Super Bowl 2015 Predictions: The Baltimore Wire Predicts


Jan 25, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; General view of banners at the NFL Experience at Phoenix Convention Center in advance of Super Bowl XLIX between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Just because we’ve got a bunch of Ravens fans (and a Skins fan, and an Eagles fan) at the Baltimore Wire doesn’t mean we can’t make some Super Bowl 2015 predictions. Everyone’s got a prediction. Here are ours:

Randy Buchman (@osayorioles) – Seahawks

Integrity prevails as Russell Wilson has a very good game and the Seahawks triumph 28-16 over the Patriots. New England falls behind early, and a sense of accumulated distraction and bad football karma deflates the overinflated pomposity of the Pats and their equally arrogant sports writing community. By the end of the first quarter, all the air goes out of the Patriots’ drive and historic institutional high standing.

Cole Moog (@cdmoog) – Seahawks

Revis and Sherman each get one interception. Marshawn Lynch get the MVP. Seahawks win 27-23.

Richard Smith – Ravens(?)

Seattle 34, Ravens 37, as the Ravens get added to the game late when Belichick, Brady and the Patriots get sent to a Patagonian jail.

Anthony Brown (@ABrownSports) – Seahawks

Seahawks win 31-28. Russell Wilson throws at least two touchdowns and an interception. Marshawn Lynch carries the team offensively if Wilson is shutdown and runs for over 100 yards.

Zachary Pulverente (@ZachFanCred) – Seahawks

Seahawks win 34-27. Russell Wilson has a big bounce-back from the NFC Championship week, and the Patriots’ defense has trouble getting off the field due to Marshawn Lynch.

Brandon Austin (@BMoreThanGreat) – Seahawks

35-31 Seahawks. Marshawn Lynch goes Beast Mode on the Pats D. The Legion of Boom forces a big turnover to seal the deal.

Joe Serpico (@JoeKnowsOs) – Patriots

33-30 Patriots. Belichick and Brady prove that it doesn’t matter what ball they use.

Myself, Shawn Brubaker (@63brubaker) – Seahawks

I don’t like either team, but the Seahawks are more talented, so I’ll go with them. When the Seahawks come to play, they should beat any team in the league. The Pats will not have an answer for the Seahawks unorthodox, power running offense, and the Legion of Boom’s consistently too physical yet unpenalized coverage should be too much for the Patriots to overcome. A bold prediction: Russell Wilson will be the game’s leading rusher. Lower score than the rest of the Baltimore Wire predicted, I say Seahawks 23, Patriots 17.

That’s six votes for the Seahawks, one for the Patriots and one for the Ravens. Could the Wire staff be blinded with anti-Patriots bias? Are the Seahawks truly that much better than the Patriots? Will Roger Goodell make the most stunning decision in NFL history and banish the Patriots to Patagonia? We’ll know in less than a week. Get excited.

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