Super Bowl LII will feature the top seeds in each conference as the New England Patriots will face the Philadelphia Eagles.
The game is Feb. 4 at 5:30 p.m. at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis and it will be broadcast on NBC (Channel 41).
Here are seven things you may not know about the Patriots-Eagles matchup.
1. The all-time series
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The Eagles lead the all-time series 7-6 and won the last meeting, but that game was in 2015. Philadelphia scored 35 straight points (including touchdowns on a punt return, a blocked punt and an interception return) and won 35-28.
The biggest game between the franchises came in Super Bowl XXXIX, which the Patriots won 24-21 in Jacksonville, Fla.
2. Will the referee have an index card?
The referee for Super Bowl LII will be Gene Steratore. You may recall that Steratore worked the Cowboys-Raiders game in December and used an index card to measure a first down.
3. Eagles, Patriots against common opponents
New England lost to the Chiefs and Panthers, but beat the Broncos, Chargers and Raiders.
Philadelphia lost to the Chiefs, but beat the Panthers, Broncos, Chargers and Raiders.
4. Chiefs vs. conference champs
The Chiefs beat both teams in September. In fact, the Chiefs are 6-1 in the regular season against teams that have been in the last four Super Bowls:
2017: 2-0. Beat Patriots and Eagles.
2016: 1-0. Beat Falcons
2015: 1-1. Split with Broncos
2014: 2-0. Beat Patriots and Seahawks
5. Right at home
The Patriots will be the home team. Even though the game will be played at the home of a NFC team — the Vikings — the NFC and AFC alternate between who is the home team and away team each year.
That means New England will choose which jerseys it will wear and call the coin toss.
6. Hey, I know you
Two Eagles players won a Super Bowl title last year with the Patriots: running back LeGarrette Blount and defensive lineman Chris Long.
Philadelphia head coach Doug Pederson, who is in his second season, was the Chiefs’ offensive coordinator under Andy Reid, while Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was the Chiefs’ backup quarterback last season.
7. Memphis is Kicker U
Eagles rookie kicker Jake Elliott played at Memphis. That is the school that Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski played for as well.