Former NFL running back from New Jersey breaks down the key Super Bowl matchups
🏈 Former NFL running back from Lacey Township breaks down key Super Bowl 57 matchups
🏈 Keith Elias of Lacey who now serves as NFL Senior Director for Player Engagement discusses key Super Bowl matchups between the Eagles and Chiefs
🏈 Full audio interview with NFL Senior Director for Player Engagement Keith Elias of Lacey is available
The day we've been waiting for is finally here - Superbowl Sunday!
To help break down all the key matchups you're going to want to keep an eye on tonight, NFL Senior Director of Player Engagement Keith Elias joined me this morning on 'Shore Sports Talk' on 94.3ThePoint.
Elias was an All-American Running Back at Lacey Township High School and again at Princeton University leading to a career in the NFL with the New York Giants and Indianapolis Colts in the 1990's.
Breaking down the matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles
The NFL MVP is in his third SuperBowl in the last five years and the 27-year-old Patrick Mahomes is looking to help guide the Chiefs to their 3rd title in franchise history tonight.
While the Chiefs come in with a loaded offense, they can be matched and possible defeated by the Eagles.
"When you look at both teams, and you compare them player to player, you get a situation where the Eagles, in my opinion, have a very deep roster and a very balanced team and are strong at every position," Elias said. "Pound for pound, the Eagles have a better team, if you want to say it that way, but Mahomes, Kelce -- some of the weapons on Defense (for KC), they could put the quarterback on the ground, those are essential elements. This Chiefs D-Line -- they put people on the ground, they cause turnovers."
Who ends up winning Super Bowl 57 depends on which team makes the last stand
The Eagles and Chiefs bring two high powered, octane offenses into the game tonight and it may very well be a high scoring game, but who wins may depends on who plays defense better late in the game.
"This game is going to be won on who gets the extra possession," Elias said. "Shootout may be a good thing to say, but it's really going to be who gets the extra possession, what defense forces the turnover and I'll be looking at that down the stretch, that second half, that 4th quarter -- who gets the turnover in the 4th quarter."
You can listen to the entire conversation that I had with Keith Elias, below, or on Spotify or Apple Podcasts, just head to 94.3 The Point on those platforms.
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