The Seattle Seahawks captured their first Super Bowl since joining the National Football League in 1976 with a 43-8 rout of the Denver Broncos, the biggest margin of victory by an underdog in the game’s 48-year history.
The Seattle Seahawks lead the Denver Broncos 36-8 entering the final quarter at the Super Bowl, after their defense forced three turnovers in stopping the National Football League’s top-ranked offense.
Peyton Manning started the National Football League season in record fashion, throwing seven touchdown passes to lead the Denver Broncos to a 49-27 win against the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens.
Tim Tebow’s 80-yard touchdown pass on the first play of overtime gave the Denver Broncos a 29-23 win against the Pittsburgh Steelers and the final spot in the second round of the National Football League playoffs.
The New Orleans Saints rebounded from a Week 9 loss with a 49-17 rout of the Dallas Cowboys that left the NFC East as the only National Football League division without a team possessing a winning record.
Tim Tebow’s advice from John Elway before the National Football League playoffs was to “pull the trigger.” He did just that with a career-high 316 passing yards and the winning play in the Denver Broncos’ overtime victory against the Pittsburgh Steelers.