Super Bowl 2014: top five storylines

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5. The weather

Jan 22, 2014; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; A general view as stadium workers clean snow from the field and stands during the Super Bowl XLVIII stadium preparations press conference at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

We’ve heard it since it was announced that the Super Bowl will be played in New Jersey (not New York). The weather will be a factor. It’ll be cold, perhaps freezing, but it won’t snow. There’s a 10 percent chance of snow in the forecast.

If it does snow or even rain, the advantage goes to Seattle. Snowy conditions don’t favor a fast-paced, pass-heavy team like Denver. Seattle is the opposite of that – the team relies on Marshawn Lynch in the run game and has the league’s best defense.

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