Ravens Win a Super Wild One

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NEW ORLEANS – When the lights went out on Super Bowl XLVII, Baltimore Ravens cornerback Corey Graham was standing right at midfield, on the 50-yard stripe and in the center of the NFL logo.

Graham threw his hands up into the darkness, as if he knew what that power outage and the 33-minute delay that was about to ensue would mean to his team's momentum. And Graham was right.

Good thing for Graham and his teammates they were able to stave off a furious run from the San Francisco 49ers and, like the lights high above them in the Mercedes-Benz Super Dome, they were re-energized just in time to make a stop on a fourth-and-goal from the 5 to win 34-31 and become Super Bowl champions for the second time in team history.

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