They share certain aspects of their NFL lives in common, but they go about deploying their team very differently.
The most coveted square is 0,0, which has the highest probability of occurring based on the scoring between eventual playoff teams over the past decade.
According to the game charters at Pro Football Focus, the Seahawks and Patriots are in almost a dead heat in pass coverage and passer rating against.
According to ESPN, who ranked every NFL team according to its 25-and-under talent, the Redskins were last. And some of their players that did make the cut aren't very good.
The oddsmakers in Vegas have this as one of the closest Super Bowls in history, making it just the third time one of the teams is favored by a single point.
The Seattle Seahawks dominated teams when they rushed the football and are one of the best defensive teams in the league. However, here are five weaknesses that could cost them a shot to be the first back-to-back Super Bowl winner since their opponents, the New England Patriots, turned the tick in 2004 and 2005.
Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are back for a sixth Super Bowl, but if they want to win their fourth championship they will have to minimize the following five weaknesses when they take the field against the Seattle Seahawks.
Dalton makes the team after throwing the fewest touchdown passes (19) of his career.
The Seahawks were the top-ranked defense in the NFL this year, but don't stack up against great Ds of the past
After a full year on the job, the Lions' defense became four points per game worse than average under Barry.