Super Bowl XLIX Fun Facts And Stats


Each minute counts closer to Super Bowl XLIX kick-off and with each tick of the clock there is a tick on the internet that pulls up more fun facts and stats from today’s big game.

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The Match-up:

The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots have met 16 times in their history and as it should be, the teams have both won eight games. The last game a victory by the Seahawks.

The teams are so closely built that each have an average age of 25. Seattle boasts a 25.7 average age while New England boasts a tad younger team at 25.2.

The Not-So-Good

The Patriots, with the game today, can finally stop answering questions about deflate-gate. Seattle however needs to stop Marshawn Lynch from grabbing his junk after a score. If he does it today it will be a 15 yard penalty.

The average price for a ticket is well over the $6,000.00 mark. Tickets started at over $3,700.

The Patriots are famous for cheating, repeatedly, and for the Tuck Rule. Seattle is famous for the Fail Mary…and Starbucks coffee.

The Game:

Quarterbacks have won the games MVP 26 times.

The Patriots are favored by one point but are 1-4 in games against the spread.

Fun Facts:

Fraiser Crane

The “Cheers” star, Kelsey Grammar, played Dr. Frasier Crane in the hit comedy series. It took place in Boston. As the series ended, Frasier was moving to Seattle. NBC who ironically is the broadcast network for tonights game decided to turn that move into another hit series, Frasier.

Marvel super hero’s Captain America and Peter Quill are rooting for different teams, maybe this is the lead in for Avengers Civil War. Chris Evans who plays Captain America is a New England Patriots fan while Chris Pratt of Guardians of the Galaxy roots for Seattle.

The history:

The Seahawks have won one Super Bowl, last year. They lost another. The Patriots have won three on seven appearances. Tonight will be their 8th.