Five Worst Super Bowl Winning Quarterbacks of All Time

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First let me say that this group is like being the shortest Plumlee brother. Or the Plumlee brother that’s worst at basketball. The list of Super Bowl winning quarterbacks is indeed rarified air. These guys are just nowhere near the elite group of Joe Montana, Steve Young, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Brett Favre, John Elway etc. but this group of five passers does have four total Pro Bowls to their credit.

So here it is, the best signal callers to “game manage” the biggest game while letting their running attack and defenses do all the heavy lifting.

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List of most discussed topics on Facebook: NY Giants, NE Patriots

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This morning, Facebook released its 2012 Year in Review – a look back at the most discussed trends and stories of 2012.  Below please find key highlights including most discussed sports topics (NY Giants), the top events (Superbowl XLVI came in at #2 behind the US Presidential Election), most discussed public figures (Tim Tebow made the top five as well as Eli and Peyton Manning (who tied!) and most checked-in locations on Facebook (eight out of the top ten spots are sports venues) and more.

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Five most watched programs in U.S. Television History; four are Super Bowls

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In case you needed any more evidence that the NFL is truly king in America, Super Bowl XLVI is the most-watched television program in U.S. history and the highest-rated Super Bowl in 26 years, according to fast national data released by The Nielsen Company.

The game was seen by a record 111.3 million viewers (6:31-9:58 p.m. ET), topping last year’s 111.0 for Super Bowl XLV on Fox and is the biggest audience to watch a television program in U.S. history. I guess the lockout didn’t hurt interest in the game after all.

MOST-WATCHED PROGRAMS IN U.S. TELEVISION HISTORY:

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Wes Welker “honored” with 8,000 Butterfingers in Boston town square

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No doubt the biggest turning point in Super Bowl XLVI was the embarrassing drop by Wes Welker on what would’ve been at least a 30 yard gain, possibly a touchdown, on the final drive in which New England held the lead. Sure, Aaron Hernandez and Deion Branch made some drops, but Hernandez is still developing his game and Branch is extremely mediocre.

Welker on the other hand, had 22 catches more than anyone in the NFL this season, and he’s developed a reputation as the greatest slot receiver in the game’s history. So for him to blow such an easy catch like that, a grab he’s made 100s of time…kind of looked like what you’d see when someone’s point-shaving.

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Super Bowl 46 drinking game

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One of my favorite articles to write every year is the annual NCAA Tournament Championship Drinking Game. Here are the three we have done in case you missed them; 2009 Michigan State vs. North Carolina version, 2010’s Butler vs. Duke game, and this past season’s Butler vs. UConn Drinking Game.  I even did a NBA Draft drinking game last summer.

I figured since I have zero rooting interest in Super Bowl 46 between the New England Patriots and New York Giants, that I would create a drinking game to keep myself, and those who could care less about the outcome of the game, thoroughly entertained.

Our lawyer insists we add the following: The Sports Bank is not responsible for anyone dumb enough to actually try this and the harm to his/her body that would certainly occur if this game was played.  If you are idiotic enough to attempt keeping pace with this game, please have your local emergency room on stand-by and do not drink and drive.  Thank you.

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Get Ready for Puppy Bowl this Super Bowl Sunday (Video)

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Puppy Bowl is back for its 8th consecutive year with an all-star, all-adorable cast that’s ready to mix it up on the grand gridiron of Animal Planet Stadium. New this year: Meep the Bird who will tweet all the action from inside the stadium and a piggy pep squad that will “ham” it up on the sidelines and squeal with delight for their favorite pups.

It’s Sunday, Feb. 5, beginning at 3 PM E/P! Watch the video after the jump to learn more

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Show off your superior football knowledge is new app this Super Bowl

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Did you ever call a play, or maybe even predict a game score in a college football or NFL contest, and get it exactly right?

You have to left the world know, correct? (By the way, my prediction record in two years of “Brutally Honest Previews” is 44-19, in case I hadn’t told you! And ToldU is a new social leaderboard app that allows users to predict then brag about the outcomes of individual plays of live events. They are really pulling out the stops to make sure that everyone gets a chance to prove they aren’t arm-chair quarterbacks, but they should be standing on the sidelines making the calls instead of the coaches.

Using the #humblebrag Twitter hash tag, and posting on your favorite team’s message boards just isn’t personal enough. It’s too anonymous.

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Kelly Clarkson to do Super Bowl XLVI National Anthem

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The NFL is hoping they don’t have another Christina Aguilera disaster on their hands this here. I think they have a more professional singer this time, who won’t forget the words (probably)

KELLY CLARKSON will sing the National Anthem and BLAKE SHELTON and MIRANDA LAMBERT “America The Beautiful” at Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Sunday, February 5, the NFL announced. The performance will be televised live on NBC prior to kickoff.

In addition, LENNY KRAVITZ and THE FRAY will rock the pregame show.

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There will be a Ferris Bueller Super Bowl Commercial (Video)

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The Super Bowl 46, or Super Bowl XLVI, for my “friends, countrymen, ROMANS!, ad hype is already in full swing. People have already started talking about the high-powered spots set to run on Super Bowl Sunday. And it includes one centered around the quintessential Chicago ’80s movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”

You could call it a sports movie too, as they do attend a Cubs game and the dialogue includes this golden material:

Dean Ed Rooney asks a hot dog stand worker who’s watching the Cubs-Pirates game on television, who is currently winning.

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Early Headlines for the Packers and Giants Divisional Playoff Match-Up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After an entertaining Wild-Card Weekend, it’s safe to say that the best four NFC teams remain on the road to Indianapolis, the site of Super Bowl XLVI. On one side of the bracket we have the high-powered New Orleans Saints heading to San Francisco to take on the defensive-oriented 49ers and on the other, a high-powered Green Bay Packers team hosting a balanced New York Giants squad.

While both games are intriguing, the bout between the Packers and Giants is the most appealing to us in the Midwest. Let’s take a look at some of the headlines in a rematch of the 2007 NFC Championship Game.

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