Super Bowl LII

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Super Bowl LII
1234 Total
PHI 913712 41
NE 39147 33
DateFebruary 4, 2018
StadiumU.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota
MVPNick Foles, quarterback
FavoritePatriots by 5.5[1]
RefereeGene Steratore[2]
Attendance67,612[3][4]
Ceremonies
National anthemPink[5]
Coin tossHershel W. Williams, representing Medal of Honor recipients[6]
Halftime showJustin Timberlake[7]
TV in the United States
NetworkNBC
Universo (Spanish language)
AnnouncersAl Michaels (play-by-play)
Cris Collinsworth (analyst)
Michele Tafoya (sideline reporter)
Edgar López (play-by-play- Universo)
René Giraldo and Rolando Cantú (analysts- Universo)
Verónica Contreras (sidelines- Universo)
Nielsen ratings43.1 (national)
56.2 (Philadelphia)
55.9 (Boston)
U.S. viewership: 103.4 million est. avg.[8]
Market share68 (national)
Cost of 30-second commercial$5 million[9]
Radio in the United States
NetworkWestwood One
ESPN Deportes Radio (Spanish language)
AnnouncersKevin Harlan (play-by-play)
Boomer Esiason and Mike Holmgren (analysts)
Ed Werder and Tony Boselli (sideline reporters)
Álvaro Martín (play-by-play- ESPN Deportes Radio)
Raúl Allegre (analyst- ESPN Deportes Radio)
John Sutcliffe (sideline- ESPN Deportes Radio)

Super Bowl LII (meaning Super Bowl 52 in Roman numerals) was an American football game in which the Philadelphia Eagles, who were winners of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the 2017 season, beat the New England Patriots, who were winners of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the 2017 season, 41-33 to become winners of the National Football League (NFL) for the 2017 season. It was the first time the Philadelphia Eagles won a Super Bowl and was their second NFL title. It was played at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota on February 4, 2018.

Starting team[change | change source]

Source:[4]

Philadelphia Eagles Position Position New England Patriots
Offense
Alshon Jeffery WR Brandin Cooks
Halapoulivaati Vaitai LT Nate Solder
Stefen Wisniewski LG Joe Thuney
Jason Kelce C David Andrews
Brandon Brooks RG Shaq Mason
Lane Johnson RT Cameron Fleming
Zach Ertz TE Rob Gronkowski
Nelson Agholor WR Chris Hogan
Nick Foles QB Tom Brady
LeGarrette Blount RB Dion Lewis
Torrey Smith WR FB James Develin
Defense
Vinny Curry DE LE Trey Flowers
Timmy Jernigan DT Lawrence Guy
Fletcher Cox DT Malcom Brown
Brandon Graham DE LB James Harrison
Mychal Kendricks OLB LB Kyle Van Noy
Nigel Bradham OLB LB Elandon Roberts
Jalen Mills CB RCB Stephon Gilmore
Ronald Darby CB LCB Eric Rowe
Corey Graham S Patrick Chung
Rodney McLeod S Devin McCourty
Malcolm Jenkins S Duron Harmon

References[change | change source]

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  2. National Football League (January 17, 2018). "Super Bowl LII Officials Named". Press release. Archived from the original on January 18, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180118064727/https://nflcommunications.com/Pages/Super-Bowl-LII-Officials-Names.aspx. Retrieved January 17, 2018. "Referee GENE STERATORE will lead the seven-person crew of on-field game officials selected to work Super Bowl LII on Sunday, February 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium, the NFL announced today" 
  3. "Philadelphia Eagles beat New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII". The Cincinnati Enquirer. February 4, 2018. Archived from the original on February 5, 2018. Retrieved February 4, 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Super Bowl LII–National Football League Game Summary" (PDF). National Football League. February 4, 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on February 11, 2018. Retrieved February 4, 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. Hanzus, Dan (January 8, 2018). "P!NK to perform national anthem at Super Bowl LII". National Football League. Archived from the original on January 8, 2018. Retrieved January 9, 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. "NFL to salute Medal of Honor recipients at Super Bowl LII". NFL.com. National Football League. January 25, 2018. Retrieved February 26, 2018.
  7. "Justin Timberlake headlines Pepsi Super Bowl LII Halftime Show". National Football League. October 22, 2017. Archived from the original on October 23, 2017. Retrieved October 22, 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. Porter, Rick. "TV Ratings Sunday: Super Bowl LII smallest since 2009, still massive; 'This Is Us' scores big [Updated]". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on February 5, 2018. Retrieved February 5, 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  9. Chiari, Mike (January 24, 2018). "Super Bowl Commercials 2018: Expectations, Rumors and Most-Hyped Movie Trailers". Bleacher Report. Archived from the original on January 25, 2018. Retrieved January 25, 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)