Now that CBSDenver.com writer Brett Heinzerling is finally over the Denver Broncos loss to the Seattle Seahawks he has found a silver lining to the Super Bowl rematch.
While the Denver Broncos put our a valiant effort against the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday, they came up short. Specifically, the awesome offense was anything but its regular self.
While the last time the two teams met was a blowout, the coaching staffs of the Broncos and the Seahawks showed they were both well prepared for the game to get close this time.
Super Bowl déjà vu – the Broncos once again fumbled on the first play of the game against the Seahawks. But this time it didn’t result in a safety and the outcome of the game was much different.
Marshawn Lynch scored on a 6-yard TD run on the first possession of overtime and the Seahawks beat the Broncos 26-20 on Sunday in a showdown that lived up to expectations.
Super Bowl déjà vu – the Denver Broncos once again fumbled on the first play of the game against the Seattle Seahawks. But this time it didn’t result in a safety and the Broncos defense was able to make a goal-line stand and hold the Seahawks to a field goal.
Enough with the talk of the Super Bowl drubbing. The Broncos lost. And, yeah, they lost big. And, sure, Richard Sherman is the best. Yada, yada, yada.
The Broncos wanted a rematch with the team that utterly abused them in Super Bowl XLVIII, but they didn’t want a hungry Seattle Seahawks squad coming off a loss. That’s just what they’ll get this Sunday.
Fantasy football players are also ready to go all-in on Thursday night. Finding favorable matchups in the first game on the schedule each week gives a player a big edge going into Sunday.
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