Amidst all the offseason cuts, additions, and injuries it is tough to predict which team will be hoisting that ever so glorious Vince Lombardi trophy. Although there many great teams in the NFL, two teams that seem most likely to have their names on Super Bowl game tickets happen to be the Broncos and Seahawks.
If we date back to the previous Superbowl it is easy to predict that the Seahawks would trample over the Broncos once again, but my gut tells me that the Broncos will come through the gates with much more ferocity. Having been beaten like that in the previous year, the Broncos have a strong distaste of defeat and humiliation. It is this taste that is impossible to wash out and can only be cleansed by the taste of triumph and victory.
Teams who have been so close to grasp the illustrious championship trophy in any sport, have always come back the following year with much more fire. For example, the San Antonio Spurs who were one rebound, one free throw away for capturing another NBA title lost to the Miami Heat in a gut-wrenching 7 game series. The following year however, they all had that bad taste lingering in their mouths and destroyed the Miami Heat in 5 games.
It is when you lose in a disturbing fashion that pushes you to do whatever it takes to right that wrong.
It is my prediction that the Broncos have learned much from their loss against the defense blazing Seahawks. The Broncos will do whatever it takes to win and if it so happens to be the Seahawks that will be in their way again then the sweeter it will be. With the Broncos being led by the experienced Peyton Manning, I believe that he will be able to adjust and adapt and finally, to triumph.
Some may suggest that I’m insane for picking the Broncos over the Seahawks, but to suggest that the Broncos won’t want it more than the Seahawks is pure ludicrous.
Denver Broncos, 2014 Superbowl Champions to be.