And then there were two.
Super Bowl XLVIII.
The top seeds in each Conference advanced to the Super Bowl for the first time since 2006. After defeating the New England Patriots 26-16 behind Peyton Manning's 400 passing yards and a dominating defensive performance, the Denver Broncos advanced to the Super Bowl for the first time in 15 years. After a 23-17 victory by the Seattle Seahawks over the San Francisco 49ers sealed by a game-ending, end zone interception by Malcolm Smith, the Broncos know who they will play in the 2014 Super Bowl: the Seattle Seahawks.
Super Bowl 2014
Super Bowl 2014
It is Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's 3rd Super Bowl appearance, and by many accounts, his legacy as The Best Quarterback of All Time is on the line. Win, and he cements his place in the record books. Lose, and he will be considered The Best Regular Season Quarterback of All Time - a shoddy consolation prize.
Super Bowl Game Time
Kickoff is set for Sunday, February 2nd, 2014 at 6:25 p.m. EST (that's 4:25 Mile High time).
The game will air nationally on FOX with Joe Buck calling the game, Troy Aikman providing color commentary, and Pam Oliver and Erin Andrews reporting from the sidelines. Don't worry, there will be plenty of Super Bowl commercials.
FoxSports.com will offer a free online stream of the game. You can listen to games live and online using the NFL's audio streaming package Audio Pass. You can watch the game on-demand after its conclusion using the NFL's Game Rewind package.
Bruno Mars and Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform during halftime.
Entering this weekend, the Broncos enjoyed 2/1 odds to win the Super Bowl, behind only the Seattle Seahawks at 19/10 odds. We'll update the opening line of this game as soon as it is known. More odds from SB Nation.
Mile High Report will have plenty of Super Bowl XLVIII throughout the two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl, so be sure to stick around!