Reese's Piece: Super Bowl XLVII prop bets

February, 2, 2013
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Randy MossScott Halleran/Getty ImagesThe greatest wide receiver of all time? If he can pull off a stunt on Sunday, maybe.
It is the best of times. It is the worst of times. It is the Super Bowl. The climax signaling the end of another football season is a treacherous one for sports fans. Stale story lines, bloated commercials breaks and, worst of all, non-football fans who don't realize they're to be seen and not heard can sully what should be the greatest sports day of the year.

So this year, I called in friend and drifter Mike Camerlengo, who gave me a number of things to watch for during the game to keep my interest. Some people call these "props." I prefer the term "natural selection." Baby needs a new set of grills.

Super Bowl Props

The real voice behind the national anthem: Alicia Keys +200, Ronaiah Tuiasosopo -400

Ray Lewis rides a deer onto the field during pregame warm-ups: -300

Colin Kaepernick gets a tattoo on the sideline during the game: +150

Alex Smith passes out his résumé at halftime: Even

Joe Montana dances during the halftime show wearing Shape-ups: +300

Gregg Williams gives a halftime speech putting a bounty on Roger Goodell: -400

Joe Flacco falls asleep while calling out the snap count: Even

Over/under: CBS promos for shows that feature crime, mystery or a laugh track: 22.5

Over/under: Turnovers caused by women flashing for beads in the stands: 1.5

The Harbaugh brothers switch sidelines without anybody knowing: +250

Bernard Pollard hurts a member of the Patriots: -130

Randy Moss actually moons the crowd after a TD: +1000

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