Super Bowl MVP
On Sunday, Smith became the first player to return an interception for a touchdown and recover a fumble in the same Super Bowl. His 69-yard interception return for a touchdown was the fourth-longest in Super Bowl history.
Coach Pete Carroll said Monday that it was striking to see some of the lesser-known
"I think it was extraordinary last night to see
Kearse had a 23-yard touchdown catch, Baldwin a 10-yard scoring reception. Smith won MVP honors after returning an interception 69 yards for a touchdown and tying for the team lead with 10 tackles.
The Seahawks DST opened the game with a safety when an errant snap went out of the end zone. The unit did not allow a first down in the first quarter. It forced four turnovers and scored twice -- on linebacker
Seattle held Denver to 1.9 yards per carry and rattled Peyton Manning into his worst performance of the season. Smith, safety
Smith made 10 tackles, tied for the team lead, as the Seahawks defense dominated throughout the 43-8 win.
“He can step in at any of the [linebacker] positions and he’s as good or better than the guy in front of him,” linebackers coach Ken Norton said of Smith, a nominal reserve who started 14 regular-season games due to injuries.
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