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2013 Super Bowl Awarded to New Orleans

Published by on May 19, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The road to recovery continues for the Big Easy as the city won the rights to host Super Bowl XLVII over strong bids from Miami and Phoenix. 

Super Bowl XLVII will be the 10th Super Bowl hosted in New Orleans tying it with Miami for the most Super Bowls hosted. New Orleans last hosted a Super Bowl in 2002, as Tom Brady began an improbable Patriot dynasty by topping the heavily favored St.Louis Rams. 

The city was considered a favorite to win the hosting rights to Super Bowl XLVII, a fact that was recently bolstered by owner George Benson agreeing to keep the Saints in New Orleans until 2025, along with an agreement to have $85 million dollars worth of renovations performed on the Su...

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