The Seattle Seahawks dominated the Denver Broncos on their way to winning Super Bowl XLVIII.
Seattle Seahawks 43 - 8 Denver Broncos...that is a beating.
Few had predicted such a resounding victory, but at the MetLife stadium last night Pete Carroll's Seahawks players blew away the opposition.
Now as the dust settles on a fine performance, and hangovers clear for players and fans alike, just how good are this Seattle team? And how good can they be?
Can they continue to build into next season and beyond and join other historic dynasties such as the 1970's Pittsburgh Steelers, 90s Cowboys, or most recently, the New England Patriots of Bill Belicheck?
Here are three key reasons why this could be the start of the next NFL dynasty.