Super Bowl 2015: 3 Important Stats That May Decide Outcome

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Feb 3, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll (right) poses with the Vince Lombardi Trophy next to outside linebacker

Malcolm Smith

(left) during the winning team press conference the day after Super Bowl XLVIII at Sheraton New York Times Square. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The Seattle Seahawks hoisted the Lombardi Trophy last season, and they have their eyes on the prize again. They will have to defeat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX to experience the same glory. This Super Bowl figures to be a close contest between two gritty football teams. It may come down to these 3 important stats.

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