New England Patriots fans are well aware that having a record-setting offense means squat in terms of winning the Super Bowl. New England scored a record 589 points in its unbeaten 2007 regular season and was the only club to average more than 30 points per game (36.8). The Patriots faced a New York Giants defense in the Super Bowl that ranked 17th in points allowed at 21.9 points per game, and the Giants upset the Patriots 17-14, holding them to 274 total yards.
That’s a warning sign for backers of the Denver Broncos for Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seattle Seahawks. Denver broke New England’s record with 606 points this season and was the only club to score more than 30 points per game (37.9). The Broncos will be the 19th team to reach the Super Bowl after leading the NFL in scoring. The previous 18 have won only…
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