FEBRUARY 7, 2021

Are you ready for Super Bowl Sunday?

Happy Super Bowl Sunday. Whether you come for the game, the half-time show or just the snacks, here are a few things the ED team is looking forward to today.

A New First in Super Bowl Entertainment - Poetry

Amanda Gorman, the 22 year old National Youth Poet Laureate who inspired the nation when she read her poem “The Hill We Climb” at the Biden inauguration, will be reading new a poem on Super Bowl Sunday at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay. Her original work will pay tribute to the three individuals that the NFL will honor as honorary captains for their leadership during the global pandemic.

Yes, You Can Have Healthy Snacks:

If you’ve gained the “Covid 15” during the pandemic and are trying to eat lighter, you can still indulge in these Super Bowl snacks. Our friends at the Food Network have “made over” some traditional favorites in lighter ways, like Vegetarian Beans in a Blanket or Sweet Potato Skins.

The Real VIPs at the Super Bowl

The NFL invited 7,500 vaccinated health care workers to the game as a thank you for serving on the frontlines during the pandemic.

Get in the Mood for The Weeknd's Halftime show:

We're excited to see what The Weeknd's got planned for the halftime show. In the meantime, we're pregaming by listening to his essentials playlist on itunes!

Do You Actually Watch the Game?

How many people at Super Bowl parties actually watch the game? Some of us in the office “watch” football games, but really have no clue what’s going on. This year is different; since we aren’t going out, we’re going to learn the game and follow along. Here’s a quick cheat sheet from Football for Dummies so you can watch like a pro.