The former 'Legion of Boom' member didn't mince words when asked about his Super Bowl prediction.
Well, it didn’t take long for former Seahawks corner back Byron Maxwell to acclimate to his new digs in Philadelphia. The former Legion of Boom member has transferred the same brash confidence that he became accustomed to in Seattle to Philly, where he believes the Super Bowl trophy will reside at season’s end.
In an interview this week with MMQB’s Jenny Vrentas, the former Seattle ball hawk said his new team feels awfully familiar to the one he left.
“It’s pretty much the same culture as in Seattle, I’m telling you,” he said. “We had guys that made smoothies in Seattle, too. All that music during practice. It really is the same.”
Maxwell, who inked a six-year, $63 million deal with the Eagles in the offseason, said his experience of playing in back-to-back Super Bowls will help give Philadelphia an edge when it counts.
“Because I’ve been there before. Knowing what it’s like if we go that far. Because we’re gonna go that far this year—meaning the playoffs and the Super Bowl. We’re gonna go that far. Hopefully that experience I already had, I can help them.”
When pressed on his bold prediction about returning to the Super Bowl for a third straight year, Maxwell didn’t mince words.
“You can take that as a guarantee,” he said. “That’s just me believing in my team and the product we’re going to put out there on the field. I really do believe that. I have no choice but to think that way.”
While Maxwell’s confidence is intriguing, he and the Eagles will have a tall task in dethroning the Seahawks, who return fully-loaded with talent in search of a trip to Santa Clara come February themselves.