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Super Bowl XLVIII – Records set and tied

  • 6:16 am Monday, February 3rd, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter
Knowshon Moreno, Super Bowl XLVIII, Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks, Super Bowl records

Compiled By Elias Sports Bureau

SUPER BOWL RECORDS SET IN SUPER BOWL XLVIII

Quickest Score From Start of Game – 12 seconds, Seattle

Most Playing Time In The Lead, Game, Team – 59 minutes, 48 seconds, Seattle

Most Completions, Game – 34, Peyton Manning

Most Receptions, Game – 13, Demaryius Thomas

Most Super Bowls Lost, Team – 5, Denver

Most Completions, Game, Team – 34, Denver

SUPER BOWL RECORDS TIED IN SUPER BOWL XLVIII

Most Receptions, First Half – 7, Demaryius Thomas

Most Two-Point Conversions, Game – 1, Wes Welker

Most Safeties, Game — 1, Cliff Avril

Most Touchdowns, Kickoff Returns, Game – 1, Percy Harvin

Most Safeties, Game, Team – 1, Seattle

Fewest [More]

VIDEO: Seattle WR Percy Harvin on SB48

  • 11:55 pm Sunday, February 2nd, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

VIDEO: Seattle coach Pete Carroll on SB48

  • 11:51 pm Sunday, February 2nd, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

VIDEO: Seattle CB Richard Sherman on SB48

  • 11:48 pm Sunday, February 2nd, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

PFWA Super Bowl XLVII practice pool report

  • 5:06 pm Saturday, February 1st, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014

Seattle Seahawks Practice Pool Report

By Ralph Vacchiano

Pro Football Writers of America

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – On the final day before Super Bowl XLVIII, the NFC champion Seattle Seahawks got their first look inside MetLife Stadium where they’ll face the Denver Broncos on Sunday night and then held their final walk-through across the Meadowlands parking lot at the Giants’ practice facility. They looked loose and energetic as they went through their normal Saturday morning routine.

And when it was over, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had no doubt his team is ready to start the game.

“We’re ready to go,” Carroll said. “That’s kind [More]

Seattle DE Red Bryant on overcoming Dyslexia

  • 3:41 pm Thursday, January 30th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

QUOTES FROM SEATTLE SEAHAWKS MEDIA SESSION ON THURSDAY

DEFENSIVE END RED BRYANT

(on why he is able to be effective in Seattle’s 4-3 under defensive formation) “I just feel like what I bring to the team is I’m able to stop a lot of the run, the runs that teams like to run, and it allows our rushers on the open side to get after the passer.”

(on the 4-3 under formation) “I feel like against Peyton (Manning) we might run a lot of nickel given the fact that they come out in a lot of living personnel, and they like to spread [More]

Seattle QB Russell Wilson on mobile quarterbacks

  • 3:36 pm Thursday, January 30th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

QUOTES FROM SEATTLE SEAHAWKS MEDIA SESSION ON THURSDAY

QUARTERBACK RUSSELL WILSON

(on being a captain in the Super Bowl) “Obviously, the Super Bowl logo means the world to us. It’s something that we take a lot of pride in. We wanted to get here. That was our goal, to go 1-0 every week and try to get here. Have a championship offseason, have a championship season. To have the captain patch in my second year, it’s an honor. My teammates are unbelievable. I just try to be part of the team and try to do everything I can to help our football team [More]

VIDEO: Pete Carroll on building the Seahawks

  • 6:06 pm Monday, January 27th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter