The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers both feature explosive running backs and talented offensive lines. While it's fashionable to say the NFL has become a passing league, the running game for either team could end up being a key factor in Super Bowl XLVII.
Whether it's Ray Rice, Bernard Pierce and Vonta Leach or Frank Gore and LaMichael James, you can bet offensive coordinators Jim Caldwell and Greg Roman will find myriad ways to use their personnel in the run game.
In the video above, Josh Zerkle and I take a look at a few of the key matchups that we'll be watching when these teams go to their running games in New Orleans. Let us know which matchups you'll be watching and who you think will have a better day running the football.