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NBC announces Ravens Head coach John Harbaugh will join as an analyst to cover Super Bowl LII

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NBC has announced that Baltimore Ravens head coach, John Harbaugh, will help to cover Super Bowl LII on Sunday.

As mentioned by Jeff Zrebiec, Harbaugh will help cover the pregame, halftime, and post-game.

Harbaugh has extensive history with the Philadelphia Eagles, who are playing the New England Patriots for the Lombardi Trophy on Sunday in Super Bowl LII. He served as the Eagles special teams coach under then Eagles’ head coach and now head coach for the Kansas City Chiefs, Andy Reid, for nine years before being hired by the Baltimore Ravens in 2008 as the head coach.

He also has history with the Patriots, as the Ravens have served as a thorn in Bill Belichick and Tom Brady’s side in his years with Baltimore.

The two teams have had many post-season meetings, with the Patriots currently leading the series. The year before the Ravens won the Super Bowl, in 2012, Lee Evans dropped a touchdown pass to win the game against the Patriots in the AFC Championship, which resulted in a missed field goal for Billy Cundiff which would have tied the game and sent it to overtime.

Then in the 2015, in the Divisional game, the Ravens squandered two 14 point leads to Tom Brady and ended up losing by four points. The rivalry has been a tightly contested one in the month of January, with the Ravens having been one of the few teams to prove they can win in Foxborough in the playoffs.

He should bring an interesting and unique perspective to the game.