Get Ready for the Super Bowl!

The New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles have earned #1 seeds in the upcoming NFL playoffs!

In celebration of the home teams, Metro Boston and Metro Philadelphia will have tons of special football coverage leading up to the big game.

The special coverage kicks off Thursday Jan. 4. This is a great advertising opportunity and standard units, sponsorship and takeover packages are available, for both print and digital! Or take advantage of sponsoring the Super Bowl Box Pool. In the lead-up to the game, we’ll feature the following.

Potential Eagles coverage plan in Metro Philadelphia:
(*denotes TBD)

  • Thurs Jan 4—Eagles regular season recap, team awards
  • Tues Jan 9—Preview Eagles’ Divisional Round opponent
  • Fri Jan 12—3 things to watch for in Division game
  • Sat Jan 13 or Sun Jan 14 — NFC Divisional game
  • Mon Jan 15—In depth coverage of game
  • *Tues Jan 16—Preview Eagles’ NFC championship opponent (home game)
  • *Fri Jan 19—3 things to watch for in Division game
  • *Sun Jan 21—NFC Championship game
    ***This would be the day for our special NFC Champions, Super Bowl preview editions for Lincoln Financial Field. Would include player profiles, best moments of the year and a column from Glen Macnow
  • *Mon Jan 22—In depth coverage of game
  • *Jan 22-Jan 28—Super Bowl bye week
  • *Mon Jan 29—Super Bowl media day
  • *Mon Jan 30-Fri Feb 2—Daily Super Bowl advance coverage
  • Fri Feb 2—Super Bowl preview edition, betting guide (best prop bets), game preview, storylines to watch for, players to watch for and more
  • Sun Feb 4—Super Bowl 52
  • Mon Feb 5—Super Bowl recap coverage

Did you know?

  • 1 in 10 metro readers attended an Eagles game last year
  • Metro readers are 56% more likely to have attended a Eagles game last year than the average Philadelphian

Source: Nielsen Scarborough 2017 R2.

Potential Patriots coverage plan in Metro Boston:

  • Week of Jan. 2: Who should Patriots want to face in Divisional Round of playoffs?
  • Week of Jan. 8: Build up to Patriots first playoff game – 3 things to watch for vs. Divisional Round opponent
  • Jan. 16: Look ahead to AFC Championship Game – 3 things to watch for vs. AFC title game opponent
  • Week of Jan. 22: AFC Championship Game coverage – 3 things we learned, Column – Tom Brady is the G.O.A.T., Photo gallery of AFC Championship game, Are Patriots the greatest dynasty in American Sports history?
  • Week of Jan. 29: Super Bowl week coverage – 3 things to watch for vs. Super Bowl opponent, Where the Patriots dynasty ranks in NFL history, Top 10 greatest NFL players of all-time debate, Top 10 greatest Super Bowls of all-time, Running live blog from Minnesota.
  • More Super Bowl week coverage – Exclusive interviews with big name sports celebrities like Joe Montana, Dan Marino, Charles Barkley, former Patriots players like Willie McGinest, Rodney Harrison, Ty Law, and more.

Did you know?

  • 2 in 3 Metro Boston readers watched a Pats game on TV in the past 12 months
  • More than 1 in 3 Metro Boston readers are very interested in the NFL
  • More than half of Metro Boston readers watched the Super Bowl last year

Source: Nielsen Scarborough 2017 R2.

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