The Seahawks fly back to Seattle from Newark after winning Super Bowl XLVIII the night before with a 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium. Their departure is delayed because of a snow storm that hits the New York/New Jersey area overnight, and also includes a stop in Minneapolis to change flight crews. But having the Lombardi Trophy onboard makes the long journey worth it.
John L. Williams (three carries for 8 yards) is a member of the AFC squad that wins the Pro Bowl 23-21.
Mike Reinfeldt, who had been with the Seahawks from 1999-2003, returns as a consultant and later is named vice president of football operations.