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🏈 The Baltimore Ravens tied their season low with 10 points in Sunday’s AFC Championship loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. All-Pro quarterback Lamar Jackson has led the Ravens to their lowest scoring output of the season in all four of his playoff appearances, according to Scott Kascmar. The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Ravens with the score of 17-10 twice this season.
🏈 The San Francisco 49ers improved their all-time playoff win total to 38 with Sunday’s NFC Championship win over the Detroit Lions. The New England Patriots and Steelers are behind San Francisco with 36 playoff wins each.
The 49ers stand tall pic.twitter.com/RPnKkEPhV0
— NFL on CBS 🏈 (@NFLonCBS) January 29, 2024
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🏈 According to NFL senior researcher Tony Holzman-Escareno, this will be the fourth Super Bowl rematch among head coaches of all-time: Chuck Noll-Tom Landry, Jimmy Johnson-Marv Levy, Tom Coughlin-Bill Belichick and Andy Reid-Kyle Shanahan. In each of the previous three instances, the coach to win the first one also won the second one.
🏈 Patrick Mahomes surpassed Ben Roethlisberger on the all-time playoff wins list. Mahomes is now tied with Terry Bradshaw and John Elway with 14 wins, which is third-most, behind Joe Montana’s 16 and Tom Brady’s 35.
🏈 The cheapest seat for Super Bowl LVIII on TickPick is currently $9,034, according to sports business reporter Darren Rovell.
The cheapest seat for the Super Bowl on @TickPick is currently $9,034.
Here is your view from that seat. pic.twitter.com/YrAEM3evvf
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) January 29, 2024
🏈 The Chiefs will stay at Westin Lake Las Vegas, while the San Francisco 49ers will be located at Hilton Lake Las Vegas during Super Bowl week. The NFL reportedly wants the teams to stay away from The Strip. Lake Las Vegas is 25 miles off The Strip.
Yes, the Super Bowl will be played in Las Vegas but the NFL wants the teams to stay away from The Strip.
The Kansas City Chiefs will stay at Westin Lake Las Vegas, and the San Francisco 49ers will be located at Hilton Lake Las Vegas.
Lake Las Vegas is 25 miles off The Strip. pic.twitter.com/3qTfiKum3T
— Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) January 29, 2024
📅 On this day 50 years ago, the Steelers had the greatest draft haul in NFL history and professional sports. The Steelers drafted four future Hall of Famers in Lynn Swann, Jack Lambert, John Stallworth and Mike Webster. Months later they signed Donnie Shell as an undrafted free agent. Shell went on to have a Hall of Fame career, as well.
50 years ago today….
The greatest single draft day by one team in sports history
On Jan 29, 1974, the Steelers draft 4 future Hall-of-Famers including Lynn Swann, Jack Lambert, John Stallworth, and Mike Webster
Months later they add Donnie Shell
⬇️ “Behind the Steel Curtain” pic.twitter.com/BTB4LOsJK1
— Steel City Star (@steelcitystar) January 29, 2024
🎥 The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s official X account honored Steelers legend Joe Greene on Sunday. Greene is considered universally as the greatest Steeler of all-time. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1987.
Twice the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year and five times a First-Year All-Pro, Joe Greene was the cornerstone of the @steelers' famed Steel Curtain defense and a member of the Hall of Fame's Class of 1987.
— Pro Football Hall of Fame (@ProFootballHOF) January 29, 2024
NEWS FROM AROUND THE SPORTS NOW NETWORK
Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Marcus Patterson got the winner as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Montreal Canadiens in overtime.
Pittsburgh Baseball Now: Former Pittsburgh Pirates utilityman Adam Frazier has a new home for 2024.
Pittsburgh Sports Now: Pitt basketball came back from down 19, but lost on a last-second shot at Miami.
West Virginia Sports Now: WVU football could be losing another assistant coach.
Nittany Sports Now: Penn State cornerback Daequan Hardy loves the idea of playing for the Steelers.
Pittsburgh Soccer Now: Pitt grad Jackson Walti has signed with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds.