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By the Numbers: Super Bowl Edition

Feb 04, 2024 | By: Michael Popke

The final two weeks of the NFL season are bookended by what are now called the Pro Bowl Games (featuring a “Skills Showdown” and a 7-on-7 flag football game held this year at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida) and this weekend's Super Bowl LVIII (the first time the biggest game on earth will be played in Nevada, at Allegiant Stadium outside Las Vegas). Here are some numbers worth knowing about each of these events.

Super Bowl: February 11

115.1 million: Number of viewers who tuned in to Super Bowl LVII in February 2023 across Fox’s television and digital properties — the most-watched telecast of all time (


9: Number of top 10 U.S. telecasts of all time that are Super Bowls (


105.9 million: Number of viewers who watched the 1983 series finale of M*A*S*H, the only non-Super Bowl telecast on the top 10 list (


6: The minimum number of viewing platforms that will televise/stream the Super Bowl (CBS, Nickelodeon, YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, FuboTV and Paramount+) (


28,000: Tons of structural steel — heavier than the Statue of Liberty — holding together $1.9 billion Allegiant Stadium (


19 million: Weight, in pounds, of the stadium’s sliding field trays — nearly as heavy as the Eiffel Tower in Paris (


44: Number of escalators in the stadium (


2,300: Number of TVs in the stadium (


Super Bowl and Pro Bowl14: Number of “community greening projects” throughout Nevada’s Clark County supported by NFL Green (Las Vegas Super Bowl LVIII Host Committee)


75: Minimum number of points the two Super Bowl teams must collectively score in order for fans to win a free haircut via the Supercuts® High Score campaign (


8,083: The average number of calories at the average Super Bowl Party. (Really, WalletHub? That's so depressing)


1.45 Billion: That's how many chicken wings will be consumed, according to our friends at WalletHub


250 Million: The number of pounds of avacodos that will be purchased for guacamole to be served along with the wings, says WalletHub. (Good thing Avocados From Mexico did all that advertising at previous Super Bowls, huh?)


90 Percent: That's how much more beer is consumed on Super Bowl Sunday, as opposed to any other given Sunday, according to WalletHub

Pro Bowl: February 4

2023: First year the NFL reimagined the Pro Bowl and introduced its current format (Florida Citrus Sports)


6: Number of platforms that televised/streamed the Pro Bowl Games Championship (ESPN, ABC, Disney XD, ESPN+, ESPN Deportes and NFL+) (


1: Number of platforms that televised the Thursday Skills Showdown on Feb. 1 (ESPN) (


6.28 million: Number of viewers across ABC, ESPN and Disney XD of the 2023 Pro Bowl — the first year for the flag football format and the lowest viewership since 5.96 million tuned in back in 2006 (Sports Business Journal)


2: The Pro Bowl’s rank among the major professional sports leagues’ All-Star events, behind Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game, which attracted 7.51 million viewers to Fox in 2023 (Sports Business Journal)


8: Number of NFL teams sending at least five players to this year’s Pro Bowl, led by the San Francisco 49ers with nine players (


30: Lowest price, in U.S. dollars, on the Ticketmaster website for a ticket to the Pro Bowl Games (Ticketmaster)


​• 600,000: Number of athletes between the ages of 4 and 17 that participate in NFL FLAG programs on more than 1,600 teams in all 50 states (


13: Number of NFL cities hosting 2024 NFL FLAG regional tournaments this spring (


9: Number of NFL cities (plus Ottawa, Ontario) that hosted NFL Flag College Showcases in which young female flag football players were evaluated for college exposure (


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