeating the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Ravens defeated the 49ers 34-31. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
  • Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Ravens defeated the 49ers 34-31. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
  • Torrey Smith #82 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates with the Ravens cheerleaders following their win against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.The Ravens defeated the 49ers 34-31. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
  • Michael Oher, about whom 'The Blind Side' was based, celebrates after the Ravens won 34-31 against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
  • Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers runs into the endzone for a 15-yard rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter as teammate Joe Staley #74 against the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
  • Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones returns a kickoff for a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the third quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones (12) celebrates with teammates after returning a kick for a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers in the third quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers can't make a catch on a pass in the fourth quarter against the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Ravens won 34-31. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
  • San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree scores a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens in the third quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Michael Crabtree is tackled by Ray Lewis during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
  • Michael Crabtree fails to make a catch in the endzone late in the fourth quarter against Ed Reed #20 of the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
  • Andy Lee #4 of the San Francisco 49ers punts the ball against the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • Dannell Ellerbe reacts after the San Francisco 49ers couldn't convert a fourth down play to turn the ball over in the final two minutes of the fourth quarter during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
  • Punter Sam Koch #4 of the Baltimore Ravens holds the ball in the endzone as he takes a safety in the final minute of the fourth quarter against Chris Culliver #29 of the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
  • Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers walks off of the field dejected after the Baltimore Ravens won 34-31 during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • Frank Gore runs in for a touchdown in the third quarter past Corey Graham #24 of the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
  • Baltimore Ravens fans Bethel Lubben and Matt Lubben pose for a photo before Super Bowl XLVII against the San Francisco 49ers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports)
  • San Francisco 49ers fans Kim Peoples (left) and Kim Gregor pose for a photo before Super Bowl XLVII against the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports)
  • San Francisco 49ers fan Gibran Farrah poses for a photo before Super Bowl XLVII against the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports)
  • O.J. Brigance, Senior Advisor to Player Development for the Baltimore Ravens, is seen on the field with his wife Chanda prior to the Ravens playing against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
  • Brooklyn Decker poses with the Lombardi trophy at the Tenth Annual Leather & Laces Super Bowl Party on February 2, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images for Leather & Laces)
  • Baltimore Ravens fan Rob French poses for a photo before Super Bowl XLVII against the San Francisco 49ers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Baltimore Ravens fan Irma Watson from New Orleans poses for a photo before Super Bowl XLVII against the San Francisco 49ers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports)
  • A San Francisco 49ers fan stands outside the stadium prior to Super Bowl XLVII against the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
  • San Francisco 49ers fan Daniel Manson from Santa Cruz poses for a photo before Super Bowl XLVII against the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Patrick Willis walks off of the field dejected after the Baltimore Ravens won 34-31 during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • Head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens shakes hands with his brother head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers after winning Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Ravens defeated the 49ers 34-31. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
  • Joe Flacco is tackled while celebrating with teammates following their 34-31 win against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
  • Ed Reed holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy following their 34-31 win against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
  • San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick throws as he is hit by Baltimore Ravens free safety Ed Reed during the first quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates with his wife Ingrid and his daughter Alison after the Ravens won 34-31 during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
  • Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe tackles San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore in first quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Joe Flacco and Ray Lewis celebrate after defeating the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Ravens defeated the 49ers 34-31. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
  • San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh reacts on the sideline as he talks to San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) during the second quarter against the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Ray Lewis celebrates after defeating the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Ravens defeated the 49ers 34-31. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
  • Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers and head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens talk on the field during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens fumbles the ball in the third quarter against Tarell Brown #25 of the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
  • Donte Whitner #31 of the San Francisco 49ers commits a face mask penalty in the second quarter against Ed Dickson #84 of the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
  • Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta (88) scores a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the second quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Jacoby Jones #12 of the Baltimore Ravens catches a 56-yard pass before running in for the touchdown in the second quarter in front of Chris Culliver #29 of the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
  • Colin Kaepernick turns to hand the ball off to Frank Gore in the first quarter against the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens is pressured and grabbed by Ahmad Brooks #55 of the San Francisco 49ers in the first quarter during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
  • Michael Crabtree makes a catch in the first quarter against Ray Lewis during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
  • Beyonce performs during the halftime show in Super Bowl XLVII between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Baltimore Ravens defensive end Arthur Jones (97) celebrates a fumble recovery in the second quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports)
  • San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James (23) fumbles as he is hit by Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw (91) during the second quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Beyonce during her halftime performance in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Singer Kelly Roland performs during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • Recording artist Alicia Keys performs the national anthem before Super Bowl XLVII between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Kicker Justin Tucker #9 of the Baltimore Ravens kicks the opening kick-off to the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
  • Singer Jennifer Hudson performs 'America The Beautiful' with the Sandy Hook Elementary School Chorus prior to the start of Super Bowl XLVII between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
  • Members of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Chorus look on during the National Anthem prior to Super Bowl XLVII between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
  • Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers hugs his brother head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens prior to Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
  • Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates after throwing a touchdown pass in the first quarter against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
  • Anquan Boldin #81 of the Baltimore Ravens catches a touchdown pass in the first quarter over Donte Whitner #31 of the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
  • Joe Flacco attempts to escape the pressure from Ahmad Brooks in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
  • Anquan Boldin #81 of the Baltimore Ravens makes a 13-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter from Joe Flacco #5 against Donte Whitner #31 of the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
  • Officials and players gather on the field during a power outage during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
  • Baltimore Ravens free safety Ed Reed (20) is tackled by San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis (85) after an interception in the second quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker (9) runs the ball on a fake field goal against the San Francisco 49ers in the second quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Beyonce during halftime in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Field judge Craig Wrolstad stands on the field during a 34 minute power outage during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
  • General view of the power outage during the third quarter in Super Bowl XLVII between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers looks up during a power outage that occurred in the third quarter that caused a 34-minute delay during Super Bowl XLVII against the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
  • Michael Crabtree can't make a catch on a pass attempt in the third quarter against Corey Graham #24 of the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
  • Chris Culliver #29 of the San Francisco 49ers defends a pass to Torrey Smith #82 of the Baltimore Ravens in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
  • Ed Reed #20 of the Baltimore Ravens runs with the ball against Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers after an interception in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
  • Michael Crabtree #15 of the San Francisco 49ers can't make a catch on a pass attempt in the third quarter against Corey Graham #24 of the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
  • Anquan Boldin runs with the ball and stiff arms Chris Culliver after catching a pass in the second half during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
  • Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones runs after a catch for a touchdown against San Francisco 49ers defensive back Chris Culliver during the second quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones runs after a catch for a touchdown against San Francisco 49ers defensive back Chris Culliver during the second quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones (12) dives into the end zone and scores a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers in the second quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones (12) makes a catch for a touchdown against San Francisco 49ers defensive back Chris Culliver (29) during the second quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports)
  • David Akers waits during a power outage that occurred in the third quarter that caused a 34-minute delay during Super Bowl XLVII against the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
  • Cheerleaders perform as play was suspended for 34 minutes in the third quarter due to a power outage during Super Bowl XLVII between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
  • Jacoby Jones #12 of the Baltimore Ravens runs back a 108-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the third quarter against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
  • Players from the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers push and shove each other in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
  • Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones (12) catches a pass from Joe Flacco (not pictured) past San Francisco 49ers defensive back Chris Culliver (29) during the second quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Confetti falls on the field as the Baltimore Ravens celebrate their 34-31 win against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
    
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The Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl 47. After a blowout first half followed by a kickoff return for a touchdown, the lights went out in the Superdome and the 49ers found their spark, making the close... but no cigar.

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