If you've got spent the previous decade-plus longing for a rematch of Super Bowl XXXIX, you'll be able to get your want on Feb. four. On that fateful Sunday, the Patriots and Eagles will face every different in a fight for the Lombardi Trophy.
It may well be a rematch, however one group appears wildly other than the final time those two groups met. Swap out Donovan McNabb for Nick Foles, replace Terrell Owens for Alshon Jeffery, and eliminate Andy Reid for Doug Pederson. The 2017-18 Philadelphia Eagles glance not anything like the group that fell 3 issues quick all the ones years in the past.
But the different facet appears remarkably acquainted. Once once more, the Eagles will cross up in opposition to Bill Belichick and Tom Brady. Even the stakes for New England can be identical: The Patriots are going for back-to-back Super Bowls after their surprising comeback over the Falcons a yr in the past. The final time those two groups met in the Super Bowl, the Patriots had been coming off a slender championship win over a special NFC South group, the Panthers. The Patriots finished their back-to-back run with a 24-21 win.
This yr's model of the Patriots were given right here in standard Patriots type: by means ofThe Eagles' trail twisted a little bit in a different way. They had little need for a fourth-quarter comeback, .
Now that the degree has been set, let's get to all the knowledge you want to find out about the 2018 Super Bowl.
Where is the Super Bowl?
The recreation can be held at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. That's what makes the Vikings' loss to the Eagles so a lot more painful. They got here oh-so-close to changing into the first NFL group to play a Super Bowl in their very own house stadium.
When does the Super Bowl kick off?
Super Bowl LII is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. four.
How can I watch the Super Bowl?
You can watch the recreation on NBC. Al Michaels will supply are living play-by-play and Cris Collinsworth can be your TV analyst. Meanwhile, Michele Tafoya can be the sideline reporter. Streaming is to be had on NBC Sports Live.
Who will carry out the Super Bowl halftime display?
Guess who is again: Justin Timberlake, who carried out in February 2004 and, at the side of Janet Jackson, gave us that notorious cloth wardrobe malfunction. Despite that incident,
Timberlake has already made it transparent cloth wardrobe malfunction is not going to occur once more.
Timberlake is set to unencumber his new album, "Man of the Woods," on Feb. 2, two days earlier than the Super Bowl.