Let’s start of telling you how the Bronco’s and Seahawk’s got here to Super Bowl XLVIII. They both played a regular season of sixteen games with both teams finishing as the best in their respected leagues. With both teams receiving a bye in the first round of the playoffs. Which meant they only had to play two games to get into the Super Bowl. With the Denver Bronco’s beating the San Diego Chargers, and then beating the New England Patriots too advance into the Super Bowl. On, the other side the Seattle Seahawks had to beat the New Orleans Saints, and then beat their rival, the San Francisco 49ers to advance.
Super Bowl XLVIII put the best offensive team in the Denver Bronco’s against the best defensive squad in the league the Seattle Seahawks. The Denver quarterback shattered league records by throwing for 55 touchdowns. He also set a mark with 5,477 yards passing in leading the Broncos to a 13-3 record, best in the AFC. The Bronco’s lead the NFL in almost every offensive category. They averaged 38 points per game to lead the league, along with 340 passing yards, and 457 total yards of offense. With Denver ranking first in these offensive categories in the NFL. (Stats provided by NFL.com)
Now for a look at Seattle’s defense which lead the league in almost all defensive stats. There defensive unit ranked first in points allowed at fourteen, along with just 172 passing yards, and only allowing 273 total yards of offense per game. One would think this should be a game of the ages with these two teams going head to head. (Stats provided by NFL.com)
However, it didn’t take long for the scoring to begin. On the very first play from scrimmage the center for the Denver...