Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle’s in a long time.
The Seahawks won their first Super Bowl title Sunday night in overpowering fashion, punishing Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 43-8.
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?
John Madden favors the Denver Broncos in Sunday’s Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks. But he told the KCBS Radio morning crew the game could go either way.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is getting a lot of attention at Super Bowl festivities this week. But John Madden says Seattle QB Russell Wilson is deserving as well. “He just has ‘it,’ whatever ‘it’ is,” Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
Players are required to attend Super Bowl Media Day, but some clearly don’t like being there. Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch said very little in his brief appearance, telling reporters he likes game action more than talk.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is only 5’11″, but part of his success at quarterback may be his unusually large hands.
With all the extra attention an outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl has given the league, the NFL should commit to making the host city a major part of the Super Bowl story every year.
Both Denver and Seattle advanced this week after defeating the Patriots and Niners, respectively. The two will square off on Groundhog Day this year with the championship on the line. The question is: who will end up with the title?
What does Seattle have to do in order to win the Super Bowl for the first time in franchise history?