STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Only sixth time in NFL history teams from previous Super Bowl have met following regular season. Three teams that won Super Bowl, won rematch following season. Only losses were Vikings beating Chiefs 27-10 to open 1970 season and Bills beating Cowboys in Week 2 of 1993 season. … Last Super Bowl rematch came in 1997 when Packers beat Patriots. … Broncos seeking 13th 3-0 start in franchise history, have missed playoffs three of past five times starting 3-0. … Broncos have 14 players not on roster from Super Bowl and nine new starters on defense. … QB Peyton Manning needs three TD passes to join Brett Favre as only QBs in NFL history with 500 career TDs. Manning needs two TD passes for 100 with Broncos. … After getting 23 carries in opener, RB Montee Ball had only 12 carries vs. Chiefs, but average 5.0 yards per rush. … TE Julius Thomas has 4 TD catches, tied for most by TE to begin season since 1970. … LT Ryan Clady and DE Von Miller were both injured last season and did not play in Super Bowl. … DE DeMarcus Ware has 4 sacks in past four games vs. Seattle. … LB Brandon Marshall leads team with 17 tackles and had first career sack last week. … Seahawks have won 18 of past 19 at home, playoffs included. … Seahawks lost last week by more than seven points for first time since Week 9 of 2011 season in a 23-13 loss at Dallas. … In career vs. AFC teams, Russell Wilson has 18 TD passes, 3 interceptions and QB rating of 109.4. … RB Marshawn Lynch had only six carries against San Diego, tied for fewest carries since joining Seattle early in 2010 season. … After getting 11 offensive touches in season opener, WR Percy Harvin had his hands on the ball only three times last week, including a disputed 51-yard touchdown run. … Seahawks last in NFL in third down defense through two weeks, allowing 55.2 percent conversion rate. … LB Bobby Wagner with 24 tackles in two games, second most in NFL. … CB Richard Sherman has nine interceptions in past 13 home games.
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