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Super Bowl XLVIII

Seattle Seahawks mascot Taima the Hawk celebrates after they defeated the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl 48 at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

The Many Highs, Few Lows Of 2013 Seattle Seahawks

When you win the Super Bowl, there isn’t much to complain about as far as overall team performance is concerned. But here is a look back at what the Seahawks excelled at and aspects of their game that they will need to tighten up next season.

02/04/2014

Pete Carroll (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Seahawks Beat Broncos 43-8 In Super Bowl

Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle’s in a long time.

02/02/2014

NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 28: Wide receiver Percy Harvin #11 of the Seattle Seahawks speaks to the media during Super Bowl XLVIII Media Day at the Prudential Center on January 28, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. Super Bowl XLVIII will be played between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos on February 2. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

He’s Back? Harvin Expected To Suit Up For Super Bowl

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.

02/01/2014

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Keidel: Manning’s Manifest Destiny?

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?

01/31/2014

MetLife Stadium (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: Who Can Really Predict Super Bowl XLVIII?

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.

01/31/2014

Super Bowl Boulevard in Times Square (credit: Jason Keidel/CBS Local Sports)

Keidel: Super Bowl-ing On The Boulevard

Everything is larger in New York, and Super Bowl Boulevard is no exception. It has the obscene, fun-house distortion you expect when a party is thrown in Times Square.

01/30/2014

(credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: The Big Game Party Survival Guide

What “big game” will be shown? Sunday’s Magic-Celtics game? No. Of course not. Seahawks-Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII. It’s a Super Bowl Party. (But not officially.)

01/30/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 19: Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks on the field before taking on the San Francisco 49ers in the 2014 NFC Championship at CenturyLink Field on January 19, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

He Speaks: Lynch Breaks Silence At Media Day

With a day known for for it’s outlandish stunts, both by the media and the players, it was the small amount of answers by Lynch that made the headlines.

01/29/2014

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos hands the ball off to Knowshon Moreno #27 during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Seattle’s Defense To Face The Most Elite Offense In Recent History

While these two teams did play each other during pre-season, it’s safe to say that only a fool would look at that game footage in August for an inside edge.

01/28/2014

Pete Carroll (L), John Fox (R) (credit: Getty Images Sport)

Seahawks And Broncos Postseason Rematch: 31 Years In The Making

For those who may not be old enough to remember, Seattle and Denver used to both be in the AFC West, facing off more than 50 times as division rivals. This wasn’t limited to the regular season either as both teams met in 1983 for Seattle’s first every NFL Playoff game.

01/28/2014

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