FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Mike Smith walked into the room, rubbed his white hair and sat down at the podium.
His grim expression told it all.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan sprained his left shoulder in the closing minutes of the NFC championship game and won't be able to play in Sunday's Pro Bowl.
ATLANTA (AP) The loss stuck with them for a year, pushing the San Francisco 49ers in everything they did.
They didn't want to feel that way again.
Not to worry.
LAS VEGAS (AP) Sports books in Las Vegas made the San Francisco 49ers a favorite in the Super Bowl over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night based on the team's solid record and popularity with s