Retiring linebacker Ray Lewis, coach John Harbaugh and Ed Reed were among the players who spoke to the crowd Monday before the team got on buses and headed to the airport to fly to New Orleans for Sunday's game. The Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers.
The 2013 Super Bowl has taken a psychological sidestep, as parents Jack and Jackie Harbaugh prep for the sure-to-come media scrutiny: Which team will win their biggest smiles come Feb. 3?
Soon after arriving in New Orleans for the Super Bowl late Monday afternoon, the Baltimore Ravens found out exactly why this football game is different from all the rest.
Thousands turned out to Baltimore's Inner Harbor to send the Ravens off to their second Super Bowl.
On game day, Torrey Smith is a whirlwind of dreadlocks, speed and big-play catches. None of this provides a hint of the hurdles the former Maryland Terrapin had to overcome to become the deep threat the Baltimore Ravens needed to make it to the Super Bowl.
After one final practice at their own training facility, the Super Bowl-bound Baltimore Ravens packed their bags for a trip to New Orleans.
The music blared in the Baltimore Ravens locker room Saturday as the players threw their football gear into black duffel bags lying in front of their cubicles.
Jim Caldwell enjoys his job as offensive coordinator of the Baltimore Ravens, and he's quite good at it.
Most parents would cringe if they were accused of loving one child more than the other. The parents of Super Bowl XLVII contenders Jim and John Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens were asked to answer the charge for a national audience.