Ray Lewis: Super Bowl Xlvii Blackout Was No Accident -

Updated: Sept. 1, 2013 at 10:57 a.m. Friend(s) Email More Columns > Ray Lewis will go down as one of the greatest linebackers in NFL history, and he almost certainly will be a first-ballot Hall of Fame r. It turns out that Lewis also is a noted conspiracy theorist. During an interview for NFL Films' "America's Game" series on the Baltimore Ravens ' Super Bowl XLVII victory, (airing Monday at 9 p.m. ET on NFL Network) Lewis let on that he didn't think the infamous power outage was an accident. "I'm not gonna accuse nobody of nothing -- because I don't know facts," Lewis said, according to USA Today's Nate Davis . "But you're a zillion-dollar company, and your lights go out? No. (Laughs) No way. "Now listen, if you grew up like I grew up -- and you grew up in a household like I grew up -- then sometimes your lights might go out, because times get hard.
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2013 NFL predictions: Seahawks, 49ers rule in Super Bowl picks -

Silver: Prophecies for 2013 Michael Silver peers into his crystal ball, making eight predictions about this season. Who will be named MVP? More ... Gil Brandt : Seahawks over Bengals . The weather in New Jersey -- whatever it ends up being -- shouldn't be much of a factor for these outdoor teams. I see the Seahawks prevailing in a low-scoring contest. Albert Breer : 49ers over Bengals . On the 25th anniversary of Montana-to-Taylor , these clubs meet for the third time in the big game -- and the result is the same as it was back then, with Jim Harbaugh , Colin Kaepernick and Co. winning the first championship of a new dynastic era in San Francisco. Bucky Brooks : 49ers over Broncos . The 49ers stage their own pregame blackout to jump-start Colin Kaepernick and his teammates to a surprisingly easy win over the Broncos for the franchise's sixth title. Jeff Darlington : Falcons over Broncos . Sorry, Peyton -- there's a new quarterback about to ascend toward the highest level.
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NFL cuts: Jonathan Dwyer, Austin Collie, Danny Watkins, others lose roster battles | Audibles -

Whats next for Tebow? The answer is anyones guess at this point, though he would appear to be running out of chances to play QB in the NFL, even as a second- or third-stringer. Tebow did not seem any better prepared for those duties as a Patriot than he was as a Jet last season. In three preseason outings for New England, Tebow was 11-for-30 passing, though he did run for 91 yards on 16 attempts. Packers also thin out running back ranks On top of deciding that Vince Young was not a great fit as a backup QB, the Packers made a similar call on running back Alex Green. A 2011 third-round pick, Green started four games last season en route to 464 yards rushing.
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