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48 numbers for Super Bowl XLVIII

Various points of interest heading into the Sunday showdown between Denver and Seattle. (By Matt Wiley, The Gazette) Twitter @MWCoyote

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48 - Yard punt by Denver's Britton Colquitt on his one playoff punt. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Nam Y. Huh

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47 - Is a number you won't see playing on the field today. Nobody on either team wears that jersey number. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Ed Andrieski

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46

46 - Percent of third downs were converted by Denver during the season. Seattle converted 37 percent. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Paul Sancya

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45

45 Points were Seattle's season high. Denver equaled or topped that mark five times. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

David Zalubowski

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Chiefs Colts Football

44 - Years ago the Chiefs won their last Super Bowl. Remind all the Chiefs fans who gloated when they were 9-0 of that fact. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Michael Conroy

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43

43 Hours that pictures of Eric Decker and his pregnant wife Jesse James were the top trending Sports story on Gazette.com. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Jack Dempsey

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Raiders Seahawks Football

42 - For the Seahawks is Chris Maragos. He's in the Super Bowl despite not being drafted and not having any scholarship offers out of high school. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Elaine Thompson

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41

41 Sacks by the Broncos in 2013 after leading the league with 52 in 2012. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Jack Dempsey

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40

40 - More yards per game for Demaryius Thomas in wins over losses (96.3 in wins, 56 in losses). (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Jack Dempsey

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39

39 Degrees at kickoff was the coldest Super Bowl on record. That was Super Bowl XI at Tulane Stadium in Louisianna. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan, File)

Peter Morgan

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38

38 - Other cornerbacks were selected in the 2011 draft - Richard Sherman will tell you who is the best. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Ted S. Warren

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37

37 Years, 10 months and nine days old for Peyton Manning on Super Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Mark Humphrey

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36

36 Years ago the Legion of Doom appeared in an animated series to battle the Super Friends. The Legion of Boom (nickname for Seattle’s defensive backs) is based on the super villain group

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35

35 Million (at least) pot jokes have been made since Jan. 19 and today. Please stop - they aren't funny anymore. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Brennan Linsley

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34

34 Yards on 11 attempts is all Marshawn Lynch has managed in his career against the Broncos. He was playing with the Bills. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching, File)

Jim Prisching

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33

33 Years old must be the cutoff for the Seahawks. No players are over 32. Four Broncos are older than 33. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

Amy Sancetta

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32

32 or XXXII was the first Super Bowl the Broncos won. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

LENNY IGNELZI

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31

31 Yard run was the longest by Knowshon Moreno this season. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Jack Dempsey

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30

30 Point win by the Seahawks over the Broncos in preseason 40-10. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Elaine Thompson

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29

29 More touchdowns thrown by Peyton Manning (55) than Russell Wilson (26). They unbelievably both had one rushing score. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Charlie Riedel

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28

28 Seasons ago Seattle's Steve Largent had his career season-high 1,283 yards receiving. Denver's Eric Decker had 1,288 this season. (AP Photo/Tom Reed)

TOM REED

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27

27 Interceptions this season by players on the Seahawks current roster. Brandon Browner had one, but he has been suspended for using performance-enhancing drugs. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Elaine Thompson

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26

26 RBIs in two seasons by Russell Wilson playing in the minor leagues with two Rockies' affiliates. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Stephen Brashear

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Rams Seahawks Football

25 Times a team has led the NFL in scoring defense and total defense since 1940. That team has won the title nine times. Seattle led those categories this year. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

John Froschauer

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24

24 Touchdowns combined rushing and receiving for Percy Harvin in his five-year career. Yet many are expecting him to be a difference maker Sunday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Ted S. Warren

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23

23 Year-old Montee Ball played at Wisconsin with Russell Wilson and with Peyton Manning on the Broncos. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Morry Gash

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22

22 Thousand dollars for the cheapest single-ticket package StubHub had 10 days before the game . (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Gerald Herbert

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21

21 Is the legal age for you to be like Peyton Manning and worry about getting a Bud Light in your mouth. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Invision for Universal Music Group/AP Images)

Alexandra Wyman

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20

20 More takeaways than giveaways by the Seahawks. Denver was even. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

David Goldman

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19

19 Years since "Full House" has aired new episodes, yet John Stamos, Bob Saget and Dave Coulier will be featured in an ad Sunday. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)

DAN STEINBERG

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18

18 Receptions for 163 yards and no touchdowns in two Super Bowls by Wes Welker. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Matt Slocum

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17

17 Times Seattle held an opponent under 25 points. Denver's defense did it 11 times. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Elaine Thompson

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16

16 More wins than losses for Denver in the all-time series against former AFC West rival Seattle (34-18). (AP Photo/Barry Sweet)

Barry Sweet

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15

15 Years ago NFL Network's Michelle Beisner made the Pro Bowl as a Broncos cheerleader. Now she is reportedly engaged to broadcaster Joe Buck, who is calling the Super Bowl. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)

Paul A. Hebert

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14

14 and 1 is the Broncos all-time record when leading at halftime in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Jack Dempsey

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13

13 Months ago the Broncos lost to the Ravens on the Mile High mistake. If it wasn’t for that play Denver could be looking at a possible repeat. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

Joe Mahoney

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12

12 th man belongs to Texas A&M not Seattle. The Aggies sued and the out-of-court deal required Seattle to pay a $100,000 lump sum then $5,000 each year that the Seahawks use it. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

John Froschauer

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11

11 Players missed the Pro Bowl to play in the Super Bowl (6 Seahawks, 5 Broncos). (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

Eugene Tanner

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10

10 Sacks by Denver's Shaun Phillips. He replaced Elvis Dumervil, who had 9.5 sacks for the Ravens. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Jack Dempsey

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9

9 Years since the Patriots won a Super Bowl. Yet some still think they are elite. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)

Gregory Payan

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8

8 Times the betting underdog has won the Super Bowl outright. The Broncos are favored. (AP Photo)

AP

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7

7 John Elway. No list involving the Broncos can have any other No. 7. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

TONY DEJAK

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6

6 No. 1 hits by Bruno Mars. The highest number for a male solo artist on the 20 years of the Billboard charts. He will perform at halftime.

Powers Imagery

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5

5 Common opponents for the Broncos and Seahawks. They were 8-0 against the Titans, Giants, Jaguars and Texans and 0-2 against the Colts. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Michael Conroy

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4

4 Losses in the Super Bowl by the Broncos. That is tied for the most with the Bills and Vikings. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

REED SAXON

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3

3 and 0 record by Denver on FOX this season. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Charles Sykes

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2

2 Touchdown passes and two interceptions thrown by Peyton Manning in previous two Super Bowls. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Chris O'Meara

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1

1 Stat that is hard to believe: The Seahawks led the NFC in penalties (128) and the Broncos led the AFC (117). Maybe there is hope for the Raiders. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

John Froschauer

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48

48 - Yard punt by Denver's Britton Colquitt on his one playoff punt. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

47

47 - Is a number you won't see playing on the field today. Nobody on either team wears that jersey number. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

46

46 - Percent of third downs were converted by Denver during the season. Seattle converted 37 percent. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

45

45 Points were Seattle's season high. Denver equaled or topped that mark five times. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Chiefs Colts Football

44 - Years ago the Chiefs won their last Super Bowl. Remind all the Chiefs fans who gloated when they were 9-0 of that fact. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

43

43 Hours that pictures of Eric Decker and his pregnant wife Jesse James were the top trending Sports story on Gazette.com. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Raiders Seahawks Football

42 - For the Seahawks is Chris Maragos. He's in the Super Bowl despite not being drafted and not having any scholarship offers out of high school. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

41

41 Sacks by the Broncos in 2013 after leading the league with 52 in 2012. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

40

40 - More yards per game for Demaryius Thomas in wins over losses (96.3 in wins, 56 in losses). (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

39

39 Degrees at kickoff was the coldest Super Bowl on record. That was Super Bowl XI at Tulane Stadium in Louisianna. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan, File)

38

38 - Other cornerbacks were selected in the 2011 draft - Richard Sherman will tell you who is the best. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

37

37 Years, 10 months and nine days old for Peyton Manning on Super Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

36

36 Years ago the Legion of Doom appeared in an animated series to battle the Super Friends. The Legion of Boom (nickname for Seattle’s defensive backs) is based on the super villain group

35

35 Million (at least) pot jokes have been made since Jan. 19 and today. Please stop - they aren't funny anymore. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

34

34 Yards on 11 attempts is all Marshawn Lynch has managed in his career against the Broncos. He was playing with the Bills. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching, File)

33

33 Years old must be the cutoff for the Seahawks. No players are over 32. Four Broncos are older than 33. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

32

32 or XXXII was the first Super Bowl the Broncos won. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

31

31 Yard run was the longest by Knowshon Moreno this season. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

30

30 Point win by the Seahawks over the Broncos in preseason 40-10. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

29

29 More touchdowns thrown by Peyton Manning (55) than Russell Wilson (26). They unbelievably both had one rushing score. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

28

28 Seasons ago Seattle's Steve Largent had his career season-high 1,283 yards receiving. Denver's Eric Decker had 1,288 this season. (AP Photo/Tom Reed)

27

27 Interceptions this season by players on the Seahawks current roster. Brandon Browner had one, but he has been suspended for using performance-enhancing drugs. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

26

26 RBIs in two seasons by Russell Wilson playing in the minor leagues with two Rockies' affiliates. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Rams Seahawks Football

25 Times a team has led the NFL in scoring defense and total defense since 1940. That team has won the title nine times. Seattle led those categories this year. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

24

24 Touchdowns combined rushing and receiving for Percy Harvin in his five-year career. Yet many are expecting him to be a difference maker Sunday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

23

23 Year-old Montee Ball played at Wisconsin with Russell Wilson and with Peyton Manning on the Broncos. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

22

22 Thousand dollars for the cheapest single-ticket package StubHub had 10 days before the game . (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

21

21 Is the legal age for you to be like Peyton Manning and worry about getting a Bud Light in your mouth. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Invision for Universal Music Group/AP Images)

20

20 More takeaways than giveaways by the Seahawks. Denver was even. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

19

19 Years since "Full House" has aired new episodes, yet John Stamos, Bob Saget and Dave Coulier will be featured in an ad Sunday. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)

18

18 Receptions for 163 yards and no touchdowns in two Super Bowls by Wes Welker. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

17

17 Times Seattle held an opponent under 25 points. Denver's defense did it 11 times. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

16

16 More wins than losses for Denver in the all-time series against former AFC West rival Seattle (34-18). (AP Photo/Barry Sweet)

15

15 Years ago NFL Network's Michelle Beisner made the Pro Bowl as a Broncos cheerleader. Now she is reportedly engaged to broadcaster Joe Buck, who is calling the Super Bowl. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)

14

14 and 1 is the Broncos all-time record when leading at halftime in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

13

13 Months ago the Broncos lost to the Ravens on the Mile High mistake. If it wasn’t for that play Denver could be looking at a possible repeat. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

12

12 th man belongs to Texas A&M not Seattle. The Aggies sued and the out-of-court deal required Seattle to pay a $100,000 lump sum then $5,000 each year that the Seahawks use it. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

11

11 Players missed the Pro Bowl to play in the Super Bowl (6 Seahawks, 5 Broncos). (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

10

10 Sacks by Denver's Shaun Phillips. He replaced Elvis Dumervil, who had 9.5 sacks for the Ravens. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

9

9 Years since the Patriots won a Super Bowl. Yet some still think they are elite. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)

8

8 Times the betting underdog has won the Super Bowl outright. The Broncos are favored. (AP Photo)

7

7 John Elway. No list involving the Broncos can have any other No. 7. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

6

6 No. 1 hits by Bruno Mars. The highest number for a male solo artist on the 20 years of the Billboard charts. He will perform at halftime.

5

5 Common opponents for the Broncos and Seahawks. They were 8-0 against the Titans, Giants, Jaguars and Texans and 0-2 against the Colts. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

4

4 Losses in the Super Bowl by the Broncos. That is tied for the most with the Bills and Vikings. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

3

3 and 0 record by Denver on FOX this season. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

2

2 Touchdown passes and two interceptions thrown by Peyton Manning in previous two Super Bowls. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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1 Stat that is hard to believe: The Seahawks led the NFC in penalties (128) and the Broncos led the AFC (117). Maybe there is hope for the Raiders. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

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