Peyton Manning couldn’t cap the greatest season any NFL quarterback ever had or secure his legacy as the best QB in history Sunday night.
The Seattle Seahawks have won their first Super Bowl title, crushing the favored Denver Broncos 43-8.
We have the classic pocket passer in Peyton Manning vs. the quick-footed, quick-witted scrambler in Russell Wilson.
Denver Broncos coach John Fox has declared his team ready to go for the Super Bowl.
With some expert drafting and a few selective forays into free agency, Seattle built a dominant unit.
With Seattle having just a handful of players listed on the injury report and with Denver in the double digits, things are looking good for the ‘Hawks.
What will matter most? The fact that Seattle has no players with Super Bowl experience, or their youth and speed and top-ranked defense? Or will the game be won by Denver’s suddenly stout rush defense and Peyton Manning’s blessed right arm?
If you are looking for a Super Bowl preview that attempts to dig into the match-up to reveal a stat or a tendency or an “x-factor” that the game could turn on, you have some options.
Tiger Woods and his girlfriend Lindsey Vonn, as well as other celebrities are pulling for the Broncos this Sunday. Also, Eric LeGrand gets a chance to experience the Super Bowl in person.
Everything is larger in New York, and Super Bowl Boulevard is no exception. It has the obscene, fun-house distortion you expect when a party is thrown in Times Square.
What “big game” will be shown? Sunday’s Magic-Celtics game? No. Of course not. Seahawks-Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII. It’s a Super Bowl Party. (But not officially.)
Chris reviews President Obama’s trip to Pittsburgh, Rutgers offering a class on Beyonce, and a potential Super Bowl coming to Philadelphia. He talks to the Mayor of Atlantic City, Don Guardian, and the CEO of La Colombe, Todd Carmichael.
While these two teams did play each other during pre-season, it’s safe to say that only a fool would look at that game footage in August for an inside edge.
For those who may not be old enough to remember, Seattle and Denver used to both be in the AFC West, facing off more than 50 times as division rivals. This wasn’t limited to the regular season either as both teams met in 1983 for Seattle’s first every NFL Playoff game.
One week before kickoff, on the day the Broncos and Seahawks arrived in the frozen Big Apple, Sunday brought a bit of a thaw. Temperatures actually reached the low 20s.