ESPN.com has posted their NFL experts predictions on Sunday’s big game. The experts include Cris Carter, Mike Ditka, Merril Hoge, Mike Golic, Jerry Rice, Trey Wingo, Hannah Storm, Scott Van Pelt and more. You can check it out at http://espn.go.com/nfl/playoffs/2012/story/_/id/8900931/super-bowl-xlvii-espn-predictions-big-game.
-This week’s festivities in New Orleans, leading up to Sunday’s game is estimated to bring in $434 million to a study commissioned by the New Orleans Super Bowl Host Committee.
-The average point differential from the last ten Super Bowl’s is 8.7 points. The biggest came in that time frame is Super Bowl is XXXVII as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers pounded the Oakland Raiders 48-21. The three closest are XXXVII, XXXIX and XLII, which all included the New England Patriots (where they went 2-1 in those three Super Bowls).
-Six of the last ten Super Bowl MVP’s have been quarterbacks. The last non-QB was XLIII as Pittsburgh Steelers’ WR Santonio Holmes took home the honors.