Kyle Van Noy is confident, gave Baltimore Ravens There were favorites to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl, but the experience trumped the odds.

The Ravens, led by a two-time MVP. Lamar JacksonA blowout in their most important game of the year, and their season ended abruptly.

instead, Kansas City Chiefs Reigned AFC Kings, reached fourth Super Bowl in five years.

Baltimore went 13-4 in the regular season to earn the No. 1 seed, but fell short of that spot. Great cup In Las Vegas

Kyle Hamilton pregame

Kyle Hamilton of the Baltimore Ravens during pregame warmups before the game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium on December 25, 2023 in Santa Clara, California. (Ryan Kang/Getty Images)

Members of the Ravens, including Kyle Hamilton and Kyle Van Noy, Still made the trip to Vegas for the media rounds instead of getting ready for the big game.

Hamilton said his outlook on the season has been positive.

“I’ve been here for two days. I’ve done a lot in the media. It’s the same question,” Hamilton told Fox News Digital in a recent interview. “But I think it’s definitely something to look back on and be proud of.

“Obviously, we didn’t get the result we wanted, but we were in the bottom four of the 32 teams that everybody thought were going to win the Super Bowl before the season. We actually ended up being one game away. So, to play in a game where I think we could have won and should have won, it shows what we’re going to start next year.

“It’s something to build on. We’ve been there, and hopefully next year we’ll get over the hump.”

Kelce scored against the Ravens.

Travis Kelce (87) of the Kansas City Chiefs catches a touchdown pass against Kyle Hamilton (14) of the Baltimore Ravens during the first quarter of the AFC Championship game on January 28, 2024 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Van Noy is a two-time Super Bowl champion, so it’s no surprise that he was a little more blunt.

“I’m pretty nervous about this game. I left my house for the first time on Tuesday, so it’s been a whole week since I’ve been away from home,” Van Noy says. “It’s kind of disappointing, because I’ve been in that last game, and I know we have one of the best teams I’ve ever been on. And I feel like we got choked.

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“It’s unfortunate. It’s useless. I hate to talk about it, but these are the facts. You have to live with it and move on.”

Deep down, Van Noy sees the positives like his All-Pro teammate Hamilton.

“I think it was great. I got to play with a fun, talented group that I enjoyed going to work with every day. It doesn’t happen all the time, but the group we had was special. “We were the best defense in the league.”

“But we just didn’t do it in the one game that mattered the most in a quarter.”

Kyle Van Noy pregame

Kyle Van Noy of the Baltimore Ravens runs off the field during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Everbank Stadium on December 17, 2023 in Jacksonville. (Perry Knotts/Getty Images)

Van Noy originally signed with the Ravens in late September to join their practice squad. He then tied a career high with nine sacks. Even with his future in Baltimore in doubt, he believes the team will be fine with or without him.

“I’m excited for the future of the Ravens,” he said. “To me, they have the best core in the NFL with young players who are cemented. … They’re going to be good for years to come.”

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