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Seahawks to win 2015 Super Bowl?

Yeah, OK, so we're barely more than a month removed from the most recent Super Bowl, and the NFL famously produces surprise champions. But with the Seattle Seahawks on Monday re-signing defensive end Michael Bennett -- thought by many to be the best free agent in this year's class -- and coming off such a comprehensive title-clinching victory over the Denver Broncos, it's impossible to avoid thinking of a repeat in the Emerald City -- even after Seattle lost Golden Tate to Detroit on Wednesday. What are your thoughts?

Right now, what is your pick for 2014-15 Super Bowl champion?

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  • What is the likelihood of a Seahawks repeat?

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  • Is Michael Bennett an elite defensive end?

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  • How much will Golden Tate's absence hurt the Seahawks in 2014?

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  • Which of these teams has the best shot at unseating the Seahawks as Super Bowl champions?

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While the Seattle Seahawks were celebrating their first Super Bowl championship Wednesday, 31 other franchises could only look on in envy. Thirteen of them, though, surely felt the sting a little more strongly, as they still have never taken home the trophy. Sure, some of them won titles in the old NFL, but there's nothing like winning North America's most important crown on the biggest stage in sports.

Can you name these Super Bowl-less franchises? Take our quiz to find out!

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In the wake of the Seattle Seahawks' thunderous win over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII, many are asking: Just how good was the Legion of Boom & Co., compared to history's best defenses? Answer yourself by clicking on the images below!

Best NFL Defenses Ever

1962 Packers

1962 Packers

230.0 YPG, 10.6 PPG, 3.57 TO/gm, won NFL title.

1969 Chiefs

1969 Chiefs

225.9 YPG, 12.6 PPG, 3.36 TO/gm, won Super Bowl.

1971 Vikings

1971 Vikings

243.3 YPG, 9.9 PPG, 3.21 TO/gm, won NFC Central.

1972 Dolphins

1972 Dolphins

235.5 YPG, 12.2 PPG, 3.29 TO/gm, 14-0 regular season, won Super Bowl.

1975 Rams

1975 Rams

237.3 YPG, 9.6 PPG, 2.86 TO/gm, won NFC West.

1976 Steelers

1976 Steelers

237.6 YPG, 9.9 PPG, 3.29 TO/gm, won AFC Central.

1977 Falcons

1977 Falcons

231.6 YPG, 9.2 PPG, 3.43 TO/gm, 2nd in NFC West.

1985 Bears

1985 Bears

258.4 YPG, 12.4 PPG, 3.38 TO/gm, won Super Bowl.

1990 Giants

1990 Giants

262.9 YPG, 13.2 PPG, 2.13 TO/gm, won Super Bowl.

2000 Ravens

2000 Ravens

246.7 YPG, 10.3 PPG, 3.06 TO/gm, won Super Bowl.

2002 Buccaneers

2002 Buccaneers

252.8 YPG, 12.2 PPG, 2.38 TO/gm, won Super Bowl.

2013 Seahawks

2013 Seahawks

273.6 YPG, 14.4 PPG, 2.44 TO/gm, won Super Bowl.

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It's easy to forget that winning isn't everything when the stakes are of Super Bowl proportion. But Denver Broncos defensive end Shaun Phillips' tweet of this text-message exchange with Jaylen, one of his sons, reminds us all there's more to life than the outcome of a game.

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