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Super Bowl XLVIII
1 2 3 4 Total
SEA 8 14 14 7 43
DEN 0 0 8 0 8
Date February 2, 2014
Stadium MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
MVP Malcolm Smith, linebacker
Favorite Broncos by 2
Referee Terry McAulay
Attendance 82,529
Current/Future Hall of Famers
Seahawks: none
Broncos: Pat Bowlen (owner), Champ Bailey
Ceremonies
National anthem Renée Fleming
Coin toss Joe Namath, Phil Simms
Halftime show Bruno Mars and Red Hot Chili Peppers
TV in the United States
Network Fox
Announcers Joe Buck (play-by-play)
Troy Aikman (analyst)
Pam Oliver and Erin Andrews (sideline reporters)
Nielsen ratings 46.4 (national)
56.7 (Seattle)
50.5 (New York)
51.4 (Denver)
US viewership: 117.5 million est. avg., 167 million est. total
Market share 69 (national)
Cost of 30-second commercial $4 million

Super Bowl XLVIII (meaning Super Bowl 48 in Roman numerals) was an American football game in which the Seattle Seahawks, winners of the National Football Conference (NFC) for the 2013 season, beat the Denver Broncos, winners of the American Football Conference (AFC), 43–8 to become winners of the National Football League (NFL) for the 2013 season. It was the first time the Seattle Seahawks had won a Super Bowl. It was played at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on February 2, 2014.

Starting teams

Hall of Fame‡
Seattle Seahawks Position Position Denver Broncos
Offense
Doug Baldwin WR Demaryius Thomas
Russell Okung LT Chris Clark
James Carpenter LG Zane Beadles
Max Unger C Manny Ramirez
J. R. Sweezy RG Louis Vasquez
Breno Giacomini RT Orlando Franklin
Alvin Bailey T TE Julius Thomas
Zach Miller TE WR Eric Decker
Golden Tate WR Wes Welker
Russell Wilson QB Peyton Manning
Marshawn Lynch RB Knowshon Moreno
Defense
Cliff Avril LDE Malik Jackson
Michael Bennett LDT DT Sylvester Williams
Clinton McDonald RDT NT Terrance Knighton
Chris Clemons RDE Shaun Phillips
K. J. Wright OLB SLB Nate Irving
Bobby Wagner MLB Paris Lenon
Walter Thurmond CB WLB Danny Trevathan
Richard Sherman LCB Champ Bailey‡
Byron Maxwell RCB Dominique
Rodgers-Cromartie
Kam Chancellor SS Duke Ihenacho
Earl Thomas FS Mike Adams
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