Super Bowl 50

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Super Bowl 50
1234 Total
CAR 0703 10
DEN 10338 24
DateFebruary 7, 2016 (2016-02-07)
StadiumLevi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California
MVPVon Miller, linebacker
FavoritePanthers by 5.5[1]
RefereeClete Blakeman
Attendance71,088[2]
Current/Future Hall of Famers
Panthers: none
Broncos: Pat Bowlen (owner)
Ceremonies
National anthemLady Gaga
Coin tossFred Biletnikoff, Marcus Allen, Joe Montana, Jim Plunkett, Jerry Rice, Steve Young
Halftime showColdplay featuring Beyoncé and Bruno Mars with Mark Ronson
TV in the United States
NetworkCBS
AnnouncersJim Nantz (play-by-play)
Phil Simms (analyst)
Tracy Wolfson and Evan Washburn (sideline reporters)
Nielsen ratings46.6 (national)
53.9 (Denver)
55.9 (Charlotte)
U.S. viewership: 111.9 million est. avg.;167.0 million est. total
Market share72 (national)
Cost of 30-second commercial$5.01 million

Super Bowl 50 (sometimes known with the Roman numeral as Super Bowl L) was an American football game in which the Denver Broncos, winners of the National Football Conference (NFC) for the 2015 season, beat the Carolina Panthers, winners of the American Football Conference (AFC) for the 2015 season, 24–10 to become winners of the National Football League (NFL) for the 2015 season. It was the third time the Denver Broncos had won a Super Bowl. It was played at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California on February 7, 2019. An estimated 167 million people watched it worldwide.

Starting teams[change | change source]

Carolina Panthers Position Position Denver Broncos
Offense
Daryl Williams OL WR Demaryius Thomas
Michael Oher LT Ryan Harris
Andrew Norwell LG Evan Mathis
Ryan Kalil C Matt Paradis
Trai Turner RG Louis Vasquez
Mike Remmers RT Michael Schofield
Greg Olsen TE Owen Daniels
Devin Funchess WR Emmanuel Sanders
Cam Newton QB Peyton Manning
Jonathan Stewart RB C. J. Anderson
Ed Dickson TE Vernon Davis
Defense
Charles Johnson LDE DE Derek Wolfe
Star Lotulelei LDT NT Sylvester Williams
Kawann Short RDT DE Malik Jackson
Jared Allen RDE SLB Von Miller
Shaq Thompson SLB WLB DeMarcus Ware
Luke Kuechly MLB ILB Brandon Marshall
Thomas Davis WLB ILB Danny Trevathan
Robert McClain LCB Aqib Talib
Josh Norman RCB Chris Harris Jr.
Roman Harper SS T. J. Ward
Kurt Coleman FS Darian Stewart

References[change | change source]

  1. Perdum, David (January 25, 2016). "Panthers open as clear favorites over Broncos to win Super Bowl". ESPN. Archived from the original on January 26, 2016. Retrieved January 25, 2016.
  2. Breech, John (February 11, 2016). "Fans at Super Bowl 50 spent nearly $11 million, bought 8K glasses of wine". CBSSports.com. Archived from the original on March 2, 2016. Retrieved February 14, 2016.