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All-Time Super Bowl Team

Who is on Athlon's All-time Super Bowl Team as the big game prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary?
All-Time Super Bowl Team

There is no bigger stage in the NFL, or arguably sports in general, than the Super Bowl. As Super Sunday prepares for its 50th anniversary, there have been countless of Hall of Famers who have lived up to their legacy and reputation with the Lombardi Trophy on the line.

10 Worst Teams to Ever Play in a Super Bowl

Athlon’s list of the worst teams to play for the Lombardi Trophy
10 Worst Teams to Ever Play in a Super Bowl

For the second straight year, the No. 1 seeds in both the AFC and NFC are set to face off for the Lombardi Trophy with the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks on tap for Super Bowl XLIX. As it relates to the topic of worst teams to play in the Super Bowl, it's pretty safe to say neither the Patriots nor Seahawks have much to worry about. However, while the 2014 Patriots may not enter the discussion, the 1985 team hailing from New England headlines Athlon Sports’ list of the worst teams to ever play on Super Sunday.

 

Ranking the Best 10 NFL Teams That Didn't Play in a Super Bowl

Athlon Sports ranks the best teams that never made it to the final game.
10 Best NFL Teams That Didn't Play in a Super Bowl

Athlon Sports has examined win-loss records, overall talent, statistics, playoff performances and more and come up with our list of the best NFL teams that never reached the Super Bowl:

 

* - eventual Super Bowl Champion

 

1. San Francisco 49ers, 1992 (14-2)
Lost: 30-20 to Dallas* in NFC Championship
Pro Bowlers: 7

20 Most Amazing Stats in Super Bowl History

The most amazing, interesting, intriguing and bizarre Super Bowl stats
20 Most Amazing Stats in Super Bowl History

The 49th edition of the NFL’s annual showcase game, also known as the Super Bowl, will take place this Sunday. From its humble start 48 years ago, the Super Bowl has grown into the most-watched event of the year.

 

All-Time Super Bowl Team

After nearly half a century of Super Bowls, who lands on Athlon's All-Time Super Bowl Team?
Athlon Sports' All-Time Super Bowl Team

Super Bowl XLIX features plenty of the game's top players, including New England's Tom Brady, Seattle's Marshawn Lynch, Richard Sherman and Russell Wilson. And with a big performance in the Feb. 1 matchup, those players could earn a spot among the best to play on the NFL's biggest stage. Here's a look at Athlon's All-Time Super Bowl team, highlighting the best performance in the big game.
 

Ranking the 15 Greatest Plays in Super Bowl History

Athlon Sports has dissected nearly 50 years of Super Bowl plays to bring you the best 15.
Ranking the 15 Greatest Plays in Super Bowl History

What defines a great play?

 

Degree of difficulty? Gravity of the moment? The greatness of the players involved and their place in NFL history? Entertainment factor? How about all of the above.

 

Super Bowl XLVIII Preview and Predictions: Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos

Complete analysis of Sunday’s big game along with Athlon editors’ picks to win
Super Bowl XLVIII Preview and Predictions: Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos

It’s a classic, yet unique matchup on tap for Super Bowl XLVIII this Sunday at MetLife Stadium when the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos kick things off at 6:25 p.m. ET on FOX. For the first time since 1991, the battle for the Lombardi Trophy features the NFL’s No. 1 scoring offense (Denver) against the No. 1 scoring defense (Seattle).

10 Really Odd Things That Happened at Super Bowl Media Day

A behind-the-scenes look at the craziness
If you enjoy the circus, are not too fond of your dignity and don’t embarrass easily, then someday you should consider a trip to Super Bowl Media Day. What started as a place where actual journalists could interview NFL players has turned into a mass demonstration of … well, it’s really hard to describe what the demonstration is.
If you enjoy the circus, are not too fond of your dignity and don’t embarrass easily, then someday you should consider a trip to Super Bowl Media Day.

15 Amazing Super Bowl XLVIII Stats

A closer look at some of the statistics, numbers and figures to get you ready for Super Sunday
15 Amazing Super Bowl XLVIII Stats

The top two teams in the NFL will conclude the 2013 season when the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks meet in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday. It’s only fitting that the champions of the AFC and NFC have both posted 15-3 records to earn the right to play for the Lombardi Trophy at MetLife Stadium.

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