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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Who’s Going To The Super Bowl?

Green Bay Packers defensive end Mike Daniels (76) dives at San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) during an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game in San Francisco on Saturday. (Tony Avelar/AP)

Green Bay Packers defensive end Mike Daniels (76) dives at San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) during an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game in San Francisco on Saturday. (Tony Avelar/AP)

Not to rub it in, but Peter King of Sports Illustrated picked the Green Bay Packers to beat the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 47 when he did his pre-season prognosticating last summer.

Well, those two teams were knocked out of the NFL playoffs last weekend and didn’t even make their conference championship games.

Super Bowl bids will be on the line when the San Francisco 49ers play the Falcons in Atlanta and the Baltimore Ravens visit the New England Patriots in the NFC and AFC title games Sunday.

King is now predicting a Super Bowl between the Pats and the 49ers.

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  • Katta

    Does it matter? Its only more video cigar smoke as this was pointed out back in the 1980′s.
    America’s version of the gladiators of old.
    Part of the bread and circuses for the masses.
    Part of the 3 “S’s” of American culture.   SEX, SCREEN and SPORT

    The American people are sheep. They’re comfortable, rich, working. It’s like the Romans, they’re happy with bread and their spectator sports. The Super Bowl means more to them than any right. Jack Kevorkian 

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