Peyton Manning has the opportunity to add another historic accomplishment to his stellar NFL career.
What will matter most? The fact that Seattle has no players with Super Bowl experience, or their youth and speed and top-ranked defense? Or will the game be won by Denver’s suddenly stout rush defense and Peyton Manning’s blessed right arm?
If you are looking for a Super Bowl preview that attempts to dig into the match-up to reveal a stat or a tendency or an “x-factor” that the game could turn on, you have some options.
Everything is larger in New York, and Super Bowl Boulevard is no exception. It has the obscene, fun-house distortion you expect when a party is thrown in Times Square.
With all the extra attention an outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl has given the league, the NFL should commit to making the host city a major part of the Super Bowl story every year.
Rather than focusing on silly statistics like Denver’s 0-3 Super Bowl record when wearing their orange jerseys, this is going to be on legitimate game-changing X-Factors.
Both Denver and Seattle advanced this week after defeating the Patriots and Niners, respectively. The two will square off on Groundhog Day this year with the championship on the line. The question is: who will end up with the title?
The Pittsburgh Steelers (4-3) will be without three key players when they face the New York Giants (6-2) on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Read more for the fantasy outlook and who should sit and start this weekend.
Hurricane Sandy has forced the Steelers to change their travel plans to New Jersey to play the New York Giants this weekend. And the team won’t be the only ones with altered plans. Fans will have some challenges as well.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (4-3) are coming off of back-to-back wins against the Cincinnati Bengals and the Washington Redskins. Regardless of the win-loss column, the Steelers are striving to keep the hunt alive and their next prey is the New York Giants (6-2). The Steelers are ready to meet the challenge.
Hurricane Sandy has left a path of destruction and the status of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ game against the New York Giants in question. Regardless, Coach Tomlin has the team preparing for any eventuality.