• December 9, 2022

Super Bowl Pick

PeytonManning3My Overall Record: 168-98

Great offense versus great defense.

The storylines of Peyton and his offense against Richard Sherman and the Seattle defense have dominated so much of the conversation that the Seattle offense and Denver defense have become afterthoughts.

The Seattle defense is just as good as they’re advertised. This is one of the only defenses in the league that can be counted on to shut down an opposing lineup, and make no mistake they are the primary reason why the Seahawks have come this far. They haven’t just beat up on poor teams like the New York Giants, they’ve dominated the likes of Drew Brees and the high powered New Orleans offense, and stood tall to secure the win against the 49ers two weeks ago in the final seconds of the game. If anyone can stop an offense as strong as Denver’s, its this group.

The Seahawks are such a complete defense, and they excel in everything from run to defense, to pass coverage, to pass rushing.

How will Russell Wilson perform in tonight’s game? Wilson doesn’t always put up great numbers, but throughout his brief career he always seems to have a knack for pulling out victory in tough situations. Marshawn Lynch is the true heart and soul of the Seattle offense, and he could be primed for another big game against a suspect Denver run defense.

I want to see Seattle win a low-scoring game, and remind the league that defense still wins championships, and show that its still possible to assemble an elite defense even in this modern era where the league caters as many rules and regulations as possible to the offense.

But my gut tells me that this is Peyton Manning’s moment. This is his time to cement his legacy as one of the all-time greats, and to become the first quarterback in NFL history to win a title as the starter for multiple franchises.

No quarterback in the game works harder preparing for an opponent than Manning. You can bet he’s analyzed the Seattle defense as much he possibly could, and given two weeks of preparation, I believe that he and his weapons will put together an impressive performance that just might be enough to send Manning out on top.

Pick: Denver 27, Seattle 23

Denny Basens

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paulman
paulman
February 2, 2014 9:57 am

Broncos 27 – Seahawks 19

MVP Peyton Manning though an argument
Could be made for WR Wes Welker who has big game

paulman
paulman
February 2, 2014 10:05 am

Broncos 27 – Seahawks 19

MVP Peyton Manning though an argument
Could be made for WR Wes Welker who ends up having a as big game

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 10:28 am

Seahawks 30
Broncos 23

eagles0superbowls
eagles0superbowls
February 2, 2014 10:33 am

Seattle corners get away with murder – holding, grabbing, clutching —
No body in NFL is allowed to hold Peyton Manning’s wide receivers —
I’m interested to see which NFL favoritism style is called because each relies so much on their style which contradicts the others

mhenski
mhenski
February 2, 2014 10:35 am

16-13 Seahawks in a boring ass shit Super Bowl nobody will remember

eagles0superbowls
eagles0superbowls
February 2, 2014 10:50 am
Reply to  mhenski

if Manning loses he is going to get picked like 3 to 4 times, so I think no matter who wins, points will be put on board. Denver is too aggressive for only 29 total points.

mhenski
mhenski
February 2, 2014 11:10 am

Denver has 0% chance at putting up 29 today

eagles0superbowls
eagles0superbowls
February 2, 2014 10:45 am

Coach of the year – Rivera
MVP – Manning
D MVP – Kuechly
Rookie – Lacy
D Rookie – Richardson

btc24
btc24
February 2, 2014 1:53 pm

Remember when Songs bashed Kuechly all before the draft saying he was a bum and would get run over in this league?

paulman
paulman
February 2, 2014 3:42 pm
Reply to  btc24

Yes I recall, there were a few on here
Including GMCliff that Kuechly was overrated and not all that.. But GMCliff has admitted since then quite a few times, that he was wrong about Kuechly’s impact as a NFL Player..

paulman
paulman
February 2, 2014 11:14 am

Shout out to GMCliff who was on the DT Sheldon Richardson Train
All last off-Season leading up to the Draft and who is a perfect fit for Rex Ryan’s DL Scheme for the NY Jets.. Good Call Cliff

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
February 2, 2014 2:23 pm

This is a very difficult game to handicap. I usually do well, with my only mistake in the last decade being Seattle/Pitt where I took Seattle….but that game was fixed.

So…what do we have tonight?

In Seattle’s favour:
A Seattle team that has the best D in the league (though those #s inflated because they only played one good QB all year – Brees – and that was at home), + massive steroid program + good running game + a million Denver injuries + a guaranteed Manning int at the worst possible time…..

All these things point to a Seattle victory.

Against that is arrayed:

Manning winning his 2nd SB, cementing himself as greatest QB ever (though I still think Montana) and then retiring on top and riding into the sunset + waaaaaayyyyyy to much Richard Sherman press this week (never bodes well) + Seattle is the “just happy to be there” team after all the celebrating last week.

Fuck if I know.

Brain says Seattle, but the better media story is Denver/Manning

paulman
paulman
February 2, 2014 2:41 pm

Either way, Peyton Manning will be back next Season guiding the Bronco’s
He’s witching reach of breaking Farve’s all-time TD Pass Record
And closing in on All-Time Yards Passed as well
Manning will get the TD Pass Record in 2014 then set his sights
On Most Yards Passing in 2015 and maybe add another Super Bowl, then Retire

mhenski
mhenski
February 2, 2014 5:15 pm
Reply to  paulman

Seattle +2 is easy money.

paulman
paulman
February 2, 2014 6:27 pm

Paulman Rumors for Super Bowl MVP’s
Goes to Bronco’s CB Dominque Rodgers-Cronartie
With 2 Int’s (1 for a TD) and OL Winston Justice
For a Fumble Recovery on a blocked FG and he ends up with a 65 YRd Rumble down the Field to Game

paulman
paulman
February 2, 2014 6:55 pm

Shaky start so far
Bad snap on first play, poor decision by Bronco’s Returnman to run it out to begin with
Seahawks 2 Penalties, QB Wilson overthrows wide open TE
On their first Drive
Let’s settle down and see some good footba
Bronco’s Manning showing “Happy Feet” already on their 2nd Drive

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 7:14 pm

told ya……Manning is playing like shit

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 2, 2014 7:15 pm

**Blow Out Alert**

Let’s Go Hawks!! Been picking them the past few months and weeks and I admire there style of defense tremendously. The Eagles need to be paying close attention to this defense and copy everything they see..

paulman
paulman
February 2, 2014 7:51 pm
Reply to  Jon Hart

Starts with Safety Play
See how the Hawks Secondary are just intimidating the Bronco’s Receivers

Eagles need to Draft Safety Calvin Pryor from Louisville who at 6-2″, 216lbs would be a nice start on the back end of the Defense

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 2, 2014 8:05 pm
Reply to  paulman

I agree, we need “killers” on the back end of the defense. We need enforcers. Its rare to see two hard hitting/great cover Pro bowl safeties on the same team. I cant recall seeing anything like this.. This defense is unreal to watch.. The broncos can barely move the ball..

Eagles go Clinton Ha Ha Dix or Calvin Pryor with the 22nd pick.

paulman
paulman
February 2, 2014 8:10 pm
Reply to  Jon Hart

Ga Ha Dix, too Soft, another Nate Allen
Eagles need Pryor or even Buchannan over Dix..

vinnietheevictor
vinnietheevictor
February 2, 2014 7:41 pm

Russel Wilson is amazing. Without him (for example if they had Foles) they’d be sunk.

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:02 pm

yeah….if Wilson played like hot shit like Foles did the first half of the last few games, this game would be close enough for the Broncos to come back and win in the 4th.

But Wilson is at the helm.

haveacigar
haveacigar
February 2, 2014 9:00 pm
Reply to  SONGSRME2

does seattle even have a QB? what a great D… I could QB them and so could all of you

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
February 2, 2014 9:06 pm
Reply to  SONGSRME2

THONGSRME2…you’re funny.

jakedog
jakedog
February 2, 2014 7:42 pm

Manning is a choke artist, way overrated bum

jakedog
jakedog
February 2, 2014 7:45 pm

The great Peyton, Archie, elie, they suck, they are in the position they are because of. Privilege

jakedog
jakedog
February 2, 2014 7:55 pm

What about the qb play paulman, manning stinks

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 2, 2014 7:59 pm

I want the Eagles to play more man coverage. Forget all the zone nonsense.. The Seahawks have the personnel to do it, but I really like this style.. I think its tough too because we don’t have 2 pro bowl safeties, 1 probowl corner and a overall dominant defense. Our DLine needs to get more pressure without a blitz…

It seems to me that the secondary and DL for the Seahawks are always in a position to make a play on the ball. No matter where they are, they just swarm… This is the type of defense I love to watch.. Go hawks… Oma ha ha ha!

paulman
paulman
February 2, 2014 8:18 pm
Reply to  Jon Hart

Man Coverage only works with a consistent & strong Pass Rush..
Give good NFL QB’s with time and they will pick man-coverage apart
You don’t have to get a lot of sacks per De, but you need to get in thecQB’s face, off their spot and make them throw before theyvwantvto
Seattle does this beautifully ..
Manning had 2 chances on big Plays and missed TE Thomas twice
With poor throws for he’s playing scared

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 2, 2014 8:52 pm
Reply to  paulman

Exactly, like I said, we need more pressure from the front 3 or 4 DLmen in order to play this style. We also need better corners and an entirely new safeties unit. Gut the whole safeties unit and start anew..

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:00 pm

I’m so glad…Wilson is the new breed of QB….

out with the old and in with the new!

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 2, 2014 8:08 pm
Reply to  SONGSRME2

Couldn’t agree more Songs.. I like Foles but guys like Wilson and Kap will be in the conference championship and or SB every year off of great defenses and the ability to use their brain, arm and legs… #newbreedqb … its the truth..

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:09 pm
Reply to  Jon Hart

yes, and besides the defense they can make a play when the defense play breaks down.

Xevious
Xevious
February 2, 2014 8:09 pm
Reply to  SONGSRME2

Fucking moron

Biglion821
Biglion821
February 2, 2014 8:14 pm

This is why the whole mobile vs pocket QB argument that I’ve been a part of is just plain stupid. The halftime score is what it is because of the relentless nasty physical play of Seattle’s defense, QB has nothing to do with so yeah looks like a mobile QB will win a Super Bowl and all he basically had to do was snap his chin strap on.

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:19 pm
Reply to  Biglion821

ohhhhhhh, so when other great QB’s had great defenses it was about the QB.

Now it’s different …ok?

If Manning was the QB leading 22 nothing then everyone would be talking about his greatness.

gotcha…so if that’s the case it really doesn’t matter who plays the most important position in sports. right?

it doesn’t matter who plays qb going forward. right?

Xevious
Xevious
February 2, 2014 8:25 pm
Reply to  SONGSRME2

Your an idiot plain and simple. Big has it 100% it’s all defense #1 offense vs #Defense in the Super Bowl is winless. Tavares Jackson would be winning this game.

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
February 2, 2014 8:27 pm
Reply to  SONGSRME2

The score would be the same if Trent Dilfer was playing for the Seahawks…LOL. Bigs post is spot on. This game demonstrates the importance of a great defense…a team can win with an average QB performance and great defensive performance. I will let the whole debate go. No more needs to be said…as this game says it all!

Biglion821
Biglion821
February 2, 2014 8:35 pm
Reply to  SONGSRME2

Songs if Denver was winning 22-0 against Seattle’s defense damn straight we’d be talking about his greatness.

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
February 2, 2014 8:56 pm
Reply to  SONGSRME2

yeah you got em’ again Songs! The new NFL demands and requires mobility at QB! You are not going to beat great defenses with the sit in pocket, slow QB’s in the new NFL

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:14 pm

Go Hawks!!! Wilson kick their ass and send Manning old as to retirement!

jakedog
jakedog
February 2, 2014 8:20 pm

Good post big, but manning stinks

jakedog
jakedog
February 2, 2014 8:24 pm

Songs did you read my posts you dumb mother fucker

Could you be any dumber

Xevious
Xevious
February 2, 2014 8:26 pm
Reply to  jakedog

No he couldn’t jake.

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 2, 2014 8:28 pm

With the play of this great safeties tandem playing the way they are, no wonder the corners for the Seahawks can play man coverage all over the field and not fear getting beat over the top. Doesn’t hurt to have 2 of the best cover corners in the league either..

I just think both Cary Williams and Bradley Fletcher are too slow and have to many matchup blunders, they get beat a lot even on 5-10 yard dig or comeback route, easy money for the other team. We need a little more size and speed at the corners position..

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:30 pm

So, let’s get this right.

Manning a great QB was supposed to beat a great defense because he’s better than the rest.

Right?

Did Kap dobetter against the seattle defense?

If so….why?

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
February 2, 2014 8:37 pm
Reply to  SONGSRME2

Songs…seriously, you’re so hell bent at getting your point across to Vinnie and some others who roasted Vick…you post things that are not only false, but you try to convince others and yourself that we are not seeing what we are seeing as it pertains to the QB play of the QB’s you tout. That’s why you have little to no credibility. Everyone on here sees what you are doing. I don’t think you realize it though..or maybe you do. Maybe you are perspicacious. You’re definitely a FRAUD though. Hail to the Redskins, right fraudsongs the QB hopper!

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
February 2, 2014 8:38 pm
Reply to  Eaglehaslanded

Paste it!

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:39 pm
Reply to  Eaglehaslanded

answer the question….Why did Kap do better against the Seahawks defense?

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
February 2, 2014 8:42 pm
Reply to  SONGSRME2

It’s irrelevant…he still lost the game with 3 4th QRT turn overs. A masterful choke job.

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 2, 2014 8:30 pm

We need to bring the cornerbacks coach of the seahawks to philly.. haa

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
February 2, 2014 8:32 pm
Reply to  Jon Hart

Well we know that’s not gonna happen Jon. The eagles must come up with the winning formula that’s right for them…..ST TD. That might just wrap it up…Game.

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 2, 2014 8:32 pm

Dominance just dominance..

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:33 pm

yeah.

a regular pocket passer is needed to win a Super Bowl.

yeah

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:36 pm

THEY GETTING BLOWED THE HELL OUT!!!!

The new era has begun.

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:38 pm

HAWKS TAPPIN DAT ASS!

daggolden
daggolden
February 2, 2014 8:40 pm

Eagles better draft well the next few years to compete with Seattle. lol

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:42 pm

Why can’t Manning do what Kap did against this defense?

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:44 pm

THE REAL SUPERBOWL WAS WEEKS AGO!

the best 2 teams with the best QB’s played in the NFC Championship.

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:49 pm

It’s good to see the young Russell Wilson lead his team to a Super Bpwl.

jakedog
jakedog
February 2, 2014 8:49 pm

Because manning is a choke artist spongs

What is so hard to understand

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
February 2, 2014 8:50 pm

The day of the ‘pocket’ QB is over! To win in the NFL in the future you need a strong arm, mobile QB!!!

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:54 pm
Reply to  koolbreeze

exactly.

Eaglehaslanded
Eaglehaslanded
February 2, 2014 8:56 pm
Reply to  koolbreeze

Russel Wilson has a strong arm? LOL…seriously.

frankdialogue
frankdialogue
February 2, 2014 8:51 pm

Looks like a fix to me.

Either that or the Broncos decided they just wouldn’t play today: In the Super Bowl?

The stench is overwhelming.

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:56 pm
Reply to  frankdialogue

I agree.

The plays in which the defense tipped the ball and hit Manning’s arm leading to interceptions were planned.

frankdialogue
frankdialogue
February 2, 2014 9:24 pm
Reply to  SONGSRME2

I really don’t care who wins, as I don’t bet.

This game just has a stink about it.

It looks like Denver are handing the game to Seattle on a platter which makes me suspicious: I could be wrong.

Maybe in the biggest game of their lives, Denver were tired or unprepared.

daggolden
daggolden
February 2, 2014 8:55 pm

Nick Foles, Shady, DJax and drafting a receiver means shit. Denver with by far the best offense in the NFL cant beat a dominate defense WTF do you think Foles and Shady would do. lmao. Seattles offense stinks and they are dominating because of there defense. The Eagles better stop worrying about the fucking offense and get a damn defense.

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:58 pm
Reply to  daggolden

a defense with a QB who knows how to win with a strong arm and mobility would be grand.

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 8:57 pm

They getting that ass tapped.

IrishEagle
IrishEagle
February 2, 2014 8:59 pm

Byron Maxwell should be the MVP.

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
February 2, 2014 9:01 pm

Stop it…Russell Wilson…a mobile, excellent QB has lead the team to a great win. He protects the football…makes smart decisions…got Seattle out of bad situations…converted 3rd downs…blew the game open!
Manning a sitting duck in the pocket..overwhelmed by an excellent defense.

jakedog
jakedog
February 2, 2014 9:03 pm

Haha just love seeing that fraud manning getting blown out

And great for Wilson, he shows great talent

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
February 2, 2014 9:03 pm

Whooooa ….did you see that perfect strike from Wilson just now…smh!!! ooohh…and now another perfect strike!!! Touchdown!!!!!!

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 9:03 pm

Damn, the Eagles were going to draft Wilson too.

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
February 2, 2014 9:13 pm
Reply to  SONGSRME2

Hahaha @ Songs

jakedog
jakedog
February 2, 2014 9:05 pm

I agree Wilson is great

mhenski
mhenski
February 2, 2014 9:08 pm
Reply to  jakedog

lmfao this game has absolutely 0 to do with Russell Wilson. Seattle would be winning by 20+ if pee wee Herman was their quarterback

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 9:12 pm
Reply to  mhenski

may be we should have pee wee herman QB our team.

mhenski
mhenski
February 2, 2014 9:40 pm
Reply to  SONGSRME2

our qb could be ru Paul and we would win if we had this d

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 9:05 pm

don’t worry…..

Manning can bring em back.

NOT!!!!!!

ass getting tapped!

mhenski
mhenski
February 2, 2014 9:06 pm

Seahawks outright EAsy money. PAID. god gambling is soooo easy.

jakedog
jakedog
February 2, 2014 9:07 pm

And isn’t it great to see him beat that pussy manning, what a blow out, a blow out for the ages

paulman
paulman
February 2, 2014 9:07 pm

Game was over at Halftime, the Kick-off Return sealed the Deal
Denver is a defeated Team and pkaying as such
So nothing matters in the game here on out..
The worst Super Bowl in the 10-15 years or so

koolbreeze
koolbreeze
February 2, 2014 9:09 pm

throw em’ a bone…Seattle…let em’ score something…dont embarrass and humiliate Manning any more!!!

SONGSRME2
SONGSRME2
February 2, 2014 9:10 pm

does Manning have a damn donut?

There’s your pocket passer right there with no mobility.