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Well, the weekend is almost here and in just a few short days, millions of viewers will be in front of their TV’s watching the Super Bowl XLIX. What do you need to know about this year’s Super Bowl? Well, I have done some research so that you can feel fully prepared to watch the game this Sunday! Check out some fun facts below!

  • Game Info: Sunday, February 1, 5:30 PM on NBC @ University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
  • Teams: Seattle Seahawks vs New England Patriots
  • The Seahawks and Patriots are both the No. 1 seed in their respective conferences
  • The Seahawks are the first team to play in consecutive Super Bowls since the Patriots did it in 2004-05
  • Tom Brady’s 6th Super Bowl appearance is the most in the NFL for any quarterback. With the win against the Indianapolis Colts, Brady broke his tie with former Denver Broncos great John Elway as the only quarterbacks to have been in five Super Bowls.
  • Arizona is hosting the Super Bowl for the third time in 19 years.
  • A  30-second ad cost $4 million in 2014, and that number is expected to rise to $4.5 million this year.
  • Katy Perry is the featured artist for the halftime show. Lenny Kravitz will join Perry as a guest performer. The very talented Idina Menzel will perform the national anthem, while Grammy winner John Legend sings “America the Beautiful.”
  • There will be 120 footballs ready to go on Sunday. Let’s hope they are all regulation size.
  • The well known sterling silver Lombardi Trophy, is made by Tiffany & Co. and weighs about seven pounds.

Do you have some fun facts to share about Super Bowl XLIX? If so, leave us a comment below!

Who will you be rooting for this Sunday?

 

Until Next Time,

Jessica M.

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