It is no surprise, then, that Bailey was chosen to speak to the Broncos on Saturday night in the final meetings before the biggest game of their lives. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Bailey and Broncos coach John Fox both addressed the team.
Bailey's message: "Make the game bigger than just yourself." Bailey said the game is more important than just you. It's about the team; it's about everyone.
Fox's message was that the preparation for the game truly took seven months, not two weeks. Fox told the Broncos they were ready and not to get caught up in the emotions. That the passion of the game will take care of itself when it arrives.
The Seahawks didn't have any special Saturday night speech, according to Rapoport. They did their normal routine at the team hotel.