Super Bowl XLIX odds: Seahawks open at 7/1, Broncos at 8/1

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Not surprisingly, the Seahawks are favored to make it back to the big game. (USATSI)

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The 2013 season has been in the books for less than an hour and for everyone but the Seattle Seahawks and their fans, we're already looking ahead to 2014. Although things didn't quite end up as Peyton Manning and the Bronocos had hoped, there is some good news: They're the early favorites to return to the Super Bowl in 12 months.

Want to guess who Vegas likes to represent the NFC? Yep, that's right: the Seahawks.

Specifically, the Super Bowl XLIX odds look like this, according to Pregame.com's R.J. Bell:

Seahawks: 7/1
Denver Broncos : 8/1
San Francisco 49ers : 8/1
New England Patriots : 12/1
Green Bay Packers : 20/1
New Orleans Saints : 20/1
Atlanta Falcons : 25/1
Cincinnati Bengals : 25/1
Carolina Panthers : 25/1
Indianapolis Colts : 30/1
Kansas City Chiefs : 30/1
Philadelphia Eagles : 30/1
Chicago Bears : 30/1
Arizona Cardinals : 30/1

Some notable omissions: San Diego Chargers , Baltimore Ravens  and  Pittsburgh Steelers .

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Ryan Wilson has been an NFL writer for CBS Sports since June 2011, and he's covered five Super Bowls in that time. Ryan previously worked at AOL's FanHouse from start to finish, and Football Outsiders... Full Bio

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