It’s here! We’ve invested 5 months in the regular season, all building up to tonight, and it’s the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans playing host to the greatest show on turf, the Super Bowl!! The Baltimore Ravens are facing off against the San Francisco 49ers (2330 – Sky Sports / BBC2, 1830 – CBS in the US). All the pertinent info about the teams, their seasons and the matchups can be found in the preview posts, but this sporting-showcase isn’t just about the football; it’s a whole bigger spectacle than that. Before the big game the American National Anthem will be sung by Alicia Keys and this year’s Halftime Show will be a performance by Beyonce – so there’ll be something to watch for those not-quite-so obsessed with the game itself. If you are going to watch only one game of NFL per season, the Super Bowl should be that game. Line up some drinks, open up some snacks, sit back (in a comfortable chair) and enjoy.

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  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 21:01

    superbowl baby!

    http://instagram.com/p/VSHFoquItD/

    matchbox twenty + cheerleaders = awesome :)

  • Jay (@burwellian)03/02/2013 at 21:05

    Given I have a colleague who cheers for them, I guess I'm going Ravens tonight...

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 21:24

    I'll be here, for a while at least. BBC coverage starts at 11pm.

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 21:32

    I'm so up for this. 3hr nap under my belt means I'm going to the end. (Despite work tomorrow)

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 22:03

    Mashable have a love stream for the puppy bowl. The game has not started yet.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puppy_Bowl

    Can't see Bernie doing the equivalent of that

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 22:04

    Mashable have a love stream for the puppy bowl. The game has not started yet.

    Of course the Mashable link would be useful

    http://mashable.com/2013/02/03/puppy-bowl-online/

  • Jay (@burwellian)03/02/2013 at 22:09

    Gonna sort some nibbles out ready.

  • Amy03/02/2013 at 22:14

    its my works birthday today so hopefully there'll be some good food to eat while we're watching. goooo purple!

  • Jay (@burwellian)03/02/2013 at 22:16

    I'm thinking Brian Cox should have been on earlier, and the Top Gear ep tonight would have made a good intro to the Super Bowl given the American theme...

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 22:29

    its my works birthday today so hopefully there'll be some good food to eat while we're watching. goooo purple!

    I get the impression that if there was an official sidepodcast colour it would be purple

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 22:30

    I get the impression that if there was an official sidepodcast colour it would be purple

    But the logo does look more '9er red than Ravens-purple.

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 22:31

    **points at team launch headers on the right** They're def purple though :p

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 22:33

    **points at team launch headers on the right** They're def purple though :p

    Although the main colour for the front page and the features looks more Lions-blue.

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 22:33

    Reminder to set your final Fantasy line-ups

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 22:34

    Reminder to set your final Fantasy line-ups

    I need a time machine to go back and set my original and subsequent line ups to be much better

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 22:35

    for any lurkers new to sidepodcast, do be sure you've read this collection of awesome preview posts:

    http://sidepodcast.com/post/super-bowl-baby-yeah

    http://sidepodcast.com/post/raveneye-how-baltimore-ravens-earned-place-in-super-bowl

    http://sidepodcast.com/post/super-bowl-xlvii-tale-two-brothers

    and then say "hi" right here :)

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 22:36

    @InfostradaLive

    There are five teams with a perfect track record in #superbowl, including the San Francisco 49ers (5-0) and Baltimore Ravens (1-0).

    https://twitter.com/InfostradaLive/status/298197954446118914

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 22:44

    There are five teams with a perfect track record in #superbowl, including the San Francisco 49ers (5-0) and Baltimore Ravens (1-0).

    presumably that doesn't include anyone who's never got there. or have all had at least one shot?

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 22:44

    presumably that doesn't include anyone who's never got there. or have all had at least one shot?

    A few of us have never gotten there, my own Texans included.

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 22:45

    A few of us have never gotten there, my own Texans included.

    still... perfect record :)

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 22:45

    presumably that doesn't include anyone who's never got there. or have all had at least one shot?

    It doesn't include any team who has not got there or any team that has got there and not won

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 22:46

    It doesn't include any team who has not got there or any team that has got there and not won

    :) :)

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 22:46

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_NFL_franchise_post-season_droughts#Cities.2Fregions_awaiting_first_Super_Bowl_crown

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 22:47

    A few of us have never gotten there, my own Texans included.

    No AFC Champs either

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 22:49

    The one that always baffles me is the Buffalo Bills who made four successive Super Bowls and lost the lot

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 22:49

    No AFC Champs either

    Given we've only existed for 10 years and only ever made the playoffs twice; the last two seasons...

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 22:50

    Given we've only existed for 10 years and only ever made the playoffs twice; the last two seasons...

    I'll give you that one. The Chargers have the same number to their name, and they've been around since 1966.

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 22:52

    I'll give you that one. The Chargers have the same number to their name, and they've been around since 1966.

    ...wait, they got to SBXXIX in 94.

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 22:53

    ...wait, they got to SBXXIX in 94.

    Yep. 8 years before we existed.

    Although, the Oilers never won it either, and have also reached the super bowl just once. In 1999, after they'd left Houston and became the Titans.

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 22:54

    Mercedes Superbowl commercial courtesy of F1 Badger

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPNr0_6MnDo

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 22:58

    Mercedes Superbowl commercial courtesy of F1 Badger

    awesome. famous actor, famous actress, famous singer... who the hell is in the f1 car?

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 22:59

    Mercedes should've launched their new car in that vid as well.

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 23:00

    If we're on about SuperBowl commercials...

    Lincoln cars: http://youtu.be/JrHhpuWWte8

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:01

    Mercedes should've launched their new car in that vid as well.

    That would make a great launch

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:01

    awesome. famous actor, famous actress, famous singer... who the hell is in the f1 car?

    If you stop it at 1:12 it looks like Clarkson

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:01

    BBC Super Bowl coverage is online now :-)

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:02

    Lincoln cars: http://youtu.be/JrHhpuWWte8

    wil wheaton :)

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 23:02

    wil wheaton :)

    Indeed. :)

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:02

    Curse you

    wil wheaton :)

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:03

    Derek Swan. Loved him. Those are the Steelers from back in the day. *wistful*

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:05

    Lincoln ad beats Mercedes hands down. Odd to have to car manufacturers. Most major events have exclusion clauses for sponsors so that there could only be one automotive manufacturer

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:05

    Curse you

    :)

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:05

    Anyone else able to hear 7 Nation Army going round the crowd already?

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:05

    Lincoln ad beats Mercedes hands down. Odd to have to car manufacturers. Most major events have exclusion clauses for sponsors so that there could only be one automotive manufacturer

    not in the tv ads surely?

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 23:06

    Anyone else able to hear 7 Nation Army going round the crowd already?

    Yup.

    Lincoln ad beats Mercedes hands down. Odd to have to car manufacturers. Most major events have exclusion clauses for sponsors so that there could only be one automotive manufacturer

    Is there a VW one this year?

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:06

    not in the tv ads surely?

    If I was spending what one of those two are spending on a Super Bowl ad I would insist on exclusivity

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:06

    I hope that the build up coverage is only going to repeat what has been written on here ;)

  • Jordan F103/02/2013 at 23:06

    Evening everyone.

    Go 49'ers!

    Kai around?

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:07

    I hope that the build up coverage is only going to repeat what has been written on here ;)

    If they don't mention anything we did Mr C should do the preview post next season

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:07

    If they don't mention anything we did Mr C should do the preview post next season

    :)

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:08

    Jim Harbaugh's son works as a sprint coach for the Ravens. How did we all miss that?

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:08

    Is there a VW one this year?

    Yes.

    Is there a VW one this year?

    There are a couple. This is one.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9H0xPWAtaa8

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:08

    Go 49'ers!

    Evening there. I'm in the '9ers camp as well tonight - having said that, the storylines point to a Ray Lewis win.

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:08

    Kai around?

    hi

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:08

    Evening there. I'm in the '9ers camp as well tonight - having said that, the storylines point to a Ray Lewis win.

    And then my fourth QB in a row goes down

  • Jordan F103/02/2013 at 23:09

    Kai03/02/2013 at 23:08:47

    Kai around?

    hi

    "I want cake now! Why can't have cake now?"

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:10

    predictions then.

    - winner?

    - who'll be ahead by half time?

    - how long until steven falls alseep?

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 23:10

    Backing Ravens, head says 49ers will win though.

    But then I'm 6 wins from 6 teams cheered so far this weekend...

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:10

    Just a reminder for those on the BBC, you can choose the 5L commentary featuring the Monday Night Football team of Fletch and Rocky via the red button.

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:11

    There are a couple. This is one.

    and this one.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfCm9P8naDQ#aid=P76UEsVdMlg

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:11

    streets!

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:11

    predictions then.

    '9ers / Ravens / ~2 minute warning in the 3rd.

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:11

    "I want cake now! Why can't have cake now?"

    :) That's what I think every time I see him.

  • Jordan F103/02/2013 at 23:11

    predictions then.

    - winner?

    - who'll be ahead by half time?

    - how long until steven falls alseep?

    - 49'ers.

    - 49'ers by 3.

    - Offside on mr. C, 10 yard penalty, repeat 1st down...

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:11

    predictions then.

    As it said in at least a couple of the preview posts our prediction record is abysmal. 49ers for me though

    - how long until steven falls alseep?

    OI!!

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:11

    Belichick and the Patriots really ruined those Super Bowl introductions with the whole team entry thing :-0

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:12

    OI!!

    #sorrysteven

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:12

    I'm 5-5 :-)

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:12

    I wanted Peterson to run out with an orange peanut

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 23:12

    Dunno bout Steven but I'm gonna go with me falling asleep at half time...

    #BoringBeyonce

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:13

    #BoringBeyonce

    you take that back!!

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:13

    But three of my losses were by picking the Ravens to lose :-)

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 23:13

    you take that back!!

    I'm a rock fan. Gimme Bruce back!

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:13

    She has 12 minutes to do her thing... Destiny's Child?? #Prediction

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:14

    I'm a rock fan. Gimme Bruce back!

    I'm pretty sure he was plastered.

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:14

    She has 12 minutes to do her thing... Destiny's Child?? #Prediction

    Definitely.

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:14

    Definitely.

    She has hinted that there might be people alongside her... rather than just guest-starring (like Madonna had).

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:15

    She has 12 minutes to do her thing... Destiny's Child?? #Prediction

    Destiny's Child are definitely there and part of her show

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:15

    She has hinted that there might be people alongside her... rather than just guest-starring (like Madonna had).

    and I saw on the 'news' that one of the 'children' has this weekend blocked on her schedule. Michelle, I think.

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:16

    Destiny's Child are definitely there and part of her show

    with the new album they have coming out, it would be a missed opportunity not to.

  • Jordan F103/02/2013 at 23:16

    A few of us have never gotten there, my own Texans included.

    still... perfect record :)

    And then, there is the other "perfect" record held by the Buffalo Bills and Minn Vikings that of a prefect 0-4 loss record....

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:16

    Now a Hyundai ad. Is there any car company not doing something at the Super Bowl

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:17

    Hope they remind us other car manufacturers are available.

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 23:17

    Now a Hyundai ad. Is there any car company not doing something at the Super Bowl

    Seen any sign of Pagani yet? >_>

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:18

    That's the only award Jason Witten will win while he's at the Cowboys.

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:18

    26 kids from Sandy Hook elementary.

  • Jordan F103/02/2013 at 23:18

    That's the only award Jason Witten will win while he's at the Cowboys.

    HEY!!!!!!

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:19

    How much fake tan does the guy doing the digning have on

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:19

    How much fake tan does the guy doing the digning have on

    he looks crazy, like a cartoon character.

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:19

    How much fake tan does the guy doing the digning have on

    I'm expecting him to go Ayyyyyyyyyyyy.

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:20

    How much fake tan does the guy doing the digning have on

    +1

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 23:20

    HEY!!!!!!

    Must... Resist... Urge...

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:20

    Poignant.

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:21

    Poignant.

    First time I read that I thought it said pregnant

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:21

    Poignant.

    The local news said they wanted to spread their motto after the massacre, that they choose love.

    Well done, kiddos.

  • Adie03/02/2013 at 23:21

    Evening!

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 23:21

    Nice to have the choir involved, shame about the singer.

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:21

    Evening!

    hullo chap!

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:22

    Evening!

    Hi there.

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:22

    She sounds like she is going for the long drawn out tortured version so favoured by singers at sports events

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:22

    Is the anthem sponsored by BlackBerry 10?

  • Adie03/02/2013 at 23:22

    Why was that man doing a "Hulk Hogan" pose during the anthem??!

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 23:22

    Is the anthem sponsored by BlackBerry 10?

    lol

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:22

    they put words on the screens? mega karaoke.

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:22

    Why was that man doing a "Hulk Hogan" pose during the anthem??!

    He's signing it. But he also looks like the superhero Dr. Suntan

  • lou03/02/2013 at 23:23

    I really really want to watch the half time show.. Beyonceeeeeeeeee!!! but i'm just so so exhausted right now, so i'll be catching that on reply. Just wanted to say i hope you all enjoy it! And watch out for B's announcement of her tourr!!! :)

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:23

    He's signing it. But he also looks like the superhero Dr. Suntan

    :)

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:23

    I really really want to watch the half time show.. Beyonceeeeeeeeee!!! but i'm just so so exhausted right now, so i'll be catching that on reply. Just wanted to say i hope you all enjoy it! And watch out for B's announcement of her tourr!!! :)

    Helouuuuuuu. :)

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:23

    I really really want to watch the half time show.. Beyonceeeeeeeeee!!! but i'm just so so exhausted right now, so i'll be catching that on reply. Just wanted to say i hope you all enjoy it! And watch out for B's announcement of her tourr!!! :)

    she's touring? must go (again) :)

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:23

    Ol' Ray is crying already.

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:23

    I really really want to watch the half time show.. Beyonceeeeeeeeee!!! but i'm just so so exhausted right now, so i'll be catching that on reply. Just wanted to say i hope you all enjoy it! And watch out for B's announcement of her tourr!!! :)

    Hi Lou. Are you planning on watching the start of the game?

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:24

    Oh look, it's the mandatory American army segment. The Super Bowl doesn't count unless that bit's shown.

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:24

    she's touring? must go (again) :)

    Outside? It will be on iTunes soon

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:24

    Outside? It will be on iTunes soon

    i go outside for beyonce, bruce and the manic street preachers ;)

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:24

    Yes, ok Alicia, you're done. Move along.

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:24

    I suppose a flypast is pointless or at least very difficult indoors

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:24

    Oh look, it's the mandatory American army segment. The Super Bowl doesn't count unless that bit's shown.

    So many people forget completely about those serving abroad. I'm glad they include them in major events.

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:25

    I suppose a flypast is pointless or at least very difficult indoors

    :)

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:25

    @Cmdr_Hadfield: Tonight's finale: The centre of the action: New Orleans - I can see the Superdome! I hope you all enjoy the #Superbowl! pic.twitter.com/ooQZsUMl

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:25

    i go outside for beyonce, bruce and the manic street preachers ;)

    Beyonce and the Manics are definitely worth going outside for :-)

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:25

    http://t.co/ooQZsUMl

  • Adie03/02/2013 at 23:25

    i go outside for, bruce ;)

    Good game good game

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 23:25

    Owww my ears... It was fine until she started screaching. #NotReallyMySortOfMusic

  • lou03/02/2013 at 23:25

    she's touring? must go (again) :)

    she's not touring... yet. Rumour is there is gonna be a big announcement tonight. Called 'The Mrs Carter Show' or something i think. SO EXCITED! :)

  • Terarising03/02/2013 at 23:25

    Hello all!

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:25

    Good game good game

    ... not that one!

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:25

    Hello all!

    hey ya!

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 23:26

    ... not that one!

    Awwwww... But it'd be nice to see him, to see him nice.

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:26

    she's not touring... yet. Rumour is there is gonna be a big announcement tonight. Called 'The Mrs Carter Show' or something i think. SO EXCITED! :)

    let us know which you're going to.

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:26

    Flacco does have that amazing deep ball.

  • Terarising03/02/2013 at 23:26

    Finally a sidepodcast live event that I can actually be a part of!

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:26

    Finally a sidepodcast live event that I can actually be a part of!

    it's our turn to comment at 4am.

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:27

    Finally a sidepodcast live event that I can actually be a part of!

    yay!

  • lou03/02/2013 at 23:27

    Hi Lou. Are you planning on watching the start of the game?

    Heya, probably not, I've gotta drive back to Farnham first thing tomorrow to hand in MY DISSERTATION! (AHHHH!)... plus my eyes are suggesting it's bedtime soon but will certainly catch bits online tomorrow :) Just wanted to pop in cause i miss you all!

  • Terarising03/02/2013 at 23:27

    bout time if you ask me ; )

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:27

    @MoveTheSticks: Ravens send out seven captains… 49ers Alex Smith is a captain << interesting

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:27

    I'm here till about halftime.

  • lou03/02/2013 at 23:28

    let us know which you're going to.

    i've spent so much money on gig tickets of late, but if i go i'll be the London one.. but she's not toured the UK for a long long time, so fingers crossed this is a big tour!

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:28

    Jerome Boger. He must've bribed someone a lot of money to get this gig. Hopeless.

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:28

    i've spent so much money on gig tickets of late, but if i go i'll be the London one.. but she's not toured the UK for a long long time, so fingers crossed this is a big tour!

    was destiny's last time i saw her. aaaages.

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:29

    Heya, probably not, I've gotta drive back to Farnham first thing tomorrow to hand in MY DISSERTATION! (AHHHH!)... plus my eyes are suggesting it's bedtime soon but will certainly catch bits online tomorrow :) Just wanted to pop in cause i miss you all!

    We miss you too. Now go to bed :)

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:29

    Heya, probably not, I've gotta drive back to Farnham first thing tomorrow to hand in MY DISSERTATION! (AHHHH!)... plus my eyes are suggesting it's bedtime soon but will certainly catch bits online tomorrow :) Just wanted to pop in cause i miss you all!

    Oh and good luck with the dissertation

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:30

    Oh and good luck with the dissertation

    #seconded (but still watch the start)

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:30

    Game Center for anyone who wants the drive chart: http://www.nfl.com/gamecenter/2013020300/2012/POST22/[email protected]#tab=track&menu=drivechart

  • lou03/02/2013 at 23:30

    was destiny's last time i saw her. aaaages.

    My housemate is a huge fan of hers and she's so excited for a possible tour, it's been years!

    Anyways, I've gotta head off, (honestly my eyes are so blood shot and ridiculous - stupid dissertation and 3 weeks of very little sleep), but much love to you all, someone scream at Beyonce for me :)

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 23:30

    Oh and good luck with the dissertation

    #seconded (but still watch the start)

    #thirded

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:30

    Heya, probably not, I've gotta drive back to Farnham first thing tomorrow to hand in MY DISSERTATION! (AHHHH!)... plus my eyes are suggesting it's bedtime soon but will certainly catch bits online tomorrow :) Just wanted to pop in cause i miss you all!

    Best of luck tomorrow. Huge day.

  • lou03/02/2013 at 23:31

    Oh and good luck with the dissertation

    hehe cheers, luckily it's just handing the damn thing in tomorrow. So everyone pray for no major accident on the m25! :) There will be tears when i put it in the box and get back to the house and DONT HAVE TO WRITE ANYTHING! :D

    Will be back very soon i hope! xx

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:31

    #thirded

    #nplusoned

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:32

    Kick off now

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:32

    hehe cheers, luckily it's just handing the damn thing in tomorrow. So everyone pray for no major accident on the m25! :) There will be tears when i put it in the box and get back to the house and DONT HAVE TO WRITE ANYTHING! :D

    PHEW. Congrats.

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:32

    Kick off now

    BBC TV

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:32

    These guys are probably so happy to finally play. the. game.

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:33

    These guys are probably so happy to finally play. the. game.

    Can't be easy to stand about respectfully for two national anthems

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:33

    '9ers need points on the board early... avoiding the slow start.

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:33

    Illegal formation. Stupid thing to get a penalty for

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:34

    Illegal formation. Stupid thing to get a penalty for

    A gimmie.

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:34

    Can't be easy to stand about respectfully for two national anthems

    and 2 weeks of non stop media.

  • Adie03/02/2013 at 23:35

    I went to watch the NFL at Wembley. I hope this is a little more interesting...

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:35

    One persons stands in the wrong place and it is the difference between gaining 20+ yards in one play and losing 12 after 3

  • Jordan F103/02/2013 at 23:36

    Well, that stunk as a drive....

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:37

    Flacco's completion % is pretty low, but he's protected the football.

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:37

    Flacco's completion % is pretty low, but he's protected the football.

    Although something like 0 INT on deep balls.

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:38

    Good start by the Ravens

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:38

    Although something like 0 INT on deep balls.

    And 0 this postseason too

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:38

    red zone

  • Jordan F103/02/2013 at 23:38

    Nice block brooks!

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:39

    Threw that one away

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:39

    Flag on the play

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:39

    False start

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:39

    D

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:40

    Ah, you're about 15 seconds ahead of me

  • Jordan F103/02/2013 at 23:40

    Crap.

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:40

    yay!

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:40

    49ers have been horrible on both sides of the ball

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:40

    yes!

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:40

    Touchdown Raaaaaaaaaay-vens

  • Kai03/02/2013 at 23:41

    49ers have been horrible on both sides of the ball

    Hopefully it's just nerves and they'll settle in.

  • Jordan F103/02/2013 at 23:41

    49ers have been horrible on both sides of the ball

    Just found out my dad is rooting for the 49'ers. It is going to be a rout for the Ravens.....

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:42

    Just checked my fantasy picks and discovered I have none for this game. They were there when I checked earlier tonight

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:44

    Just checked my fantasy picks and discovered I have none for this game. They were there when I checked earlier tonight

    Oops. Forgot to do mine.

  • Jay03/02/2013 at 23:44

    I've cheered for Ireland, England, Italy, Ipswich Town, Cambridge City & Mayo GAA so far this weekend... All have won.

    @InfostradaLive

    Ravens TD. Teams that posted the first score (points) in a #superbowl have gone on to win on 30 of 46 occasions (65%).

    Come on Ravens :)

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:45

    I've cheered for Ireland, England, Italy, Ipswich Town, Cambridge City & Mayo GAA so far this weekend... All have won.

    I saw some of the Italy game today. Couldn't believe they beat France

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:46

    San Francisco seem to always start slowly, but will the Ravens gift them enough?

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:47

    Ravens had 3 open receivers on their TD

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:48

    Crabtree does a good job to get the 1st down

  • Jordan F103/02/2013 at 23:48

    Dear Superbowl sponours: For $4 million dollars I will gladly give you 30 seconds of my time to peddle your products.... please send to

    Jordan F1

    c/o Sidepodcast Towers

    Rockall, U. K.

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:48

    Cheeky 3-back-set there, gets ~nothing

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:49

    Rockall, U. K.

    heh. although we've moved :)

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:49

    heh. although we've moved :)

    WHat?

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:50

    WHat?

    last year sometime. now the postman can actually deliver :)

    http://sidepodcast.com/contact

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:50

    Kaep is a double-threat Fantasy player with those runs.

  • Jordan F103/02/2013 at 23:50

    heh. although we've moved :)

    WHat?

    Yup, i Have taken over Rockall.....

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:50

    last year sometime. now the postman can actually deliver :)

    Why didn't you just apply for a sub Post Office on Rockall

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:51

    Yup, i Have taken over Rockall.....

    you're welcome to it, it was freezing.

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:51

    Why didn't you just apply for a sub Post Office on Rockall

    ...lack of space.

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:51

    Wide open

  • Mr C03/02/2013 at 23:51

    woah! nice catch.

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:52

    Could've dropped that one

  • Jordan F103/02/2013 at 23:52

    Yup, i Have taken over Rockall.....

    you're welcome to it, it was freezing.

    Wimpes, in Tundraland, the temperature is below zero fahrenheit.....

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:53

    Through his hands

  • Jordan F103/02/2013 at 23:54

    Where was the flag?

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:54

    Great Ravens defense :-)

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:54

    FG time... uhoh

  • Noelinho03/02/2013 at 23:54

    Where was the flag?

    What for?

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:54

    Has Kaepernick got the playbook tattooed on his arms?

  • Jordan F103/02/2013 at 23:55

    Where was the flag?

    face mask on QB and offside on the play previously....

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:57

    Reed off to the lockerroom?

  • Steven Roy03/02/2013 at 23:57

    Reed off to the lockerroom?

    Collision with Vernon Davies. Looks like it could be a knee injury

  • Will^03/02/2013 at 23:58

    Collision with Vernon Davies. Looks like it could be a knee injury

    Flacco can give him loads of time to recover with a long drive.

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:00

    Beyonce!

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:00

    Flacco is the best at those throws.

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:02

    Reed's back

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:03

    How did Flacco make that?

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:03

    Wow. Needed.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:03

    Holy crap!

  • Jay04/02/2013 at 00:03

    What a throw!

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:03

    Phil Rivers had >one of those this season... too short and INT

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:03

    That was amazing.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:03

    Beyonce!

    i missed her. in the crowd?

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:04

    I refer you to my previous assertion that Flacco's the best at that. Even Eli Manning can't match him for escaping like that.

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:04

    i missed her. in the crowd?

    on the CBS ticker

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:04

    Alright Joe, enough shoeing off.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:04

    on the CBS ticker

    oh i did see that. hoped she was watching too.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:04

    "I want cake now!"

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:04

    Beyonce!

    Just an ad for the half time show before the first quarter is finished

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:05

    Finally sacked him

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:05

    Commentators calling illegal contact, but I think they were both at it

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:05

    Joe holds on despite grabby hands.

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 00:06

    Free cake for that sack!

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 00:06

    "I want cake now!"

    :^)

  • Jay04/02/2013 at 00:06

    Free cake for that sack!

    Hmmmmmm cake.

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 00:07

    Hey it's a Fido commerical. Yaaaay! He's been found!

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:09

    Harbaugh parents on TV, everybody drink.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:10

    Harbaugh parents on TV, everybody drink.

    Wonder which son's tickets they used

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 00:11

    Harbaugh parents on TV, everybody drink.

    Wonder which son's tickets they used

    Their first dinner togehter as a family afterwards is going to be quite awkward.....

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:12

    Fumble...?

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:13

    Didn't look down to me at first look.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:13

    Wow, it IS a fumble!

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:13

    Nowhere near being down.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:13

    There were at least two hands in his face

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:13

    Reply is clear. Fumble.

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:13

    Unless they rule forward progress - which it doesn't seem they did

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:14

    That's live and out. Bingo. Turnover.

  • Jay04/02/2013 at 00:14

    No way was he down before that was loose.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:14

    If that was a fumble why stop the game?

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:14

    If that was a fumble why stop the game?

    Was the guy who picked it up ruled down at any point?

  • Jay04/02/2013 at 00:14

    If that was a fumble why stop the game?

    As a turnover, it's a change of possession. Those are automatically reviewed aren't they? That'll take a moment...

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:15

    He jumped on it, contact?

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 00:15

    last year sometime. now the postman can actually deliver :)

    WHAT. I thought you were against real post.

    Although I'm quite impressed you took over Fort Dunlop. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Dunlop

    Lots more space for the servers, that must be when the site got quicker. I assume you turned that tower into Mission Control and an Observation Deck.. fantastic views of...the M6.

    (I'm not really here.. physically or mentally it seems)

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:15

    As a turnover, it's a change of possession. Those are automatically reviewed aren't they? That'll take a moment...

    But it looked like they stopped the game before te player who recovered the fumble could do anything with the ball

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:16

    If that was a fumble why stop the game?

    In answer to your question, Ravens player was down by contact.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:16

    In answer to your question, Ravens player was down by contact.

    OK

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:17

    WHAT. I thought you were against real post.

    we are mostly. people can be quite insistent though.

    Lots more space for the servers, that must be when the site got quicker. I assume you turned that tower into Mission Control and an Observation Deck.. fantastic views of...the M6.

    just one corner. but we gots BIG plans :)

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 00:18

    just one corner. but we gots BIG plans :)

    I genuinely thought it was a forwarding address since you hate telling people where you really are. :) Sounds intriguing.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:19

    Phew.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:20

    I genuinely thought it was a forwarding address since you hate telling people where you really are. :) Sounds intriguing.

    it's a bit of both. we aren't living there, but we could record podcasts and stuff if we wanted to. the next decade will be exciting though ;)

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:20

    it's a bit of both. we aren't living there, but we could record podcasts and stuff if we wanted to. the next decade will be exciting though ;)

    Glad you're not living there. Prefer to think you have a proper house :-)

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:21

    Glad you're not living there. Prefer to think you have a proper house :-)

    nah, we dream of building and living in a bunker. a proper house is just a temporary thing.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:21

    it's a bit of both. we aren't living there, but we could record podcasts and stuff if we wanted to. the next decade will be exciting though ;)

    Decade?? It's not so long ago you were not prepared to commit to a season

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:22

    TD Ravens.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:22

    TD Ravens Pitta

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:22

    nah, we dream of building and living in a bunker. a proper house is just a temporary thing.

    If you get a good deal on a secondary bunker, let me know. I quite like the idea myself!

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 00:24

    nah, we dream of building and living in a bunker. a proper house is just a temporary thing.

    I'll take the tower then, I'd like an observation tower, if it has a lift.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:24

    Decade?? It's not so long ago you were not prepared to commit to a season

    we've nailed it now. fixed the things we didn't like and do more of what we do like. i wouldn't promise to do exactly this for the next ten years, but i think we're both up for creating and innovating long term.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:25

    If you get a good deal on a secondary bunker, let me know. I quite like the idea myself!

    I'll take the tower then, I'd like an observation tower, if it has a lift.

    we'll take over a whole series of grand designs.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:26

    Flacco in post-season has 10 TD and 0 INT.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:26

    I quite fancy a bunker with a tower.

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 00:28

    it's a bit of both. we aren't living there, but we could record podcasts and stuff if we wanted to. the next decade will be exciting though ;)

    We should all move there and make many websites. We'd have to move it to the coast though, I couldn't live away from the sea.

    What about a SuperDome?

    Dammit I said I wasn't going to watch this.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:28

    Did he say buffalo wing?

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:28

    Dohh INT. No-one near.

  • Jay04/02/2013 at 00:29

    Dohh INT. No-one near.

    FLAG.

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:29

    Where was he throwing it? No-one near, seemingly. Guess he just got too much air.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:29

    49ers may as well turn it into a fight because they are horrible when it is a football game

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:29

    FLAG.

    After the play for fisticuffs

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:29

    Flags will offset

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:29

    bit noisy :)

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:29

    They'll flag each team, flags will offset. My guess anyway

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:29

    What about a SuperDome?

    bit noisy :)

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:30

    Flags will offset

    explain that one to me?

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:30

    What about a SuperDome?

    Not if you kick out 80,000 people. Much quieter then

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 00:30

    I quite fancy a bunker with a tower.

    I must say I thought that I thought Hohenwefen castle would be more your speed.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burg_Hohenwerfen

    Although I guess Sidepodcast fears to go "Where Eagles Dare*".....

    *Yup its that castle.....

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:30

    explain that one to me?

    They gave equal penalties against each team so they cancel each other out

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:30

    49ers may as well turn it into a fight because they are horrible when it is a football game

    hehe

    FYI - I don't have a fave in this game. I just want a good game. I like Colin and I like Flacco.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:31

    They gave equal penalties against each team so they cancel each other out

    cheers.

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:31

    explain that one to me?

    A foul that offset means that fouls are called on both teams, and it doesn't matter what they are, or how many, but they cancel each other out as if they didn't happen

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:31

    They gave equal penalties against each team so they cancel each other out

    The penalties don't have to be equal, they just offset by rule. But in this case, they were euqal

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:31

    I must say I thought that I thought Hohenwefen castle would be more your speed.

    I could handle that but like Pat I need to be near the sea

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:34

    Alex Smith is staying warmed up on the sidelines...

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:34

    Alex Smith is staying warmed up on the sidelines...

    I had him in my fantasy selection before they all disappeared

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:35

    I had him in my fantasy selection before they all disappeared

    Bad times. That would really have been a bold choice.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:35

    That Bolden drop was only his 3rd of the season.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:35

    cameraman dow

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:35

    Fake!

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:35

    Wow - fake. So close - should've hit it hard.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:35

    cameraman dow

    *down

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:36

    Wow, didn't expect that at all. That was worth a shot, definitely.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:36

    That was cool. Good try.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:37

    Bad times. That would really have been a bold choice.

    I am so far behind the only logical thing to do was pick a load of people who wouldn't play and hope for a set of circumstances that they had to play

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:37

    Backed up on the 6. Worth sacrificing 3 for trying to get 6, and worst they have 94 yards.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:38

    Backed up on the 6. Worth sacrificing 3 for trying to get 6, and worst they have 94 yards.

    Not sure about that because 3 would have put them two touchdowns up

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:39

    Not sure about that because 3 would have put them two touchdowns up

    But 7 and the 49ers are really up against it. Three score game then.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:39

    Not sure about that because 3 would have put them two touchdowns up

    Very true. The blocking must've had a specific look on film, and they trust their D on a short field.

    Tucker now has ~9 yards rushing, 1 more for a point in that area.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:39

    Nearly intercepted on his own ten yard line

  • Amy04/02/2013 at 00:40

    my purple team are in white. now i am mad at them.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:40

    my purple team are in white. now i am mad at them.

    It is not their fault.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:40

    my purple team are in white. now i am mad at them.

    I respect that.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:41

    3-&-out... Starting at the ~50... That fake-FG now seems to have had a reasonable outcome (despite not coming off).

  • Amy04/02/2013 at 00:42

    It is not their fault.

    but purple looks nothing like red :(

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 00:42

    Last couple of years the Beeb have been in a studio in London haven't they? Seem to remember Jake having to host from there.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:42

    but purple looks nothing like red :(

    It's all about home and away I'm afraid... NFC are the 'home team' this year.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:43

    but purple looks nothing like red :(

    Very true but one team has to play in white even if there is no colour clash. Away team has to wear white. This games is at an NFC stadium so Ravens being an AFC team are the away team

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:44

    Special teams receiver drops it and picks it back up, then they have a little tussle. Keeping it interesting.

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 00:44

    but purple looks nothing like red :(

    I was reading on Wikipedia that they decide who is home and who is away, and one of them can choose to wear their colour or white and if they choose colour the other guys have to wear white. But I can't remember which is which today.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:44

    Looks like the HT show is taking inspiration from the L2012 pixels. http://t.co/crMbLLth

  • Amy04/02/2013 at 00:44

    Very true but one team has to play in white even if there is no colour clash. Away team has to wear white. This games is at an NFC stadium so Ravens being an AFC team are the away team

    well thats a silly rule. Don't they know that I always choose whot o support based on their colour?

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:45

    Mike Carlson is analysing plays during the breaks in play and tweeting while the game is going on.

    STAR

    @Carlsonsports

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:45

    well thats a silly rule. Don't they know that I always choose whot o support based on their colour?

    They really should've consulted you.

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 00:45

    Very true but one team has to play in white even if there is no colour clash. Away team has to wear white. This games is at an NFC stadium so Ravens being an AFC team are the away team

    Star Trek teaches us that the away team can't wear red.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:46

    Star Trek teaches us that the away team can't wear red.

    :D :D

    I wish we still had the wiki just for that comment

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 00:46

    How much is Baltimore paying the Zebras to turn a blind eye? That was Offensive pass interferance...

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:46

    Looks like the HT show is taking inspiration from the L2012 pixels. http://t.co/crMbLLth

    mega.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:47

    I wish we still had the wiki just for that comment

    best we've got is to share on twitter then favourite for later.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:47

    best we've got is to share on twitter then favourite for later.

    Good idea

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:48

    90% of retweets are just reminders for later :-)

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:48

    Beyonce!

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:48

    90% of retweets are just reminders for later :-)

    totally!

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:48

    wowow

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:48

    omg.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:48

    Game over

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:48

    F WOW

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:48

    Beauty!!!

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 00:48

    oh nice

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:48

    ...If the '9ers don't score before HT they might be in trouble... Ravens get the ball first in the 2nd.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:48

    That was just ridiculous

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:49

    Do follow @tomscott for his amusing SuperBowl "facts". Worth looking at them at halftime.

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:49

    FREAKING AMAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAZING!!!!!!

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:49

    Not touched, beautiful dash from the endzone

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:49

    I loved that quote, maybe it was Jones, who said Flacco drops it "like candy" into their arms when they go deep. Gorgeous.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 00:51

    Do follow @tomscott for his amusing SuperBowl "facts". Worth looking at them at halftime.

    Samuel L Jackson is another entertaining one.

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 00:52

    I remember hearing that the coach's father was saying that he was going to feel sorry for the losing brother....god, the way the 49'ers are playing. He be lucky if the best that happens to him is if his fatehr just changes the locks at home....

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:52

    Giving up 15 yards to cause Kaep pain - planned.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:53

    I remember hearing that the coach's father was saying that he was going to feel sorry for the losing brother....god, the way the 49'ers are playing. He be lucky if the best that happens to him is if his fatehr just changes the locks at home....

    :)

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:53

    Giving up 15 yards to cause Kaep pain - planned.

    Looked like he accelerated into him

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:53

    Giving up 15 yards to cause Kaep pain - planned.

    Don't think it was clever though. Gives them a chance to score.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:53

    Looked like he accelerated into him

    They're ruffing him up so that he doesn't want to run into traffic, or throws too quickly.

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 00:54

    @h3lio 2 mins

    Wow, ravens r killing !! http://pic.twitter.com/u609L7Cr

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:55

    @h3lio 2 mins

    fab seat.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 00:57

    I would go for this on 4th down

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 00:58

    Please CBS, don't remind me of that horrible game.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 00:59

    Is he there because he has affinity with playing with egg-shaped balls?

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 00:59

    Is he there because he has affinity with playing with egg-shaped balls?

    who is this guy?

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:00

    Is he there because he has affinity with playing with egg-shaped balls?

    He is really into the NFL and has been on loads of programs discussing it

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:00

    who is this guy?

    Martin Johnson (sp) Ruggers

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 01:00

    who is this guy?

    Martin Johnson. Former England rugby captian

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:00

    who is this guy?

    Ex-England rugby captain

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:01

    blue fan lights are on

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:03

    Tom Scott @tomscott

    In tribute to the Beyoncé lipsyncing controversy last week, I've pre-scheduled all my tweets for the #superbowl half-time show.

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 01:03

    switching to ipad, bed and phone. My comments may stop. Depends on how my phone behaves! Not enough RAM for reliable SPC :-)

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 01:04

    In tribute to the Beyoncé lipsyncing controversy last week, I've pre-scheduled all my tweets for the #superbowl half-time show.

    Told ya he's good :-)

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 01:05

    Halftime Beyonce bingo!

    http://gawker.com/5981034

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:05

    Bassano http://sidepodcast.com/event/feet-up-friday-took-wrong-day-recording-feet-up-friday#comment-3111974

    If they liked it they shoulda let her sing on it

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 01:06

    @12WillPower 3 mins

    Getting ready for Beyonce #SB47 http://pic.twitter.com/vVGkBt9y

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:06

    http://gawker.com/5981034

    I've heard of wardrobe changes, but hairstyle changes...?

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 01:07

    I've heard of wardrobe changes, but hairstyle changes...?

    Bingo cards are lower on the page.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:08

    I've heard of wardrobe changes, but hairstyle changes...?

    WIGS

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:08

    WIGS

    Clearly don't count ;)

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:09

    bounceeeeey

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:09

    Have you woken Christine?

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:09

    Have you woken Christine?

    on a school night? lord no.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:10

    No Jay Z doing this bit?! Wut

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:10

    That looks suspiciously like miming

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:11

    Sounds non-miming to my ears - like when she pulls the mic away from he face.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:12

    awesome

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 01:12

    @12WillPower 4 mins

    We're ready to do our part @h3lio http://pic.twitter.com/qoRBkPym

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 01:12

    so far I would have to say that Madonna's show was better.....

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 01:12

    That looks suspiciously like miming

    Not miming but she's too busy dancing to sing..

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:13

    so far I would have to say that Madonna's show was better.....

    Currenty.. Agree

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:14

    matrix beyonce

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:15

    She's dance syncing with herslef.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:15

    yay!

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:15

    There we go

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 01:16

    Cancel the second half. Just keep Beyonce on.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:16

    Cancel the second half. Just keep Beyonce on.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:17

    Cancel the second half. Just keep Beyonce on.

    Or let her play safety for the 49ers

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:17

    Beyonce has over taken Madge by now.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:22

    After the big plays we get replays of the highlights, so why not of that show?

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 01:23

    Awesome

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:23

    damn that was short. loved it.

    think madonna had more surprises, but beyonce's performance was better. both, miles better than the back eyed peas.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:23

    damn that was short. loved it.

    It seemed really short

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:23

    Beyonce get my vote for MVP.

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 01:23

    Think I can survive until 2am

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 01:24

    You get 12 minutea

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:24

    It seemed really short

    i guess cause the songs were only soundbytes, whereas bruce and u2 did full songs.

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 01:25

    think madonna had more surprises, but beyonce's performance was better. both, miles better than the back eyed peas.

    How dare you compare anything with the Black Eyed Peas - besides animals drowning in Tar Pits....

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:25

    Where's the lipsyncing on this one?

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 01:26

    Hate the Steelers' bee costumes

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 01:27

    think madonna had more surprises, but beyonce's performance was better. both, miles better than the back eyed peas.

    Black Eyed Peas was the worst thing I've ever heard.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:28

    Vettel finger.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:28

    Black Eyed Peas was the worst thing I've ever heard.

    was pretty damn awful.

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 01:29

    Black Eyed Peas was the worst thing I've ever heard.

    I have actually heard worse, but it is bad because you really want to help those poor animals that where stuck in those tar pits, but you just know you will get stuck in yourself.

    Gut-wrenching, it really is.....

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 01:31

    Flacco's doing his best to stop Ray Lewis winning MVP

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:31

    Flacco's doing his best to stop Ray Lewis winning MVP

    Harbaugh should bench him for that

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:31

    wut?!

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:32

    HORRIBLE

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:32

    WUUUUUUUUUUUT!!!!

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:32

    109 yards - biggest return possible

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 01:32

    Wow that was quick! This game is going to be a demolition.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 01:32

    Oh my god!

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:32

    Only Devon Hester is supposed to do that

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 01:34

    Loving this

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:35

    49ers only 87 yards short

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 01:35

    I went with Bolden and Smith on my fantasy team, not Jones. Boo.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:35

    Pretty sure all my picks, players/results, have been duds this off season.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:36

    Pretty sure all my picks, players/results, have been duds this off season.

    Only good decision I made in the while thing was the Ravens D today

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:37

    Lights out.

    Electrician who did that is the 49ers MVP

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:37

    ...?

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 01:37

    49ers can't keep up with te Joneses tonight

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:38

    (What if) Game called off. Relay next weekend.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:38

    Lights out.

    how odd.

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 01:39

    Well, glad to see that there is something more embrassing than the 49er's i n the Big Easy....

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:39

    Beyonce destroyed the stadium lighting

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:39

    how odd.

    It happens more often than you might think at sports stadiums

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:40

    Apparently the AC is off in the stadium as well

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 01:40

    Given amount of energy needed, not a massive surprise either

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:40

    49ers D has been in the dark all night si probably won't notice

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:40

    commentators offline. anyone listening to 5live, are they up?

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 01:40

    Apparently the AC is off in the stadium as well

    Thank God it is February, No A/C in the summer would be hell!

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:41

    49ers D has been in the dark all night si probably won't notice

    :)

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 01:41

    It happens more often than you might think at sports stadiums

    I've never seen it before.

    Wow exactly half of it?

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:41

    Bring out the day-glo yellow vs orange bibs and glow-in-the-dark ball.

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 01:41

    Just butting in to say: Has anyone seen the Mercedes W04 around New Orleans?

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:41

    I've never seen it before.

    It happened at the Fulham Man U game yesterday

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 01:42

    Just butting in to say: Has anyone seen the Mercedes W04 around New Orleans?

    I saw it on an oval earlier

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 01:42

    Just butting in to say: Has anyone seen the Mercedes W04 around New Orleans?

    Oh golly, it's at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome?? Noticing a trend here...

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:42

    Oh golly, it's at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome?? Noticing a trend here...

    heheheheh

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 01:42

    On another note, I seem to have missed something big during halftime?

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:42

    Oh golly, it's at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome?? Noticing a trend here...

    Ohh yeah #multisportfail

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:43

    beyonce's replay already pulled from youtube. boo.

    This video contains content from NFL, who has blocked it on copyright grounds.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:43

    Leo Laporte @leolaporte

    PA just announced that “service would be returned momentarily” and to remain in our seats.

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 01:44

    Okay - who gets charged with the delay of game penality here?

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 01:44

    beyonce's replay already pulled from youtube. boo.

    BOO.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:45

    Okay - who gets charged with the delay of game penality here?

    That's the problem, there is no charge.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:46

    Send someone to flip all the breakers back on.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:46

    That's the problem, there is no charge.

    http://instantrimshot.com/classic/?sound=rimshot

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 01:46

    Jiggle the handle.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:47

    The thing is that they have to switch things back on slowly so it could take a while to get back to full power

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:47

    The Commish is on the field with the refs

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 01:48

    It will take 15 mins

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:48

    I guess with the lights out it is now the Mercedes-Benz Black Superdome

  • Mark04/02/2013 at 01:49

    This is fun. What was the IndyCar race last season where the track fell into pieces? It's a similar level of madness.

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 01:49

    First time we see the CBS desk since the BBC is knocked out. The little US flags are a bit of a cliche

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:49

    It will take 15 mins

    That's what they said about the car reveal, and look waht happened there

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 01:50

    I'm now seeing Bane references. #TheDarkKnightRIses

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:50

    I'm now seeing Bane references. #TheDarkKnightRIses

    Seen a few zero dark thirty

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:50

    I'm now seeing Bane references. #TheDarkKnightRIses

    hehe

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:51

    poor quality, but at least no-one will take it down: http://perezhilton.com/2013-02-03-super-bowl-xlvii-beyonce-halftime-show-performance-destinys-child-reunion#.UQ8T2qUtPNo

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:51

    It's more serious than we thought. THe wifi is out

    Leo Laporte @leolaporte

    Players are still on the field, but nothing else seems to be going on. Wi-Fi has going out now as well I’m on 3G. TV lights just went on.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:51

    Maybe play it in the day-time, so you can rely on natural light (and we get it at a good time) :)

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 01:51

    poor quality, but at least no-one will take it down: perezhilton.com/2…nion#.UQ8T2qUtPNo

    Sidepodcast linking to Perez Hilton. Never thought I'd see the day...

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:52

    Sidepodcast linking to Perez Hilton. Never thought I'd see the day...

    heh. i found it on twitter!

    #wasntme

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 01:53

    Wow.

    @Audi 12 mins

    Sending some LEDs to the @MBUSA Superdome right now...

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:54

    Sending some LEDs to the @MBUSA Superdome right now...

    zing!

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 01:54

    Oh actually, Audi did that before a few times when their competitors (or something they sponsor) messed up :) Bit of a snarky feed.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:54

    5 Live is out too

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 01:55

    So when this restarts in real time not clock time, how long is left?

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:55

    5 Live is out too

    Those guys are in a booth somewhere. BBC seem to not be a priority right now

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 01:56

    Wonder if BBC will be back in London or Salford next year..

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:56

    Leo Laporte

    @leolaporte

    PA announcer thanks is for our patience and says to remain seated. Jumbo screens power up then back down. pic.twitter.com/lLqUDKEZ

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:56

    So when this restarts in real time not clock time, how long is left?

    ~2 hours

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:56

    So when this restarts in real time not clock time, how long is left?

    gamecenter says: 13:28 for this quarter.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:56

    Someone has a twitter account @SuperbowlLights

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 01:56

    Well, at least I can watch the halftime replay thanks to Mr C while all this is going on.

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 01:57

    ~2 hours

    For half an hour of clock time play?

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 01:58

    hehe. bad lip syncing.

  • Mark04/02/2013 at 01:58

    A blown transformer. BLAME THE DECEPTICONS.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:58

    For half an hour of clock time play?

    If they are slowing the game down, using timeouts , and hitting the sideline, possibly. but less it it stays not too close.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:58

    I wonder what would happen if the lights ent out part way through a play

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:58

    I wonder what would happen if the lights ent out part way through a play

    The receiver would miss the catch.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 01:59

    A blown transformer. BLAME THE DECEPTICONS.

    WUT? The stadium is a robot?

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 01:59

    The receiver would miss the catch.

    The 49ers receivers do that anyway

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:00

    First time we see the CBS desk since the BBC is knocked out. The little US flags are a bit of a cliche

    This is one of the biggest US sporting events all year. I'm surprised they're not draped in flags.

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 02:01

    Twitter rocks

    @EntergyNOLA 16 mins

    Power issue at the Super Dome appears to be in the customer's side. Entergy is providing power to the Dome.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:01

    This will not help the '9ers, they have been awfully slow starting twice already tongiht.

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 02:02

    @LucasdiGrassi 3 mins

    Just trying to follow up on #superbowl from Abu Dhabi airport isnt the easiest thing..

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:02

    Lines at the bathrooms must be monster...if the lights are on in them, or if you have a flashlight app.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 02:02

    Power issue at the Super Dome appears to be in the customer's side. Entergy is providing power to the Dome.

    wow. that's fab

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:03

    Power issue at the Super Dome appears to be in the customer's side. Entergy is providing power to the Dome.

    "not it!"

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:03

    John Harbaugh not very happy about something

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:04

    Harbaugh angry. Harbaugh smash.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 02:04

    Harbaugh angry. Harbaugh smash.

    :)

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:06

    haha

    Oreo wins the blackout. http://www.buzzfeed.com/copyranter/oreo-wins-the-super-bowl-blackout

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:07

    Oreo wins the blackout. www.buzzfeed.com/…per-bowl-blackout

    :)

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:07

    I am really glad I decided to book a holiday for tomorrow now

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:07

    Leslie Chow Parody ‏@ImLeslieChow

    Kanye walks in and turns off the lights. I'm sorry Baltimore, I'm gonna let you finish but BEYONCE had the best performance of all time!!!

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:07

    Well that's 30mins less of sleep for me.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:08

    Well that's 30mins less of sleep for me.

    OUCH

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 02:08

    I am really glad I decided to book a holiday for tomorrow now

    I wish I had. I wasn't going to watch any of it. Then I was going to watch until halftime. Then I was going to watch until Beyonce finished.

    Now I can't turn off because this is drama.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:09

    OUCH

    Unfortunately it all matters.

  • Noelinho04/02/2013 at 02:09

    I have to be in work by 9:15

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 02:09

    Kanye walks in and turns off the lights. I'm sorry Baltimore, I'm gonna let you finish but BEYONCE had the best performance of all time!!!

    :) :)

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 02:09

    Oreo wins the blackout. www.buzzfeed.com/…per-bowl-blackout

    Nice

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:09

    I have to be in work by 9:15

    I've got a 0800 station run to do before work at 10.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 02:10

    I've got a 0800 station run to do before work at 10.

    http://instagram.com/p/VPu1fywLlW/

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:10

    I'd love to know why he's soo angry.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:11

    This is where the NFL loses out. No pit lane rivers to sail paper boats in and no red shouldered black birds

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 02:12

    I've got to leave for work at 8.30. I do have a 500ml can of Relentless in the fridge.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:12

    It has to be a turbo coffee for me: double strength, and maybe just a little too much sugar.

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 02:13

    If Baltimore score again I'm going to bed. If 49ers do I'll stay a bit longer.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:14

    If Baltimore score again I'm going to bed. If 49ers do I'll stay a bit longer.

    A very sound plan, I think.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:15

    ha! Of course.

    Super Bowl Lights ‏@TheSBLights

    (so embarrassed)

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 02:15

    perfect!

    http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-super-bowl/0ap2000000135280/Beyonce-Super-Bowl-XLVII-halftime-performance

    (cheers steven)

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:16

    Super Bowl Lights ‏@TheSBLights

    and the avatar is a black square.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:17

    and the avatar is a black square.

    Or a photo of the SuperBowl - with the lights out

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:17

    Or a photo of the SuperBowl - with the lights out

    yeah, same thing.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:20

    So close

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:20

    Oooo. They could've done with that.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:21

    We also have @SuperDomeLights

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:21

    TO wasted?

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:24

    TD 49ers

    The comeback begins

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:24

    TD CRABTREE

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 02:25

    About time 49'ers!

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 02:26

    dam, might be worth staying up for this one :)

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:26

    dam, might be worth staying up for this one :)

    Pat?

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:26

    Dammit - I didn't preview the stadium-lights' affect on the game.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 02:27

    Dammit - I didn't preview the stadium-lights' affect on the game.

    hehe

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 02:27

    Dammit - I didn't preview the stadium-lights' affect on the game.

    I guess the lights came on for the 49'ers as well.....

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 02:27

    Pat?

    I was just about to go to bed..

    I don't have ties to either team so I'm not too bothered who wins.. but an underdog comeback would be something

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:27

    Dammit - I didn't preview the stadium-lights' affect on the game.

    We all overlooked it.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:28

    I was just about to go to bed..

    I was just wondering what you were going to do. :)

  • Mark04/02/2013 at 02:29

    The NFL have decided JJ only ran 108yds. Someone is a spoilsport.

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 02:29

    I was just wondering what you were going to do. :)

    Take a day off next year! I think I might book one for June so I can stay for Le Mans.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:29

    The NFL have decided JJ only ran 108yds. Someone is a spoilsport.

    What was the point in reviewing that?

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:30

    Take a day off next year! I think I might book one for June so I can stay for Le Mans.

    Good idea(s).

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:30

    Huge play.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:30

    Sacco.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:30

    Flaggo

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:31

    This makes things a lot more interesting

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 02:31

    Awesome - three and out and that return! Looks like SF found their defense....

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:31

    Yeah, kicker throws a good hit. Nice job.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:32

    Yeah, kicker throws a good hit. Nice job.

    He was a linebacker in college

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:32

    He was a linebacker in college

    I heard that. Good thing for the Ravens.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:32

    Boom

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 02:32

    This makes things a lot more interesting

    Whoa. Where'd that come from?

    Power cut, eh? ;)

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:32

    WOAH!!!!!!!

    This is insane

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 02:32

    flippin' heck.

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 02:32

    Good idea(s).

    I don't want to work Mondays, next week is Bathurst 12 Hours. And I could get into NFL properly.

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 02:33

    Wow

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:33

    wow.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:33

    This is great.

    In resetting the lights in the stadium, did they turn the '9ers' on as well?

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:33

    I don't want to work Mondays, next week is Bathurst 12 Hours. And I could get into NFL properly.

    Mondays suck.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:34

    Imagine if the niners win this after the blackout.

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 02:34

    Okay, which one of you Sidepod-49er fans threw that bucket of water on that transformer? That was genius.....

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 02:34

    Imagine if the niners win this after the blackout.

    That blackout will forever live on in the history of sport, never mind the NFL.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:34

    Walkter threw a huge block.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:34

    In resetting the lights in the stadium, did they turn the '9ers' on as well?

    I thought it would be good for the 9ers, bad for the Ravens. The Ravens had momentum, 9ers on the back foot. It gave them time to regroup and get everybody back on the same page.

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 02:35

    I thought it would be good for the 9ers, bad for the Ravens. The Ravens had momentum, 9ers on the back foot. It gave them time to regroup and get everybody back on the same page.

    More like gave the 49'ers D some needed oxygen.....

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:36

    More like gave the 49'ers D some needed oxygen.....

    It gave their offence a shot in the arm too.

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 02:37

    That said, the Ravens are up by 8, so they're still (somewhat) safe. Still an eternity to go though.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:38

    This game has just done a 180.

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 02:39

    This game has just done a 180.

    I'd say just a 135 for now. One more 49er TD, then we can say it's a 180. :)

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:40

    Down though surely?

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:40

    NO.WAY.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:40

    WAY OUT

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:40

    stripped it

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:40

    Unbelievable

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:41

    Another short field

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:41

    It's really hard not to swear in this game. :)

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:41

    I don't like those floaty passes

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 02:41

    Oh you've got to be kidding!! In a good way.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:41

    Could this game be any better?

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:43

    Great touch on the ball.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:43

    FLAG

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 02:43

    oops

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:43

    no good?? haha

    Crazy.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:43

    Absolute madness

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:43

    Go for it

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:44

    oh, good, give em another chance. Sheesh.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 02:44

    sodding hell. that's impressive.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:44

    that could be it right there.

    What a crazy game.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:44

    Almost laughable that Akers is the best Fantasy kicker

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 02:44

    It's really hard not to swear in this game. :)

    French-Canadian vocab vs Swedish vocab again?

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 02:45

    NOW we can say it's gone 180, Steven. :)

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:46

    One more stop by the '9ers and it gets huge, and before the 4th.

  • Mark04/02/2013 at 02:46

    Enter Sandman is appropriate for this Baltimore nightmare.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:46

    French-Canadian vocab vs Swedish vocab again?

    I'm just calling audibles here and typing something else. :)

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:47

    Enter Sandman is appropriate for this Baltimore nightmare.

    The 49ers are bringing in Mariano Riveira?

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:48

    Tiredness starting to creep in.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:48

    Facemask

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:50

    Horse-collar-esque tackle. ouch

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 02:51

    Horse-collar-esque tackle. ouch

    +1

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 02:51

    gotta stretch me legs.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:52

    Horse-collar-esque tackle. ouch

    I am surprised at some of the things that have not been punished tonight

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:54

    I am surprised at some of the things that have not been punished tonight

    That one was clean though

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:55

    We haven't hear the QBs tonight

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 02:56

    We haven't hear the QBs tonight

    Maybe the parabolic mics are getting too much stadium noise, so are turned right down.

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 02:58

    Why can you never buy a bad snap at a Superball when you need one?

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 02:59

    We haven't hear the QBs tonight

    No need. They found fido!

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 02:59

    No need. They found fido!

    I blame Peterson for delivering the right line when someone gave him an orange peanut to sign.

    Can't top that

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 03:03

    Come on SanFo!!!!

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:04

    GO KAEP GO

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 03:04

    TD Kaepernick

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 03:04

    what

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 03:05

    SF QB runs in for the 6!!!!!!

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 03:05

    what

    UP!!

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:05

    Going fo it

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 03:06

    What a great game.

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 03:06

    No convert. It's fine. 1 point down wouldn't have been much better anyway.

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 03:06

    My dad saw that blitz from a mile away.....

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:06

    No matter, still a score rqd.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:19

    Flags

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 03:21

    Another helmet off

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:21

    They can't be on securely enough.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 03:21

    Another helmet off

    Why so many off tonight?

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 03:22

    Why so many off tonight?

    Don't know. Chin cups are hopeless but they tend to work in the NFL but not tonight

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 03:22

    Come on 49'ers. You can make this the last drive of the game....

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 03:22

    FG Baltimore. So SF has 4 mins. to get a TD.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 03:22

    Andre Ferguson @ShinobiAFC

    Peeps will look at the power outage, but if the Niners win this on a 7, that fake FG is the real story #Superbowl

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:22

    Come on 49'ers. You can make this the last drive of the game....

    TD will do it, running out the clock as they go

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 03:24

    Why so many off tonight?

    Don't know. Chin cups are hopeless but they tend to work in the NFL but not tonight

    I think they need an A/C power source to work. With the blackout earilier.....

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 03:25

    Chris Dyson ‏@ChrisDyson16

    And on the 9th day, God made helmets that stayed on players' heads.

    He's the ALMS driver who was giving out ear plugs at Lime Rock. #safetyminded

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 03:26

    49ers need to find some receivers who are 6 inches taller

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 03:28

    49ers don't want to score too early

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 03:28

    WOWOWOW.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:28

    Wow. But thus leaves a lot of time of Flacco

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:32

    Delay of game

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 03:33

    ANother helmet off

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 03:33

    Second time in three games Harbaugh has save Kaepernick by doing that

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 03:33

    Second time in three games Harbaugh has save Kaepernick by doing that

    bit lost as to what he did?

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:33

    Second time in three games Harbaugh has save Kaepernick by doing that

    Young QB, he'll learn

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:34

    Have to go for it on this one.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 03:34

    bit lost as to what he did?

    Coach called a time out when the QB was about to let the play clock run out and get a 5 yard penalty

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 03:35

    Nooooooooo!

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:35

    Ravens win...

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:36

    Ravens can burn 2:40s in their 4 downs.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 03:37

    What do you guys think - holding or not?

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 03:38

    What do you guys think - holding or not?

    If you are a 49ers fan it is and if you are a Ravens fan it's not

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:38

    What do you guys think - holding or not?

    ~<5 yards, and 6 of one... good call.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 03:38

    If you are a 49ers fan it is and if you are a Ravens fan it's not

    true

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 03:39

    Gangnam Style played just there?

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 03:39

    Should have been called for holding

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:39

    Gangnam Style played just there?

    Psy sneaks in

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:39

    Should have been called for holding

    On seeing it again, maybe.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:41

    Taking the safety. Cheeky

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:43

    Has somebody drawn Kaep's hair on with a pencil? The edges are ruler-straight.

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 03:43

    Has somebody drawn Kaep's hair on with a pencil? The edges are ruler-straight.

    he has one of lewis' minions :)

    #spiritlevel #watchedtoomuchtooned

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:43

    Fair Catch. One Play. Hail Mary.

    Or the FC-Free Kick.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:45

    Why?!

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 03:45

    great game

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:45

    Excellent game!

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 03:45

    Great game.

  • Journeyer04/02/2013 at 03:46

    So we have Beyonce and the power cut to thank for that great game! Hahaha! GG Ravens.

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 03:46

    Good game, didn't expect that at HT. Didn't understand the intricacies but can tell a fightback when I see one..

    Glad I hung on. 49ers made me. I'm gonna pay for this tomorrow. #strongcoffee

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:46

    Glad I hung on. 49ers made me. I'm gonna pay for this tomorrow. #strongcoffee

    Worth.Every.Second.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 03:46

    Amy will be happy the purple team won even if they are playing in white

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 03:47

    That was exciting. Thanks for all the work all season, Will and Noelinho especially.

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 03:47

    confetti snow angels

  • Mr C04/02/2013 at 03:47

    must call it a night.

    thank you for the company and for the comments. thank you for the recent preview posts. thank you for all the live event threads and thank you for covering the whole season.

    #goodtimes

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 03:47

    I'm going to sleep, and so should all of you 5 hours ahead of me. :)

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 03:48

    Really enjoyed watching with all of you. Fortunately I don't need to work in the morning so no need to ruch off to bed just yet

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:48

    That was exciting. Thanks for all the work all season, Will and Noelinho especially.

    Most welcome. All built up to tonight. Only ~7 months to go.

  • Pat W04/02/2013 at 03:48

    I'm going to bed right now. Thanks for the thread. I blame you lot too.

  • Kai04/02/2013 at 03:49

    I'm going to bed right now. Thanks for the thread. I blame you lot too.

    ;)

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 03:50

    3 hours sleep means I'm leaving now. Byee all, see you back in sports with wheels.

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 03:51

    3 hours sleep means I'm leaving now. Byee all, see you back in sports with wheels.

    First we have the indoor round of Crashed Ice next weekend

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 03:52

    Good night everyone. Time for me to cry into the showers.....

    Cowboys will tie the Steelers next year for most Superbowl wins! (6 each,....)

  • Jordan F104/02/2013 at 04:02

    Say for the 12 of us that played on Fantasy NFL, how did we do? My "Cowboysin48*" team got 181 points today to being my overall score to 523.

    Not biased in anyway towards Dallas, it is just that they are the only NFL that had a Grand Prix in the city that they are named after....

  • Steven Roy04/02/2013 at 15:34

    Say for the 12 of us that played on Fantasy NFL, how did we do? My "Cowboysin48*" team got 181 points today to being my overall score to 523.

    I was robbed. Jacoby Jones ran in a touchdown from his own end zone and scored another after catching the ball on his back, getting up, beating two players and scoring. For that and everything else he did in the game I get a miserable 11 points. For me he should have been MVP rather than Flacco.

    Overall despite some innovative selections I amanaged a personal record of 115 points to finish 10th out of 12. In all four weeks I had a quarterback whose team lost. Must be a record.

  • Will^04/02/2013 at 17:40

    I was robbed. Jacoby Jones ran in a touchdown

    Because that return TD was on Special teams the points go there rather than his own stats.

    Overall despite some innovative selections I amanaged a personal record of 115 points to finish 10th out of 12. In all four weeks I had a quarterback whose team lost. Must be a record.

    Despite having a nice 153 in the final week, essentially all my choices were busts. Suppose that's what I get for picking against the Ravens at every opportunity. Next time.