Check out ColdHardFootballFacts.comPerhaps it’s only fitting that the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers clash in this latest Super Bowl in the Big Easy.And if past Super Bowls are any indications, the city’s nicknames won’t live up to its billing.We have seen some of the great defensive performances in Super Bowl history in New Orleans. And the only time we’ve seen defensive linemen named the game’s MVP, both occurred in the Superdome.From stifling defense to opportunistic play, there’s no real explanation for why some of these outstanding performances have come in the Crescent City. And be it the pre rule changes era or more modern times, defense has stepped to the forefront in the nine previous games at New Orleans.The talk for two weeks on the field has perhaps centered on quarterbacks Joe Flacco (Ravens) and Colin Kaepernick (49ers). But would it be a shock if Aldon Smith, Ray Lewis, NaVorro Bowman, Terrell Suggs, Justin Smith or Ed Reed came up big when it counted most in Super Bowl XLVII?So here’s a look at the nine previous Super Bowls in the City of New Orleans. And defense has been a big part (no surprise) in all of these championships…http://www.coldhardfootballfacts.com/content/super-bowl-47-no-stands-for-no-offense/21235/