Thousands of dispirited Denver Bronco fans headed home even before the clock wound down on their team's crushing defeat by the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl.
Denver police were prepared for trouble -- deploying heavily in downtown Denver -- but the city's streets were quiet and cold after the 43-8 defeat.
Twelve seconds into the game, the Seahawks scored on a safety. Twelve seconds into the second half, Percy Harvin crossed the goal line to cap an 87-yard kickoff return.
In the most lopsided Super Bowl in 21 years, the Seahawks breezed to their first NFL championship since entering the league as a 2-12 expansion team in 1976. It's Seattle's first major sports championship since the old NBA Sonics won it all in 1979.
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson tossed threw a pair of touchdown passes in directing an efficient Seattle offense that scored three touchdowns directly off Denver mistakes.
The Seahawks scored touchdowns running and receiving, returning a kickoff and also with an interception return, as well with two field goals and a safety to start the game.
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