Super Bowl winners and losers both receive rings. However, the losers' rings are less expensive and are not typically worn. Both teams receive a set amount of rings that they can give to players, coaches, executives and others as they see fit.Know More
Teams also design the rings they receive, and the NFL budgets much more money for the Super Bowl winners' rings. For the 2011 Super Bowl, both teams—the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers—received 150 rings. The winning Packers got $750,000 to make the rings, while the losing Steelers were given $375,000 to make theirs.
Rings usually include the team name, team logo and the Super Bowl number.Learn more in American Football
It is not possible for the Super Bowl to end in a tie. The NFL has long had what is known as a "sudden death" overtime period to determine the winner of a postseason game, which includes the Super Bowl.Full Answer >
Players on the winning team of Super Bowl XLIX each took home $97,000, while players on the losing team each received $49,000. This is in addition to their annual salaries and other bonuses earned for the 2014 season.Full Answer >
Super Bowl champions win the Vince Lombardi trophy, gold-and-diamond Super Bowl rings and the prestige of being world champions. Super Bowl bonuses are also paid out to players on both sides of the ball in the big game.Full Answer >
The NFL team owners decide where the Super Bowl will be played, based on the cities that have bid to host the event. The vote between the 32 owners is held about four years in advance.Full Answer >