Ever since the Detroit Tigers won the 1984 World Series, Detroit has always been the example the media has used when rioting after a championship occurs.
For the fourth time in five years, the Super Bowl has set a record for the most-watched television event in U.S. history, drawing 111.5 million viewers even though the Seattle Seahawks’ 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos wasn’t really competitive.
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 Seahawks pretty much ruined everyone’s fun but their own.
Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle’s in a long time.
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?
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.
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.
For all the discouraging stories we read about athletes setting awful examples, there are the stories like this one.