In the Super Bowl, however, the singing of the National Anthem is a big deal. Clemson, Michigan and Oklahoma will have at least one former player on the AFC's Super Bowl representative and Florida State will make the Super Bowl through the NFC. Comcast Corp.'s entertainment division is charging more than $5 million for a 30-second spot during the Super Bowl, in line with the past couple of years.
No team has ever played at home in the Super Bowl. The NFL Super Bowl prep team may secretly be rooting for the Eagles this weekend, just so they can get in Minnesota's stadium and get to work with three weeks to get their jobs done instead of two.
No, backup quarterback Nick Foles is not as good as Carson Wentz - that's obvious - but the Eagles defense is still the same one that was ranked as the fifth-best per DVOA and the second-best defensive unit per the game charters at Pro Football Focus.
They are plus-1400 to win the title according to OddsShark, and that's a huge fall considering the way they played during the season.
The NFC's leading two teams Philadelphia and Minnesota also kick off their respective post-season campaigns this weekend, but Umenyiora isn't convinced on either of those teams. It would be a surprise if the Jaguars were to upset the Steelers and go on to win it, while it would be a shock if the Tennessee Titans defeated the Patriots and then defeated Pittsburgh or Jacksonville in the AFC Championship Game.
Even though they made the playoffs this year, the Bills are tied with four other teams with the longest odds at 100/1.
The 2018 National Football League playoffs got off to a wild start when the Tennessee Titans upset the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday to kick off wild-card weekend.
On Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars kick off the festivities.
"All we have seen is enthusiasm for the Super Bowl", he said. An angry Tom Brady is usually at his best. There are many returning starters this season, which help with the team's playoff experience. Alabama has had 40 alumni play in the Super Bowl, with 28 on the winning team, including a current streak of five years with a victor.
The audience level for the Super Bowl has always towered over the rest of television, delivering 106 million viewers or more since 2010.