Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris believes that even though it’s only the third week of the season, the next game against the Super Bowl champions is more important than any other right now and called it a “statement game.”
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.
The Denver Broncos have their issues on third down. Goal-line stands are another matter altogether.
It’s easy to pencil the Seahawks as back-to-back Super Bowl champs after their 36-16 beat-down of the Packers last night. Or to think Green Bay is a shadow of the franchise that won it all in 2011 and hasn’t reached the conference championship since.
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.
Let’s look at why exactly the Seattle Seahawks won’t repeat as Super Bowl champions.
The last time these two teams played, it was one of the more important regular season games in recent memory. You may remember the “touchdown” pass from Russell Wilson to Golden Tate, tabbed the Inaccurate Reception, that essentially ended the referee lockout.
Here’s a look at some of the most eagerly awaited or important Broncos season openers, in reverse chronological order, since the franchise joined the NFL.
The 2014 Broncos are trying to become the first team since the 1972 Miami Dolphins to win the Super Bowl the year after losing the big game.
Let’s take a look at the five best teams in the NFL heading into the 2014 season.