NEW ORLEANS (AP) - With a team flag waving from an open window of their chartered plane, the San Francisco 49ers arrived at their first Super Bowl in 18 years on Sunday.
The players walked off the airplane in a businesslike manner - no video recorders or cameras, no waves to onlookers. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, wearing a red wool cap sporting ``49ers'' on it, mouthed the words to a song on his head phones as he calmly walked on the tarmac.
Most of the team's veteran players disembarked first, including center Jonathan Goodwin, who won a Super Bowl three years ago with the Saints.
The 49ers will play Baltimore next Sunday, seeking their sixth Super Bowl crown but first since the 1994 season. The Ravens arrive Monday.
Online: and

Top NFL Public Bets


NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Jets vs. Browns Pick Given issues at quarterback on both sides, will Sunday's game between the Browns and Jets be low-scoring for bettors?
Thumbnail Cardinals vs. Panthers Pick Did oddsmakers set the over/under too high in Sunday's Cardinals and Panthers matchup at 1:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Lions vs. Texans Pick Can the Detroit Lions add to their win streak this Sunday when they go on the road to face the Houston Texans at 1PM ET?
Thumbnail Chiefs vs. Colts Pick Will the Kansas City Chiefs be able to go on the road and maintain their strong offensive play when they face the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday at 1PM...
Thumbnail Raiders vs. Bucs Pick Will the Raiders and Bucs light up the scoreboard this Sunday when the two teams clash at 1:00PM ET?
More inNFL Articles  

NFL Team Pages