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Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco on Sunday's Power Outage: 'It Was Kind of Funny' (Video)

"My dad is a big conspiracy theorist," the Baltimore Ravens quarterback tells David Letterman of the 35-minute outage.

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Joe Flacco, left, and David Letterman

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco found Sunday's power outage in the Superdome -- which delayed the Super Bowl for 35 minutes -- somewhat humorous.

Flacco, who also was named MVP of Super Bowl XLVII, appeared on Monday's Late Show With David Letterman, where the host asked if he found the outage "unnerving."

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"I just thought it was a little strange," Flacco said. "It was kind of funny. I mean, some of our guys had a good time with it. Jacoby [Jones] is from New Orleans, so he started to look into the crowd and get them all going and had a lot of fun with it.  We didn’t play too well afterwards, but ... I don't know if that was the reason."

The Ravens were winning by a score of 28-6 when the outage occurred in the third quarter. After the lights came back on, the San Francisco 49ers rallied to make the game a nail biter in the final moments, with the score ending up at 34-31.

Letterman asked Flacco if he thought the outage was "suspicious."

"Believe me, don’t get me started," he said. "My dad is a big conspiracy theorist, so, you know, that’s the last thing we need to talk about."

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Flacco also weighed in on his contract status and teammate Ray Lewis in a preview released by CBS ahead of Monday's Late Show broadcast (watch the video below). It's unclear if he addressed his dropping the F-bomb on live TV after the game ended.

Late Show airs at 11:35 weeknights. N.J. Gov Chris Christie also appeared on Monday's show.