By RYAN BRAUCH
Heading into their first Super Bowl appearance since 1999, the Atlanta Falcons had been dubbed as underdogs from the moment the Super Bowl matchup was set. Although they were not favored, the Falcons remained optimistic, as they entered only their second Super Bowl appearance in franchise history. One major concern for Falcons’ head coach Dan Quinn, was making sure his defense was able to shut down the Patriots’ elite offense.
By ISAAC WHALEN
As a general rule, the entertainment for an age-old event should not be older than the event itself by more than five years.
Nothing confirmed this rule more than Superbowl XLVI’s half-time show, where 53-year-old pop …