The coin toss at Super Bowl 2014 was an event in itself as Jow Namoth threw the coin in the air before a call was made. The toss was eventually won by the Seattle Seahawks who chose to defer to the Denver Broncos and begin the 48th Super Bowl with a kick-off.
The coin toss, done by famous New York Jets quarterback Joe Namoth, got off to a rocky start after Namoth tossed the coin before a call was made. Seattle chose Tails in the coin toss up and won the second toss. In a surprise move by the Seattle Seahawks, the defensive team opted to defer their coin toss win and let the Broncos receive in Super Bowl 2014. Commenting on the decision defer, many sports analysts thought the Seahawks would want initial possession of the ball to get a head start in the game.
However, the decision worked to their advantage as the Denver Broncos center Manny Ramirez had a bad snap to quarterback Peyton Manning that resulted in a safety for the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks went on to dominate the first quarter with three field goals making a 8-0 lead over the Broncos.
While the Broncos were predicted to win the game with their strong offense, the Seahawks have overtaken Manning and his offense with an interception made by Kam Chancellor near the end of the first quarter.
Who Won Coin Toss at Super Bowl 2014 – Joe Namoth Fumbles First Coin Toss.