Nielsen: Super Bowl XLIX Was Most-Watched Event In U.S. Television HistoryThe Nielsen company said the game's viewership exceeded the record of 112.2 million set last year, when Seattle beat Denver.
Keidel: Seahawks' Stupidity Shouldn't Overshadow The Greatness Of BradyWe can now finally and forever say that Tom Brady broke through that historical membrane between three and four Lombardi Trophies, which just made him part of a most holy trinity of quarterbacks.
Keidel: Old Adage Will Again Be Proven True -- Seahawks Win With 'D,' Ground GameAll Super Bowls need a gridiron narrative, and this one has a few. We have the Patriots' pyrotechnic offense against Seattle's wrecking ball defense, red zone efficiency, turnovers, and New England's quest to stop Marshawn Lynch.
'Deflate-Gate' A Non-Issue With Reporters, Patriots And Seahawks On Media DayPatriots owner Robert Kraft's pre-emptive strike the previous night took the issue of air pressure in footballs on Super Bowl media day and, well, deflated it.
NYC Mayor De Blasio Sides With Patriots In 'Deflate-Gate' InvestigationThe New England Patriots are receiving support at a time of controversy from an unlikely location: New York's City Hall.
Deflate-Gate Leads To Risque Cialis Parody Video Targeting Belichick, BradyThe New England Patriots may end up facing some form of punishment from the NFL for their role in "deflate-gate," but on the Internet, where the meting out of instantaneous justice is the norm, they are getting shellacked.
Jones: 12 Things To Chew On Before Super Bowl XLVIIIThe Seahawks believe this will be a different game -- much different -- than the AFC Championship, played in Denver’s altitude and against the Patriots and their beat-up defense.
Boomer & Carton: Super Bowl Talk With Dan 'The Man' MarinoMarino works with Boomer on Sundays on the "NFL Today" and they were quick to take some shots at each other.
Silverman: As We Celebrate NFL's Ultimate Game, Don't Ever Forget HuntIt was Lamar Hunt who started the American Football League, and without his commitment and deep pockets, the NFL would never have had legitimate competition and would have remained a closed, old-boys club for many years.
Keidel: Are The Broncos Or Seahawks Made For Manhattan?This game will be framed as the mouthy Seahawks vs. the modest Manning, the Compton street ball anarchy of Richard Sherman vs the southern charm and royalty of America's first football family.
Silverman: Seahawks' Trip To MetLife Is Nothing More Than An AppetizerNobody can come close to beating the Seahawks at home and they are going to clinch homefield advantage throughout the playoffs in the next week or two. They are one dominant team.
NYPD: Super Bowl Security Will Be High-Tech And UnprecedentedThe NYPD is amassing its amazing arsenal of security initiatives to make sure the only bullets fired when the NFL comes to town are by the quarterbacks on the football field.