“That’s the biggest gap in sports, the difference between the winner and the loser of the Super Bowl.” John Madden
1. It’s the first time it’s being played in NY/NJ area
2. It’s the first one played in an outdoor stadium in a cold weather city.
3. Of the 48 Super bowls played, it is the fifth time two teams with animal names have played each other; Seattle Seahawks(15-3) and Denver Broncos (15-3)
4. Peyton Manning set NFL record for most touch down passes thrown in a season.
5. Seattle Coach Pete Carroll is in his first Super Bowl as head coach and is coaching his third team (previously, New Englang and NY Jets). This is a first for him. Go Pete!
Every year there is a Super Bowl game, we get endless lists of stats and predictions. It’s the ultimate Americana experience and almost everyone joins the fun. if you are from the NY/NJ area, you know already that this is huge for us: a first time Superbowl location for us. I’ve added 10 things to know… Add your thoughts to my comments so I can share more facts to my list. What would you add?
“The chance of winning a Super Bowl in a city like New York, there’s nothing like it. Once you win one, you get that bug to win another, that edge.” Mark Sanchez, New York Jets quarterback
6. First time a Super Bowl is played in a stadium named after an insurance company: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford NY.
7.Three Time Square Streets were closed for a Toboggan ride
8.The Steelers and Cowboys are tied at the top with eight Super Bowl appearances eac
9. Seattle was ranked #1 in Defense and Denver #1 in Offense this season – and both teams are in states that legalized marijuanaX Eli ManningX X HumorXX New England PatriotsX New York GiantsX NFLX X X Super Bowl XLVIX Tom Brad
10. Endless junk food snack will be consumed, fun facts shared, outrageous commercials shown, and gambling bets galore will reach a high before the game ends. What did I miss? Add your voice below.
Positive Motivation Tip: Each new game brings new winners. Enjoy
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