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After today football is over until September. So let's get fat and drunk together.

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

It's here.  The end of football.  For Cyclone fans it feels like the end happened sometime in September, but contrary to that belief there have been multiple football games played by multiple teams since.

Regardless of how you feel about the NFL or Roger Goddell, tonight's game pits unquestionably the best teams from both conferences against each other at a neutral site.  The Seahawks are defending champions and Russell Wilson brings a 10-0 career record against Super Bowl winning quarterbacks to the game, and the Patriots are as close to a modern day dynasty that the NFL allows these days.  Tom Brady will set a record with his sixth start in a Super Bowl, and is looking to join Terry Bradshaw and Joe Montana as the only four time winners.

What

Super Bowl XLIX

Where

University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ

When

5:30 PM CST

Who

Seattle Seahawks (14-4, NFC Champions) vs New England Patriots (14-4,AFC Champions)

How To Watch

TV: NBC

Online: NBCSports.com

Mobile: NFL Mobile (Free for Verizon subscribers)

What To Drink

I'm downing a Rogue 7 Hop IPA right now with some Fuller's ESB chilling in the fridge.  What you drink is up to you, but be sure to share it with us.

What To Eat

You can't go wrong today unless you go vegan.

Prop Bets

ENTERTAINMENT ODDS AND ENDS

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - How long will it take Idina Menzel to sign the US National Anthem?

Over/Under                     2 minutes 1 second                        

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Will Idina Menzel forget or omit at least 1 word of the official US National Anthem?         

Yes                            +400     (4/1) 

No                                 -600     (1/6)

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - How many times will "Deflated Balls" be referred to during the game?          

Over/Under                    

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Will Marshawn Lynch be fined by the NFL for any incident on Media Day?              

Yes                              +400     (4/1)

No                                 -600     (1/6)

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Will Marshawn Lynch grab his crotch after scoring a TD in the game?         

Yes                              +400     (4/1)

No                                 -600     (1/6)

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Which Coach will be mentioned first by name on TV after Kickoff?            

Pete Carroll                              

Bill Belichick                            

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Which Coach will be shown first on TV after Kickoff?        

Pete Carroll                       

Bill Belichick                     

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Which Color will Bill Belichick's hoodie be?           

Grey                             1/2        

Blue                              7/4        

Red                              7/1    

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Bill Belichick Hoodie Type?            

Sleeves Cut                  -150    (2/3)

Sleeves Intact               +110    (11/10)

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Will Bill Belichick smile during the game on camera?        

Yes                              +150     (3/2)   

No                                 -200     (1/2)            

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - How many times will Katy Perry be mentioned in the 1st Half?          

Over/Under                    

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Which song will Katy Perry perform first at Halftime?       

Firework                       3/2        

Roar                                         3/2        

This Is How We Do                    5/1        

Dark Horse                               12/1      

E.T.                                         12/1      

Wide Awake                              12/1      

Waking Up In Vegas                  20/1      

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - What will Katy Perry be wearing when she begins the Halftime show?   

Skirt or Dress                            4/5        

Pants (below knees)                  2/1        

Shorts (above knees)                2/1        

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - What color will Katy Perry's hair be when she begins the Halftime show?      

Black/Brown                    2/1       

Pink/Red                       3/1       

Blue/Green                     3/1       

Blonde                         4/1       

Purple                         5/1

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - How many times will Gisele Bundchen be show on TV?   

Over/Under                    

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Will Al Michaels refer to the point spread, total, odds on who wins game or any prop bet?            

Yes                              +200     (2/1)      

No                                 -300     (1/3)      

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Who will be shown more on TV during the game?              

Robert Kraft                  -200     (1/2)

Paul Allen                     +150     (3/2)

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Will it be mentioned that Pete Carroll was the last head coach of the Patriots?    

Yes                              +110     (11/10)      

No                                 -150     (2/3)   

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - What will the Nielsen Rating of the game be?      

Over/Under                     47½

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Which region will have the higher Nielsen Rating?            

Boston                         +110     (11/10)      

Seattle                           -150     (2/3)      

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - How many viewers will the game have?  

Over/Under                               113 Million                       

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Who will the Super Bowl MVP mention first in his interview?      

Teammates                                       3/2        

God                                                       5/1        

Fans/City                                                          15/2      

Coach                                                   12/1      

Family                                                 12/1      

Owner                                                 12/1      

Does not mention any of the above                   2/1        

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - What Color will the Gatorade (or liquid) be that is dumped on the Head Coach of the Winning Super Bowl Team?      

Orange                         3/2        

Yellow                                      5/2        

Clear/Water                               3/1        

Red                                          15/2      

Blue                                          15/2      

Green                                       10/1      

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) -  What will happen with the Dow Jones the day after the Super Bowl?      

Market Up                             -140     (5/7)

Market Down                             EVEN   (1/1)

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Who will Barack Obama pick to win the game?     

New England                             -140      (5/7)

Seattle                                      EVEN   (1/1)

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - What will be higher?        

Russell Wilson Passing Yards                                     -15½

US National Average Gas Price (in cents) on Monday, February 2nd        +15½

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - Groundhog Day Parlay      

Punxsutawney Phil sees shadow and Patriots win the Super Bowl                        5/2

Punxsutawney Phil does not see shadow and Patriots win the Super Bowl          11/5

Punxsutawney Phil sees shadow and Seahawks win the Super Bowl                    11/4

Punxsutawney Phil does not see shadow and Seahawks win the Super Bowl        12/5

TEAM/GAME PROPS

(NE vs SEA) - Margin of Victory           

New England Patriots 1 to 6 points                    7/2       

New England Patriots 7 to 12 points                   11/2     

New England Patriots 13 to 18 points                 8/1       

New England Patriots 19 to 24 points                 14/1     

New England Patriots 25 to 30 points                 20/1     

New England Patriots 31 to 36 points                 35/1     

New England Patriots 37 or more points             30/1     

Seattle Seahawks 1 to 6 points                         7/2       

Seattle Seahawks 7 to 12 points                        11/2     

Seattle Seahawks 13 to 18 points                       8/1       

Seattle Seahawks 19 to 24 points                       14/1     

Seattle Seahawks 25 to 30 points                       20/1     

Seattle Seahawks 31 to 36 points                       35/1     

Seattle Seahawks 37 or more points                   30/1     

(NE vs SEA) - Team to score first wins the game         

Yes                            -165     (20/33) 

No                             +135     (27/20)

(NE vs SEA) - Will there be a score in the first 7min 30 seconds of the 1st quarter?    

Yes                              -180     (5/9)     

No                             +150     (3/2)

(NE vs SEA) - The first score of the game will be?       

New England Patriots Field Goal                           4/1       

New England Patriots TD Pass                           3/1       

New England Patriots Rushing TD                             11/2     

New England Patriots Safety                         33/1     

New England Patriots Defensive or Special Teams TD    14/1     

Seattle Seahawks Field Goal                           7/2       

Seattle Seahawks TD Pass                           4/1       

Seattle Seahawks Rushing TD                             4/1       

Seattle Seahawks Safety                         33/1     

Seattle Seahawks Defensive or Special Teams TD          14/1     

(NE vs SEA) - Half Time/Full Time       

New England Patriots / New England Patriots     7/5       

Seattle Seahawks / New England Patriots           9/1       

Tie / New England Patriots                       16/1     

Tie / Seattle Seahawks                       16/1     

New England Patriots / Seattle Seahawks           9/1       

Seattle Seahawks / Seattle Seahawks                 7/5       

New England Patriots / Tie                            35/1     

Seattle Seahawks / Tie                            35/1     

Tie / Tie                            35/1     

(NE vs SEA) - Total 1st Half Team Points - New England Patriots        

Over/Under                              12½

(NE vs SEA) - Total Team Points - New England Patriots         

Over/Under                               24½

(NE vs SEA) - Total 1st Half Team Points - Seattle Seahawks   

Over/Under                               12

(NE vs SEA) - Total Team Points - Seattle Seahawks   

Over/Under                               24½

(NE vs SEA) - Will the 1st half end in a tie?     

Yes (1st Half Tied)                     +550     (11/2)

No (1st Half Not Tied)                -900     (1/9)

(NE vs SEA) - Which will be the Highest Scoring Quarter?      

1st Quarter                        9/2       

2nd Quarter                        7/5       

3rd Quarter                        9/2       

4th Quarter                        9/5       

(NE vs SEA) - Will the game go to overtime?   

Yes (Overtime)              +800     (8/1)

No (Overtime)                -1600    (1/16)

(NE vs SEA) - What will be the Result of the First Coaches Challenge in the Game?    

Play Overturned                     -130      (10/13) 

Play Stands                         EVEN   (1/1)

(NE vs SEA) - Will there be a safety in the game?

Yes (Safety)                  +550     (11/2)

No (Safety)                   -900     (1/9)

(NE vs SEA) - Longest Touchdown in the Game          

Over/Under Yards                      44½

(NE vs SEA) - Longest Successful Field Goal in the Game      

Over/Under Yards                      44½

(NE vs SEA) - Shortest Successful Field Goal in the Game      

Over/Under                     24½

(NE vs SEA) - Will there be a defensive or special teams TD scored in the game?       

Yes                  +160     (8/5)     

No                    -200     (1/2)

(NE vs SEA) - Total QB Sacks in the game      

Over/Under                               4½

(NE vs SEA) - Total Points - Odd or Even?      

Odd                  -140     (5/7)     

Even                 +110     (11/10)

(NE vs SEA) - Will a 2 point Conversion be attempted in the Game?   

Yes (2pt Conversion Attempted)                     +200     (2/1)     

No (2pt Conversion Not Attempted)                    -250     (2/5)

(NE vs SEA) - Will there be a Successful 2 point Conversion Attempt in the Game?    

Yes (Successful 2pt Conversion Attempt)           +350     (7/2)

No (Successful 2pt Conversion Attempt)            -500     (1/5)

MVP AND FIRST TO SCORE A TOUCHDOWN ODDS

Super Bowl XLIX MVP - Odds to Win  

Tom Brady                    8/5       

Russell Wilson              7/2       

Marshawn Lynch            4/1       

Rob Gronkowski           9/1       

LeGarrette Blount          12/1     

Julian Edelman              25/1     

Doug Baldwin               33/1     

Richard Sherman           33/1     

Kam Chancellor             33/1     

Darrelle Revis                33/1     

Earl Thomas                  40/1     

Jermaine Kearse            50/1     

Bobby Wagner              50/1     

Jamie Collins                50/1     

Brandon LaFell              66/1     

Shane Vereen                66/1     

K.J. Wright                    75/1     

Danny Amendola           75/1     

Luke Willson                 100/1   

Rob Ninkovich              100/1   

Dont'a Hightower           100/1   

Patrick Chung               100/1   

Devin McCourty            100/1   

Stephen Gostkowski     100/1   

Steven Hauschka          100/1   

Malcolm Smith              100/1   

Byron Maxwell               100/1   

Field                          25/1

(NE vs SEA) - Player to score the first TD in the game?           

Marshawn Lynch (SEA) RB                    11/2     

Rob Gronkowski (NE) TE                       13/2     

LeGarrette Blount (NE) RB                     9/1       

Julian Edelman (NE) WR                        10/1     

Doug Baldwin (SEA) WR                       12/1

Brandon LaFell (NE) WR                        12/1     

Russell Wilson (SEA) QB                       12/1     

Jermaine Kearse (SEA) WR                    14/1     

Shane Vereen (NE) RB                           16/1     

Luke Willson (SEA) TE                           16/1     

Danny Amendola (NE) WR                     20/1     

Ricardo Lockette (SEA) WR                   20/1

Timothy Wright (NE) TE                         20/1     

Robert Turbin (SEA) RB                         25/1     

Brandon Bolden (NE) RB                       30/1

Jonas Gray (NE) RB                             30/1     

Cooper Helfet (SEA) TE                         30/1     

Tom Brady (NE) QB                             35/1     

Tony Moeaki (SEA) TE                          40/1

Kevin Norwood (SEA) WR                     40/1     

James Devlin (NE) FB                           50/1

Michael Hoomanawanui (NE) TE             50/1     

Christine Michael (SEA) RB                    50/1     

Will Tukuafu (SEA) FB                           50/1     

Field                          15/2     

No TD scored in the game                     125/1

PLAYER PROPS

(NE vs SEA) - Total Passing Yards - Tom Brady (NE)   

Over/Under                     260½

(NE vs SEA) - Total TD Passes - Tom Brady (NE)         

0                      7/2       

1                      11/5     

2                      5/2       

3                      3/1       

4 or more          7/1

(NE vs SEA) - Total Rushing Yards - LeGarrette Blount (NE)    

Over/Under                     62½

(NE vs SEA) - Total Receiving Yards - Rob Gronkowski (NE)   

Over/Under                     72½

(NE vs SEA) - Will Rob Gronkowski (NE) score a TD in the game?      

Yes                            -170     (10/17) 

No                             +140     (7/5)

(NE vs SEA) - Total Receiving Yards - Julian Edelman (NE)     

Over/Under                     67½

(NE vs SEA) - Total Receptions - Julian Edelman (NE)

Over/Under                     6

(NE vs SEA) - Total Interceptions - Darrelle Revis (NE)

Over                           ½ (+275, 11/4)

Under                          ½  (-350, 2/7)

(NE vs SEA) - Total Passing Yards - Russell Wilson (SEA)      

Over/Under                     219½

(NE vs SEA) - Total TD Passes - Russell Wilson (SEA)

0                      5/2       

1                      3/2       

2                      13/5     

3                      5/1       

4 or more          12/1     

(NE vs SEA) - Total Rushing Yards - Russell Wilson (SEA)      

Over/Under                     40½

(NE vs SEA) - Will Russell Wilson (SEA) score a Rushing TD in the game?     

Yes                            +220     (11/5)   

No                             -280     (5/14)

(NE vs SEA) - Total Rushing Yards - Marshawn Lynch (SEA)   

Over/Under                     92½

(NE vs SEA) - Will Marshawn Lynch (SEA) score a TD in the game?    

Yes                            -200     (1/2)