Super Bowl LXVIII: Broncos-Seahawks By The Numbers

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The AFC-Champion Denver Broncos (15-3) will play in the franchise’s seventh Super Bowl when they square off against the NFC-Champion Seattle Seahawks (15-3) in New York-New Jersey on Sunday, Feb. 2. Kickoff at MetLife Stadium is set for 4:30 p.m. MST.

FOX has the televised rights, which means Joe Buck is doing the play-by-play, Troy Aikman will analyze, while Erin Andrews and Pam Oliver report from the sidelines.

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According to FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS Week 20 DVOA Ratings

  • This will be the first Super Bowl ever to match the No. 1 offense by DVOA against the No. 1 defense by DVOA.

  • This will be only the third time that the top two teams in DVOA will meet in the Super Bowl. This also happened in 1997 (Packers-Broncos) and 2002 (Buccaneers-Raiders).

  • It will also be only the fourth time that the Super Bowl matches the top team in DVOA from each conference. This also happened in 1997, 2002, and 1991 (Redskins-Bills).

Here are the Regular Season AND Postseason Numbers for both the Bronco and Seahawks.

DENVER/SEATTLE 2013 REGULAR-SEASON TEAM STATS  

                                                                     BRONCOS               SEAHAWKS

Record………………………………………….13-3………………………13-3

Division Standing…………………………1st (AFCW)……………1st (NFCW)

Turnover Margin………………………….EVEN (T-14th)………+20 (1st)

 

OFFENSE                                                BRONCOS                 SEAHAWKS

Net Yards Per Game……………………457.3 (1st)………………339.0 (17th)

Yards Per Play…………………………….6.3 (2nd)…………………5.6 (9th)

Points Per Game…………………………37.9 (1st)………………..26.1 (T-8th)

Possession Average…………………….30:06……………………..29:57

Net Rushing Yds Per Game…………117.1 (15th)………….136.8 (4th)

Net Passing Yds Per Game…………..340.3 (1st)……………..202.3 (26th)

Had Intercepted/Yards………………..10/131……………………9/21

Sacks Allowed/Yards……………………20/128…………………..44/272

Fumbles/Lost……………………………….27/16……………………..26/10

3d Down Pct………………………………..46.3% (2nd)……………37.3% (17th)

Red Zone TD Pct………………………….76.1% (1st)……………..56.1% (T-12th)

Giveaways……………………………………26 (T-17th)……………..19 (T-4th)

 

DEFENSE                                                BRONCOS                 SEAHAWKS

Net Yards Per Game…………………….356.0 (19th)…………..273.6 (1st)

Yards Per Play……………………………..5.3 (16th)……………….4.4 (1st)

Points Per Game…………………………..24.9 (22nd)……………14.4 (1st)

Net Rushing Yds Per Game………….101.6 (8th)……………..101.6 (7th)

Net Passing Yds Per Game…………..254.4 (27th)……………172.0 (1st)

Intercepted By/Yards…………………..17/141……………………28/385

Sacks For/Yards……………………………41/290…………………..44/298

Opponent Fumbles/Lost……………….25/9……………………….26/11

3rd Down Pct………………………………38.1% (16th)…………..35.2 (10th)

Red Zone TD Pct…………………………..61.7% (25th)…………..36.1% (1st)

Takeaways……………………………………26 (T-16th)……………..39 (1st)

 

SPECIAL TEAMS                                   BRONCOS                 SEAHAWKS

Punts-Average Yds (Gross)……………43.8 (24th)……………41.6 (29th)

Punts-Average Yds (Net)……………….38.8 (23rd)……………39.2 (18th)

Punt Returns-Avg………………………….7.8 (22nd)……………..11.1 (9th)

Punt Returns-Avg Allowed……………9.8 (22nd)……………..3.9 (1st)

Kickoff Returns-Avg………………………25.0 (6th)………………21.2 (27th)

Kickoff Returns-Avg Allowed………..29.3 (32nd)…………..24.0 (19th)

Field Goals Made/Attempted…………25/26…………………..33/35

PENALTIES

Penalties Against/Yards……………………117/1,000……………128/1,183

Opponent Penalties Against/Yards…..97/807………………..98/879

 

DENVER/SEATTLE 2013 POSTSEASON TEAM STATS AT A GLANCE

 

                                                                     BRONCOS                SEAHAWKS

Record…………………………………………..2-0……………………….2-0

Turnover Margin…………………………..-2 (T-8th)…………….+3 (T-3rd)

 

OFFENSE                                                 BRONCOS                 SEAHAWKS

Net Yards Per Game……………………..435.0 (4th)…………..292.5 (9th)

Yards Per Play………………………………6.2 (3rd)……………….5.1 (10th)

Points Per Game…………………………..25.0 (4th)……………..23.0 (6th)

Possession Average………………………35:36…………………..30:29

Net Rushing Yds Per Game………….120.0……………………144.5

Net Passing Yds Per Game……………315.0…………………..148.0

Had Intercepted/Yards…………………1/0……………………….0/0

Sacks Allowed/Yards……………………..0/0……………………..7/22

Fumbles/Lost………………………………..1/1……………………….3/1

3rd Down Pct……………………………….61.5% (1st)………….35.7% (8th)

Red Zone TD Pct…………………………..50.0% (T-6th)……..20.0% (11th)

Giveaways…………………………………….2 (T-7th)………………1 (T-4th)

 

DEFENSE                                                   BRONCOS                 SEAHAWKS

Net Yards Per Game………………………289.5 (2nd)………….356.0 (6th)

Yards Per Play……………………………….5.5 (5th)………………..5.7 (7th)

Points Per Game…………………………….16.5 (2nd)…………….16.0 (1st)

Net Rushing Yards Per Game…………64.5……………………..134.5

Net Passing Yards Per Game………….225.0……………………221.5

Intercepted By/Yards………………………0/0………………………2/0

Sacks For/Yards………………………………6/44…………………….3/14

Opponent Fumbles/Lost………………….0/0………………………5/2

3rd Down Pct………………………………….41.7% (5th)………….26.1% (1st)

Red Zone TD Pct…………………………….66.7% (10th)………..60.0% (9th)

Takeaways………………………………………0 (T-9th)………………4 (T-2nd)

 

SPECIAL TEAMS                                     BRONCOS                 SEAHAWKS

Punts-Avg Yards (Gross)…………………..48.0……………………..38.9

Punts-Avg Yards (Net)………………………28.0*……………………38.9

Punt Returns-Avg……………………………..22.0………………………3.8

Punt Returns-Avg Allowed……………….0.0……………………….0.0

Kickoff Returns-Avg…………………………20.3…………………….32.5

Kickoff Returns-Avg Allowed…………..0.0………………………22.5

Field Goals Made/Attempted…………..5/6……………………….6/6

 

PENALTIES

Penalties Against/Yards……………………..10/84…………………14/118

Opponent Penalties Against/Yards……10/78…………………15/134

  • *Note: Britton Colquitt has only punted once in this postseason. He punted from the 48 yard line against the Patriots and it went for a Touchback.

According to the Wise Guys in Las Vegas, the Broncos are favored by 2.5 points, with the Over/Under set at 47.5 points. We’ll see how much those numbers move by Game Day.

 

Go Broncos!

– Kaptain Kirk

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