Super Bowl LIII
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 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. The same teams played in this Super Bowl as the Super Bowl XXXVI, when the New England Patriots also won.
|Date||February 3, 2019|
|Stadium||Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia|
|MVP||Julian Edelman, wide-receiver|
|Favorite||Patriots by 2.5|
|National anthem||Gladys Knight|
|Coin toss||Bernice King|
|Halftime show||Maroon 5, Travis Scott, Big Boi|
|TV in the United States|
|Announcers||Jim Nantz (play-by-play)|
Tony Romo (analyst)
Tracy Wolfson and Evan Washburn (sideline reporters)
98.2 million people watching in the U.S.
|Cost of 30-second commercial||$5.25 million|
|Radio in the United States|
ESPN Deportes Radio (Spanish language)
|Announcers||Kevin 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)
Starting teams change
|New England Patriots||Position||Position||Los Angeles Rams|
|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|
|Trey Flowers||DE||Michael Brockers|
|Lawrence Guy||DT||NT||Ndamukong Suh|
|Deatrich Wise Jr.||DE||WLB|
|Kyle Van Noy||LB||ILB||Mark Barron|
|Dont'a Hightower||LB||ILB||Cory Littleton|
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- Gordon, Grant (January 15, 2019). "NFL announces Super Bowl LIII officiating crew". National Football League. Retrieved January 15, 2019.
- "Gladys Knight to sing national anthem at Super Bowl LIII". National Football League. January 17, 2019. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
- "The Latest: Rams win coin toss; Super Bowl 53 kicks off". WWMT. AP. February 3, 2019. Retrieved February 3, 2019.
- "Maroon 5 to take center stage at Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show" (Press release). National Football League. January 13, 2019. Retrieved January 13, 2019.
- "Super Bowl Viewership Falls to Lowest Since 2008 in Historically Low Scoring Game – Update". February 4, 2019.
- @Patriots (February 3, 2019). "#Patriots offensive starters" (Tweet). Retrieved February 3, 2019 – via Twitter. |date= mismatches calculated date from |number= by two or more days (help)
- 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.
- @Patriots (February 3, 2019). "#Patriots defensive starters" (Tweet). Retrieved February 3, 2019 – via Twitter. |date= mismatches calculated date from |number= by two or more days (help)