SUPER BOWL PROPS: LIVE ODDS | PRINTABLE PROPS SHEET
Refresh
Page last updated on Sun Feb 01 05:10:31 EST 2015
RECAP
02/02/2014 11:48 PM EST
Seahawks beat Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl
SEATTLE 43, DENVER 8

By BARRY WILNER
AP Pro Football Writer

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Waiting to get their hands on the
Lombardi Trophy, the Seahawks were surrounded by security guards
in orange jackets. It was the first time anyone in that color
stopped them all night.

The Seahawks stayed true to their mantra to make each day a
championship day. They made Super Bowl Sunday the best day of
all with one of the greatest performances in an NFL title game -
sparked by a defense that ranks among the best ever.

The Seahawks won their first Super Bowl crown by punishing
Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 43-8. That masterful
defense, the NFL's stingiest, never let the five-time MVP get
going, disarming the highest-scoring offense in league history.

"The only way we could say we were the best defense was to take
down the best offense," linebacker Bobby Wagner said.

Seattle (16-3) was too quick, too physical and just too good for
Denver. What was hyped as a classic matchup between an
unstoppable offense and a miserly defense turned into a rout.

"We've been relentless all season," quarterback Russell Wilson
said. "Having that mentality of having a championship day every
day. At the end of the day, you want to play your best football
and that is what we did today."

Punctuating Seattle's dominance were a 69-yard interception
return touchdown by linebacker Malcolm Smith to make it 22-0,
and Percy Harvin's sensational 87-yard kickoff return to open
the second half.

"I always imagined myself making great plays," said Smith, the
game's MVP. "Never thought about being the MVP."

When the Seahawks, up by 29 points, forced a Denver punt early
in the third quarter, the 12th Man - and there were legions of
them in MetLife Stadium - began chanting "L-O-B, L-O-B."

As in Legion of Boom, the Seahawks' hard-hitting secondary, part
of a young team with an average age of 26 years, 138 days.

"This is an amazing team. Took us four years to get to this
point, but they never have taken a step sideways," coach Pete
Carroll said. "These guys would not take anything but winning
this ballgame."

The loss by the Broncos again raised questions about Manning's
ability to win the biggest games. He is 11-12 in the postseason,
1-2 in Super Bowls. After the game, he brushed off questions
about his legacy.

"Certainly to finish this way is very disappointing. It's not an
easy pill to swallow," said Manning, who threw for a record 55
touchdowns in 2013, two years after missing an entire season
because of neck surgeries. "I don't know if you ever really get
over it."

He never looked comfortable against a defense some will begin
comparing to the 1985 Bears and 2000 Ravens - other NFL
champions who had runaway Super Bowl victories.

Seattle forced four turnovers; Denver had 26 all season.

All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman left with a high ankle sprain
in the fourth quarter. He celebrated on crutches.

"I hope we etched our names in the history books," Sherman said.

Wilson, who has an NFL-record 28 wins in his first two pro
seasons, including playoffs, had a 23-yard TD pass to Jermaine
Kearse late in the third quarter to make it 36-0.

Wilson also hit Doug Baldwin for a 10-yard score in the final
period in what had become one of the most lopsided Super Bowls.
For the fifth time in six meetings between the NFL's No. 1
offense and defense, the D dominated.

"It's all about making history," All-Pro safety Earl Thomas
said. "This was a dominant performance from top to bottom."

Denver fell to 2-5 in Super Bowls, and by the end many of
Manning's passes resembled the "ducks" Sherman said the All-Pro
quarterback sometimes threw.

The victory was particularly sweet for Carroll, fired in 1994 by
the Jets. He led the Patriots for three seasons and again was
canned. After a short stint out of coaching, he took over at
Southern California and won two national titles.

But he always felt there was unfinished business in the NFL.
Carroll finished that business by lifting the Vince Lombardi
Trophy, four years after taking charge in Seattle and eight
years after the Seahawks lost in their only previous Super Bowl
to Pittsburgh.

No Super Bowl had been played outdoors in a cold-weather city -
not that the Big Apple was anything close to frozen Sunday, when
it was 49 degrees at kickoff.

Things went sour for Manning and the Broncos from the very first
scrimmage play, and by halftime they were down 22-0 - their
biggest deficit of the season and the only time they didn't
score in a half.

On that first play, Manning stepped up toward the line just as
center Manny Ramirez snapped the ball. It flew past his
incredulous quarterback into the end zone, where Knowshon Moreno
dived on it for a safety.

A mere 12 seconds in, Seattle led 2-0 with the quickest score in
Super Bowl history, beating Chicago's Devin Hester's kickoff
return to open the 2007 game - against Manning's Colts.

That one ended much better for Manning as Indianapolis won the
championship. This one was a fiasco throughout.

Steven Hauschka made 31- and 33-yard field goals for 8-0. Then
the Seahawks began scoring touchdowns.

Manning's third-down pass to Julius Thomas sailed way too high
and directly to safety Kam Chancellor, giving the Seahawks the
ball at Denver's 37. A third-down pass interference call on Tony
Carter brought Seattle to the 1, and Marshawn Lynch scored to
make it 15-0.

Then Smith made his second huge play in two weeks. His
interception clinched the NFC championship win over San
Francisco.

Cliff Avril got to Manning's arm as he was throwing, the ball
fluttered directly to Smith, who took off down the left sideline
for a 69-yard interception TD.

Manning trudged to the sideline, a look of disgust on his face,
Denver's reputation as an unstoppable force erased.

---

AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org

TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
New England Patriots
2
Seattle Seahawks
3
Seattle Seahawks
4
New England Patriots
5
Seattle Seahawks
02/01/2015
ATP - Australian OpenDJOKOVIC, NOVAK vs. MURRAY, ANDY00:30 AM PST
Spain - La LigaLEVANTE vs. ATH BILBAO03:00 AM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionOSASUNA vs. ZARAGOZA03:00 AM PST
Holland - EredivisieFEYENOORD vs. A DEN HAAG03:30 AM PST
Italy - Serie ASASSUOLO vs. INTER03:30 AM PST
France - Ligue 1CAEN vs. ST ETIENNE05:00 AM PST
Greece - Super LeaguePANATHINAIKOS vs. PLATANIAS05:00 AM PST
Wales -Premier LeagueAIRBUS UK B vs. BALA05:00 AM PST
Belgium - Pro LeagueSPORTING LOKEREN vs. KAA GENT05:30 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueARSENAL vs. A VILLA05:30 AM PST
Holland - EredivisieUTRECHT vs. ZWOLLE05:30 AM PST
Holland - EredivisieVITESSE vs. AJAX05:30 AM PST
Italy - Serie AATALANTA vs. CAGLIARI06:00 AM PST
Italy - Serie APALERMO vs. HELLAS06:00 AM PST
Italy - Serie AUDINESE vs. JUVENTUS06:00 AM PST
Italy - Serie ACESENA vs. LAZIO06:00 AM PST
Italy - Serie ACHIEVO vs. NAPOLI06:00 AM PST
Italy - Serie ATORINO vs. SAMPDORIA06:00 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaW BREMEN vs. HERTHA BERLIN06:30 AM PST
England - League OneBRISTOL vs. FLEETWOOD07:00 AM PST
Greece - Super LeagueATROMITOS vs. OFI KRETA07:15 AM PST
Greece - Super LeagueERGOTELIS vs. NIKI VOLOU07:15 AM PST
Greece - Super LeagueLEVADIAKOS vs. S XANTHI07:15 AM PST
Greece - Super LeagueGIANNINA vs. AOK KERKYRA07:15 AM PST
Holland - EredivisieAZ ALKMAAR vs. HERACLES07:45 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueSOUTHAMPTON vs. SWANSEA08:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 1G BORDEAUX vs. GUINGAMP08:00 AM PST
Intl - Africa Cup of NationsGHANA vs. REP OF GUINEA08:00 AM PST
Portugal - Primeira LigaRIO AVE vs. ESTORIL P08:00 AM PST
Portugal - Primeira LigaACAD DE COIMBRA vs. MARITIMO08:00 AM PST
Portugal - Primeira LigaGIL VICENTE vs. V SETUBAL08:00 AM PST
Spain - La LigaALMERIA vs. GETAFE08:00 AM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionRECREATIVO vs. ALAVES08:00 AM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionGIRONA vs. ALCORCON08:00 AM PST
Ecuador - Serie ALIGA DEP U QUITO vs. NACIONAL08:30 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaAUGSBURG vs. HOFFENHEIM08:30 AM PST
Belgium - Pro LeagueRSC ANDERLECHT vs. SV ZULTE WAREGEM09:00 AM PST
Ecuador - Serie ADEP QUITO vs. EMELEC09:00 AM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionVALLADOLID vs. LUGO09:15 AM PST
Greece - Super LeagueVEROIA vs. OLYMPIACOS09:30 AM PST
College BasketballMichigan vs Michigan State10:00 AM PST
England - League OneWALSALL vs. GILLINGHAM10:00 AM PST
Mexico - PrimeraDEP TOLUCA vs. U DE GUAD10:00 AM PST
Portugal - Primeira LigaAROUCA vs. SPORTING10:00 AM PST
Spain - La LigaSEVILLA vs. ESPANYOL10:00 AM PST
NBAHeat vs Celtics10:05 AM PST
NHLSt. Louis Blues vs Washington Capitals10:05 AM PST
Israel - Premier LeagueB JERUSALEM vs. H IRONI K SHMONA10:15 AM PST
Belgium - Pro LeagueLIERSE SK vs. STANDARD LIEGE11:00 AM PST
Brazil - Carioca, Serie ACABOFRIENSE vs. V DA GAMA11:00 AM PST
Brazil - Carioca, Serie ABARRA MANSA vs. VOLTA REDONDA11:00 AM PST
Brazil - Paulista, Serie A1ATL PENAPOLENSE vs. SAO PAULO11:00 AM PST
Brazil - Paulista, Serie A1CORINTHIANS vs. MARILIA11:00 AM PST
Chile - PrimeraO'HIGGINS vs. COLO COLO11:00 AM PST
Intl - Africa Cup of NationsIVORY COAST vs. ALGERIA11:00 AM PST
NBALakers vs Knicks11:05 AM PST
Italy - Serie AMILAN vs. PARMA11:45 AM PST
Intl Youth - U20 ConmebolPERU vs. COLOMBIA11:50 AM PST
France - Ligue 1MONACO vs. O LYONNAIS12:00 PM PST
Spain - La LigaBARCELONA vs. VILLARREAL12:00 PM PST
Venezuela - Primera DivisionDEP LARA vs. EST DE MERIDA12:00 PM PST
Venezuela - Primera DivisionCARABOBO vs. DEP PETARE12:00 PM PST
Portugal - Primeira LigaPORTO vs. P FERREIRA12:15 PM PST
Colombia - Liga Postobon IIMILLONARIOS vs. DEP PASTO1:00 PM PST
Costa Rica - Primera DivisionLIMON vs. UCR1:00 PM PST
Costa Rica - Primera DivisionSAPRISSA vs. URUGUAY1:00 PM PST
Paraguay - Primera DivisionDEP SANTANI vs. SAN LORENZO1:00 PM PST
Bolivia - Liga Profesional BolivianaU DE SUCRE vs. BOLIVAR1:15 PM PST
Brazil - Carioca, Serie AFLUMINENSE vs. FRIBURGUENSE1:30 PM PST
Brazil - Paulista, Serie A1SANTOS vs. ITUANO1:30 PM PST
Brazil - Paulista, Serie A1SAO BENTO vs. LINENSE1:30 PM PST
Brazil - Paulista, Serie A1PONTE PRETA vs. PORTUGUESA1:30 PM PST
Chile - PrimeraDEP U CATOLICA vs. NUBLENSE1:30 PM PST
Venezuela - Primera DivisionCARACAS vs. MINEROS1:30 PM PST
Colombia - Liga Postobon IIDEP LA EQUIDAD vs. IND SANTA FE2:00 PM PST
Intl Youth - U20 ConmebolARGENTINA vs. BRAZIL2:00 PM PST
Paraguay - Primera DivisionRUBIO NU vs. OLIMPIA A2:00 PM PST
Colombia - Liga Postobon IIB PATRIOTAS vs. ATL HUILA2:30 PM PST
Venezuela - Primera DivisionZAMORA vs. METROPOLITANOS2:30 PM PST
Mexico - PrimeraGUAD CHIVAS vs. PACHUCA3:00 PM PST
Mexico - Liga de AscensoEST DE ALTAMIRA vs. CELAYA3:00 PM PST
NFLPatriots vs Seahawks3:30 PM PST
Bolivia - Liga Profesional BolivianaBLOOMING vs. SJ ORURO3:30 PM PST
Intl Youth - U20 ConmebolURUGUAY vs. PARAGUAY4:10 PM PST
Argentina - Torneos de VeranoCA INDEPENDIENTE vs. RACING CLUB DE AVELLANEDA5:10 PM PST
02/02/2015
Israel - Premier LeagueH RAANANA vs. ASHDOD09:00 AM PST
Israel - Premier LeagueM TEL AVIV vs. H TEL AVIV10:55 AM PST
Bolivia - Liga Profesional BolivianaSPORT BOYS vs. P DE YACUIBA11:30 AM PST
France - Ligue 2LE HAVRE vs. VALENCIENNES11:30 AM PST
Spain - La LigaMALAGA vs. VALENCIA11:45 AM PST
02/03/2015
Holland - EredivisieGO A EAGLES vs. EXCELSIOR09:30 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaB MÃœNCHEN vs. SCHALKE11:00 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaB MÖNCHENGLADBACH vs. FREIBURG11:00 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaHANNOVER vs. MAINZ11:00 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaE FRANKFURT vs. WOLFSBURG11:00 AM PST
England - Conference PremierDOVER ATH vs. GRIMSBY11:45 AM PST
England - Conference PremierALFRETON vs. LINCOLN11:45 AM PST
England - Conference PremierTELFORD UTD vs. GATESHEAD11:45 AM PST
England - Conference PremierWREXHAM vs. FOREST GREEN11:45 AM PST
England - FA CupMAN UTD vs. CAMBRIDGE11:45 AM PST
England - FA CupFULHAM vs. SUNDERLAND11:45 AM PST
Holland - EredivisieNAC BREDA vs. PSV11:45 AM PST
Italy - Coppa ItaliaROMA vs. FIORENTINA11:45 AM PST
Brazil - Paulista, Serie A1SAO BERNARDO vs. PIRACICABA1:30 PM PST
Brazil - Paulista, Serie A1BOTAFOGO vs. AUDAX1:30 PM PST
Chile - PrimeraU DE CHILE vs. DEP IQUIQUE2:30 PM PST
Intl Clubs - Copa LibertadoresALIANZA LIMA vs. HURACAN4:15 PM PST
Chile - PrimeraATH BARNECHEA vs. U DE CONCEPCION5:00 PM PST
Mexico - Copa MXQUERETARO vs. ZACATECAS5:00 PM PST
Mexico - Copa MXVERACRUZ vs. CORRECAMINOS5:00 PM PST
Mexico - Copa MXTOLUCA vs. ATLANTE5:00 PM PST
Intl Clubs - Copa LibertadoresMORELIA vs. STRONGEST6:30 PM PST
Mexico - Copa MXEST DE ALTAMIRA vs. MONTERREY7:00 PM PST
Mexico - Copa MXGUAD CHIVAS vs. LOBOS B.U.A.P.7:00 PM PST
Mexico - Copa MXPUEBLA vs. MERIDA7:00 PM PST
02/04/2015
Greece - Super LeagueAOK KERKYRA vs. LEVADIAKOS05:00 AM PST
Greece - Super LeaguePANAITOLIKOS vs. ERGOTELIS05:00 AM PST
Greece - Super LeagueS XANTHI vs. PANIONIOS07:15 AM PST
Greece - Super LeagueA TRIPOLIS vs. PLATANIAS07:15 AM PST
Greece - Super LeagueOFI KRETA vs. P THESSALONIKI07:15 AM PST
Greece - Super LeagueGIANNINA vs. VEROIA07:15 AM PST
Greece - Super LeagueO PIRAEUS vs. ATROMITOS09:30 AM PST
Holland - EredivisieHEERENVEEN vs. FEYENOORD09:30 AM PST
Holland - EredivisieA DEN HAAG vs. TWENTE09:30 AM PST
Holland - EredivisiePEC ZWOLLE vs. DORDRECHT10:45 AM PST
Brazil - Carioca, Serie ANOVA IGUACU vs. FLUMINENSE11:00 AM PST
Brazil - Paulista, Serie A1ITUANO vs. BRAGANTINO11:00 AM PST
Brazil - Paulista, Serie A1PORTUGUESA vs. SAO BENTO11:00 AM PST
Chile - PrimeraU ESPANOLA vs. COLO COLO11:00 AM PST
Chile - PrimeraCOBRESAL vs. AUDAX11:00 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaB DORTMUND vs. AUGSBURG11:00 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaHOFFENHEIM vs. W BREMEN11:00 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaHERTHA vs. B LEVERKUSEN11:00 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaKÖLN vs. STUTTGART11:00 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaPADERBORN vs. HAMBURGER11:00 AM PST
England - FA CupBOLTON vs. LIVERPOOL11:45 AM PST
Holland - EredivisieC LEEUWARDEN vs. VITESSE11:45 AM PST
Holland - EredivisieWILLEM II vs. UTRECHT11:45 AM PST
Italy - Coppa ItaliaNAPOLI vs. INTER11:45 AM PST
Spain - La LigaR MADRID vs. SEVILLA11:45 AM PST
Intl Youth - U20 ConmebolPERU vs. BRAZIL11:50 AM PST
Chile - PrimeraSANTIAGO WAND vs. DEP U CATOLICA1:15 PM PST
Brazil - Carioca, Serie AV REDONDA vs. BOTAFOGO1:30 PM PST
Brazil - Paulista, Serie A1SAO PAULO vs. CAPIVARIANO1:30 PM PST
Brazil - Paulista, Serie A1RB BRASIL vs. ATL PENAPOLENSE1:30 PM PST
Brazil - Paulista, Serie A1MARILIA vs. RIO CLARO1:30 PM PST
Intl Youth - U20 ConmebolARGENTINA vs. PARAGUAY2:00 PM PST
Chile - PrimeraCOBRELOA vs. O'HIGGINS3:30 PM PST
Brazil - Carioca, Serie AFLAMENGO vs. BARRA MANSA4:00 PM PST
Brazil - Paulista, Serie A1MOGI MIRIM vs. SANTOS4:00 PM PST
Intl Clubs - Copa LibertadoresCORINTHIANS vs. ONCE CALDAS4:00 PM PST
Intl Youth - U20 ConmebolURUGUAY vs. COLOMBIA4:10 PM PST
Mexico - Copa MXU DE GUAD vs. NECAXA5:00 PM PST
Mexico - Copa MXJAGUARES vs. ZACATEPEC5:00 PM PST
Costa Rica - Primera DivisionCARMELITA vs. ALAJUELENSE6:00 PM PST
Intl Clubs - Copa LibertadoresDEP TACHIRA vs. CERRO PORTENO6:15 PM PST
Mexico - Copa MXIRAPUATO vs. D DE SINALOA7:00 PM PST
Mexico - Copa MXALEBRIJES vs. UNAM PUMAS7:00 PM PST
02/05/2015
Greece - Super LeagueNIKI VOLOU vs. PANATHINAIKOS09:30 AM PST
Greece - Super LeaguePANTHRAKIKOS vs. AEL KALLONI09:30 AM PST
Holland - EredivisieHERACLES vs. GRONINGEN09:30 AM PST
Holland - EredivisieAJAX vs. AZ ALKMAAR11:45 AM PST
Brazil - Carioca, Serie AFRIBURGUENSE vs. MACAE ESP1:30 PM PST
Brazil - Paulista, Serie A1PALMEIRAS vs. PONTE PRETA1:30 PM PST
Intl Clubs - Copa LibertadoresDEP PALESTINO vs. NAC DE FOOTBALL2:45 PM PST
Brazil - Carioca, Serie AV DA GAMA vs. MADUREIRA3:00 PM PST
Chile - PrimeraNUBLENSE vs. DEP U LA CALERA3:00 PM PST
Intl Clubs - Copa LibertadoresIND DEL VALLE vs. EST DE LA PLATA5:00 PM PST
02/06/2015
France - Ligue 2AJACCIO vs. S LAVALLOIS11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 2ANGERS vs. TOURS11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 2A AVIGNON vs. O NIMES11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 2CLERMONT vs. CHAMOIS11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 2CRETEIL vs. LE HAVRE11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 2TROYES vs. AJACCIO11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 2VALENCIENNES vs. AUXERRE11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 2ORLEANS vs. CHATEAUROUX11:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 1ST ETIENNE vs. LENS11:30 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaSCHALKE vs. B MÖNCHENGLADBACH11:30 AM PST
Spain - La LigaDEP LA CORUNA vs. EIBAR11:45 AM PST
Peru - Copa IncaJUAN AURICH vs. DEP SAN MARTIN12:00 PM PST
Peru - Copa IncaALIANZA ATL vs. CESAR VALLEJO12:00 PM PST
Paraguay - Primera DivisionSAN LORENZO vs. SP LUQUENO2:30 PM PST
Paraguay - Primera DivisionDEP CAPIATA vs. GUARANI2:30 PM PST
Bolivia - Liga Profesional BolivianaB REAL POTOSI vs. SPORT BOYS3:00 PM PST
Intl Clubs - Recopa SudamericanaRIVER PLATE ARG vs. SAN LORENZO4:00 PM PST
Mexico - PrimeraMORELIA vs. AMERICA5:30 PM PST
Mexico - Liga de AscensoZACATECAS vs. EST DE ALTAMIRA5:30 PM PST
Mexico - PrimeraVERACRUZ vs. QUERETARO6:30 PM PST
Mexico - PrimeraSANTOS vs. GUAD CHIVAS7:30 PM PST
02/14/2015
Poland - EkstraklasaC KRAKOW vs. S WROCLAW09:00 AM PST
Poland - EkstraklasaBELCHATOW vs. POD BIELSKO B09:00 AM PST
Poland - EkstraklasaG ZABRZE vs. K KIELCE09:00 AM PST
Poland - EkstraklasaL GDANSK vs. W KRAKOW09:00 AM PST
Poland - EkstraklasaL WARSZAWA vs. JAG BIALYSTOK09:00 AM PST
Poland - EkstraklasaP SZCZECIN vs. L POZNAN09:00 AM PST
Poland - EkstraklasaR CHORZOW vs. P GLIWICE09:00 AM PST
Poland - EkstraklasaZ BYDGOSZCZ vs. G LECZNA09:00 AM PST
03/03/2015
Germany - DFB PokalB LEVERKUSEN vs. KAISERSLAUTERN10:00 AM PST
Germany - DFB PokalOFFENBACHER vs. B MÖNCHENGLADBACH10:00 AM PST
Germany - DFB PokalB MÃœNCHEN vs. E BRAUNSCHWEIG10:00 AM PST
Germany - DFB PokalAALEN vs. HOFFENHEIM10:00 AM PST
Germany - DFB PokalLEIPZIG vs. WOLFSBURG10:00 AM PST
Germany - DFB PokalARMINIA B vs. W BREMEN10:00 AM PST
Germany - DFB PokalFREIBURG vs. KÖLN10:00 AM PST
Germany - DFB PokalD DRESDEN vs. B DORTMUND10:00 AM PST