Super Bowl 50 Date, Kickoff Time, TV Schedule & Live Stream Info: Denver Broncos Vs. Carolina Panthers
Jan 31, 2016 01:41 PM EST
The AFC's top-seeded Denver Broncos face the NFC's top-seeded Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. Find the date, kickoff time, TV schedule and live stream information for Super Bowl 50 below.
Who: Denver Broncos (14-4) vs. Carolina Panthers (17-1)
When: Sunday, Feb. 7.
Time: Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. Eastern time, with player introductions and the National Anthem at 6:15 p.m. Eastern time.
Where: Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, Calf.
TV Schedule: CBS local
Live Stream Info: CBS is providing a free live stream here.
Halftime Show: Coldplay and Beyoncé
Weather: Expected to be a "dry nice day," according to The San Jose Mercury News. There is reportedly a very low probability of rain, but this will be subject to change, as it gets closer to the game.
Betting: HNGN has broken down Super Bowl 50 from the betting perspective, and everything you need to know can be found here.
Lifestyle/ Entertainment: Trying to figure out how to have the best Super Bowl 50 party on a budget? Click here. For beer drinkers HNGN's Richard Christy has listed the best beers for Super Bowl 50 and unique food pairings to go with it, here.
And if you're looking for some recipes HNGN has provided 20 beer-Infused snacks that will impress any Super Bowl 50 party here.
-Super Bowl 50 features the top scoring offense in the NFL in the Carolina Panthers against the top-ranked defense in terms of yards allowed in the Denver Broncos.
-Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will be the oldest quarterback to start in a Super Bowl at 39 years old, passing former Broncos quarterback and current Denver vice president John Elway. Elway was 38 years old in Super Bowl XXXIII.
-The full Super Bowl 50 officiating crew has been released, and Clete Blakeman has been named the referee for Super Bowl 50. The complete list of the referees for Super Bowl 50 can be found here, and it will be Blakeman's first chance to officiate in the Super Bowl.
-The Carolina Panthers dominated in the NFC Championship game winning 49-15, and quarterback Cam Newton is having his best season and will play in his first Super Bowl. The age difference between Manning and Newton has developed into a storyline, and Super Bowl 50 has quickly become a matchup of old school vs. new school.
-Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis broke his arm in the NFC Championship game but plans to play in Super Bowl 50 with "11 or 12" screws in his arm.
-Panthers defensive end Jared Allen missed the NFC Championship game with a broken bone in his foot, but he was able to return to practice and has said that his foot "feels great" for Super Bowl 50.
-Both Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak and Panthers head coach Ron Rivera will look to win their first Super Bowl as a head coach. Kubiak is in his first season in Denver and has won three Super Bowls as a quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator. Rivera has never won a Super Bowl as a coach, but he won Super Bowl with the Chicago Bears as a player. Both Kubiak and Rivera replaced current Chicago Bears head coach John Fox.
-Broncos safety Darian Stewart suffered and MCL sprain in the AFC Championship game but is reportedly expected to be ready to play in Super Bowl 50. Broncos strong safety T.J. Ward also injured his ankle on Championship Sunday but is expected to play in Super Bowl 50.
-Super Bowl 50 will feature new technology and will use new features that have never been used before. To read more about the new technology and filming of Super Bowl 50, click here.