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A photographic look at the action in New Orleans leading up to Sunday's Super Bowl between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers.

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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh talks to his team during practice at the Superdome ahead of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2, 2013.

JEFF HAYNES/REUTERS

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Baltiore Ravens Terrell Suggs gestures during a practice at the Superdome ahead of the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2, 2013. The San Francisco 49ers will meet the Baltimore Ravens for the NFL championship February 3.

SEAN GARDNER/REUTERS

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Baltmore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (L) is filmed by head coach John Harbaugh during a practice at the Superdome ahead of the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2, 2013. The San Francisco 49ers will meet the Baltimore Ravens for the NFL championship February 3.

SEAN GARDNER/REUTERS

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Baltimore Ravens Matt Birk plays with his children during a practice at the Superdome ahead of the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2, 2013. The San Francisco 49ers will meet the Baltimore Ravens for the NFL championship February 3.

SEAN GARDNER/REUTERS

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Baltimore Ravens Ray Lewis stands with his sons during a visit to the Superdome ahead of the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2, 2013. The San Francisco 49ers will meet the Baltimore Ravens for the NFL championship February 3.

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Baltimore Ravens Ray Rice playfully tackles his mother Janet during practice ahead of the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2, 2013. The San Francisco 49ers will meet the Baltimore Ravens for the NFL championship February 3.

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A TV camera is pointed toward the San Francisco 49ers' end zone ahead of Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Feb. 2, 2013. The Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers will face off in Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3.

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A Super Bowl flag hangs from a balcony in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1, 2013. The San Francisco 49ers will play against the Baltimore Ravens in their NFL championship Super Bowl football game on February 3.

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Super Bowl banners are seen for sale in a store in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1, 2013. The San Francisco 49ers will meet the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL championship Super Bowl football game February 3.

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Super Bowl pendants are seen in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1, 2013. The San Francisco 49ers will meet the Baltimore Ravens in their NFL championship Super Bowl football game on February 3.

LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS

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A Super Bowl flag hangs from a balcony in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1, 2013. Super Bowl XLVII will be played between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.

LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS

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Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs warms up during the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII football practice in Metairie, Louisiana February 1, 2013. Suggs, who usually wears number "55" jersey, wears Baltimore Ravens punter Sam Koch's jersey. Super Bowl XLVII will be played between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday in New Orleans, Louisiana.

SEAN GARDNER/REUTERS

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Baltimore Ravens nose tackle Terrence Cody (L) warms up during the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII football practice in Metairie, Louisiana February 1, 2013. Cody, who normally wears number "62" wears defensive end Haloti Ngata's jersey (92). Super Bowl XLVII will be played between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday in New Orleans, Louisiana.

SEAN GARDNER/REUTERS

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (L) shakes hands with New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft before his his annual press conference ahead of the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1, 2013. The San Francisco 49ers will meet the Baltimore Ravens for the NFL championship February 3.

JIM YOUNG/REUTERS

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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh (R) and his brother, Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh (L), pose with family members during their joint press conference ahead of the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1, 2013. From left are John Harbaugh, his father Jack Harbaugh, grandfather Joe Cipiti, mother Jackie and Jim Harbaugh. The San Francisco 49ers will meet the Baltimore Ravens for the NFL championship February 3.

GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh kisses his mother, Jackie, during his joint press conference with his brother, Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh, ahead of the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1, 2013. The San Francisco 49ers will meet the Baltimore Ravens for the NFL championship February 3.

GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

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The helmets of the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens sit beside the Vince Lombardi trophy before a press conference ahead of the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1, 2013. The San Francisco 49ers will meet the Baltimore Ravens for the NFL championship February 3.

JIM YOUNG/REUTERS

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San Francisco 49ers fans celebrate on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter during Super Bowl week in New Orleans, January 31, 2013. Super Bowl XLVII will be played between the San Francisco 49er and the Baltimore Ravens on February 3.

JEFF HAYNES/REUTERS

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Baltimore Ravens fans celebrate on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter during Super Bowl week in New Orleans, January 31, 2013. Super Bowl XLVII will be played between the San Francisco 49er and the Baltimore Ravens on February 3.

JEFF HAYNES/REUTERS

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NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith (C) and NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana (R) walk down Bourbon Street in the French Quarter during Super Bowl week in New Orleans, January 31, 2013. Super Bowl XLVII will be played between the San Francisco 49er and the Baltimore Ravens on February 3.

JEFF HAYNES/REUTERS

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Beyonce performs the National Anthem during the halftime show press conference ahead of the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Louisiana, January 31, 2013. The San Francisco 49ers will meet the Baltimore Ravens for the NFL championship February 3.

JIM YOUNG/REUTERS

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San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tarell Brown hangs his gloves from his helmet during a NFL Super Bowl XLVII football practice in New Orleans January 31, 2013. San Francisco 49ers will play against the Baltimore Ravens on February 3.

JEFF HAYNES/REUTERS

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Baltimore Ravens free safety Ed Reed (20) warms up during the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII football practice in New Orleans, Louisiana January 30, 2013. The Ravens will play against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl Sunday on February 3, in New Orleans.

SEAN GARDNER/REUTERS

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Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs (55) raps in front a reporter during a NFL Super Bowl XLVII football practice in New Orleans, Louisiana January 30, 2013. The Ravens will play against the San Francisco 49ers in the game on February 3.

SEAN GARDNER/REUTERS

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San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Randy Moss speaks to reporters at a news conference in New Orleans, Jan. 30, 2013. The 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens will face off in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans on Feb. 3.

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