This Super Bowl Cheat Sheet includes everything you need to know for the big game. For those of you who don’t get into football, but love a good party, this will help you hold your own.
1. What is the Super Bowl?
The championship game between the two NFL conferences – the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
2. Who’s Playing?
Seattle Seahawks (NFC) vs. Denver Broncos (AFC)
3. What color should I wear?
Blue & Green (Seahawks), Orange & Blue (Broncos)…or to remain neutral just wear blue.
4. Where are they playing?
New York – officially New Jersey – at the MetLife stadium.
5. What’s unique about Super Bowl 48?
The game will be played outdoors during the infamous polar vortex…it will be very cold!
6. I’m not a football fan, why should I watch?
It’s not just the Super Bowl of football, it’s the Super Bowl of TV commercials as well! Preview the Bud Light/Arnold Schwarzenegger commercial with Spot’s interpretation.
7. I’m so bored watching the first half, why should I hang in there?
Bruno Mars is performing at halftime! Hang in there!
8. Great halftime show, now I’m bored again. Why should I stick around after halftime?
More great commercials!!
9. Interesting fact about the Seattle Seahawks:
Marshawn Lynch has signed an endorsement agreement with Skittles candy. The Seahawk fans, at Seattle’s CenturyLink Field, throw Skittles at Lynch after he scores touchdowns. It seems that his mother gave him these “power pellets” before his Pop Warner games.
10. Interesting fact about the Denver Broncos:
The Broncos quarterback (Peyton Manning) had a terrible neck injury forcing him to miss the entire 2011 season and wasn’t even allowed to walk as part of his rehab.
Hope you checked out Corinna’s post yesterday for Cocktail Weenies. Perfect football party food! You should also check out our cheese dip posts: Dad’s Famous Chile con Queso, Deb’s Spinach Queso, and Football Food: Man Dip. The game starts at 6:30pm EST this Sunday, so don’t wait until the last minute to plan your menu!