As he basked in winning his first Super Bowl title, Russell Wilson thought back to all the times he was overlooked.
The Seahawks won their first Super Bowl title Sunday night in overpowering fashion, punishing Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 43-8. That relentless defense, the NFL’s stingiest, never let the five-time MVP get going, disarming the highest-scoring offense in league history.
It’s been 35 years since the city of Seattle has enjoyed a major professional sports championship. The now-defunct Seattle Supersonics own the only such title in the city’s sports history. The Seattle Seahawks have gone […]
It’s the final game of the NFL season, yet it may the most intriguing matchup of the year well beyond the fact that it’s the league’s championship game and the biggest stage in the sport. While the two title games featured contestants very similar to one another, that is not the case in Super Bowl 48.
The Seattle Seahawks don’t have a defensive weakness, per se, but the AFC Champions are as close to flawless as it gets in football in terms of offensive efficiency, which may be a significant problem for the ‘Hawks come Sunday.
Las Vegas sets the numbers, but we dissect them. Steve Sandmeyer, Bill Swartz and Jason A. Churchill each describe what they see taking place at MetLife Stadium Sunday, through a slew of prop bets, and a final pick for the winner of the game.
Alaska Airlines, who has an endorsement deal with Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, is having a treat for all passengers flying from Seattle to Newark, N.J. this weekend: Skittles.
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?
Pete Carroll and John Schneider waited in the private plane in Denver, wondering if Peyton Manning would accept a request to meet with the brain trust of the Seattle Seahawks to see if that could be a potential landing spot for the free agent quarterback. This was March of 2012.
While some analysts, beat reporters and columnists in the country attempt to explain why the Denver Broncos will win the Super Bowl simply because it’s “Peyton Manning’s moment,” or because “great defense beats a great offense every time,” I’m sticking to real life. That means I’m considering only tangible reasons why one team may have an advantage over the other.