The National Weather Service said that temperatures for Sunday’s NFL title game at MetLife Stadium were 10 to 15 degrees above normal, and just nine degrees below the record high of 62 set in 1973.
Super Bowl Sunday has arrived! And this year’s big game has just about everything a fan, a player, a coach — and certainly a league — could ask for, starting at QB.
Mets captain David Wright hopes the Seattle Seahawks knock it out of the park — so to speak — on Super Sunday. Meanwhile, Yankees reliever David Robertson will be cheering on the guys in orange and blue.
Remember all those worries about playing the NFL’s biggest game outdoors in a cold-weather city? Turns out, this likely won’t even be the coldest Super Bowl.
After a week of interviews, practices and plenty of hype, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks are ready to kick off the Super Bowl in a matchup that makes even the most casual football fans drool.
Here’s a tip, you can thank us later: Don’t. Drive. To. The. Game. For those going to MetLife or watching at home, read on for everything you’ll want to know about Super Sunday.
Security has been beefed up at all of the Tri-State area’s mass transit hubs that connect to MetLife Stadium.
Seattle had brief meetings, took the official team picture and had a 35-minute walkthrough. Pete Carroll said the team is where they are supposed to be.
What will matter most? The fact that Seattle has no players with Super Bowl experience, or their youth and speed and top-ranked defense? Or will the game be won by Denver’s suddenly stout rush defense and Peyton Manning’s blessed right arm?
If you are looking for a Super Bowl preview that attempts to dig into the match-up to reveal a stat or a tendency or an “x-factor” that the game could turn on, you have some options.
This is what we love about sports, and what we adore about football. We have the zero-sum certainty of the final score, and the game we’ve watched since birth has ballooned into the singular American event.
Whether you are in New York or New Jersey, going to the game or not, there are road closures, mass transit changes and tighter security that is likely to affect you.
Players are done speaking to the media. The coaches held their final press conference on Friday. We’ve exhausted the New York-New Jersey debate. Security plans are set and the forecast is warming up. There’s only one thing left…
Almost there. Last up: the coaches. Denver’s John Fox and Seattle’s Pete Carroll were scheduled to hold their final news conferences Friday morning, the last time everyone will hear from the teams until after the Lombardi Trophy is awarded.
Super Bowl Sunday will include a no-fly zone, and the enforcers are well-prepared.