All 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.
“He’s not supposed to come on Sunday,” the Seattle cornerback said Thursday. “Obviously that would change some things.”
Five years after being selected by Carroll to be the second piece of the Seahawks hierarchy, Seattle is in a second consecutive Super Bowl thanks largely to a roster constructed by Schneider.
Let’s look at the responsibilities of each of the four head coaches and their keys to victory — and a chance to play for the Lombardi Trophy.
As Jets fans know all too well, sometimes these hires pay off, and sometimes … well, they don’t.
It’s still about winning in the NFL, and while the Philadelphia Eagles have made great strides under Chip Kelly, they still have not beaten any opponent of significance.
Entitled “NFL Call To Coaches — Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Awareness,” the video includes strong messages from Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and Steelers coach Mike Tomlin.
These two teams will almost certainly get off to the same kind of starts that they got off to last year. In addition to being very talented, both are extremely physical and tough.
NFL head coaches tend to be more revered than their counterparts in Major League Baseball, the NBA and the NHL. Tom Coughlin is still viewed as elite, and deservedly so.
When you win the Super Bowl, there isn’t much to complain about as far as overall team performance is concerned. But here is a look back at what the Seahawks excelled at and aspects of their game that they will need to tighten up next season.
Super Bowl Sunday has arrived! And this year’s big game has just about everything a fan, a player, a coach — and certainly a league — could ask for, starting at QB.
The Super Bowl features classic pocket passer Peyton Manning of the Broncos and Seattle’s quick-footed, quick-witted scrambler Russell Wilson.
Seattle had brief meetings, took the official team picture and had a 35-minute walkthrough. Pete Carroll said the team is where they are supposed to be.
The Seattle Seahawks’ imposing and dominant defense is built on length and speed.
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?