Boomer Esiason of WFAN and CBS Sports believes last night’s game had no bearing on Peyton Manning’s legacy because no quarterback could’ve gotten a win against that Seattle team.
Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle’s in a long time.
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.
The Felger and Massarotti show from Thursday, January 31.
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?
Sure, Patriots fans would have liked to have seen their team in this game over the Broncos, but statistically speaking these two teams present the perfect matchup.
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.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft was on CBS This Morning on Friday, and though he has a few friends on both sides, says it’s hard to root for anybody on the Super Bowl.
Albert Breer of the NFL Network thinks that when it comes to playoff football the team that wins is the one that can beat you the most ways. For his money, Seattle is that team.