The National Weather Service said that temperatures for Sunday’s NFL title game at MetLife Stadium were 10 to 15 degrees above normal, and just nine degrees below the record high of 62 set in 1973.
Mets captain David Wright hopes the Seattle Seahawks knock it out of the park — so to speak — on Super Sunday. Meanwhile, Yankees reliever David Robertson will be cheering on the guys in orange and blue.
Remember all those worries about playing the NFL’s biggest game outdoors in a cold-weather city? Turns out, this likely won’t even be the coldest Super Bowl.
After a week of interviews, practices and plenty of hype, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks are ready to kick off the Super Bowl in a matchup that makes even the most casual football fans drool.
Here’s a tip, you can thank us later: Don’t. Drive. To. The. Game. For those going to MetLife or watching at home, read on for everything you’ll want to know about Super Sunday.
Peyton Manning has won his fifth Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award in a landslide.
The Super Bowl features classic pocket passer Peyton Manning of the Broncos and Seattle’s quick-footed, quick-witted scrambler Russell Wilson.
“Percy is an atomic bomb,” Seattle receiver Ricardo Lockette said. “He is the ultimate weapon for our offense.”
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 Seattle Seahawks’ imposing and dominant defense is built on length and speed.
Wes Welker swears he doesn’t dwell on his costly drop in the Super Bowl two years ago that could have sealed New England’s win over the New York Giants
Super Bowl XLVIII was just about 48 hours away Friday afternoon, and one Denver Bronco from New Jersey claimed he will start his own victory parade if his team wins the game.
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?
This is being billed as New York City’s Super Bowl even though most of the players on the Broncos and the Seahawks won’t step foot outside of New Jersey this week.
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