We are merely days away from one of the biggest NFL championship game. AFC champions will face-off NFC champions in Super Bowl LI.
NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas will host the Super Bowl LI game between Patriots and Falcons to decide 2016’s league champion. Additionally, the stakes are higher than ever for this game. According to reliable reports, a mammoth total of 5 billion dollars is in the pot for the NFL championship game. Respective team fans are bracing themselves for the biggest event of football in America this year.
Super Bowl LI: Where To Watch
The game will take place on Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. ET. Furthermore, the event announcers include Joe Buck, Troy Aikman and Erin Andrews. Enthusiasts can stream to Fox Sports Go to catch all the build-up and the subsequent showdown, reports Fox Sports. Besides, the site is accessible through iOS, Android and Windows platforms.
Fox has the exclusive rights to telecast the game on American soil, of course. International broadcast rights are with several other networks, however. Seven Network will telecast in Australia and likewise, CTV in Canada. BBC and Sky Sports will telecast the game in United Kingdom and Ireland respectively.
Carl Cheffers will handle the referee duties in the high-voltage game. On a different note, country musician Luke Bryan will have a rendition of national anthem. Following which, Lady Gaga will take over the stage during the halftime. Not to mention, she sang the national anthem in the Super Bowl 50.
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Super Bowl LI: Other Details
Both the teams have arrived in Houston for the pre-match events and final preparations. Considering that these teams have two of the best quarterbacks in the game, strong defense and runners, no doubt the game will be a splendid affair. Tom Brady contemplates winning his fifth championship at the expense of an equally resolute Matt Ryan.
This game is special, for it marks 50th anniversary of the first Super Bowl that took place in 1967. Moreover, the event marks the ninth appearance of Patriots in the Super Bowl – the most for any time. Falcons, on the other hand, are making their second appearance and hoping for a maiden title. Patriots are favorites by 3 to clinch the title, but Falcons mean business, nonetheless!