Super Bowl: Little history notes

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Some interesting facts on the Super Bowl…

Bill Belichick coached in his 11th Super Bowl, the most of all-time among coaches while his quarterback Tom Brady set a record for most appearances in The Big Game with eight.

Coming into Super Bowl LII, the Saints held a couple of spot in all time Super Bowl record books. Drew Brees and Peyton Manning squared off in Super Bowl XLIV, each completing 75 percent of their pass attempts. Each were only sacked once, completing 63 total passes for the game.

In that game, Garrett Hartley is the only kicker to convert three field goals from 40 yards or more.

Saints receiver Lance Moore was one of 10 players to have converted on a two-point conversion play.

How much more money did each player make this season to get to this point in the NFL season? Both teams had a first round bye in the playoffs, which would have given each player an additional $28,000 for winning and advancing past the wild card round. Each player did pocket an additional $28,000 for winning their first round playoff and then took home another $51,000 for a conference championship game victory.

The Super Bowl champions are $112,000 richer per player while the losers have to settle for $56,000.

Who are the richest owners in the National Football League? According to Forbes:

1-Paul Allen (Seahawks) $20.9 billion
2-Stan Kroenke (Rams) $8.1 billion
3-Stephen M. Ross (Dolphins) $7.6 billion
4-Shahid Kahn (Jaguars) $7.4 billion
5-Robert Kraft (Patriots) $6.2 billion
6-Jerry Jones (Cowboys) $5.6 billion
7-Terrence Pegula (Bills) $4.3 billion
8-(tie) Steve Bisciotti (Ravens) $4.2 billion
(tie) Arthur Blank (Falcons) $4.2 billion
10-Robert McNair (Texans) $3.8 billion
11-Jimmy Haslam (Browns) $3.5 billion
12-Tom Benson (Saints) $2.8 billion
13-Jim Irsay (Colts) $2.7 billion
14-Daniel Snyder (Redskins) $2.3 billion
15-Jeff Lurie (Eagles) $1.85 billion

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Rene Nadeau

Rene Nadeau


Born and raised in the New Orleans area, Rene Nadeau has been involved in sports ever since his earliest memories. Rene played basketball, wrestled, ran track, and was an All-District running back in football at John F. Kennedy High School. He went on to be a member of the LSU football program, developing a passion for the game in even…

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