What You Need To Know About Super Bowl 51

February 3, 2017
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The AFC Champion New England Patriots will meet the NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI, at NRG Stadium in Houston, on Sunday, February 5th.

Here's what you need to know:

What: Super Bowl LI (or 51)

Teams: AFC champion New England Patriots vs. NFC champion Atlanta Falcons

When: Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017

Where: NRG Stadium, Houston

Time: Kickoff is 6:30 p.m. ET

TV: Fox

Halftime:


And millions of Americans will, apparently, call in sick the day after the big game. That's why Kraft Heinz Co. has decided to NOT buy a Super Bowl ad and instead give its salaried workers the day off on Monday. Ketchup-maker says "over 16 million people are expected to call in 'sick' or plan to miss work on the day after" the Super Bowl. According to Variety, a 30-second commercial spot during the Super Bowl costs upwards to $5.5 million.

-Mike Draup

Photo: USA Today