NEW ORLEANS (AP) Before strength with the Superdome suddenly, unusually journeyed out, putting the nation's greatest wearing celebration about maintain beginning in the third quarter, Joe Flacco threw three touchdown passes, Jacoby Jones go back the second-half kickoff 108 yards, as well as the Baltimore Ravens directed that San Francisco 49ers 28-6 inside Super Bowl on Sunday.
Baltimore by now ended up being onward 21-6 at halftime, as well as then Jones set an archive using the best kickoff return within a Super Bowl, his / her little brown eyes glancing upward in the videoboard, doubtless to be able to view him or her self short towards finish zone.
Moments later, gizmos coating the house arena faded, which makes it difficult that will see. Escalators weren't working. Officials quit play regarding one particular 1-2 units in to the third quarter, as well as weird delay lasted additional than twenty mins with true time.
Some people sat. Others stretched. Some enthusiasts chanted, ''Let's go, Ravens!'' Others passed occasion simply by undertaking the wave.
This ended up being the actual 10th time New Orleans hosted the actual big activity - tying Miami on most within a area - and also first considering that Hurricane Katrina devastated the actual Big Easy within August 2005.
The major debts a crew possesses at any time overcome to gain a Super Bowl can be 10 points. The 49ers revealed these people ended up have the ability of the comeback for their prior game: They trailed by means of seventeen from the Atlanta Falcons just before winning the particular NFC shining game.
But that kind of turnaround had not been likely to often be effortless when Flacco kept up his terrific performance. He attended tough luck intended for 20 regarding 192 yards along with the three scores, turning into solely this sixth QB within 47 Super Bowls to dispose of for this countless TDs in a very half.
He offers 11 touchdown passes along with totally free interceptions this postseason. It's also been a single outstanding adventure once a different for any guy who seem to by no means features commanded that common value commonly approved top-notch battler - but now will brain towards an offseason that can stretch of land him a $20 million-per-year contract throughout free agency.
To find towards Super Bowl, Flacco already contributed that Ravens previous Denver's Peyton Manning as well as New England's Tom Brady for two with his / her league-record 6 months time career postseason road wins by a quarterback.
The 49ers, meanwhile, fought earlier in the very first Super Bowl training matchup between brothers: Baltimore's John Harbaugh is fifteen months over the age of San Francisco's Jim Harbaugh.
San Francisco made over the actual shot twice inside about a new 5-minute cover of the next quarter: Rookie going back again LaMichael James fumbled - resulting some sort of Ravens TD - plus security Ed Reed strapped an NFL document along with his ninth occupation postseason interception by choosing away Colin Kaepernick.
The Niners have under no circumstances thrown an interception into their previous five Super Bowls .