Super Bowl XLIX prediction: Green Bay Packers-Denver Broncos

In an attempt to mitigate the loss of de facto exclusivity to the clean U. But the bottom line is, Denver is locked and loaded, even in a respectable AFC West, and poised to do what the Seahawks won't be able to: Marshawn Lynch and LeGarrette Blount. You've got a guy that has been borderline unstoppable in this part of the field. The Bills are so bad, one of their players quit ... at halftime

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I think this game has blowout potential with the Seahawks scoring a late touchdown to make it look closer in the box score. When New England has the ball this game will be all about pressure. The Seahawks' pass rush has been somewhat muted this season, and Tom Brady has been almost untouchable since the Patriots turned their season around against the Bengals. According to Pro Football Focus, Brady has been pressured on With C Bryan Stork looking like a go, Seattle will likely have to blitz to generate enough pressure against Brady, but that is a dangerous game to play against the two-time Super Bowl MVP.

Brady has been deadly against the blitz throughout his career, sporting a 63 percent completion percentage and a 9: INT ratio against extra rushers this season. Seattle's secondary is good, but Brady will find success if given time, especially if the Patriots can establish the run enough to make play action effective. When Seattle has the ball the name of the game will be discipline. Unless the Seahawks can get Jermaine Kearse matched up on Brandon Browner consistently, Seattle will struggle to throw the ball on New England's solid secondary.

That means the brunt of the offense will fall at the feet of Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch and their devastating read-option game. New England has the personnel to at least slow down the Seahawks' running game, but they will have to be disciplined enough to limit the cut-back lanes Lynch loves to exploit and limit the damage when Wilson decides to keep the ball and run. The Patriots had some success doing just that against the Miami Dolphins late in the year, but Ryan Tannehill and Lamar Miller are not Wilson and Lynch, and Tannehill still managed to make a couple chunk plays on option keepers.

If New England allows the same plays to Wilson, it could be a very long game. This is one of the most Super Bowls I can ever remember, and I would not be shocked if it went either way. The past 21 weeks have borne out a pretty obvious fact — these are the best two teams in football.

In fact, points of any kind may be hard to come by. But offensively, both teams are staring at defensive mismatches. That means this will be a land war with only occasional air support.