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The Super Bowl by the numbers

The Supe’s on at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
The Supe’s on at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. - (Photo / )

Here’s hoping Eagles’ fans turn Minnesota’s largest city into Phillyapolis next week, especially inside U.S. Bank Stadium for the Super Bowl.

Can the Eagles win their first Super Bowl? Read on:

THE SUPER BOWL BY THE NUMBERS

36 – Number of times the Eagles’ quarterback will throw during the game.

0 – Number of times the Eagles’ quarterback will throw up during the game.

2 – Number of ways the Patriots will attempt to cheat.

102 – Number of ways that Eagles’ fans think the Patriots will attempt to cheat.

448 – Number of Super Bowl week references on television to the rowdiness of Eagles’ fans.

67 – Percentage of those references that mention Eagles’ fans throwing snowballs at Santa Claus.

1,749 – Number of times television viewers will hear the phrase “concussion protocol” in news reports about the Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski.

78 – Percentage of viewers who will Google the word protocol to learn its meaning.

4 – Number of Eagles’ fans arrested in Minnesota during the weeklong run-up to the Super Bowl.

543 – Number of Eagles’ fans arrested in Philadelphia in the celebration if the Eagles win the Super Bowl.

7 – Number of police horses punched by Eagles’ fans during the celebration.

694 – Percentage increase in absenteeism in southeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey on the day after the Super Bowl.

82 – Percentage of Patriots’ fans who are smug.

92 – Percentage of Patriots’ players who are smug.

1 – Number of Patriots’ players who have a right to be smug.

19-4 – The won-loss record since 2016 for the Eagles in games when offensive lineman Lane Johnson has started, possibly the best record in the NFL for a starting player. And, because Johnson is starting in the Super Bowl …

1 – Number of Super Bowl championships the Eagles will have when the game ends.

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