San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick talks with reporters during a news conference on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, in New Orleans. The 49ers will face the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game on Feb. 3. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — No Tom Brady. No Aaron Rodgers. No Ben Roethlisberger. Not a Manning in sight.
Super Bowl has a pair of fresh faces at quarterback, bona fide nobodies as far as the NFL title game goes. But one will leave New Orleans as football’s newest star.
For Colin Kaepernick and Joe Flacco, this is new territory. And, of course, exactly where they want to be.
Flacco, the only quarterback to win a playoff game in each of his first five NFL seasons, will lead the AFC champion Baltimore Ravens into Sunday’s matchup against the NFC-winning San Francisco 49ers and Kaepernick, a backup for most of his two seasons.
It’s the first time in more than a decade that the big game doesn’t feature one of the big five Login to read more