The Denver Broncos will face off against the Seattle Seahawks in the 48th annual Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. The game will kickoff just after 6:25 p.m. EST, February 2nd in East Rutherford, N.J. (5:25 p.m. CST, 3:25 p.m. PST) The matchup features a Denver Broncos team who are lead by veteran quarterback Peyton Manning. As the Broncos have the top offense in the league, the Seattle Seahawks sport the best defense. Cornerback Richard Sherman and his defensive backfield teammates, which he calls the Legion of Boom, will attempt to stop Manning and his high-powered offense.
The Super Bowl will air on the FOX Network. Announcing the game will be veteran announcer Joe Buck and former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman in the booth. On the sidelines will be reporters Pam Oliver and Erin Andrews.
As MetLife Stadium is an open-air facility, weather always plays a factor. Currently, weather.com is predicting a chilly, but great day for football in East Rutherford. The temperature should be around a high of 50º with a low of 30º that night. There is also a 20% chance of rain. Winds are expected to be out of the WSW at 8 mph.
FOX will beginning airing their Super Bowl pre-game show at 2:00 p.m. EST. Highlights will include a tribute to legendary announcer Pat Summerall, a feature on coaching legend Vince Lombardi, and the reading of the Declaration of Independence .