Super Bowl 2013: Niners Nation readies for the big game

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Our San Francisco 49ers blog, Niners Nation, is staying busy this week with a man in New Orleans and several writers back home preparing for the Super Bowl.

If you really want to read up on Super Bowl XLVII and prepare yourself for the game, you should be vising our San Francisco 49ers blog, Niners Nation, on a daily basis.

For the Ravens point of view, visit Baltimore Beatdown

David Fucillo has been in New Orleans all week, attending media day and supplying readers with a steady stream of videos covering a wide array of topics. On Thursday, he wondered if people are overlooking Baltimore running back Bernard Pierce, and if he can be as big of a threat on Sunday as Ray Rice.

Fucillo was also on hand when cornerback Chris Culliver met with the media on Thursday to address his derogatory comments regarding gay people.

Elsewhere on the site, Dylan DeSimone finishes his three part series about how the 49ers should attack the Ravens. This time he focuses in on what the San Francisco defense must do to contain a suddenly red-hot Ravens offense.

DeSimone also discusses who should be named the 49ers offensive MVP. While Colin Kaepernick might be the obvious choice, he is certainly not the only name that warrants mention.

Writer Tre9er attempts to determine what surprises the Niners might unleash on Sunday and who could be in line for a breakout performance. Contributor liberty_JAC takes a look at fabricated media stories and breaks down the myth of motivation, noting that at this level every player is highly motivated and silly storylines aren't going to get them any more pumped up.

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