Minneapolis Super Bowl Countdown: Super Bowl XLIX

Nearly a week away from Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis, we’re looking back to one of the more exciting games in Super Bowl history, Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks.

The New England Patriots would walk away victors of Super Bowl XLIX, a final score of 28-24. Over 70,000 people showed up for this game on February 1, 2015 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

Tom Brady, quarterback for the Patriots, was the MVP of Super Bowl XLIX. He set a Super Bowl record for 37 completions on 50 attempts for 328 yards. This resulted in two touchdowns and two interceptions. This was the Seahawks second consecutive appearance at the Super Bowl. With a total number of 168 million viewers, Super Bowl XLIX also happened to be the most watched game in Super Bowl history at this point.

The halftime show was Katy Perry and included Missy Elliot and Lenny Kravitz. The game was aired on NBC’s network and the announcers of the game were Al Michaels, Chris Collinsworth, and Michele Tafoya. The Nielson ratings for this game was 49.7 on a national level.

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