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Smartening Up For the Super Bowl

 
Smartening Up For the Super Bowl
Posted January 31st, 2014 @ 5:35am by KTRH’s Nikki Courtney

If you want to be the smartest person in the room during the Super Bowl, here are some facts and statistics to help you out.

The Plain Dealer in Cleveland provides the following list of trivia:

Every game begins with a coin toss, so what are the odds the 47 year history of the Super Bowl would come down 50/50? It has. Heads has come up 24 times and tails 23 times.

There was a listing on E-Bay for a 30-person suite at Met-Life Stadium for $508,265, or roughly $16,942 per person. Food and beverages are included.

Not only is the Puppy Bowl back on Animal Planet, the Hallmark Channel is introducing the Kitten Bowl this year. Last year’s Puppy Bowl attracted 12.4 million viewers.

Seattle and Denver have almost the same number of residents. Seattle has a population of 634,535, while Denver has a population of 634,265. That’s a difference of 270 people.

We are going to eat an estimated 1.25-billion chicken wings, according to the National Chicken Council’s 2014 Wing Report.

There has never been a shut-out in a Super Bowl, and the game has never gone into overtime.

According to the National Restaurant Association, the top three foods consumed during the Super Bowl are:

1)   Dips, spreads, and salsa’s

2)   Chicken wings

3)   Pizza

The price for a ticket to the very first Super Bowl in 1967 with the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs was $12.

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