“When you look at the NFL and you have to say who is the best team in the league, you always put Seattle at the top,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “And then you add a little something to it when they play at home. They’re darn near unbeatable there.”
It’s easy to pencil the Seahawks as back-to-back Super Bowl champs after their 36-16 beat-down of the Packers last night. Or to think Green Bay is a shadow of the franchise that won it all in 2011 and hasn’t reached the conference championship since.
John Madden likes the Seahawks in Thursday night’s NLF season opener with the Green Bay Packers in Seattle.
Fantasy football players are also ready to go all-in on Thursday night. Finding favorable matchups in the first game on the schedule each week gives a player a big edge going into Sunday.
Let’s look at why exactly the Seattle Seahawks won’t repeat as Super Bowl champions.
The last time these two teams played, it was one of the more important regular season games in recent memory. You may remember the “touchdown” pass from Russell Wilson to Golden Tate, tabbed the Inaccurate Reception, that essentially ended the referee lockout.
Let’s take a look at the five best teams in the NFL heading into the 2014 season.
He may be known for his trash-talking, but that doesn’t mean Sherman isn’t one of the most talented cornerbacks currently in the NFL. As this year’s cover athlete for Madden 15, he’s out to prove there no such thing as the “Madden Curse”.
The Seattle Seahawks have been fined $300,000 and forced to forfeit two days of 2015 offseason practice for allowing too much contact during workouts earlier this year.
The number two most expensive game in the NFL this season – based on resale on the secondary marketplaces – is the Thanksgiving Day matchup between the 49ers and Seattle Seahawks. That game will cost you just under $600, according to the Silicon Valley Business Journal.