1. Six percent of Americans will call in sick the Monday after the Super Bowl.
2. Nine of the 10 most-watched U.S. television programs in human history were Super Bowls.
3. Tickets to Super Bowl XLIX are the most expensive in history.
4. 35 percent of people who attend the game will write it off as a corporate expense.
5. This year, a 30-second Super Bowl ad costs $4.5 million. That’s enough to feed 7,500 American families for a month.
6. 41% of Super Bowl viewers will re-watch this year’s ads online.
7. Super Bowl Sunday is the second biggest eating day of the year. Only on Thanksgiving does the average American consume more calories.
1.25 billion (yes, billion) chicken wings
4,000 tons of popcorn
8 million pounds of guacamole
14,500 tons of chips
8. Athletes who play in the Super Bowl get HUGE bonuses. Even if they lose.
9. Other than St. Patrick’s Day, more drivers are involved in alcohol-related accidents on Super Bowl Sunday than any other day of the year.
10. Four teams have never been to the Super Bowl: The Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans.
11. Once the game is over, it will take approximately 3 weeks to take down the 70-plus tents, signs, and stages, and clean up the debris left behind.
12. In early 2014, an overwhelming majority of NFL players who were polled anonymously said they would choose to play in the Super Bowl with a concussion.
13. A massive amount of trash will be created by people NOT at the game.
14. The LED system used to illuminate University of Phoenix Stadium during the Super Bowl will consume about 310,000 watts of energy.
15. Each year, the Super Bowl is the single largest human trafficking incident in the United States.
If you see or know of someone that could be a victim of human trafficking, dial 2-1-1 or the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888.