Call it the "20 percent rule," meaning one-fifth of the 40 teams that have lost conference championships the past 20 years have reached the Super Bowl the following season. Buffalo very much fits the mold.
The NFL has selected three people who have served during the coronavirus pandemic as honorary captains for the Super Bowl along with inaugural poet Amanda Gorman for an original poem. Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Wednesday that educator Trimaine Davis, nurse manager Suzie Dorner and Marine veteran James Martin will take part in the coin toss on Feb. 7 in Tampa, Florida. The trio was picked for embodying the NFL's message of ''It Takes All of Us'' this season.
Fred Warner might be at the top of the league at what he does, but his sights are set on continuing to improve and leading the 49ers to a Super Bowl victory.