10 “Super” Statistics for Super Bowl
17 Feb 2023

Super Bowl LVII is in the books. The Kansas City Chiefs overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to defeat the Philadelphia Eagles, 38-35, on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at an electric State Farm Stadium to win their second Super Bowl in four years.

The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League, which pits the champions of the National Football Conference and the American Football Conference against each other.

It is one of the world's largest single-day sporting events, attracting high television ratings year after year. Given the Super Bowl's massive exposure, it's no surprise that the event generates millions of dollars in advertising revenue for the NFL. 


To have a deeper look at the Super Bowl inside and outside the stadium, TheSports will show you 10 “Super” statistics for Super Bowl.


  1. The average TV audience for the 2015 Super Bowl was a record-breaking 114.4 million viewers. Although overall viewership has declined since then, the 2022 Super Bowl between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals still drew 99.18 million viewers in the United States.
  2. The advertising revenue from the 2021 Super Bowl set a new high of $485 million U.S. dollars. Meanwhile, a 30-second ad spot during the Super Bowl broadcast cost an estimated5 million U.S. dollars in 2022.
  3. The first four Super Bowls from 1967 to 1970 were played before the merger, with the NFL and AFL each winning two. After the leagues merged in 1970, the NFL split into two conferences: the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC). All games since 1971's Super Bowl V have been played between the winners of each conference's championship game, with the NFC leading the AFC 27-26.
  4. Tom Brady has won seven Super Bowls, the most by any player in NFL history. Brady also holds the record for the most Super Bowl MVP awards, with five.
  5. The Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots each have six Super Bowl victories--the most of any team. The Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers each have five wins.
  6. The highest-scoring Super Bowl is Super Bowl XXIX when the San Diego Chargers and San Francisco 49ers combined for 75 points. Besides, The San Francisco 49ers also have the most points by a single team in a Super Bowl, with 55 points in Super Bowl XXIV versus the Broncos on January 28, 1990.
  7. Wide receiver Jerry Rice is the all-time leader in Super Bowl receptions, with 33. Rice also holds the record for the most receiving yards in Super Bowls, with 589.
  8. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Steve Young sets a Super Bowl record with 6 passing touchdowns in a 49-26 win against the Chargers in 1995. Tom Brady has the most career passing touchdowns in Super Bowls, with 21 touchdowns.
  9. Running back Timmy Smith sets an all-time Super Bowl record with 204 rushing yards in Super Bowl XXII against the Denver Broncos. Dallas Cowboys’Emmitt Smith has scored the most career rushing touchdowns in Super Bowls, with 5 touchdowns.
  10. QuarterbackRich Gannon has the most intercepted passes by a quarterback in a Super Bowl, with 5 interceptions in Super Bowl XXXVII against the Buccaneers on January 26, 2003.


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