Some fun facts about Today’s big game, the Super Bowl!
- Teams wearing white jerseys are 11-1 in the last 12 Super Bowls. The Patriots will wear white this year.
- The Patriots will have faced half of the NFC teams in the Super Bowl.
- Bill Belichick has coached in an NFL record nine Super Bowls.
- Players on the winning Super Bowl team will receive a $107,000 bonus. Players on the losing team will receive $53,000.
- According to Forbes, Fans will consume an estimated 1.33 BILLION chicken wings on Super Bowl Sunday.
- 72 game balls are used during the Super Bowl.
- The Bills and Cowboys combined to fumble a record 12 times in Super Bowl XXVII, including Leon Lett’s infamous incident (see below).
- The perfect 1972 Dolphins were involved in the lowest scoring Super Bowl when they beat the Redskins 14-7.
- The highest scoring Super Bowl was played between the 49ers and Chargers in 1995. The teams combined for 75 points. The Charges scored 26, and the 49ers scored … 49.
- The record for the largest crowd for a Super Bowl was set in 1979 when 103,985 fans watched the Steelers upend the Rams at the Rose Bowl.
Source: USA Today Sports