For 31 of the NFL’s 32 teams, one phrase can likely sum up their 2020 season: There’s always next year.

In a lot of ways, the world has been waiting for “next year” to come. The COVID-19 vaccine could have a huge impact on sending life back toward normalcy. Stadiums might fill up once again. Players might only miss games due to injury and not because of contact tracing. And waiting as the light at the end of that tunnel is Super Bowl 56.

The 2022 Super Bowl will take place at SoFi Stadium just outside Los Angeles, the home of the Rams and Chargers. While neither of those teams looks as likely as the 2020 Buccaneers to play a Super Bowl in their home stadium, who really knows? Maybe Jared Goff and Sean McVay make magic or Justin Herbert carries the Chargers in his second season.

Most likely, the favorite all offseason to represent the AFC in the big game will be Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs. The NFC has a bit more turnover, with Aaron Rodgers trade rumors and Tom Brady’s age among the major things preventing the Packers and Buccaneers from being obviously set up for an NFC title game rematch.

In some ways, Super Bowl 56 is a long way off. In others, it won’t be long before conversation about who’ll play in that game begins. So we’ve got all the current information for you about when, where and even future odds for Super Bowl 2022.

When is Super Bowl 2022?

  • Date: Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022
  • Kickoff time: 6:30 p.m. (unofficial)
  • TV channel: NBC
  • Live stream: NBC Sports App | fuboTVDAZN (in Canada)

The Super Bowl in 2022 will be the final iteration broadcast as part of a 2014 rights deal that extended an original contract from 2006. Fox and CBS both had their turn with their final broadcast of this contract, and NBC will cap it off before a new deal is struck for huge money that could include other major players.

The Super Bowl, typically held during the first weekend of February, was pushed back a week after the NFL implemented a 17-game schedule for the 2021 season. Feb. 13 is the latest date that the Super Bowl has ever been played. It will provide a chance for Patrick Mahomes to lead the Chiefs to a third consecutive Super Bowl or for Tom Brady to continue defying aging.

It’s a long way off, but the expectation would be that NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” broadcast team gets the call for the Super Bowl. That would mean Al Michaels on play-by-play duty and Cris Collinsworth providing color commentary.

Every Super Bowl since 2003 has taken place during the first week of February. From 1967-2003, all but one Super Bowl took place in January.

Where is Super Bowl 2022?

  • City: Inglewood, California
  • Stadium: SoFi Stadium

SoFi Stadium finally gets its first Super Bowl, a year later than initially scheduled. The 2021 iteration of the game was supposed to be played at SoFi before weather-related construction delays forced the game to be pushed off a year.

Super Bowl 2022 will be played after the second season of SoFi Stadium hosting NFL games for the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers. It’ll be just the first big event scheduled for SoFi Stadium, with both the College Football Playoff Championship and WrestleMania 39 scheduled to take place there in 2023.

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SoFi Stadium isn’t just a football field, though. It’s a piece of Hollywood Park, a master-planned neighborhood on the site of the former racetrack that had that name. There’s a casino and apartment complex there, among other amenities. 

Normally, SoFi Stadium seats 70,240 people. It can be expanded greatly for major events, including the Super Bowl, to seat up to 100,240.

SoFi Stadium was originally estimated to cost about $2.66 billion, but it reached nearly $5 billion by the time it was actually completed. That made it the most expensive sports venue ever built. 

An added appeal to the NFL of SoFi Stadium’s locale is that by mid-2021, the local Metro Rail will be incorporated into the stadium, allowing for easier travel to the field than Los Angeles traffic would typically allow.

Super Bowl 2022 odds

Unsurprisingly, the two Super Bowl participants from last year — the Chiefs and the Buccaneers — are the favorites to win the Super Bowl in 2022, per FanDuel Sportsbook. Additionally, the conference championship game participants, the Bills and the Packers, are among the four teams with the shortest odds to win Super Bowl 56.

The 49ers are the highest-rated non-playoff team from 2020. San Francisco finished with a 6-10 record after suffering numerous injuries, including one to quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. He is expected to return healthy this year while the team invested a top-three pick in Trey Lance to serve as its quarterback of the future.

These odds are subject to change over the coming months as injuries and roster moves impact the overall standing of teams across the NFL.

Team Super Bowl odds
Chiefs +500
Buccaneers +650
Bills +1200
Packers +1200
Ravens +1400
49ers +1400
Rams +1500
Browns +1600
Seahawks +2000
Titans +2500
Cowboys +3000
Colts +3100
Dolphins +3100
Chargers +3300
Patriots +3700
Vikings +4000
Steelers +4400
Broncos +4400
Cardinals +4800
Bears +5000
Washington +5000
Falcons +6000
Giants +7000
Raiders +7500
Eagles +8500
Panthers +9000
Jets +12000
Bengals +12000
Jaguars +12000
Lions +18000
Texans +25000

Last updated: Wednesday, Aug. 11

Future Super Bowl locations, host sites

There’s a bit of added intrigue to the list of future Super Bowl hosts thanks to the NFL’s recent decision to move the next Super Bowl that New Orleans hosts back to 2025. The Mercedes-Benz Superdome was slated to host the 2024 event, but a conflict with Mardi Gras combined with the NFL’s soon-to-be 17-game regular season made that change necessary. 

According to CNBC, the NFL will decide on the 2024 host during the next year. It’ll look for what it does with all its hosts — new amenities and renovations, great location for fans and big shots, and probably a warm-weather location (unless it’s a dome). 

Below are the sites the NFL has pinned as future Super Bowl locations.

Year Super Bowl host site
2022 Los Angeles, Los Angeles Stadium, Super Bowl 56
2023 Glendale, State Farm Stadium, Super Bowl 57
2024 TBD
2025 New Orleans, Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Super Bowl 58

Super Bowl halftime show 2022

The Super Bowl halftime show for 2022 has yet to be announced. The 2021 performer, The Weeknd, was announced in November 2020, so it could be a long wait for the announcement of next year’s performer.

Super Bowl national anthem singer 2022

The national anthem singers for 2021, Eric Church and Jazmine Sullivan, were announced even closer to the big game than the halftime show. Don’t expect to know these anytime soon.

Super Bowl 2022 tickets

We won’t know exact prices until closer to Super Bowl 56, but it won’t be cheap. Starting ticket prices normally start at more than $5,000, and if the stadium is full again after limited fans in 2021 due to COVID-19, the tickets could be in huge demand.

A few years ago, Sporting News looked into how the Average Joe can afford to attend the Super Bowl. The easy answer, we found: It depends.

Super Bowl winners by year

Date Super Bowl Winner Points Loser Points MVP Stadium City State
Feb. 2, 2020 LIV (54) Kansas City Chiefs 31 San Francisco 49ers 20 Patrick Mahomes Hard Rock Stadium Miami Gardens Florida
Feb 3, 2019 LIII (53) New England Patriots 13 Los Angeles Rams 3 Julian Edelman Mercedez-Benz Stadium Atlanta Georgia
Feb 4, 2018 LII (52) Philadelphia Eagles 41 New England Patriots 33 Nick Foles U.S. Bank Stadium Minneapolis Minnesota
Feb 5, 2017 LI (51) New England Patriots 34 Atlanta Falcons 28 Tom Brady NRG Stadium Houston Texas
Feb 7, 2016 50 Denver Broncos 24 Carolina Panthers 10 Von Miller Levi’s Stadium Santa Clara California
Feb 1, 2015 XLIX (49) New England Patriots 28 Seattle Seahawks 24 Tom Brady University of Phoenix Stadium Glendale Arizona
Feb 2, 2014 XLVIII (48) Seattle Seahawks 43 Denver Broncos 8 Malcolm Smith MetLife Stadium East Rutherford New Jersey
Feb 3, 2013 XLVII (47) Baltimore Ravens 34 San Francisco 49ers 31 Joe Flacco Mercedes-Benz Superdome New Orleans Louisiana
Feb 5, 2012 XLVI (46) New York Giants 21 New England Patriots 17 Eli Manning Lucas Oil Stadium Indianapolis Indiana
Feb 6, 2011 XLV (45) Green Bay Packers 31 Pittsburgh Steelers 25 Aaron Rodgers Cowboys Stadium Arlington Texas
Feb 7, 2010 XLIV (44) New Orleans Saints 31 Indianapolis Colts 17 Drew Brees Sun Life Stadium Miami Gardens Florida
Feb 1, 2009 XLIII (43) Pittsburgh Steelers 27 Arizona Cardinals 23 Santonio Holmes Raymond James Stadium Tampa Florida
Feb 3, 2008 XLII (42) New York Giants 17 New England Patriots 14 Eli Manning University of Phoenix Stadium Glendale Arizona
Feb 4, 2007 XLI (41) Indianapolis Colts 29 Chicago Bears 17 Peyton Manning Dolphin Stadium Miami Gardens Florida
Feb 5, 2006 XL (40) Pittsburgh Steelers 21 Seattle Seahawks 10 Hines Ward Ford Field Detroit Michigan
Feb 6, 2005 XXXIX (39) New England Patriots 24 Philadelphia Eagles 21 Deion Branch Alltel Stadium Jacksonville Florida
Feb 1, 2004 XXXVIII (38) New England Patriots 32 Carolina Panthers 29 Tom Brady Reliant Stadium Houston Texas
Jan 26, 2003 XXXVII (37) Tampa Bay Buccaneers 48 Oakland Raiders 21 Dexter Jackson Qualcomm Stadium San Diego California
Feb 3, 2002 XXXVI (36) New England Patriots 20 St. Louis Rams 17 Tom Brady Louisiana Superdome New Orleans Louisiana
Jan 28, 2001 XXXV (35) Baltimore Ravens 34 New York Giants 7 Ray Lewis Raymond James Stadium Tampa Florida
Jan 30, 2000 XXXIV (34) St. Louis Rams 23 Tennessee Titans 16 Kurt Warner Georgia Dome Atlanta Georgia
Jan 31, 1999 XXXIII (33) Denver Broncos 34 Atlanta Falcons 19 John Elway Pro Player Stadium Miami Gardens Florida
Jan 25, 1998 XXXII (32) Denver Broncos 31 Green Bay Packers 24 Terrell Davis Qualcomm Stadium San Diego California
Jan 26, 1997 XXXI (31) Green Bay Packers 35 New England Patriots 21 Desmond Howard Louisiana Superdome New Orleans Louisiana
Jan 28, 1996 XXX (30) Dallas Cowboys 27 Pittsburgh Steelers 17 Larry Brown Sun Devil Stadium Tempe Arizona
Jan 29, 1995 XXIX (29) San Francisco 49ers 49 San Diego Chargers 26 Steve Young Joe Robbie Stadium Miami Gardens Florida
Jan 30, 1994 XXVIII (28) Dallas Cowboys 30 Buffalo Bills 13 Emmitt Smith Georgia Dome Atlanta Georgia
Jan 31, 1993 XXVII (27) Dallas Cowboys 52 Buffalo Bills 17 Troy Aikman Rose Bowl Pasadena California
Jan 26, 1992 XXVI (26) Washington Redskins 37 Buffalo Bills 24 Mark Rypien Metrodome Minneapolis Minnesota
Jan 27, 1991 XXV (25) New York Giants 20 Buffalo Bills 19 Ottis Anderson Tampa Stadium Tampa Florida
Jan 28, 1990 XXIV (24) San Francisco 49ers 55 Denver Broncos 10 Joe Montana Louisiana Superdome New Orleans Louisiana
Jan 22, 1989 XXIII (23) San Francisco 49ers 20 Cincinnati Bengals 16 Jerry Rice Joe Robbie Stadium Miami Gardens Florida
Jan 31, 1988 XXII (22) Washington Redskins 42 Denver Broncos 10 Doug Williams Jack Murphy Stadium San Diego California
Jan 25, 1987 XXI (21) New York Giants 39 Denver Broncos 20 Phil Simms Rose Bowl Pasadena California
Jan 26, 1986 XX (20) Chicago Bears 46 New England Patriots 10 Richard Dent Louisiana Superdome New Orleans Louisiana
Jan 20, 1985 XIX (19) San Francisco 49ers 38 Miami Dolphins 16 Joe Montana Stanford Stadium Palo Alto California
Jan 22, 1984 XVIII (18) Los Angeles Raiders 38 Washington Redskins 9 Marcus Allen Tampa Stadium Tampa Florida
Jan 30, 1983 XVII (17) Washington Redskins 27 Miami Dolphins 17 John Riggins Rose Bowl Pasadena California
Jan 24, 1982 XVI (16) San Francisco 49ers 26 Cincinnati Bengals 21 Joe Montana Pontiac Silverdome Pontiac Michigan
Jan 25, 1981 XV (15) Oakland Raiders 27 Philadelphia Eagles 10 Jim Plunkett Louisiana Superdome New Orleans Louisiana
Jan 20, 1980 XIV (14) Pittsburgh Steelers 31 Los Angeles Rams 19 Terry Bradshaw Rose Bowl Pasadena California
Jan 21, 1979 XIII (13) Pittsburgh Steelers 35 Dallas Cowboys 31 Terry Bradshaw Orange Bowl Miami Florida
Jan 15, 1978 XII (12) Dallas Cowboys 27 Denver Broncos 10 Harvey Martin, Randy White Superdome New Orleans Louisiana
Jan 9, 1977 XI (11) Oakland Raiders 32 Minnesota Vikings 14 Fred Biletnikoff Rose Bowl Pasadena California
Jan 18, 1976 X (10) Pittsburgh Steelers 21 Dallas Cowboys 17 Lynn Swann Orange Bowl Miami Florida
Jan 12, 1975 IX (9) Pittsburgh Steelers 16 Minnesota Vikings 6 Franco Harris Tulane Stadium New Orleans Louisiana
Jan 13, 1974 VIII (8) Miami Dolphins 24 Minnesota Vikings 7 Larry Csonka Rice Stadium Houston Texas
Jan 14, 1973 VII (7) Miami Dolphins 14 Washington Redskins 7 Jake Scott Memorial Coliseum Los Angeles California
Jan 16, 1972 VI (6) Dallas Cowboys 24 Miami Dolphins 3 Roger Staubach Tulane Stadium New Orleans Louisiana
Jan 17, 1971 V (5) Baltimore Colts 16 Dallas Cowboys 13 Chuck Howley Orange Bowl Miami Florida
Jan 11, 1970 IV (4) Kansas City Chiefs 23 Minnesota Vikings 7 Len Dawson Tulane Stadium New Orleans Louisiana
Jan 12, 1969 III (3) New York Jets 16 Baltimore Colts 7 Joe Namath Orange Bowl Miami Florida
Jan 14, 1968 II (2) Green Bay Packers 33 Oakland Raiders 14 Bart Starr Orange Bowl Miami Florida
Jan 15, 1967 I (1) Green Bay Packers 35 Kansas City Chiefs 10 Bart Starr Memorial Coliseum Los Angeles California

Jacob Camenker contributed to this article. 





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