5 Reasons Why Super Bowl 50 Will Be The Best Super Bowl Yet

By Jacob Kornhauser

Over the past half-century, there have been plenty of memorable Super Bowls, but the 50th installment of the annual championship game could be the best of all. Here are the biggest reasons why Super Bowl 50 could top the previous 49 games.

5 Reasons Why Super Bowl 50 Will Be The Best Super Bowl Yet
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5. Super Bowl 50 Will Be Highly Anticipated

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As long as the game is competitive, it could be the best of all time, because the fact it's Super Bowl 50 will generate a lot of interest from fans.

5. Super Bowl 50 Will Be Highly Anticipated

As long as the game is competitive, it could be the best of all time, because the fact it's Super Bowl 50 will generate a lot of interest from fans.

4. Hard to Predict the Outcome

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Yes, the Panthers are 17-1 this season, but they shouldn't be considered heavy favorites. Denver's defense is strong enough to contain Cam Newton, at least for a while, and that should keep them in the game. With both teams having a legitimate chance to win, this looks like a thrilling matchup.

4. Hard to Predict the Outcome

Yes, the Panthers are 17-1 this season, but they shouldn't be considered heavy favorites. Denver's defense is strong enough to contain Cam Newton, at least for a while, and that should keep them in the game. With both teams having a legitimate chance to win, this looks like a thrilling matchup.

3. Quarterback's Changing of the Guard

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Peyton Manning is likely playing in his final game on Sunday, but Cam Newton's prime is just beginning. Regardless of outcome, this represents a quarterback's changing of the guard, as a legend makes way for a rising star. It's unlikely Newton will ever get to Manning's level, but he does have the chance to be one of the best quarterbacks of his generation.

3. Quarterback's Changing of the Guard

Peyton Manning is likely playing in his final game on Sunday, but Cam Newton's prime is just beginning. Regardless of outcome, this represents a quarterback's changing of the guard, as a legend makes way for a rising star. It's unlikely Newton will ever get to Manning's level, but he does have the chance to be one of the best quarterbacks of his generation.

2. Two Great Defenses Squaring Off

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Every now and then, the Super Bowl ends up being a shootout offensively. That's entertaining, but it doesn't quite feel like a championship game. With these two teams, points will be hard to come by; both defenses absolutely dominate. Every point is going to be of paramount importance, so that will provide more intrigue on every single drive of the game.

2. Two Great Defenses Squaring Off

Every now and then, the Super Bowl ends up being a shootout offensively. That's entertaining, but it doesn't quite feel like a championship game. With these two teams, points will be hard to come by; both defenses absolutely dominate. Every point is going to be of paramount importance, so that will provide more intrigue on every single drive of the game.

1. The Peyton Manning Final Game Narrative

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All eyes will be on Peyton Manning on Sunday and rightfully so. He's a top-five quarterback of all time and is likely playing in his final game. With just one Super Bowl in his Hall of Fame career, a second would be huge for his legacy. He's not what he once was, but if he can will his team to one more victory, it would be the cherry on top of a legendary career.

1. The Peyton Manning Final Game Narrative

All eyes will be on Peyton Manning on Sunday and rightfully so. He's a top-five quarterback of all time and is likely playing in his final game. With just one Super Bowl in his Hall of Fame career, a second would be huge for his legacy. He's not what he once was, but if he can will his team to one more victory, it would be the cherry on top of a legendary career.

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