• Why The Seattle Seahawks Are In The Super Bowl

    Summary of 104 articles · Updated Feb 4, 2014
    And then there are the Seattle Seahawks. What can you take away from this Seahawks Super Bowl win? What should the Jets take away? The talk of the Super Bowl, at least from a defensive standpoint, has been the Seahawks, Seahawks and more Seahawks. And it came in the Seahawks’ second Super Bowl appearance, Seattle having lost to Pittsburgh 21-10 in Detroit following the 2005 season. Malcolm Smith always was ready to step in when the Seattle Seahawks needed him. Three of six picked the Seahawks. And while o...
    • Seahawks have salary decisions to make along both lines for 2014

      Some high-paid players might have to go or restructure their contracts to relieve some salary-cap pressure
    • What's next for the Seahawks in the offseason?

      Seattle has all the pieces for a dynasty. Here are the offseason decisions that await the champs.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Richard Sherman says Seattle Seahawks figured out Peyton Manning’s hand signals

      Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was tipping some of his pitches in Super Bowl XLVIII. Sherman told MMQB.com that the Seahawks' defenders had discovered a pattern in the way Manning signaled to h…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Sherman: Seahawks knew Broncos' routes

      Richard Sherman and the Seattle Seahawks' defense shut down the Denver Broncos' record-setting offense as if they knew what was coming.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Sherman claims the Seahawks cracked the Manning code

      Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has learned a lot in a short period of time. Especially when it comes to the art of communication. Calling someone mediocre or sorry doesn’t fly. Showing how someone is mediocre or sorry and allowing the audience to c…
    • Seahawks' success must fuel 49ers

      The San Francisco 49ers-Seattle Seahawks rivalry changed Sunday night. The Seahawks did what the 49ers couldn't do last year. They departed the Super Bowl with hardware and rings. They rule this rivalry now. We talked a couple of weeks ago about the 49e…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Grab Your Seahawks Super Bowl Gear Today!

      The Seahawks are Champs of the NFL – dominating the Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII for their first NFL championship! Don’t miss out on the gear that the players wore in the postgame Sunday, with a shot now from Football Fanatics to grab the official Super…
    • Eagles can close gap with Seahawks

      NEW YORK - It would be easy to look at the Seahawks following their dominating 43-8 victory over the Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII and envision what might have been for the Eagles, especially on the defensive side of the ball.
      Source: philly.com
    • What’s next? Another Super Bowl victory, Seahawks say

      Coach Pete Carroll’s “Always Compete” mantra doesn’t end with one Super Bowl victory. And the Seahawks’ roster is constructed in a way the team should be strong for the near future.
    • Pete Carroll makes a statement with Super Bowl victory

      Seahawks coach Pete Carroll proved his way worked at USC and now he has proved it in the NFL, where winning is even tougher. His legacy as a great coach is secure.
    • Seahawks dominate: National media react to Super Bowl bash of Broncos

      The Seahawks' dominant victory is bringing in praise from around the nation. Here is a sample of some of it. "Peyton Manning was powerless in Super Bowl" Dan Shaughnessy, Boston Globe Not even Chris Christie could stop the Seahawks. "Stif…
    • Seattle Seahawks are Super Bowl XLVIII champions

      The Seahawks defense deserves all the credit. However, Russell Wilson's play was also key to their Super Bowl victory.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Audible: Super Bowl XLVIII takeaways

      Now that Super Bowl XLVIII is in the books, all the focus now turns to the 2014 season. As of this morning, the Jets are set with a 75:1 odds for winning the Super Bowl in 2015. After watching last night’s Super Bowl, what thoughts do you have about the…
    • Upon Further Review: Broncos Super Bowl

      An examination of four hot issues from the Denver Broncos' 43-8 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII. End of the line: The Broncos were obviously successful during the regular season in their three-wideout look as they rewrote the offensive…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Five Things We Learned from Seahawks' win over Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII

      Matt Vensel shares his takeaways from Sunday's Super Bowl. Can we compare these Seahawks to last year's Ravens?
    • Tipsheet: Seahawks win with player development

      The Rams hope to complete their rebuilding with another strong draft class. But will they ever match Seattle's ability to find and groom valuable players?
      Source: stltoday.com
    • Redskins can learn from Seahawks

      1. Talent matters when it comes to compiling a defense, but Seattle is proof of how you can get the most out of that talent, especially defensively. They did it without a lot of first-round picks; they did it without spending a lot of money. It’s why th…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Pete Carroll tells his team: We did everything the way we wanted

      In an exuberant Seahawks locker room after Super Bowl XLVIII, Seattle coach Pete Carroll reminded his players that they had finished a championship season by playing exactly the kind of football the Seahawks’ coaches have been preaching all year. “We’ve…
    • Seahawks crow after cruising in Super Bowl

      Richard Sherman made the bold comments after the Seattle Seahawks won the NFC Championship Game, but it was some of his teammates who did the big talking after the Seahawks' lopsided win in Super Bowl XLVIII.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Seahawks' win brought to you by the No. 12

      The Seattle Seahawks always talk about the power of 12 -- their fabled "12th man." They took it to a new -- and quirky -- level in Super Bowl XLVIII.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • At long last, the Lombardi Trophy is coming to Seattle

      The Seahawks’ victory over the Broncos in the Super Bowl shows they aren’t just the best team in the NFL this season but a young monster that the league must reckon with.
    • Rejoice, Cardinals fans: Seattle's lopsided triumph in Super Bowl makes Arizona look even better

      East Rutherford, N.J. -- Hail to Seattle, a city fueled by caffeine, stuffed with civic pride, former home to the hungriest fans in the NFL. Now, they are champions in America's favorite sport.
      Source: azcentral.com
    • Was Seattle’s defensive performance the best in NFL history? It’s in the conversation

      EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Denver Broncos came into Super Bowl XLVIII as arguably the greatest offense in NFL history. They scored more touchdowns and had more points than any team ever. The Seahawks held that group to one touchdown and thoroughly domi…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Forget Forecast: Seahawks Pour It On in the Super Bowl

      Seattle’s fast, physical defense smothered Peyton Manning and the Broncos at MetLife Stadium as the Seahawks romped to their first Super Bowl title.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Seahawks defense puts in a team effort, linebacker Malcolm Smith named Super Bowl MVP

      The Super Bowl MVP could have been presented to just about anybody on the Seattle Seahawks defense.Seattle ripped apart Denver during a 43-8 victory in Super Bowl XLVIII. The Seahawks’ defense took over on Denver’s first offensive possession and scored.…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Seahawks LB Smith earns SB MVP honors

      Malcolm Smith always was ready to step in when the Seattle Seahawks needed him.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Seattle Seahawks celebrate, credit 12th man

      Sea hawks coach Pete Carroll praised his team and his team's fans in accepting the Vince Lombardi Trophy after Seattle's 43-8 demolition of the Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday night.
    • Seahawks dominate Denver from start to finish to win Super Bowl

      Defense and special teams win it for Seattle in convincing fashion.
    • Super Seahawks dominate Denver in a disappointing Super Bowl

      Seattle was so great in Super Bowl XLVIII that the game itself was pretty disappointing.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Seattle Seahawks fans, you finally have a Super Bowl champion

      EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – For years, it was a nightmare being a Seattle Seahawks fan.For the first 29 years of the franchise, they won three playoff games. From 1985-2004, they didn't win any playoff games at all. When they finally did get to a Super Bowl…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Seattle Seahawks star Richard Sherman carted off with ankle injury

      Nearly everything has gone right in Super Bowl XLVIII for the Seattle Seahawks. But their star cornerback, Richard Sherman, left the game on a cart early in the fourth quarter with a right ankle injury and was not expected to return. He looked to be in …
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Rapid Reaction: Seattle Seahawks

      EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- A few thoughts on the Seattle Seahawks' 43-8 Super Bowl victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday at MetLife Stadium: What it means: The Seahawks are the NFL champions, winning the Super Bowl for the first time in franchise hist…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Seahawks Seahawks win Super Bowl XLVIII with old-school style

      Seattle's old-school, defense-first formula created a throwback Super Bowl blowout against the Broncos, writes John Clayton.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Seahawks extend lead to eight

      The Seahawks are opening up a nice lead, but their failure to get into the end zone has left an opening for the Broncos. Seattle’s second drive ended in another field goal, moving the margin to 8-0. But Seattle seemed to be on the verge of scoring a tou…
    • Seahawks fans make Super Bowl presence felt at Super Bowl by being loud as usual

      EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – It's not exactly CenturyLink Field, but the Seahawks fans are making themselves comfortable in New Jersey. Seahawks fans are known for being loud, and they're desperate for the franchise's Super Bowl championship. They've come ou…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Bad snap on Denver Broncos’ first play results in Seattle Seahawks safety

      Well, that didn't take long.On the first offensive snap of the game — a mere 12 seconds after kickoff — Denver Broncos center Manny Ramirez snapped the ball over the head of Peyton Manning, resulting in a 2-0 Seattle Seahawks lead.Manning appeared to st…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Super Bowl XLVIII Keys To The Game

      Seahawks Keys To The Game 1. Establish A Run Game – The Seahawks can not give up on the run game. The number one rule to winning a Super Bowl is to stay who you are. Do not try to compete in the passing game. Marshawn Lynch is averaging 93.3 yards a gam…
    • Gameday links: The Big Day is Finally Here

      Finally, it's here. And as I look out the window of our hotel in Times Square, it does so with sun here and anticipation in Seahawks nation everywhere.
    • Five keys to a Seahawks Super Bowl win

      NEW YORK -- The talk is over, and the day finally is here: Super Bowl Sunday. Here are five things the Seattle Seahawks must do well to defeat the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium: 1. Pressure Peyton Manning: It’s a mammoth task against a quarterback w…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Super Bowl XLVIII could be classic matchup

      Game pits Denver's top offense against Seattle's top defense.
      Source: stltoday.com
    • Saturday at the Super Bowl: Let's play some football

      After two of the longest weeks I can remember, the Super Bowl is actually within reach. After reading about players talking to the media and others not, we finally get to watch some football tomorrow! Without a professional sports championship since 197…
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      These stories were excerpted from that year's Super Bowl coverage.
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      The No. 1 offense and No. 1 defense clash Sunday for the championship.
    • Greg Cosell’s Super Bowl Preview: Seattle’s top defense vs. Denver’s top offense

      Many people say preseason doesn’t matter, but before this Super Bowl it’s worth taking a look back on the Seahawks-Broncos preseason matchup to see if there are any clues on how the much-anticipated matchup between Seattle’s top defense and Denver’s top…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Broncos, Seahawks hold walk-throughs on Saturday

      Both the Seahawks and Broncos went through walk-through practices on Saturday, one day before they meet at MetLife Stadium in Super Bowl XLVIII. According to the Pro Football Writers of America’s practice pool report, the Broncos held a light practice o…
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      EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Broncos' walkthrough practice Saturday afternoon at MetLife Stadium had a bit of a Senior Day feel to it.
    • Seahawks looking loose, energetic at final practice before Super Bowl

      EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — On the final day before Super Bowl XLVIII, the NFC champion Seattle Seahawks got their first look inside MetLife Stadium where they'll face the Denver Broncos on
    • Super Bowl XLVIII Matchup: Seahawks vs. Broncos

      For the first time since 1990, the Super Bowl will pit the N.F.L.’s highest-scoring offense (Denver) against the defense that gave up the fewest points (Seattle).
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Saturday links: The day before

      Well, it finally is REALLY the day before. Hard to be any more day before than the day before the Super Bowl. Almost seems crazy that it is Seattle's Seahawks that are the focus of so much of the attention in New York. But it's a testament to what the S…
    • Super Bowl: Most in national media pick Broncos to beat Seahawks

      The national media are weighing in on who will win the Super Bowl on Sunday. Almost everyone is predicting a close game.
    • Super Bowl prediction: Seahawks over Broncos

      Lo and behold, the Seattle Seahawks are right where I thought they would be at the beginning of the season.
      Source: boston.com
    • Double Coverage: Broncos vs. Seahawks

      There was a time, when John Elway wore a helmet at work instead of a tie, when the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks were division rivals. From 1977 to 2001, the two teams did their football business together in the AFC West and now these former divis…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Broncos' D will need an A effort

      JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- The most prominent storyline of Super Bowl XLVIII, at least beyond what Richard Sherman said, what Marshawn Lynch didn't say and just how much wobble is in the average Peyton Manning touchdown pass, has been the Denver Broncos' No. …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • By the numbers: Broncos vs. Seahawks

      Here's a graphical look at the regular-season statistics for Denver and Seattle and how they stack up. Kelly Shea, who works in our graphics department, designed the package for our Super Bowl XLVIII Special Section which is in Friday's paper.
    • Pete Carroll: Seahawks are “healthy” as Super Bowl approaches

      The Seahawks’ injury report signals the club doesn’t have any real injury concerns entering Sunday’s game vs. the Broncos. After practice on Thursday, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll affirmed as much. “Everybody is fine.” Carroll told Jenny Vrentas of SI.co…
    • Who has the advantage: Seahawks vs. Broncos

      Bob Condotta takes a look at the Super Bowl teams, breaking them down position by position.
    • Seahawks’ offense, not defense, could determine this Super Bowl

      Fans are focused on the delicious matchup of the Broncos’ offense vs. the Seahawks’ defense. But Sunday’s Super Bowl could come down to the other units, and Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch might give Seattle the edge.
    • Seahawks’ great defense starts with the cornerbacks

      Seattle’s defensive effort starts with great play by the team’s cornerbacks. The Seahawks brought in Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett this season to help with the pass rush. The result is the best defense in the NFL.
    • Broncos' defense just wants to be better than Seahawks' D on Sunday

      The talk of the Super Bowl, at least from a defensive standpoint, has been the Seahawks, Seahawks and more Seahawks.
  • Don Banks: Rugged NFC West clearly prepared Seahawks for Super Bowl XLVIII

    Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take one last look at Super Bowl XLVIII and it's aftermath. ...
    Source: CNNSI.com
  • So I was wrong about the Seahawks

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- I sat inside CenturyLink Field on Dec. 22 and watched the Arizona Cardinals slow the stampede. They made the Seattle Seahawks look mortal, made Marshawn Lynch seem average and showed that a second-year receiver out of Notre Dame can take…
    Source: ESPN.com
  • SI Now: Is Seahawks' Super Bowl win start of a dynasty?

    Did the NFL witness the birth of a new dynasty in Seattle's dominant win? SI Now's experts debate the Seahawks' future.
    Source: CNNSI.com
  • What the Patriots can learn from the Seahawks

    Outside of stealing Seattle’s talent, there’s quite a bit to learn from former Patriots coach Pete Carroll’s Super Bowl-winning Seahawks in terms of the value he has placed on position players.
    Source: boston.com
  • Boomer: Seahawks had greatest defensive performance in Super Bowl history

    SI's Boomer Esiason says Seattle's dominating defense had the best performance of its kind ever in a Super Bowl.
    Source: CNNSI.com
  • Broncos players, coaches confounded by Super Bowl debacle vs. Seahawks

    There was one more assignment for this season's Broncos to fulfill, the order coming not from John Fox or John Elway, but operations boss Chip Conway.
  • Seahawks favorites to win 2015 Super Bowl

    Here's a ton of info from Bovada, (www.Bovada.lv, Twitter: @BovadaLV) with odds on next year's Super Bowl --- the Seahawks are 9/2 favorites --- as well as the end lines and results for the prop bests associated with yesterday's game. And we'll start wi…
  • Seahawks’ margin of victory biggest by underdog in Super Bowl history

    It may not have looked like it on the field, but in the sports books of Nevada, the Seahawks’ rout of the Broncos on Sunday night was an upset. Denver, after all, was a 2.5-point favorite. And in victory, Seattle won like no underdog has before in Super…
  • After Doing It Their Way, Seahawks Savor the Moment

    With youthful enthusiasm, rah-rah coaching and some overlooked players, the Seahawks ran away with the Super Bowl and left others to figure out how to be more like them.
    Source: nytimes.com
  • Ravens got a glimpse of what was to come from the Seahawks back in 2011

    Midway through the 2011 season, the Ravens flew out to Seattle to play a young Seahawks team they were expected to defeat fairly easily. The Ravens were 6-2 and were a popular preseason pick to make the playoffs. The Seahawks were just 2-6 after somehow…
  • Clayton: Early Super Bowl favorites for 2014

    The Seahawks have youth on their side, but the talent-rich NFC boasts plenty of threats, writes John Clayton.
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Young and talented Seahawks bring Seattle its first title

    A young, talented core brought Seattle's first Lombardi Trophy home. Hear from the players who made it happen.
    Source: CNNSI.com
  • Broncos briefs: Roster decisions next up on agenda for Broncos

    In short order, the Broncos must make decisions on whether to bring back several key players such as free agents Eric Decker, Knowshon Moreno, Zane Beadles, Mike Adams and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. They must also address high-priced veterans under co…
  • Seahawks set Super Bowl record by leading for 59:48

    In their 43-8 victory against the Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday night, the Seahawks set a couple of records that will not be easy to top. According to the NFL and league statistician Elias Sports Bureau, the Seahawks led for a Super Bowl-record…
  • Bernie: Seahawks win with show of force

    Super Bowl again shows why the NFC West is the toughest division in football.
    Source: stltoday.com
  • Seahawks coach Pete Carroll sticks with plan that got him to Super Bowl XLVIII

    All week long, when you asked Pete Carroll a question, you got a State of the Universe oration, delivered at small-print-ad speed. You wondered whether a man so energetic, so full of unconventional optimism, would change philosophies to make a splash on…
  • Seahawks defense earns the right to gloat

    The Seahawks’ young defense looked absolutely dominant in embarrassing Denver in the Super Bowl. Seattle defenders made a statement about not only how good they are, but how good they can be.
  • Robinson Cano and the Mariners congratulate the Seahawks on Super Bowl win

    Sorry, Robinson Cano. You're not the most important addition to the Seattle sports landscape in 2014. That honor now goes to the Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl trophy, which they were awarded after a 43-8 thumping of the Denver Broncos. The Seattle Marine…
    Source: yahoo.com
    • Mariners take out Seattle Times ad in support of Super Bowl bound Seahawks

      The Seattle Mariners have been among baseball's busiest and buzziest teams this winter thanks in large part to their signing of Robinson Cano. However, through it all, they've had to take a backseat in the local headlines thanks to the other team in tow…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Mariners all in as Seahawks get ready for Super Bowl

      Two weeks ago, 12th Man banners flew atop Safeco Field, and the Mariners took out an ad in Friday's Seattle Times showing player jerseys with the No. 12.
      Source: MLB.com
  • Manning, Denver no match for Seattle D

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Peyton Manning might be the best quarterback in NFL history, but Mr. Manning was no match for the Seattle Seahawks' defense in Super Bowl XLVIII. He and his Denver Broncos were helpless, hopeless and hapless in a 43-8 loss to Se…
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Super Bowl Q by Q: Seattle slams Denver

      Quarter-by-quarter for the Super Bowl, Seattle 43, Denver 8
  • Seahawks' defense too fast, too furious for Broncos in Super Bowl

    Kam Chancellor leaned in as if telling a secret. "My nickname?" the Seattle Seahawks safety asked Wednesday, smirk creasing his face. "Bam. Bam."
  • Jaguars' Bradley has imprint on Seahawks' dominant Super Bowl win

    Jacksonville Jaguars fans should feel encouraged in one respect about the Seattle Seahawks’ 43-8 conquest of the Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning in Super Bowl XLVIII – head coach Gus Bradley had a significant imprint on a defensive performance for the…
  • Twitter treats Peyton Manning just like Seattle's defense did

    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is not known for his presence on social media.This is probably not the time he should catch up.[Related: Shaun Phillips receives heartwarming text from his son after loss]Denver was ripped apart during a 43-8 a …
    Source: yahoo.com
  • Seahawks win first Super Bowl: Quick Thoughts

    What happened: In the much-hyped meeting of the NFL’s No. 1 offense vs. the No. 1 defense, the Seahawks defense played maybe its best game of the season. Peyton Manning was picked off twice in the first half. He had pressure in his face for most of the …
  • Seahawks force Peyton Manning interception on their first blitz of the game

    The Seattle Seahawks picked a perfect time for their first blitz of the game. Rushing three and four early, the Seahawks sent six rushers on third and 7 late in the first quarter, and it resulted in a Peyton Manning interception. Cliff Avril rushed hard…
    Source: yahoo.com
    • Seahawks intend to force Broncos' Peyton Manning to move around

      In the simplest terms, the Seattle Seahawks will try to force Peyton Manning to color outside the lines.
  • Tweet links: What the Seahawks are saying

    The Seahawks are done talking to the media until after the Super Bowl. But many are continuing to communicate via Twitter. Here is a sampling of what some have said in the last 24 hours: Quarterback Russell Wilson: Safety Kam Chancellor: Receiver Doug B…
  • Super Bowl Prediction Article: Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos

    Broncos Gab Fans: It has been a fun ride, and I am very happy to have had the opportunity to write prediction articles for you this season. I look forward to coming back next year, with some more detailed game breakdowns and predictions. I hope you have…
  • Are Broncos ready for Seahawks' No. 1-rated defense

    Peyton Manning's story is ripped straight from an after-school special.
  • Hochman: This one's for Broncos Nation

    The Broncos will win the Super Bowl, and John Elway, with a toothy smile as wide as Terrance Knighton, will proclaim from the postgame podium: "This one's for Pat!"
  • Super Bowl predictions from Star Tribune staffers: Denver vs. Seattle

    Super Bowl predictions are rolling in from the StarTribune staff -- and not just from our football writers. Let's see if the "experts" win this one.
  • Seahawks and Broncos practice pool reports

    Here are the complete Practice Pool Reports for Friday's practices as provided by the NFL. Reading through Seattle's, the key takeaway remains that the Seahawks are as healthy as at any time all season.

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