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3 years ago in 2013, while Joe Flacco & the Baltimore Ravens were celebrating their Super Bowl win over the 49ers, Eddie Roberson (Pictured above) decided instead of paying off a bet he had with his friend, he would just kill him.
“NJ.com reports Newark resident Eddie Roberson was sentenced Friday for the killing of Bloomfield resident Talif Crowley over a bet on the 2013 Super Bowl.
Prosecutors say Roberson didn’t want to pay Crowley after losing the bet when the San Francisco 49ers lost to the Baltimore Ravens. They say he believed the 49ers were cheated in the 34-31 loss.”
He shot Crowley six times on a street in Newark two days after the game during a confrontation to avoid paying the bet. He was sentenced to 75 years, he must serve nearly 64 years before becoming eligible for parole.
They used some of Roberson’s 49ers gear during the trial as evidence as well: