Dan Shaughnessy Peyton Manning was powerless in Super Bowl ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Ted S. Warren/AP Seahawks coach Pete Carroll held the Vince Lombardi Trophy after Seattle won Super Bowl XLVIII. Charlie Riedel/AP The Seahawks took a 43-8 win over the Broncos at MetLife Stadium. Elsa/Getty Images Linebacker Malcolm Smith earned MVP honors. Gregory Bull/AP Gatorade was dumped over Carroll in celebration of the win. Gregory Bull/AP Doug Baldwin celebrated scoring a touchdown in answer to the Broncos' points. BRENDAN MCDERMID/Reuters A touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas gave the Broncos their first points of the night. Charlie Riedel/AP Richard Sherman was helped off the field after being injured during game action. Kathy Willens/AP Jermaine Kearse scored the Seahawks' fourth touchdown. Paul Sancya/AP Percy Harvin returned the second-half kickoff for a touchdown. Matt Slocum/AP Carroll celebrated Harvin's play. Jim O'Connor/USA Today Sports Malcolm Smith scored a touchdown after intercepting a pass thrown by Peyton Manning in the second quarter. Charlie Riedel/AP Bruno Mars kicked off the halftime show with a drum performance. Chris O'Meara/AP Marshawn Lynch added to the Seahawks' lead with a touchdown in the second quarter. Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports The Broncos' Mike Adams tried to knock the ball from Percy Harvin. Paul Sancya/AP The Seahawks took an 8-0 lead over the Broncos in the first quarter of the Super Bowl.