Baltimore Ravens – SuperBowl 2013 NFL Champs! What If…

SuperBowl 2013 - Ravens NFL Champs

Congrats to the Baltimore Ravens. I’m a San Francisco 49’er fan and even though the outcome, is opposite of what I would have hoped, you deserve respect.  In the past decade, I have chosen to not watch the NFL, except when one of my 3 teams are in contention.  I favor the San Diego Chargers, San Francisco Niners and the New England Patriots.  I have stayed away because the sports world has changed, but Colin Kaepernick’s story intrigued me. His story seemed to bring back what playing sports is all about.

So I bought a JamBox, connected it to my iPad, watched it on my Chromebox w/ a 24″ monitor and was very thankful for CBS.  Live streaming of the game is very generous and making it 100% accessible with no cable service accounts, was awesome.  Why my set up?  We don’t have cable TV or Satellite.  We are Netflixers, Hulu-ites and live off the Internet.

This SuperBowl XLVII is by far one of the more exciting ones I have seen in a long time.  Normally, the 49’ers dominate so much that by the 4th quarter the game is pretty much decided.  Great game, exciting moments and yes, I enjoyed Beyonce’s performance.

In my opinion, if the 49’ers had done these things, it might have changed the outcome:

  • Involved Randy Moss more in the offense – he is in shape, a game changer and might’ve surprised us.
  • Scripted the first 10 Plays – Not sure if they still do this, but the past 49’ers Championship teams, did it as part of their strategy.
  • The End Zone had better vision and called the Pass Interference  on CrabTree.
  • Scored the extra point instead of going for the 2 – psychologically it matters.
  • Ran the ball on the outside with Gore or Kaepernick on that last drive, when they failed to score.
  • Had another Black out in the last 3 minutes…

Congrats again Baltimore Ravens – well deserved!


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R. Anthony Solis (RAS/IslandGeek) is a web enthusiast and a survivor of the 1.0 companies. Has a background in Computer Science, Internet Technologies & telecom. Currently addicted to Call of Duty Black OPS (Zombie mode), as well as Green Tea Matcha Lattes. He and his family enjoy living on the Hawaiian Islands. Blog post ingredients are All-Natural and 100% Organic. It includes his struggle to live his Catholic Faith, a Healthy Lifestyle, executing self-improvement, fight for being financially debt-free and the pursuit of the American Dream. With a dash of Machismo, you will experience an incredible zesty flavor. You can also find him at IslandGeek

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