Why your team won't win the Super Bowl:
It is true that a Super Bowl runner up has not won the following season since the Tennessee Titans following Super Bowl 34. But the Seahawks play in the NFC West, which should be good for at least four victories (two each against St. Louis and San Francisco). So it can't be that. And it’s not the idiotic Madden curse. John Madden was on the cover of his own game for years. If there really was a curse, Madden would be reduced to a doddering, incoherent old man who rambles aimlessly during broadcasts.
The thing that is going to hurt the Seahawks is the way the team cried about the officiating following the Super Bowl. Now, referees will not hold a grudge and it is stupid to even suggest it. But having coach Mike Holmgren complain publicly shows what a small person he is. Who acts like that? Even soccer moms and Archie Manning would show more restraint. It sends a bad message to your team. Not as bad as say, hiring Art Shell or signing Jeff George. But it is bad.
You must have a new appreciation for Brett Favre considering that he won with that guy. It’s no surprise that Dallas and San Francisco owned his sizeable butt during the 1990s.
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