The 6-1 Seahawks have been on fire this whole NFL season. A statement win against the 49ers, coupled with a Packers loss at home, proved that Seattle has all it takes for a place at Super Bowl LV. All of this - mostly due to Russell Wilson's masterpiece of a campaign that sees him as the top contender for his first MVP award.
Stopping the most dynamic quarterback in the NFL. Keeping the game's premier deep threat under wraps. Blanking a record-breaking tight end. Controlling the clock.
Belichick, Brady, Watson, Thomas, Bennett, and Gostkowski are all 33 or older. Age is the biggest arrow in the quiver of the Patriots’ critics, and it will be drawn early, ready to be shot out on media should they look less Patriot-like in 2019. What are the chances of that though?
So, the only question remaining, other than the idea of someone actually picking Maroon 5 to play the Half Time Show, is who wins? So, let's have a little look at the key match-ups and speculate a little.
New England used Sunday's division matchup with the Los Angeles Chargers to remind the rest of the league that they cannot be counted out as Super Bowl contenders.