– “This Seattle team is Peyton Manning’s kryptonite”. – Heath Evans on the Seattle Seahawks, both defensively and offensively
– “[If] he gets his 20 touches, they’re unstoppable…If you don’t deal with Marshawn [Lynch] from the jump, you’re in for a long day.” – Heath Evans on Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch
– “[The Seattle Seahawks] have weapons galore; they’re not household names on the wide receiving corps but once Marshawn [Lynch] gets going, that’s when you see Golden Tate, Doug [Baldwin] and the rest of the boys’ game start to elevate.” – Heath Evans on the versatility of the Seattle Seahawks’ offense
– “This is going to be a heavyweight matchup. When [Demaryius Thomas] goes to that side of the ball, all eyes are going to be on that side of the field.” – Heath Evans on the matchup between Demaryius Thomas and Richard Sherman
– “All the little wrinkles that Percy [Harvin] makes you think of; if he’s back there returning kicks, you know in a breath this guy is going 80 yards for a touchdown and changing the game” – Heath Evans on Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin
– “How lucky is Peyton Manning; you have this 6-5 freak of nature tight end, that when you put him with those other three monsters that we already knew Peyton had, now what do you do?” – Heath Evans on the emergence of Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas
– “Everything. That’s why you strap it up. I remember a lot of Super Bowls over the years and I’ve always wanted to play in one.” – Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey on what it means to make it to the Super Bowl for the first time
– “I’m not sure, to be honest with you…There are a lot of good corners out there, it’s hard to pinpoint who is the best. But he had the better two years the last two years as a corner.” – Bailey on if Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is the best cornerback in the NFL
On NFL.com the following video clips from NFL Super Bowl Live & NFL Total Access are available for viewing:
– Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey and defensive end Shaun Phillips join NFL Total Access to talk about what it means to make it to Super Bowl XLVIII:
– NFL Network analyst Heath Evans on how the emergence of Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas has added another dimension to the Broncos passing game:
– NFL Network analyst Heath Evans on the importance of Marshawn Lynch to the Seattle Seahawks offense:
– Dan Hellie, Heath Evans and Curtis Conway discuss the chances of Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch does not speak on Super Bowl Media Day:
– The NFL Total Access crew discusses whether Denver Broncos cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has ulterior motives when he says he’s considering retirement:
– Heath Evans and Curtis Conway both agree that as a player, weather can be a shock to the system but should not play a factor for the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks:
Coming up on NFL Network on Tuesday, January 28
– Denver Broncos linebacker Wesley Woodyard joins NFL AM at 6:00 AM ET.
– At 10:00 AM ET, NFL Network provides live coverage of Super Bowl XLVIII Media Day from the Prudential Center. Hosts Rich Eisen and Melissa Stark are joined by analysts Michael Irvin, Kurt Warner, Marshall Faulk and Terrell Davis at the desk, while Deion Sanders roams the scene providing interviews with players and coaches. New York Giants Senior Vice President of Communications Pat Hanlon joins to provide analysis and insight into what the PR staffs, coaches and players from both the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos are facing from a media perspective during Media Day and throughout the week leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII. Between the two sessions, host Scott Hanson, NFL Media Insiders Ian Rapoport and Mike Silver, and analyst/reporter Steve Wyche offer further analysis and information.
Executive VP of Football Operations for the Denver Broncos, John Elway joins NFL Network’s Super Bowl Media Day coverage on-set.
– At 9:00 PM ET, Michael Irvin and Marshall Faulk debate for a final time this season on a special one-hour edition of M&M. Irvin and Faulk discuss all of the topics heading into Super Bowl XLVIII, resulting in the crowning of an M&M champion for the season. A panel consisting of NFL Network analyst Steve Mariucci, Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk and New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson judge.
– At 10:00 PM ET, Sound FX: Best of 2013 Season premieres, providing the best on-field sights and sounds from the 2013 NFL season.