NFL Super Bowl XLVIII – Cheat Sheet

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The Teams:

Denver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks

The Where:

New Jersey (MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford)

The When:

Sunday, February 2, 6:30 PM (East)

The Weather:

It’s an outdoor stadium, so the weather will affect the game. Looks like light snow and temps around freezing (get an update).

The Game:

Just to say it out loud – it’s Football. American Football. The NFL. This is the last game of the year, between the two top teams in their divisions, it’s called The Super Bowl.

The Prize:

The trophy is called the Vince Lombardi Trophy. It has been awarded to the Super Bowl winner each year since its inception. More on the trophy here.

The Scoop:

The Seahawks are the underdogs. Their quarterback, Russell Wilson is a rookie, this is only his 2nd season in the NFL.

Peyton Manning is the quarterback for the Broncos, he’s been to the Super Bowl twice – winning it once.

Most experts expect the Broncos to win.

Find out more here with EOnline’s “Football 101: Your Basic Cheat Sheet to the 2014 Super Bowl

The Singers:

Queen Latifah will sing at the pre-game show.
Soprano Renee Fleming will sing the national anthem.
The halftime Show will feature Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

The Commercials:

Why wait for the game? Check them out here.

… and don’t forget the over-hyped “banned” ads, you will never see…

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Find out who else is spending $4 million a pop on spots for the Super Bowl.

The Marijuana Bowl?

Washington and Colorado both have legalized recreational marijuana, and they both made it to the Super Bowl.

Who will win?

The Broncos… [Update: 03/02/2014] Ummm… I mean the Seahawks!


By: Mike Benny

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