Jan 25, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; General view of the Super Bowl XLIX letters and the downtown Phoenix skyline 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
This weekend is the event football fans wait all year for: the Super Bowl!
I’m sure plenty of you Green Bay Packers fans aren’t past their last game as of yet – no surprise, neither am I – but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t at least try to enjoy the biggest sporting spectacle the U.S. has to offer.
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Even if the two teams involved aren’t ones we particularly like, they still arguably (though the only arguing against it might be by our fellow Packers fans) rank as the two best teams the league has to offer this year.
As fans of the Packers, you’re all fans of football I would assume?
So while it would be much more appealing to see your favorite team competing in the final game of the season, it can still be an entertaining experience to watch these two high-quality squads duke it out.
Whether your interest lies in the intriguing matchups and talented units in play, or you just want to see one team or other lose, there is reason to watch.
I unquestionably fall into the former category; I’m a Packers fan first, but the sport as a whole is right there with it.
As such, I cannot wait to see what these athletic marvels manage to show me when matched up against some of the best counterparts the league has available.
On that subject, I come across a logical question: of all the gifted participants, who is the best? That’s a loaded question for sure, but it can be simplified to: who will be the MVP of this game?
Now, the best player overall won’t necessarily win; that’s obvious. Just look at last year, when Malcolm Smith won despite not even being a starter for the Seahawks this year (excluding through injuries).
But on the biggest day of the season, it is fair to wonder who will have the most substantial impact in their team’s final effort to secure a championship.
With that, I’ve taken a look at which players on each team I believe can end up being that guy for their team.
I’ll start with the NFC representative…
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