Super Bowl XLVIII will be a new milestone in the history of the big game. This is the first time the Super Bowl will be played outdoors in the northern U.S.
In the history of Super Bowls, 21 out of 47 games were won by the team whose city had the smaller population, according to the National Football League. The estimated population of Denver on July 1, 2012, was 634,265, according to the Census Bureau. The estimated population of Seattle on July 1, 2012, was 634,535, according to the Census Bureau.
Super Bowl XLVIII will be played on Feb. 2 at MetLife Stadium, the home of the New York Jets and New York Giants. The Denver Broncos will play the Seattle Seahawks.
Here's a breakdown of the past games:
Explore the timeline for more information on each win and some facts about each game.
Source: National Football League, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
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