01/29/2013 12:44 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

What Are the 'Storylines' for This Super Bowl?

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Answer by John DeMarchi,

1) Brothers Bowl

2) Ray Lewis retires: ascends to heaven? (kidding, see SNL skit)

3) Randy Moss retires

4) Ed Reed gets first ring

5) Does Alex Smith get to play?

6) Frank Gore gets first ring

7) Joe Flacco wins, becomes Elite

8) Kaepernick wins, becomes Elite

9) Niners tie record with sixth title

10) Ray Lewis passes MLB torch to Willis

11) Ngata vs. Iupati (and interior line) matchup

12) Kruger vs. Davis matchup

13) Suggs vs. Staley matchup

14) Oher vs. Aldon Smith matchup

15) McKinnie vs. Justin Smith matchup

16) Vernon Davis vs. Ed Reed matchup

17) Ray Rice vs. Willis and Bowman matchup

18) Frank Gore vs. Ray Lewis matchup

19) Torrey Smith vs. Rogers matchup

20) Cheerleaders matchup

Let's go play.

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