Super Bowl LIII

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Super Bowl LIII
1234 Total
NE 03010 13
LAR 0030 3
DateFebruary 3, 2019
StadiumMercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia
MVPJulian Edelman, wide-receiver
FavoritePatriots by 2.5[1]
RefereeJohn Parry[2]
Attendance70,081
Ceremonies
National anthemGladys Knight[3]
Coin tossBernice King[4]
Halftime showMaroon 5, Travis Scott, Big Boi[5]
TV in the United States
NetworkCBS
AnnouncersJim Nantz (play-by-play)
Tony Romo (analyst)
Tracy Wolfson and Evan Washburn (sideline reporters)
Nielsen ratings41.1
98.2 million people watching in the U.S.[6]
Cost of 30-second commercial$5.25 million
Radio in the United States
NetworkWestwood One
ESPN Deportes Radio (Spanish language)
AnnouncersKevin Harlan (play-by-play)
Kurt Warner and Mike Holmgren (analysts)
Ed Werder and Tony Boselli (sideline reporters)
Kenneth Garay (play-by-play- ESPN Deportes Radio)
Sebastian Martínez Christensen (analyst- ESPN Deportes Radio)

Super Bowl LIII (meaning Super Bowl 53 in Roman numerals) was an American football game in which the New England Patriots, who were the winners of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the 2018 season, beat the Los Angeles Rams, winners of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the 2018 season, 13-3 to become winners of the of the National Football League (NFL) for the 2018 season. It was the 6th time the New England Patriots won a Super Bowl. It was also the 11th time the New England Patriots had been in a Super Bowl and the 4th time the Los Angeles Rams had been in a Super Bowl. It is was played at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia on February 3, 2018. The game had the lowest score of any Super Bowl in history, with 16 points scored by both teams. It also had the lowest amount of people watching it on television for a Super Bowl for 10 years, with 98.2 million people watching it in the United States.[6] The same teams played in this Super Bowl as the Super Bowl XXXVI, when the New England Patriots also won.

Starting teams[change | change source]

New England Patriots starting quarterback Tom Brady
Los Angeles Rams starting quarterback Jared Goff
New England Patriots Position Position Los Angeles Rams
Offense[7][8]
Chris Hogan WR Brandin Cooks
Trent Brown LT Andrew Whitworth
Joe Thuney LG Rodger Saffold
David Andrews C John Sullivan
Shaq Mason RG Austin Blythe
Marcus Cannon RT Rob Havenstein
Rob Gronkowski TE Tyler Higbee
Julian Edelman WR Robert Woods
Tom Brady QB Jared Goff
Sony Michel RB Todd Gurley
James Develin FB WR Josh Reynolds
Defense[9][8]
Trey Flowers DE Michael Brockers
Lawrence Guy DT NT Ndamukong Suh
Malcom Brown DT
Deatrich Wise Jr. DE WLB
Kyle Van Noy LB ILB Mark Barron
Dont'a Hightower LB ILB Cory Littleton
Stephon Gilmore CB OLB
Jason McCourty CB
Jonathan Jones CB
Patrick Chung S
Devin McCourty S

References[change | change source]

  1. Brinson, Will (January 20, 2019). "Super Bowl 2019 odds: Patriots open as underdogs to Rams before early action makes them favorites". CBS Sports. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  2. Gordon, Grant (January 15, 2019). "NFL announces Super Bowl LIII officiating crew". National Football League. Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  3. "Gladys Knight to sing national anthem at Super Bowl LIII". National Football League. January 17, 2019. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  4. "The Latest: Rams win coin toss; Super Bowl 53 kicks off". WWMT. AP. February 3, 2019. Retrieved February 3, 2019.
  5. National Football League (January 13, 2019). "Maroon 5 to take center stage at Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show". Press release. https://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000001010198/article/maroon-5-to-take-center-stage-at-super-bowl-liii-halftime-show. Retrieved January 13, 2019. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 https://deadline.com/2019/02/super-bowl-ratings-patriots-rams-marron-5-worlds-best-cbs-1202548893/
  7. Patriots (February 3, 2019). "#Patriots offensive starters" (Tweet). Retrieved February 3, 2019.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Benjamin, Cody; White, R. J. (February 3, 2019). "Super Bowl 2019: Starters, key players, start time, TV channel, free live stream for Patriots vs. Rams". CBS Sports. Retrieved February 3, 2019.
  9. Patriots (February 3, 2019). "#Patriots defensive starters" (Tweet). Retrieved February 3, 2019.