In this Sports Thought Thursday blog, we are going to get into this year’s Super Bowl that is being played at Arizona. Today is the Pro Bowl. Who cares!!! This year’s playoff games has had one theme throughout. Refs have screwed many teams in the league. I am talking about flag that was picked up in the Lions vs Cowboys game. The process of the caught in the Cowboys vs Packers. Finally, deflate footballs in the Colts vs Patriots. I will get into that in a sports thought Thursday blog after the Super Bowl. Let us break this down.
If you read my blog before the playoff games, you know that I picked Seattle vs Denver in a rematch. This is why you never change anything because I did have New England vs Seattle in the Super Bowl. I had that just before I posted it. Oh well! I believe the whole Deflategate will put some pressure on the Pats. I do not care if they have the best coach to get them focus on the game. This does pulls a lot of pressure off the Seahawks. Everyone is talking about New England and Deflategate. The ruling from the league will not be until after the Super Bowl, which I believe is some bull shit. Let us get into what is at stake for each team.
New England Patriots
Winning this game is very important for both teams. New England can shut everyone up on Deflategate and spygate. Plus, this might be last go around with Brady and Bill. I believe the punishment is going to be harsh on New England. I am not going to get into that until after the Super Bowl. This game could make Brady 3 – 3 or 4 – 2 at the Super Bowl.
This is pretty simple. The best defense of all time is Legion of Boom, if they win this Super Bowl. They took care of Manning in last year’s Super Bowl. They have a chance to take care of another quarterback that was one of the best of his era. This could be their last runs to the Super Bowl. I am not saying last but COULD be their last run to the Super Bowl. There are rumors of Lynch being released or retiring. Plus, they have to pay Russell Wilson. They were able to pay everyone else on team because they had a cheap contract with Wilson. Now, Seahawks will be like all the teams in NFL.
In closing, I can see a close game on the biggest stage and biggest American holiday. I can not see this game being a blow out game. This will come down to the running game because I believe the defense will keep the passing games in check. I also seeing this game coming down to the kickers and punters. Special teams will have a huge impact on both sides of the field on this game. In the end, the Seahawks will win this game and become the first team to go back to back Super Bowl Champs since New England. This will push us into a pretty excited offseason with Deflategate and future of Bill, Tom, and Payton. I am looking forward to the offseason and I cannot wait to sit down next Sunday to watch this game. Go get some! Drink it! Enjoy it! Metal it! \m/
Bill DJ Weiser