This is the Super Bowl, the most serious week of players' lives. This also is New Orleans, a city that oozes temptation.
Justin Smith is one of the most important players on the San Francisco 49ers' vaunted defense, but he prefers to remain in the background. When his teammates are getting sacks, it means Smith is doing his job.
Ray Lewis is going back to the Super Bowl, ending his 17-year football career on the biggest stage, and it's either captivating or nauseating. There is no in-between.
Sunday night, the Baltimore Ravens will face the Patriots in a rematch of the AFC Championship Game for 2011. They get a second chance. Lee Evans and Billy Cundiff won't.