Best, worst of Super Bowl XLVIII

Evaluating the memorable moments of Seattle's Super blowout of Denver

Originally Published: February 2, 2014
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Offense sells tickets, the saying goes, and defense wins championships.

Even in the pass-happy era in which we live, the immovable object usually manages to stymie the irresistible force. On Sunday at MetLife Stadium, the NFL's No. 1 defense in both yards and points absolutely throttled the No. 1 offense -- of all time.

The Seattle Seahawks, underdogs in the eyes of the folks in Las Vegas, smoked the Denver Broncos 43-8.

This was an unlikely ...

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