Super Bowl LIII tracker – Live pregame updates, photos, more

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We’re tracking everything you need to know about Super Bowl LIII, from the memorable plays on the field to the scene at Mercedes-Benz Stadium to the best commercials and tweets as the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams battle for the NFL’s ultimate prize.

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Pregame

The scene at one of the primary areas of the FanDuel Sportsbook at The Meadowlands just over an hour out from kickoff of Super Bow LIII. Multiple lines are available throughout the building, with no significant wait times for bettors. In the lead-up to the game, the action is leaning towards the Patriots and the over on the point total.

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com25m ago

Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein, who has been nursing a left foot (plant foot) injury since the NFC Championship game, connected on field goals from 61 and 59 yards during Super Bowl warmups.

Lindsey Thiry, ESPN30m ago

Meanwhile, in New Orleans …

Should be an incredible strength vs. strength battle in the trenches when Tom Brady drops back to pass tonight. In particular because Aaron Donald is basically the entire reason the Rams excel at pass rushing and the best part of New England’s offensive line is its interior.

Seth Walder, ESPN Analytics1h ago

Patriots inactives: TE Stephen Anderson, C/G James Ferentz, S Obi Melifonwu, DE Ufomba Kamalu, DE Keionta Davis, DE Derek Rivers, CB Duke Dawson. With stopping the run a top priority, DT Danny Shelton and DE Deatrich Wise Jr. are back in the lineup after being inactive for the AFC Championship Game (replacing Rivers and Melifonwu).

Mike Reiss, ESPN Staff Writer1h ago

No surprises on Rams inactives in the Super Bowl: DB Darious Williams, RB Justin Davis, OLB Ogbo Okoronkwo and Trevon Young, OL Jamil Demby, DT Sebastian Joseph-Day and DT Tanzel Smart.

Lindsey Thiry, ESPN1h ago

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4:22

Aaron Donald gives credit to the basement gym in his house growing up for helping him become the player he is today.

Rams equipment managers test the quarterback helmet communication pregame. In the NFC Championship, Jared Goff’s helmet speaker failed just before he took the field for his opening series. He was forced to use backup quarterback Sean Mannion’s temporarily.

Lindsey Thiry, ESPN2h ago

A bettor at a CG Technology sportsbook in Las Vegas is risking $65,000 to win $2,000 on the Super Bowl opening kickoff not resulting in a touchdown. The bettor bet $35,000 at -3,500, and $30,000 at -3,000, per CG Technology vice president of risk Jason Simbal.

David Purdum, ESPN Staff Writer2h ago

Saints fan still a little salty after New Orleans’ loss to Rams in NFC championship.

John Pluym, ESPN2h ago

This Tom Brady-autographed helmet can be had for a cool $1,500.

John Pluym, ESPN3h ago

Patriots coach Bill Belichick arrives for Super Bowl LIII with his girlfriend Linda Holiday.

John Pluym, ESPN3h ago

Super Bowl T-shirt? Only $40.

Heather Burns, ESPN.com3h ago

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady arrives at the stadium for his ninth Super Bowl as a starter.

Heather Burns, ESPN.com3h ago

With under four hours to go before kickoff, the consensus Super Bowl LIII line in Las Vegas is Patriots -2.5 with a total of 56.

Ben Fawkes, ESPN Staff Writer3h ago

Something to keep an eye on early in the game: The Patriots and Rams have been opposites in the first quarter this postseason. The Patriots have outscored their opponents by 14 points and the Rams have been outscored by 17 points, the worst differential for any of the 12 playoff teams.

John Pluym, ESPN4h ago

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3:00

Doug Kezirian breaks down the prop bets for the Super Bowl, including the longest TD and whether Johnny Hekker will throw a pass.

Today’s inspiration for the Rams and Patriots as they get ready to battle in Super Bowl LIII.

John Pluym, ESPN5h ago

Six hours from the Patriots will run between these as they enter the field to take on the Rams in Super Bowl LIII.

John Pluym, ESPN5h ago

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1:10

Louis Riddick explains why he was initially skeptical of the Rams’ offseason moves and breaks down how impressive their season has been.

The Rams’ Jared Goff will become the second quarterback to start in a Super Bowl after losing each of his first seven NFL starts. The other is Troy Aikman, who reached three Super Bowls and won them all.

Heather Burns, ESPN.com5h ago

Here’s your 50-yard line view for Super Bowl LIII.

John Pluym, ESPN5h ago

The main attraction at Mercedes-Benz Stadium is the roof, which could open later today for when players are on the field warming up.

John Pluym, ESPN5h ago

Pretty cool suite here to watch Super Bowl LIII. You’ve got your iPad to check stats and mini TV to watch replays. Just few thousand dollars for this spot facing the Rams end zone.

John Pluym, ESPN5h ago





Source : ESPN