Seahawks beat Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl

Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno (27) recovers

Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno (27) recovers a fumble in the end zone for a safety after a bad snap in the first half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) (February 2, 2014 10:48 PM)

(AP) - Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle's in a long time.

The Seahawks won their first Super Bowl title Sunday night in overpowering fashion, punishing Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 43-8. That relentless defense, the NFL's stingiest, never let the five-time MVP get going, disarming the highest-scoring offense in league history.


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