It’s a historic match-up for Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. The first cold weather Super Bowl will feature two experienced franchises, both of whom have been there before even if most of the individual players haven’t played for the championship. For one team, it’s a reward for the so-called “best fans in football” and for the other squad, it may be the last chance for one of the most prolific passers in NFL history to win a second ring. Peyton Manning versus Russell Wilson in the frozen north. The Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks will meet in Super Bowl XLVIII.
In the AFC, the Denver Broncos controlled the game for the bulk of the time versus the New England Patriots, with Peyton Manning and company besting the Pats 26-16. The Seahawks won the NFC championship in dramatic fashion, when Malcolm Smith made a game-winning interception in the end zone on a Colin Kaepernick pass intended for Michael Crabtree, who was well covered by Richard Sherman. The Seahawks bested the 49ers 23-17, earning their way into the Super Bowl once again. Two states with legal marijuana make it to the Super Bong, I mean Smoking Bowl, I mean Super Bowl.
“To see all our work that we put in — the mornings, the nights, the weights, all your life, as a young player and in the NFL, it’s amazing,” said Smith.
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