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 unexpectedly biggest Super Bowl blowout in 21 years was a fitting exclamation point to the weirdest weekend in Washington sports in quite a while.
Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith was not supposed to be a starter this season, a player with zero interceptions in his first two years in the league, he always was ready when called upon.
Here five other things to know from the Seahawks’ Super Bowl victory over the Broncos.
Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle’s in a long time.
The Seattle Seahawks have won their first Super Bowl title, crushing the favored Denver Broncos 43-8.
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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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