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Super Bowl XLVIII: Broncos vs. Seahawks

Malcolm Smith
Seattle linebacker Malcolm Smith, who returned an interception for a touchdown and recovered a fumble, holds aloft the Most Valuable Player trophy after the Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos, 43-8, in Super Bowl XLVIII.  (Bill Kostroun / Associated Press)
Paul Allen, Pete Carroll, John Schneider
Seahawks owner Paul Allen accepts the Vince Lombardi Trophy during the awards presentation alongside Coach Pete Carroll and General Manager John Schneider.  (Charlie Riedel / Associated Press)
Russell Wilson
Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, who completed 18 of 25 passes for 206 yards and two touchdowns, takes his turn to hold the Vince Lombardi Trophy.  (Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images)
Seahawks fans
Seahawks fans celebrate after Seattle defeated the Denver Broncos, 43-8, in Super Bowl XLVIII. (Matt York / Associated Press)
Peyton Manning, Russell Wilson
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning congratulates Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson after the game. (Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images)
Russell Wilson, Pete Carroll
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson helps douse Coach Pete Carroll as the final seconds tick away.  (Matt York / Associated Press)
Doug Baldwin
Seattle receiver Doug Baldwin flexes as he celebrates with teammates after he powered his way into the end zone against Denver on a 10-yard pass from Russell Wilson in the fourth quarter. (Christian Petersen, Getty Images)
Doug Baldwin
Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin gets past two Broncos defenders for a 10-yard touchdown reception and 43-8 lead in the fourth quarter.  (Elsa / Getty Images)
Demaryius Thomas, Byron Maxwell
Denver receiver Demaryius Thomas pulls down a 14-yard touchdown catch against Seattle cornerback Byron Maxwell in the fourth quarter for the Broncos’ first points of the game.  (Christian Petersen / Getty Images)
Demaryius Thomas
Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas celebrates after making a 14-yard touchdown reception against the Seahawks in the fourth quarter. (Jeff Gross / Getty Images)
Jermaine Kearse, Tony Carter
Seattle receiver Jermaine Kearse breaks a tackle attempt by Denver cornerback Tony Carter on a touchdown reception in the third quarter. (Kathy Willens / Associated Press)
Jermaine Kearse, Mike Adams
Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse cruises into the end zone ahead of Broncos safety Mike Adams for a 23-yard touchdown reception and 36-0 lead in the third quarter. (Matt Slocum, AP)
Russell Wilson
Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson unloads a pass against the Broncos in the third quarter.  (Paul Sancya / Associated Press)
Richard Sherman
Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman reacts after the Seahawks forced an incomplete pass in the second half.  (Jeff Roberson / Associated Press)
Demaryius Thomas
Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas takes a seat on the turf after he fumbled while making a reception in the third quarter. (Mark Humphrey / Associated Press)
Earl Thomas, Wes Welker
Seahawks safety Earl Thomas III grabs the facemask of Broncos receiver Wes Welker while making a tackle in the second half.  (Chris OMeara / Associated Press)
Malcolm Smith
Seattle linebacker Malcolm Smith tucks the ball under his jersey after recovering a fumble by Denver receiver Demaryius Thomas in the third quarter.  (Jeff Roberson / Associated Press)
Percy Harvin, Steven Johnson
Seahawks returner Percy Harvin evades Broncos defender Steven Johnson on the second half kickoff for an 87-yard touchdown.  (Paul Sancya / Associated Press)
Percy Harvin
Seattle receiver Percy Harvin heads toward the end zone as he returns the second half kickoff 87 yards for a score against Denver.  (Tom Pennington / Getty Images)
Percy Harvin
Teammates swarm Percy Harvin (11) after his 87-yard kickoff return to open the second half. (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
Peyton Manning, Cliff Avril
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is hit by Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril as he releases a pass, which was intercepted by Malcolm Smith, in the second quarter.  (Mark Humphrey / Associated Press)
Malcolm Smith, Knowshon Moreno
Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith (53) intercepts a pass intended for Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno in the second quarter. (Chris OMeara / Associated Press)
Malcolm Smith, Louis Vasquez
Seattle linebacker Malcolm Smith leaves Denver lineman Louis Vasquez (65) in his wake on a 69-yard interception return for a touchdown in the second quarter.  (Jeff Gross / Getty Images)
Malcolm Smith
Seattle linebacker Malcolm Smith begins to celebrate as he crosses the goal line on a 69-yard interception return in the second quarter. (Christian Petersen / Getty Images)
Malcolm Smith
Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith (53) celebrates with teammates after returning an interception 69 yards for a touchdown and a 22-0 lead in the second quarter. (Stephen Dunn / Getty Images)
Marshawn Lynch, Alvin Bailey
Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (24) and tackle Alvin Bailey celebrate after Lynch’s short touchdown run in the second quarter. (Stephen Dunn, Getty Images)
Pete Carroll, Kam Chancellor
Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll congratulates safety Kam Chancellor after he intercepted a pass late in the first quarter.  (Gregory Bull / Associated Press)
Knowshon Moreno, Chris Clemons, Cliff Avril
Denver running back Knowshon Moreno is brought down by Seattle defensive ends Chris Clemons and Cliff Avril in the second quarter.  (Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images)
Russell Wilson, Danny Trevathan
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is forced to flip a pass backhanded past Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan in the second quarter. The pass fell incomplete.  (Paul Sancya / Associated Press)
Bobby Wagner, Julius Thomas
Denver tight end Julius Thomas is brought down by Seattle linebacker Bobby Wagner after a reception in the first quarter.  (Jeff Gross / Getty Images)
Marshawn Lynch, Nate Irving, Duke Ihenacho
Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is stopped by Broncos linebacker Nate Irving and safety Duke Ihenacho in the first quarter. (Jeff Gross / Getty Images)
Russell Wilson, Jermaine Kearse
Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson finds receiver Jermaine Kearse (15) open for a completion in the first quarter.  (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
Jermaine Kearse
Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse signals first down after a reception in the first quarter.  (Elsa / Getty Images)
Jon Ryan, Steven Hauschka
Seattle holder Jon Ryan (9) congratulates kicker Steven Hauschka after a 31-yard field goal in the first quarter for a 5-0 lead. (Elsa / Getty Images)
Knowshon Moreno, Clinton McDonald
Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno (27) fumbles as he tackled by Seahawks defensive linemen Clinton McDonald (69) and Chris Clemons (91) in the first quarter.  (Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images)
Zane Beadles
Denver offensive guard Zane Beadles recovers a fumble by teammate Knowshown Moreno in the first quarter.  (Erik S. Lesser / EPA)
Nate Irving, Jermaine Kearse
Broncos linebacker Nate Irving breaks up a pass in the end zone intended for Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse in the first quarter.  (Ronald Martinez / Getty Images)
Jermaine Kearse, Nate Irving
Broncos linebacker Nate Irving knocks the ball from the grasp of Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse on a pass into the end zone in the first quarter.  (Tannen Maury / EPA)
Duke Ihenacho, Russell Wilson
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is pushed out of bounds at the 14-yard line by Broncos safety Duke Ihenacho after a five-yard gain in the first quarter. Seattle would kick a field goal soon after to take a 5-0 lead. (Lionel Hahn / McClatchy-Tribune)
Mike Adams, Percy Harvin
Seahawks receiver Percy Harvin (11) gets past Broncos safety Mike Adams on a 30-yard run in the first quarter. (Ronald Martinez / Getty Images)
Golden Tate, Nate Irving, Brandon Marshall
Seahawks receiver Golden Tate is brought down by Broncos linebackers Brandon Marshall (54) and Nate Irving (56) after a reception in the first quarter.  (Matt Slocum, AP)
Knowshon Moreno, Cliff Avril, Peyton Manning
Denver running back Knowshon Moreno beats Seattle defensive end Cliff Avril (56) to a snap that went over the shoulder of quarterback Peyton Manning (background) on the opening play of the game.  (Paul Sancya / Associated Press)
Cliff Avril, Knowshon Moreno
Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno (27) recovers a bad snap before Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril (56), resulting in a safety and the first points of Super Bowl XLVIII.  (Tom Pennington / Getty Images)
Trindon Holliday
Receiver Trindon Holliday and his Broncos teammates take the field at MetLife Stadium for Super Bowl XLVIII. (Jeff Gross / Getty Images)
Seahawks
Quarterback Russell Wilson (3) leads the Seahawks onto the field at MetLife Stadium for Super Bowl XLVIII. (Ronald Martinez / Getty Images)
Champ Bailey, Peyton Manning
Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey and quarterback Peyton Manning chat during warmups for Super Bowl XLVIII. (Paul Sancya / Associated Press)
Seahawks fan
A Seattle Seahawks fan snaps a photo as the teams warm up for Super Bowl XLVIII.  (Elsa / Getty Images)
Broncos fan
A Broncos fan sports an odd T-shirt and a sign for what Denver is not known. (Christian Petersen, Getty Images)
Sehawks fans
Seattle Seahawks fans cheer before the start of Super Bowl XLVIII. (Kathy Willens / Associated Press)
MetLife Stadium
Football fans approach a huge Super Bowl sign outside of MetLife Stadium on Sunday.  (Seth Wenig / Associated Press)
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