What it was like covering the weeklong lead-up to the Eagles-Patriots Super Bowl

February 2, 2018 GMT

By Staff

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News sent 24 journalists to Minneapolis to cover the Super Bowl and the week of events leading up to it. A high percentage of those 24 are really looking forward to 6:30 p.m. Sunday when the glitz slows and it’s finally just about football.

You see, Super Bowl Week is a massively coordinated spectacle. I did not know this before I attended one. I’m a news reporter who’s never covered professional football, and certainly never before been to a Super Bowl. To top it off, I’d really never been anywhere close to Minneapolis (and am a big baby when it comes to being cold).

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