Count Up to Super Bowl 50: A Look Back at Super Bowl XLVI

January 20th, 2016 by Bullseye Event Group

The New York Giants and New England Patriots played Super Bowl XLVI on February 5, 2012. It was played in Indianapolis, Indiana at Lucas Oil Stadium. There were 68,658 people who attended the game. The final score was 21-17 with the New York Giants taking the lead. The head referee was John Parry.

MVP of Super Bowl XLVI was none other than Eli Manning, quarterback for the Giants. Eli was the third consecutive quarterback to win the MVP title. Manning completed 30 of 40 passes for 296 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions. After this Super Bowl was complete, the giants had won four Super Bowls.

Super Bowl XLVI was broadcasted on NBC’s network and had a Super Bowl breaking title of the most viewers. The total amount of viewers for this particular game was 166.8 million. Kelly Clarkson sang the National Anthem and Madonna was featured during halftime. Al Michaels, Chris Collinsworth, and Michele Tafoya were the announcers for the game. The cost of a 30 second commercial at Super Bowl XLVI was $3.5 million dollars.

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