Super Bowl 33 

Denver Broncos vs. Atlanta Falcons

January 31, 1999


 Super Bowl 33 Officiating Crew

Pos. Name
R Bernie Kukar #86
U Jim Daopoulos #75 *
HL Sanford Rivers #121
LJ Ron Baynes #56 *
FJ Tim Millis #80
SJ Gary Lane #120 *
BJ Don Hakes #96 *
R Gerry Austin #34
U Chad Brown #31

(Italics denotes Alternate officials)

* Denotes retired official.

 

AT STAKE - National Football League Championship for the Vince Lombardi
Trophy.

PARTICIPANTS - Denver Broncos (AFC) and Atlanta Falcons (NFC). This will be the sixth appearance for Denver (1-4) and the first for Atlanta.

SITE - Pro Player Stadium, Miami. This is the eighth game to be played in
Miami and the third in this stadium.

SEATING CAPACITY - 74,000.

ECONOMIC IMPACT - Super Bowl XXXII generated a total economic impact on San
Diego County of $295 million, according a PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP study.

KICKOFF - 6:25 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

NETWORK COVERAGE - By FOX-TV to approximately 200 stations and throughout
the United States plus Bermuda, and Guam.

By CBS Radio to 446 stations within the United States. The Armed Forces
Television will also provide broadcast throughout the world.

The game will be distributed internationally by the NFL and ESPN
International to more than 150 countries.

Pre-Game, halftime and post-game announcers:

TV Game Announcers - Pat Summerall play-by-play; John Madden analyst.

Radio Game Announcers - Howard David play-by-play; Matt Millen analyst.

PLAYERS SHARE - Winners: $53,000 per man. Losers: $32,500 per man. 
PLAYER UNIFORMS - Atlanta will be the home team and use the South bench and
will wear its black jersey. Denver will be the visiting team and will use
the North bench and wear white.

SUDDEN DEATH - If the game is tied at regulation time 60 minutes, it will
continue in sudden death overtime. The team scoring first (by safety, field goal, or touchdown) will win.

At the end of regulation playing time, the referee will immediately toss a
coin at the center of the field, in accordance with rules pertaining to the
usual pre-game toss. The captain of Denver (the visiting team) will call the
toss. Following a three-minute intermission after the end of the regular
game, play will continue by 15-minute periods with a two-minute intermission
between each such overtime period with no halftime intermission. The teams
will change goals between each period, there will be a two-minute warning at
the end of each period.

OFFICIAL TIME - The scoreboard clock will be official.

TROPHY - The winning team receives permanent possession of the Vince
Lombardi Trophy, a sterling silver trophy created by Tiffany & Company and
presented annually to the winner of the Super Bowl. The trophy was named
after the late coach Vince Lombardi of the two-time Super Bowl champion
Green Bay Packers prior to the 1971 Super Bowl. The trophy is a regulation
silver football mounted in a kicking position on a pyramid-like stand of
three concave sides. The trophy stands 20 inches tall, weighs 6.7 pounds.
The words "Vince Lombardi" and "Super Bowl XXXIII'' are engraved on the base
along with the NFL emblem.

SUPER BOWL RINGS - The league pays for up to 125 Super Bowl rings at $5,000
per ring (plus adjustments for increases in gold and diamonds). The league
also pays for 125 pieces of jewelry for the losing team which may not cost
more than one-half the price set for the Super Bowl ring.

ATTENDANCE - To date, 2,553,491 have attended Super Bowl games. The largest
crowd was 103,985 for the Super Bowl XIV at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena,
Calif.