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Super Bowl LIII

2019 Edition of the Super Bowl

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.

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)

Starting teamsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.