It stuck out like a sore thumb to WFAN’s Mike Francesa as he was breaking down a leaked Giants schedule: Indy, Seattle, San Fran and Dallas. All in succession. All in November.
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.
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.
Talk about one of your all-time backfires. Seattle’s victory in the Super Bowl has cost Houston furniture store mogul Jim McIngvale some $7 million.
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.
“I’m not going to say any names, but he knows who he is,” Baldwin said. “I respect what you did on the field. But stick to football. Stick to playing football because your analytical skills ain’t up to par yet.”
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.