Former Pro Bowl wide receivers Percy Harvin and Anquan Boldin are on the verge of switching teams as the National Football League’s free-agent signing period begins today with fellow wideouts Mike Wallace, Greg Jennings and Wes Welker among the top players on the market.
Greg Cosell, a senior producer at NFL Films Inc. and a nephew of the late sportscaster Howard Cosell, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital With Al Hunt,” airing this weekend before Sunday night’s Super Bowl in New Orleans, that he expects the Baltimore Ravens to defeat the San Francisco 49ers in a defense-minded football championship game.
Joe Flacco started the season saying he was the best quarterback in the National Football League. He ended it as the most valuable player in the Super Bowl, staving off a comeback by the San Francisco 49ers that began after a power failure at the Superdome delayed the game.
The National Football League will review the slide by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in which his leg struck Ed Reed of the Baltimore Ravens during the American Football Conference championship game.