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Super Bowl watch: Ravens lead 21-6 and other tweets from reporters on the ground

Published: Sunday, Feb. 3 2013 12:00 a.m. MST

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) stretches before the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in New Orleans.

Gene Puskar, Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS — Around the Super Bowl and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of everything surrounding the game:

RAVENS SCORE AGAIN

The Baltimore Ravens are making a serious case for just awarding the Lombardi Trophy at halftime.

Joe Flacco threw a 56-yard touchdown pass to Jacoby Jones, who made San Francisco cornerback Chris Culliver look silly once again. This time, though, it wasn't for anything Culliver said.

Jones caught the ball at the 9, and Culliver completely whiffed on the tackle. Safety Dashon Goldson wasn't much better, running right by Jones when he came in to help. Jones then sprinted untouched into the end zone.

It was the 11th touchdown pass this postseason for Joe Flacco, matching an NFL record.

And, just a reminder, no team has ever been down by more than 10 points and come back to win the Super Bowl.

— Nancy Armour — http://twitter.com/nrarmour

THIS IS RAVENS TERRITORY

The New Orleans Riverwalk has become the Ravenswalk.

The walkway lining the Mississippi River is the site of one of the weekend fan fests, and fans of all teams are there listening to music, eating New Orleans food and just enjoying the warm, sunny weather. But a section across from Jackson Park has turned into a gathering place for Ravens fans. A Baltimore radio station broadcasting from a riverboat on the section across from Jackson Park, and the whole area is a sea of purple.

— Nancy Armour — http://www.twitter.com/nrarmour

QUICKQUOTE: JOHN HARBAUGH

After arriving at the Superdome on Sunday, Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh told CBS that he and his brother, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, haven't spoken much this week.

"We have each other in our hearts but we're going against each other today," the Ravens coach told a reporter during the network's pregame show.

TICKETS, ANYBODY GOT EXTRA TICKETS?

There are still tickets available for the Super Bowl, but it's going to cost you.

A lot.

Three hours before the game, one fan outside the Superdome was selling a single ticket for the terrace level — aka the nose bleed section — for $1,500. That's almost double the face value.

Tickets were a little cheaper on NFL Ticket Exchange, the NFL's official ticket reseller, but not by much. Terrace-level tickets were going for $1,250 to almost $2,200. By comparison, tickets on the first level were practically a bargain, ranging from $2,400 to $2,600.

— Nancy Armour — http://www.twitter.com/nrarmour

PIZZA WEARY

Pizza Hut is thinking some people will be over regular pizza after the Super Bowl. So it's hoping tiny new pies will be enough of a temptation.

The chain is introducing "pizza sliders" on Monday.

Pizza Hut says each slider is roughly the equivalent of a slice, meaning a person might eat two or three. A pepperoni slider has about 260 calories, compared with 250 calories for a slice of a medium pie and 370 calories for a slice from a large pie.

It's not clear whether they have a higher profit margin than regular pizzas.

— Candice Choi

SECURITY TIGHT, BUT NOT LIKE 2002

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