If you’re looking for an early Super Bowl favorite, look no further than the Denver Broncos. Through free agent pickups, the Broncos have, on paper, arguably the best roster in the NFL.
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.
Was the Miami Heat coach surprised by the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl win? Absolutely not. Coach Erik Spoelstra witnessed a preview in August of last year.
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 Seattle Seahawks’ demolition of the Denver Broncos was one of the biggest shellackings ever handed out in a Super Bowl. It wasn’t the worst, but Denver knows about that game as well.
Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle’s in a long time.
At Brother Jimmy Sunday Fun Day Super Bowl bash, every seat was booked for the big game.
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.
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?
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