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Super Bowl XLVIII preps at MetLife Stadium as seen from Chopper 880, Jan. 17, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Dyer: Not For Nothing, NFL, But New Jersey Is Not New York City’s 6th Borough

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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MetLife Stadium (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: Who Can Really Predict Super Bowl XLVIII?

If you are looking for a Super Bowl preview that attempts to dig into the match-up to reveal a stat or a tendency or an “x-factor” that the game could turn on, you have some options.

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Malcolm Smith #53 and strong safety Kam Chancellor #31 of the Seattle Seahawks. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Silvio: Seahawks Poised To Become One Of Great Defenses In Super Bowl History

The Seahawks defense has the same kind of relentlessness that the Bears, Giants and Ravens had in their glory years. There is a lightning-like speed and viciousness that is common to all four teams.

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Detail photo of logos from past Super Bowls at the Wilson Sporting Goods football factory on Jan. 19, 2014 in Ada, Ohio. Wilson Sporting Goods has been making all of the Super Bowl footballs since Super Bowl I in 1967. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Keidel: The Super Bowl Is All About Each Of Us Reliving Our Youth

This is what we love about sports, and what we adore about football. We have the zero-sum certainty of the final score, and the game we’ve watched since birth has ballooned into the singular American event.

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Visitors pose in Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks uniforms on Super Bowl Boulevard on Jan. 29, 2014 in New York. (credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Family Connection May Be Behind Greater Local Support For Broncos In Super Bowl XLVIII

Based on the sale of Broncos and Seahawks gear at the Modell’s in Farmingdale, it seems Long Islanders are behind Denver.

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Allison Joyce/Getty Images News)

Goodell Admits NFL Made A Mistake In Playoff Ticket Sales

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says the league made a mistake in how it handled ticket sales for the playoffs that led to teams struggling to sellout postseason games.

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Pete Carroll (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) and John Fox (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Lombardi Trophy Rivals Pete Carroll And John Fox Enjoying Super Bowl Moment

No grumpy one-sentence responses. No agitated reactions to edgy queries. Neither Super Bowl coach seemed overwhelmed or even antsy about the biggest game of his life coming up on Sunday.

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Carlow East, an Irish pub on 85th Street and Lexington Avenue has become the unofficial NYC home for all Seattle Seahawks fans (Credit: Carlow East/Facebook)

Birds Of A Feather Party Together: NYC Seahawks Fans Build A Nest In New Home

Carlow East, an Irish pub on 85th Street and Lexington Avenue, has turned into the unofficial watering hole for Seahawks fans that have either relocated from the Pacific Northwest or been home grown right here in the Tri-State area.

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A look at the scoreboards at MetLife Stadium as seen from Chopper 880 on Jan. 28, 2014. The stadium will play host to Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Gov. Christie On WFAN: Bring On Super Sunday!

Players are done speaking to the media. The coaches held their final press conference on Friday. We’ve exhausted the New York-New Jersey debate. Security plans are set and the forecast is warming up. There’s only one thing left…

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Broncos endzone logo the first to be unveiled at MetLife Stadium on Jan. 31, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

NY Pols Make Their Picks For Super Bowl XLVIII

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that he’s rooting for the Seattle Seahawks because he always favors the underdog. Sen. Charles Schumer on the other hand will be cheering for the Broncos because of the Manning connection.

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Marshawn Lynch (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jones: 12 Things To Chew On Before Super Bowl XLVIII

The 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.

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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn attend the game between the Denver Broncos and the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn, Other Celebrities Cheering For Denver Broncos In Super Bowl

Tiger Woods and his girlfriend Lindsey Vonn, as well as other celebrities are pulling for the Broncos this Sunday. Also, Eric LeGrand gets a chance to experience the Super Bowl in person.

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Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch sits in front of the media during an availability on Jan. 29, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J. The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will meet at Super Bowl XLVIII at Metlife Stadium on Feb. 2, 2014. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Keidel: From ‘Beast Mode’ To ‘Least Mode,’ Mute Marshawn A Shame

It’s easy to frame the Marshawn Lynch affair as the quiet athlete pummeled by the press, the self-righteous media wronged by an entitled player who should be honored to be there and to be coveted by the masses. But it’s hardly the case.

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Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos addresses the media at the Westin Hotel on January 30, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will meet in Super Bowl XLVIII at Metlife Stadium on February 2, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Broncos, Seahawks Focus On Football As Super Bowl Draws Near

Almost there. Last up: the coaches. Denver’s John Fox and Seattle’s Pete Carroll were scheduled to hold their final news conferences Friday morning, the last time everyone will hear from the teams until after the Lombardi Trophy is awarded.

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Super Bowl signs are seen at MetLife Stadium on Jan. 27, 2014, as the venue is prepared to host Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Super Bowl XLVIII Picks

Check out Boomer & Craig’s picks for Super Bowl XLVIII. Who are you taking?

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