In this Feb. 6, 2011, file photo, Green Bay Packers’ Donald Driver holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the NFL football Super Bowl XLV game against
In this Feb. 6, 2011, file photo, Green Bay Packers' Donald Driver holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the NFL football Super Bowl XLV game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Arlington, Texas. (Mark Humphrey / Associated Press)
GO AHEAD AND TRY to avoid the rush of stories about Super Bowl XLVII -- all about shaking the Harbaugh family tree, Ray Lewis' going-away dance party or Colin Kaepernick's tattoo collection. Before the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens kick off the big game, it might be appealing to make these five elements part of your game plan:

1. Commercial appeal
2. New Orleans comeback continues
3. The Beyonce factor
4. Crazy prop bets
5. Don't care?


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