THE BIG PICTURE The Carolina Panthers arrive in Santa Clara as the favourites to round off a memorable season and lift their first ever Vince Lombardi. Ron Rivera’s squad finished the season 15-1 and with probable MVP Cam Newton in control of the offence, they are well fancied to win Super Bowl 50. They carried […]
Those of you who don’t incessantly search NFL updates 18 hours a day, you may or may not have heard that the Super Bowl XLVIII will be held in the Giants/Jets stadium, Metlife in the Meadowlands in New Jersey next year. On the same note, those of you who don’t live on the east coast […]
Super Bowl Sunday has come and gone, and as the only staff member to pick the Ravens to win I’m declaring myself the new senior writer for this site. (Only joking Ross!!) As ever the game came down to the performances of a few players. Some made or at least bolstered their reputations; some were […]
So it’s that time of year again, where NFL fans dust off their old jerseys, have a few beers and gorge themselves on pizza in order to celebrate America’s greatest tradition; the Super Bowl. This year’s game sees the San Francisco 49ers face off against the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans. Now, we here at […]
If you want to make the Super Bowl that little bit more interesting, why not run a pool amongst your friends while watching the game. Download the file below and make a copy for everyone watching the game with you. Everyone makes their choices before the game and buys into the pot. Each right answer […]
The NFL-Ireland staff give their predictions for match up of the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers in New Orleans on Sunday for Super Bowl XLVII. Barry Aldworth This game will not be a high-scoring affair as the defences will dominate. The Ravens have the tougher defensive job, in trying to stop the zone […]
San Francisco 49ers Linebacker Ahmad Brooks suffered a ‘Grade 1 sprain of the shoulder joint’ in last Sunday’s clash against the Falcons. Early on in the first quarter he injured his shoulder and was able to return but re-aggravated the injury in the fourth quarter during that hit on Matt Ryan that also left Ryan […]
Since 2004, EA has run a simulation of the Super Bowl using the latest version of Madden. These games have predicted 6 of the last 8 Super Bowl winners. Below are the previous predictions and this years simulation.
Dan Rooney, the current US Ambassador to Ireland and former President of the Pittsburgh Steelers, explains the origin of American Football and the road to the Super Bowl in the first of a special series for Super Bowl Week.
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