Super Bowl XLVIII hype in full swing

Sherman's interviews, Manning's legacy among week's most notable storylines

Originally Published: January 26, 2014
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

In Seattle, the controversy from Richard Sherman's postgame rant about Michael Crabtree and the San Francisco 49ers has started to quiet down.

While in Denver, the buildup of Peyton Manning's return to the Super Bowl is heating up. Following perhaps the best championship weekend in recent NFL history, the hype for Super Bowl XLVIII couldn't be any bigger.

How fitting is it to see Manning, coming off the best season for a quarterback in NFL history, going against the Legion of Boom, ...

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