Seahawks Lead Broncos 15-0 During Second Quarter of Super Bowl

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Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos, left, throws an interception during the first quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium against the Seattle Seahawks in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Feb. 2, 2014. Close

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Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos, left, throws an interception during the first quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium against the Seattle Seahawks in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Feb. 2, 2014.

Marshawn Lynch scored a touchdown to give the Seattle Seahawks a 15-0 lead over the Denver Broncos during the second quarter of the Super Bowl.

Lynch scored on a one-yard run less than three minutes into the second quarter at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

The Seahawks took a 2-0 lead when the ball was snapped over the head of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning on the first play of the game and Knowshon Moreno recovered the fumble in his own end zone for a Seattle safety. Steven Hauschka then kicked field goals of 31 and 33 yards to make it 8-0 to the Seahawks after the first quarter.

Denver failed to win a first down during the first quarter and was held to 11 yards of offense, compared with 148 for Seattle.

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