Presentation on theme: "Super Bowl By Ladislav Diblík. Super Bowl In professional American football, the Super Bowl is the championship game of the National Football League (NFL)."— Presentation transcript:
Super Bowl In professional American football, the Super Bowl is the championship game of the National Football League (NFL). The game is played on Super Bowl Sunday. Over the years, the Super Bowl has become the most-watched American television broadcast. The Super Bowl was first played on January 15, 1967, as part of an agreement between the NFL and a rival league, the American Football League (AFL). It was agreed that the two leagues’ champion teams would play in an annual AFL–NFL World Championship Game
HISTORY The Green Bay Packers won the first two Super Bowls, Super Bowl III featured one of the biggest upsets in Super Bowl history as the New York Jets, NFC teams won fifteen of sixteen Super Bowls in this stretch, including thirteen in a row from 1984 to 1996. The most successful franchise of the 1980s was the San Francisco 49ers The Dallas Cowboys became the dominant team in the NFL in the early 1990s
Television coverage and ratings For many years, the Super Bowl has had a very large television audience in the U.S., and it is often the most watched television program of the year. The highest-rated game according to Nielsen was Super Bowl XVI in 1982, which was watched in 49.1 percent of households or 40,020,000 households at the time The first Super Bowl was simultaneously broadcast by CBS and NBC, with each network using the same video feed but providing its own commentary teams. Super Bowls I–VI were blacked out in the television markets of the host cities, due to league restrictions then in place
Security The Super Bowl has been designated a National Special Security Event by the United States Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security every year since Super Bowl XXXVI, which was the first Bowl played following the September 11 attacks.
Venue Twenty-five out of forty-two Super Bowls have been played in one of three locations: New Orleans, Louisiana, the Greater Miami area, and the Greater Los Angeles area. These three "big" hosts are then followed by Tampa, Florida and San Diego, California: San Diego has hosted three games, while Tampa hosted its fourth on February 1, 2009.
Trends and statistics No coach has ever won a Super Bowl with two different clubs. No team or coach has ever won more than two consecutive Super Bowls. Twenty-three Super Bowls have seen both teams hold the lead at least once. There has never been a Super Bowl overtime, although three games have been tied in the final minute. No Super Bowl has ever been scoreless at halftime.