On Super Bowl Sunday, players and fans requested such a experiences on Twitter through the day and our collection of reporters blogged something like how occurred at Cowboys Stadium. Here's how properties had to say (times are approximate):
8:50 a.m.: Thousands of excited individuals lined up outside of Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, approaching to get the game day credentials.
9 a.m.: Perfect Evening for a Super Bowl 5K in one of my prefered places, nice ole Fort Worth!
11:12 a.m.: Just saw a Steelers fan producing a pic of his kid on the part of I-30 in front of AFC championship billboard. Not particularly safe, dude.
Noon: Outside Cowboys Stadium, masses of Green Bay and Pittsburgh fans swirled, search for $150 parking, watching as hot air balloons got inflated, ignoring the apocalypse-proclaiming preachers. Inside the place was a weird calm, as ushers and concession realtors poised for the throngs. Then, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones strode onto the field, and walked off by himself to take a hire on his cell. He talked for a while, standing on the 10-yard line. As he spoke, Fergie appeared out of one tunnel and strode downhill the sideline greatest a security detail and the rest of an entourage, before the halftime headliner disappeared to an extra tunnel. Jones did not give the impression to notice, but the approval seemed symbolically important, offering such a the Super Bowl was at long last on.
12:30 p.m.: At the free of charge speech island located between Rangers Ballpark and Cowboys Stadium, 20 Arlington police officers stood your eye out throughout 24 protesters who denounced homosexuality as a sin, and two counter-protestors who declared the others got misguided.
12:51 p.m.: Snoop Dogg on ESPN evolution in downtown Fort Worth, predicts 35-14 Steelers.
12:59 p.m.: ESPN's NFL Countdown signs off based on information from Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth provided marker observors causing this Super Bowl picks, delivered via Big Jake aboard a saddled longhorn.
1:15 p.m.: Curtis Griffin, 31, is a banker by profession, but on Super Bowl Sunday he added "model" to his résumé. Dressed in a shiny, silver football uniform -- his have to take care of and hands spray-painted to balance -- Griffin was hired to stand in the Founders Club on the primary concourse, have a football and strike poses. About a dozen "living statue" examples got stationed outside most clubs inside Cowboys Stadium. Their shifts got five hours extensively -- through an occasional bathroom break. "I'm ex-military so I can solve it," Griffin said, flashing a grin.
1:54 p.m.: Just saw Ryan Seacrest w/Julianne Hough and Other of the Glee kids.
2 p.m.: Freeways this type of as I-20, Texas 360 and Texas 161 got moving at top speed, alleged Michael Morris, transportation director for the North Central Texas Council of Governments. More as opposed to 1,600 Super Bowl fans rode the Trinity Railway Express to CentrePort Station southern of D/FW Airport, next hopped on T buses for a seven-mile shuttle ride to Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. "Our transportation method is working," Morris said.
2:02 p.m.: Police are shutting low Collins and Randol Mill while they have got 16 NFL proprietors on the way to the stadium.
2:05 p.m.: Usually the Cowboys Pro Shop on the chief concourse is filled amid silver and purple and stars. Not today. Cheeseheads, Terrible Towels and a good amount of Super Bowl memorabilia are for market instead.
2:10 p.m.: Near the East Plaza and fans even are not inside. Antsy concession members hold taken to heckling one in a Steelers shirt. "Let's go Pack! Let's go Pack!" They chant.
2:15 p.m.: Some of the pricier dishes at the concession stands insert the Super 16 burger for $25 and the half-pound Chile Kobe burger or the BBQ Kobe burger, either for $14. If you wish a bag of chips, this type of as Doritos or Miss Vickie's Jalapeño chips, that is on the diminished end of the rates scale, a mere $3. But a 20-ounce bottle of water to basic your palate is able to have a price of an additional $5.