The Denver Broncos seemed unstoppable, even unbeatable at times during the 2013 season. But, when the Vince Lombardi Trophy was on the line, they were blown out by the Seattle Seahawks.
For the fourth time in five years, the Super Bowl has set a record for the most-watched television event in U.S. history, drawing 111.5 million viewers even though the Seahawks’ 43-8 victory over the Broncos wasn’t really competitive.
It’s unfair to say that Denver lost it. Seattle snatched it and swallowed it. This team was bigger, faster and bionic in the way that it smashed the Broncos.
Led by its All-Pro cornerback, Seattle’s “Legion of Boom” secondary and the nastiest defense in the NFL proved the strength of the Seahawks was greater than the record-setting arm of Peyton Manning in their stunning 43-8 rout on Sunday night.
Transit and National Football League officials are reviewing what could have been done to avoid the massive train backup in New Jersey after the Super Bowl.
It looks like defense still wins championships, as Seattle’s Legion of Boom was able to give their team a quick lead and never look back against the Denver Broncos in the 2014 Super Bowl.
The first cold-weather Super Bowl turned out to be unseasonably warm. As for the snow that fans fretted about for months? Let’s just say the NFL got lucky.
While the rest of the world was tweeting about Peyton Manning’s nightmarish Super Bowl, Hillary Clinton was taking aim at the network airing game.
As Eli Manning looked on at his brother’s struggles in Super Bowl XLVIII, he must have said, “Welcome to my world, Peyton.” Or, as Yogi Berra might have said, “It’s déjà vu all over again.”
Waiting to get their hands on the Lombardi Trophy, the Seahawks were surrounded by security guards in orange jackets. It was the first time anyone in that color stopped them all night.
Taking the train to MetLife Stadium? You’d better pack your patience — and a ticket to the big game. WFAN reporter Chris Lopresti said he had to wait an hour in line before boarding at Secaucus.
Seattle linebacker Malcolm Smith earned Super Bowl MVP honors in the Seahawks’ 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday night.
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was taken to the locker room on a cart after appearing to hurt his right leg. He was hit by teammate Earl Thomas.
On the first play from scrimmage, Broncos center Manny Ramirez snapped the ball by Manning, who was walking up to the line and didn’t have his hands ready.
The NFL ensured there would be no mistakes during its pregame entertainment segments long ago when they chose rapper and singer Queen Latifah and the opera star Fleming to handle “America the Beautiful” and “The Star-Spangled Banner.”