Ranking the best potential Super Bowl XLVIII matchups

Tuesday January 7th, 2014
A Broncos-Saints Super Bowl would give Peyton Manning (center) a chance to avenge his 2010 loss to New Orleans.
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16. Chargers-Seahawks: The Charlie Whitehurst Bowl? I'm grasping at straws to come up with a legitimate connection between these two Left Coast clubs. Like the Broncos and Seahawks, the Chargers and Seahawks were once division rivals in the AFC West, but they've only played three times since 2002's realignment and haven't met since 2010. And, of course, as with any final pairing involving the Chargers, there's that bizarre streak by which San Diego could become the fifth team in a row to win the Super Bowl after visiting Philadelphia for the Eagles' home-opener.

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