Super Bowl

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Super Bowl

Annual championship game of the National Football League , the highest level of professional American football in the United States, culminating a season that begins in the late summer of the previous calendar year add

Category: Sport

Activity starting in 1902.

Countries: United States (81%), (6%), United Kingdom (4%)

Main connections: Pro Bowl, Baltimore Ravens, Don Shula

Linked to: University of Phoenix Stadium, Baltimore Ravens, Rice Stadium, CBS

 

Timeline


 

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1902

The original "bowl game" was the Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena, California, which was first played in 1902 as the "Tournament East-West football game" as part of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses and moved to the new Rose Bowl Stadium in 1923 add something


1920

For four decades after its 1920 inception, the NFL successfully fended off several rival leagues add something


1935

Exploiting the Rose Bowl Game's popularity, post-season college football contests were created for Miami and New Orleans in 1935, and for Dallas in 1937 add something


1960

However, in 1960, it encountered its most serious competitor when the American Football League was formed add something

 

The NFC's winning streak was continued by the Green Bay Packers who, under quarterback Brett Favre, won Super Bowl XXXI, their first championship since Super Bowl II in the late 1960s add something


1961

The winning team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy, named after the coach of the Green Bay Packers, who won the first two Super Bowl games and three of the five preceding NFL championships in 1961, 1962, and 1965 add something


1964

Don Shula - He was successful, compiling a 71–23–4 record in seven seasons with Baltimore, but he was just 2–3 in the postseason, including two losses in championship games in which the Colts were heavy favorites, the 1964 NFL championship game won by the Browns 27–0 and Super Bowl III, the game in which Joe Namath of the New York Jets guaranteed and delivered a victory


1966

Prior to the 1966 season, the NFL and AFL reached a merger agreement that was to take effect for the 1970 season add something

 

The Green Bay Packers won the first two Super Bowls, defeating the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders following the 1966 and 1967 seasons, respectively add something

 

Jerry Burns - He moved on to the Green Bay Packers of the NFL and served for two years as an assistant coach to Vince Lombardi in 1966 and 1967 when the Packers won Super Bowl I and Super Bowl II

 

Joe Foss - He stepped aside as commissioner in 1966, two months before the historic agreement that led to the merger of AFL and NFL and the creation of the Super Bowl

 

In a July 25, 1966, letter to NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle, Hunt wrote, "I have kiddingly called it the 'Super Bowl,' which obviously can be improved upon add something


1967

For example, Super Bowl I was played on January 15, 1967, following the 1966 regular season, while Super Bowl XLVII was played on February 3, 2013, following the 2012 season add something


1970

As in the 1970s, the Oakland Raiders were the only team to interrupt the Super Bowl dominance of other teams; they won Super Bowls XV and XVIII add something

 

Beginning with the 1970 season, the NFL realigned into two conferences; the former AFL teams plus three NFL teams would constitute the American Football Conference , while the remaining NFL clubs would form the National Football Conference add something

 

For six years following the incident, all of the performers in Super Bowl halftime shows were artists associated with the classic rock genre of the 1970s and 1980s , with only one act playing the entire halftime show add something

 

In the late 1970s, the Steelers became the first NFL dynasty of the post-merger era by winning four super bowls in six years add something

 

Following his death in September 1970, the trophy was named the Vince Lombardi Trophy, and was first awarded as such to the Baltimore Colts following their win in Super Bowl V in Miami add something


1971

Don Shula - His Super Bowl teams in 1971, 1972, 1973 and 1982 were keyed by a run-first offensive strategy and a dominating defense

 

Dan Reeves - The Cowboys made the playoffs every year of Reeves's playing days, reaching the Super Bowl twice and culminating in a 24-3 victory over the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl VI following the 1971 season


1972

Don Shula - Shula was the head coach of the 1972 Miami Dolphins, who finished a perfect 17-0 and won the Super Bowl VII 14-7 over the Washington Redskins

 

Roger Staubach - He led the Cowboys to their first Super Bowl win and was named MVP of Super Bowl VI on January 16, 1972, completing 12 out of 19 passes for 119 yards and two touchdowns, and rushing for 18 yards


1973

Don Shula - Shula's 1973 team repeated as NFL champions, winning the 1974 Super Bowl over the Minnesota Vikings


1974

The coaches and administrators were part of the dynasty's greatness as evidenced by the team's "final pieces" being part of the famous 1974 draft add something


1975

Terry Bradshaw - In Super Bowl X following the 1975 season, Bradshaw threw for 209 yards, most of them to Lynn Swann, as the Steelers beat the Dallas Cowboys, 21-17

 

Chuck Noll - In 1975, Franco Harris became the first African American to win the Super Bowl MVP award


1976

Ara Parseghian - His last coaching appearance was with the College All-Stars against the defending Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers on July 24, 1976 at Chicago 's Soldier Field


1977

Tony Dungy - He played as a defensive reserve and special teams player for the Steelers in 1977 and the Super Bowl champion 1978 season, leading the team in interceptions in the latter campaign


1978

The progression of the dates of the Super Bowl was caused by several factors: the expansion of the NFL's regular season in 1978 from fourteen games to sixteen; the expansion of the pre-Super Bowl playoff field from six teams prior to the merger, to eight in the 1970-71 season, to ten in 1978-79, and finally twelve in 1990-91, necessitating the addition of additional rounds of playoffs; the addition of the regular season bye-week in the 1990s; and the decision to start the regular season the week following Labor Day. add something


1979

Terry Bradshaw - Bradshaw won his second straight Super Bowl MVP in 1979 in Super Bowl XIV

 

Since Super Bowl XIII in January 1979, the home team is given the choice of wearing their colored or white jerseys add something


1980

Following several seasons with poor records in 1980s, the Dallas Cowboys rose back to prominence in the 1990s add something

 

In the 1980s and 1990s, the tables turned for the AFC, as the NFC dominated the Super Bowls of the new decade and most of those of the 1990s add something

 

The most successful team of the 1980s was the San Francisco 49ers, which featured the West Coast offense of head coach Bill Walsh add something

 

Dan Reeves - He was the only AFC coach in the decade of the 1980s to lead his team to consecutive Super Bowl berths and his Broncos appeared in the Super Bowl three times during a span of four years

 

Hunter S. Thompson - The film "Where the Buffalo Roam" depicts heavily fictionalized attempts by Thompson to cover the Super Bowl and the 1972 U.S. presidential election


1981

Ron Jaworski - Jaworski was nicknamed "'"Jaws"' by Philadelphia 76ers player Doug Collins prior to the 1981 Super Bowl

 

Bill Murray - During the filming of "Stripes", Murray married Margaret Kelly on Super Bowl Sunday in Las Vegas on January 25, 1981


1982

The highest-rated game according to Nielsen was Super Bowl XVI in 1982, which was watched in 49,1 percent of households , or 40,020,000 households at the time add something


1983

Don Shula - In 1983, shortly after losing Super Bowl XVII to the Washington Redskins, the Dolphins drafted quarterback Dan Marino out of the University of Pittsburgh

 

Don Shula - Marino won the starting job halfway through the 1983 regular season, and by 1984 the Dolphins were back in the Super Bowl thanks largely to Marino's record 5,084 yards through the air and 48 touchdown passes


1986

Jeff Hostetler - In his first five seasons, despite earning a Super Bowl ring with the 1986 Giants, he played sparingly, rarely making an appearance as he was the third string quarterback behind both Simms and Jeff Rutledge


1987

Joe Gibbs - The 1987 Redskins made the playoffs and again defeated the Chicago Bears 21–17 on the road in the divisional round, beat the Minnesota Vikings 17–10 at home in the NFC Championship Game, at Super Bowl XXII, they rode on the arm of quarterback Doug Williams to blow out the Denver Broncos 42–10


1988

Cris Collinsworth - He returned to the Bengals and played for them until the end of the 1988 season, catching three passes for forty yards in Super Bowl XXIII, the final game of his career

 

Marvin Lewis - It was the first time the Bengals had won five consecutive games since 1988, when the team advanced to the Super Bowl with Wyche as their coach


1990

During this decade, the Cowboys made post season appearances every year except for the seasons of 1990 and 1997 add something

 

Al Groh - Groh was an assistant under Parcells in two Super Bowls, including a 1990 Super Bowl XXV victory with the New York Giants and a 1996 loss in Super Bowl XXXI with the New England Patriots

 

Bill Parcells - Parcells led the Giants to a second Super Bowl in 1990

 

Emmitt Smith - While playing for the Dallas Cowboys, Smith, quarterback Troy Aikman, and wide receiver Michael Irvin were known as "The Triplets," and led their team to three Super Bowl championships during the 1990s


1992

After Arizona opted to create the holiday by ballot in 1992, Super Bowl XXX in 1996 was awarded to Tempe add something

 

From 1992 to 1996, the Cowboys won their division championship each year add something

 

Norv Turner - Emmitt Smith led the NFL in rushing all 3 yrs under Norv Turner, winning Super Bowl XXVIII MVP. No team before in the Super Bowl era had won with the leading rusher before Emmitt Smith under Turner in 1992 and 1993

 

Joe Gibbs - The following year, Gibbs returned for the 1992 regular season to attempt to defend the Redskins' Super Bowl crown from the previous year


1993

In both cases, the stadium in which the Super Bowl was held was perceived to be a better stadium for a large, high-profile event than the stadiums the Rams and 49ers were playing in at the time; this situation has not arisen since 1993, in part because the league has traditionally awarded the Super Bowl in modern times to the newest stadiums add something

 

Super Bowl XXVII in 1993 was originally awarded to Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona, but after Arizona voted to not recognize Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in 1990, the NFL moved the game to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California in protest add something

 

The first halftime show to have featured only one star performer was Michael Jackson during Super Bowl XXVII in 1993 add something

 

Bud Adams - After Adams made good on a threat to hold a fire sale if the Oilers did not make the Super Bowl after the 1993 season, the Oilers finished with the worst record in franchise history a year later

 

Chuck Noll - Noll has more Super Bowl wins than any other head coach in NFL history, and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993

 

Bud Adams - They made the AFC playoffs every year from until 1993, but each time they fell short of making it to the Super Bowl

 

Joe Gibbs - Two months after Super Bowl XXVII, Gibbs suddenly retired in early 1993, surprising many in the organization and around the league


1995

To date, however, no market or region without an NFL franchise has ever hosted a Super Bowl; all five Rose Bowl Super Bowls were hosted before the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Raiders left for St. Louis and Oakland respectively in 1995 add something

 

Don Shula - Despite consistent success in the regular season, Shula was unable to win in the post-season, failing in 12 trips to the playoffs—including two more Super Bowl appearances—before retiring after the 1995 season

 

Bill Cowher - In 1995, at age 38, he became the youngest coach to lead his team to a Super Bowl


1996

Robert Kraft - The team won AFC East titles in 1996, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012; they represented the AFC in the Super Bowl in 1996 , 2001 2003 2004 2007 and 2011


1997

Terrell Davis - Following the 1997 regular season, The 12-4 Broncos made it through the playoffs to reach the Super Bowl

 

Terry Bradshaw - In July 1997, Bradshaw served as the presenter when Mike Webster, his center on the Steelers' four Super Bowl title teams, was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame


1998

Ali Landry - As a spokeswoman for the Doritos chips brand, she appeared in celebrated TV commercials airing during the 1998, 1999 and 2000 Super Bowl football games

 

Peyton Manning - From 1998 to 2010, he led the Colts to eight division championships, two AFC championships, and to a Super Bowl championship

 

Derrick Brooks - He was selected to the Pro Bowl 11 times, including 10 straight from 1997 to 2006, was an All-Pro nine times, was the AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2002, and led the team to the franchise's first Super Bowl win in Super Bowl XXXVII

 

Ali Landry - She is perhaps best known as the Doritos Girl from her 1998 Super Bowl commercial, and for her portrayal of Rita Lefleur on the UPN sitcom "Eve"


1999

Famous commercial campaigns include the Budweiser "Bud Bowl" campaign and the 1999 and 2000 dot-com ads add something

 

Bill Parcells - In 1999, expectations were high for the Jets to go to the Super Bowl

 

Kurt Warner - Warner has devoted time and money to his First Things First Foundation, the name of which was derived from his interview after winning the Super Bowl in 1999


2000

The New England Patriots became the dominant team throughout the early 2000s, winning the championship three out of four years early in the decade add something

 

The Super Bowls of the late 2000s and early 2010s are marked by the performances of several of the winning quarterbacks add something

 

The late 2000s and early 2010s saw an era of parity among both conferences add something

 

Marvin Lewis - In 2000, the Ravens defeated the New York Giants 34-7 in Super Bowl XXXV thanks largely to a defense that allowed the fewest rushing yards and the fewest points in a 16-game regular season

 

Toni Braxton - In February 2000, Braxton performed alongside Enrique Iglesias and Christina Aguilera during the Super Bowl Halftime show


2001

Meanwhile, the NFC saw a different representative in the Super Bowl every season from 2001 through 2010 add something

 

Conrad Burns - Ryan Thomas, another Burns appropriations staffer, and Burns's chief of staff, Will M. Brooke, were treated to a trip to the 2001 Super Bowl in Florida on a corporate jet leased by Abramoff's team

 

Conrad Burns - The organization said, "His ethics issues stem from campaign contributions he accepted in apparent exchange for exercising his authority as chairman of an appropriations subcommittee and on a trip some of his staff members took to the 2001 Super Bowl

 

The game was played on January 28, 2001 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida add something


2002

Another notable performance came during Super Bowl XXXVI in 2002, when U2 performed; during their second song, "Where the Streets Have No Name", the band played under a large projection screen which scrolled through names of the victims of the September 11 attacks add something

 

Derrick Brooks - An eleven-time Pro Bowl selection and nine-time All-Pro, Brooks was named AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2002, and earned a Super Bowl ring with the Buccaneers in Super Bowl XXXVII

 

Bill Callahan (American football) - Callahan led the Raiders to the 2002 AFC Championship Game and a berth in Super Bowl XXXVII in his first season as a head coach, making him just the fourth rookie head coach in NFL history to do so

 

Don Cheadle - Cheadle appeared in NFL commercials promoting the Super Bowl from 2002 to 2005

 

James Farrior - He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2002 to 2011 and earned two Super Bowl rings with them


2003

Bud Adams - After the 2003 season the team advanced only to the AFC Divisional Playoffs, losing to the eventual Super Bowl champion New England Patriots

 

Julius Peppers - In 2003, during the Panthers' Super Bowl run, he had 44 tackles, seven sacks, and three forced fumbles

 

Robert Kraft - The Patriots finished the 2003, 2004, and 2010 seasons with identical 14–2 regular-season records, and finished the 2007 regular season undefeated before losing to the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLII


2004

The halftime show of Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004 generated controversy when Justin Timberlake removed a piece of Janet Jackson's top, exposing her right breast with a star-shaped pastie around the nipple add something

 

Jerome Bettis - Shortly after the Steelers lost the 2004-2005 AFC Championship game to the eventual Super Bowl XXXIX champion New England Patriots, Ben Roethlisberger approached Bettis


2005

Paul McCartney played Super Bowl XXXIX in 2005, The Rolling Stones played Super Bowl XL in 2006, and The Who played Super Bowl XLIV in 2010 add something

 

Jerome Bettis - After their wildcard win, Ben Roethlisberger revealed to the team that he promised to Bettis that he would get him to the Super Bowl, in order to get him to come back for the 2005 season

 

Tom Brady - Brady has been featured as a guest star on some popular television programs, hosting Saturday Night Live in 2005 and appearing on "The Simpsons" in 2005 and "Family Guy" in 2006, with both episodes being football themed and broadcast within a week of that year's Super Bowl

 

Mike Holmgren - Holmgren molded former Green Bay backup quarterback Matt Hasselbeck into a Pro Bowl and Super Bowl quarterback in the 2005 NFL season , and coached Shaun Alexander to the NFL's MVP, a 2005 rushing title, and an NFL record 28 touchdowns in a single season

 

Robert Kraft - In 2005, a minor international incident was caused when it was reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin had inadvertently taken one of Kraft's three Super Bowl rings

 

Marvin Lewis - In 2005, the Bengals recorded an 11-5 record and made the playoffs for the first time in 15 years, losing in the first round to the eventual Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers

 

David Letterman - The feud apparently ended in 2005 when Winfrey appeared on CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" on December 2, in an event Letterman jokingly referred to as "the Super Bowl of Love"

 

Mike Holmgren - Under Holmgren the Seahawks became a frequent playoff team, including five division titles and the franchise's first Super Bowl appearance in 2005

 

Tony Dungy - Widely expected to be a Super Bowl contender, the Colts won their first 13 games, prompting much speculation about the possibility of the Colts becoming the NFL's first team to finish the season undefeated since the 1972 Miami Dolphins

 

Mike Holmgren - With the 2005 NFC Championship win, Mike Holmgren became the fifth member of a small coaching fraternity that has taken two different NFL franchises to the Super Bowl, joining Bill Parcells, Dan Reeves, Don Shula, and Dick Vermeil

 

Emmitt Smith - Three days before Super Bowl XXXIX in February 2005, Smith announced his retirement from the NFL. He was released by the Arizona Cardinals and signed a one-day contract for one dollar with the Dallas Cowboys—after which he immediately retired as a Cowboy, the team he played for from 1990 to 2002

 

Tom Brady - On February 6, 2005, the Brady-led Patriots defeated the Philadelphia Eagles to win Super Bowl XXXIX

 

Mike Tice - In March 2005, the NFL began to investigate Tice for organizing and profiting from a Super Bowl ticket scalping operation within the Vikings organization


2006

In 2006, the NFL made an attempt to trademark "The Big Game" as well; however, it withdrew the application in 2007 due to growing commercial and public-relations opposition to the move, mostly from Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley and their fans, as the Stanford Cardinal football and California Golden Bears football teams compete in the "Big Game", which has been played since 1892 add something

 

Rex Grossman - He completed his first full NFL season in 2006, leading the Bears to a National Football Conference Championship and a Super Bowl berth

 

Jerome Bettis - He retired in 2006 after the Steelers won Super Bowl XL in his native Detroit , Michigan

 

Jerome Bettis - He stated he would love to play in the Super Bowl in 2006 since it was to be played in his hometown of Detroit

 

Troy Polamalu - His first Super Bowl appearance was in Super Bowl XL in 2006, when the Pittsburgh Steelers gained the franchise's fifth Super Bowl win by defeating the Seattle Seahawks 21-10

 

Hines Ward - In 2006 Ward became the first Korean American to win the Super Bowl MVP award

 

Terry Bradshaw - In 2006, despite the Steelers being one of the teams playing in the game, Bradshaw did not attend a pregame celebration for past Super Bowl MVP's during Super Bowl XL in Detroit, Michigan

 

Jim E. Mora - Mora was fired after the season and replaced by Tony Dungy who led the Colts to win the Super Bowl in 2006 before leaving the Colts after the 2008 season

 

Jerome Bettis - His wish came true as the Steelers played in, and won, Super Bowl XL against the Seattle Seahawks 21-10 on February 5, 2006

 

Hines Ward - On February 5, 2006, Ward was named MVP in Super Bowl XL as the Pittsburgh Steelers won 21-10

 

Terry Bradshaw - In April 2006, Bradshaw donated his four Super Bowl rings, College Football Hall of Fame ring, Pro Football Hall of Fame ring, Hall of Fame bust, four miniature replica Super Bowl trophies, and a helmet and jersey from one of his Super Bowl victories to his alma mater, Louisiana Tech


2007

In 2007, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell suggested that a Super Bowl might be played in London, England, perhaps at Wembley Stadium add something

 

Emmitt Smith - In 2007, he was a guest in How I Met Your Mother, where he joked to Super Bowl about this question asked by Barney Stinson "What is more important than the Super Bowl- - Dance, my friend, dance"

 

Don Shula - In 2007, in Miami at Super Bowl XLI, Shula took part in the Vince Lombardi Trophy presentation

 

Tony Dungy - On January 21, 2007, after trailing 21-3, the Colts defeated the New England Patriots to become AFC Champions and advanced to Super Bowl XLI

 

David Letterman - Winfrey and Letterman appeared together in a Late Show promo that aired during CBS's coverage of Super Bowl XLI in February 2007, with the two sitting next to each other on the couch watching the game

 

Tony Dungy - On February 4, 2007, Dungy and the Colts won Super Bowl XLI 29–17 over the Bears at Dolphin Stadium in Miami

 

Roger Staubach - On May 23, 2007 the NFL chose Dallas as the host city of Super Bowl XLV


2008

During the five years from 2008 through 2012, five different teams have won the Super Bowl and nine have played in it add something

 

Legislation was proposed by Utah Senator Orrin Hatch in 2008 "to provide an exemption from exclusive rights in copyright for certain nonprofit organizations to display live football games," and "for other purposes add something

 

Eli Manning - Manning won the Most Valuable Player award in Super Bowl XLII in 2008 after leading the Giants to victory over the previously undefeated New England Patriots

 

Troy Polamalu - Polamalu's 4th quarter interception return for a touchdown in the 2008 AFC Championship game against the Baltimore Ravens helped the Steelers clinch a victory en route to another Super Bowl appearance

 

Don Shula - On February 3, 2008, he participated in the opening of Super Bowl XLII

 

The fine was later reversed in July 2008 add something


2009

The only other annual event that gathers as many viewers is the UEFA Champions League final, which surpassed the Super Bowl XLIII in 2009 to become the most watched that year add something

 

Alec Baldwin - In 2009, Baldwin appeared in a series of commercials for Hulu that premiered during the Super Bowl broadcast

 

Troy Polamalu - In the 2009 AFC Championship Game, Polamalu was key in helping the Steelers win the game and reach the Super Bowl that they would ultimately win when he intercepted a pass in the final minutes of the game and ran it back for a touchdown, thereby sealing victory for his team

 

Vince Lombardi - In the 2009 season, he helped lead the Saints to win the trophy bearing his grandfather's name and Drew Brees to win a Super Bowl MVP *award

 

B.J. Penn - Penn challenged Georges St-Pierre for St-Pierre's welterweight title on January 31, 2009, the night before the Super Bowl

 

Faith Hill - On February 1, 2009 Hill performed "America the Beautiful" at the Super Bowl XLIII pregame show

 

Mike Holmgren - On February 1, 2009, Holmgren served as an analyst for NBC's coverage of Super Bowl XLIII


2010

According to Forbes, 10,000 prostitutes were brought to Miami in 2010 for the Super Bowl add something

 

Christina Aguilera - The show's first episode was well-received, and delivered the strongest ratings for a series premiere on a major network since Undercover Boss debuted after the Super Bowl in February 2010.

 

Super Bowl XLIV, slated for February 7, 2010, was withdrawn from New York City's proposed West Side Stadium, because the city, state, and proposed tenants New York Jets could not agree on funding add something

 

Emmitt Smith - On February 7, 2010, Smith flipped the coin at the start of Super Bowl XLIV between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints


2011

In 2011, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said, "It's commonly known as the single largest human trafficking incident in the United States add something

 

The Giants won another title after the 2011 season, again defeating the Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI add something

 

The halftime show returned to a modern act in 2011 with The Black Eyed Peas add something

 

Timothy Hutton - Hutton starred in a Groupon commercial during the 2011 Super Bowl which drew public ire from the parodization of the Tibetan resistance movement


2012

But during the halftime show of Super Bowl XLVI in 2012, M.I.A. gave the middle finger during a performance of "Give Me All Your Luvin'" with Madonna, which was caught TV cameras add something

 

Don Shula - As of 2012, Shula's perfect NFL season remains unmatched, and his three Super Bowl records and total NFL wins remain unbroken

 

Katherine Jenkins - In Spring 2012, she competed on the US television show "Dancing with the Stars", finishing in second place, behind NFL Super Bowl champion Donald Driver

 

LL Cool J - In January 2012, the pair released the track "Super Baller" as a free download to celebrate the New York Giants Super Bowl victory.

 

Eli Manning - On February 5, 2012 he again led his team to victory in Super Bowl XLVI, a rematch with the Patriots, in which Manning again won MVP honors and set a new Super Bowl record with nine consecutive completions to start the game

 

MC Hammer - It was reported in July 2012, that Hammer was encouraged to marry Whitney Houston by her father at the Super Bowl in 1991.


2014

However, despite not having a retractable roof, MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey was chosen for Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014, in an apparent waiver of the warm-climate rule add something

 

Super Bowl XLVIII, which will be held at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium in February 2014, will be the first ever Super Bowl to be held in cold weather environment add something

 

The most recent game, Super Bowl XLVIII, was played on February 2, 2014, following the 2013 season add something


2015

And Super Bowl XLIX in 2015 was originally given to Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, but after two sales taxes failed to pass at the ballot box, and opposition by local business leaders and politicians increased, Kansas City eventually withdrew its request to host the game add something

 

The lone exception will be Super Bowl 50, following the 2015 season, which will use an Arabic numeral instead add something

 

The next game, Super Bowl XLIX, will be played on February 1, 2015, following the 2014 season add something


2016

The single exception to this rule is Super Bowl 50, which is scheduled to be played on February 7, 2016, following the 2015 regular season add something


2017

The next game, Super Bowl LI, scheduled for February 5, 2017, will follow the 2016 regular season add something


2018

A sixth Super Bowl is planned in a northern city as Minneapolis has been picked to host Super Bowl LII in 2018 in the roofed U.S. Bank Stadium add something

 

The next Super Bowl will be Super Bowl LII, scheduled for February 4, 2018, following the 2017 regular season add something


2019

The upcoming Super Bowl is Super Bowl LIII, scheduled for February 3, 2019, following the 2018 regular season add something