The 2015-2016 NFL season will come to an end tonight with the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers playing for the Lombardi Trophy in Super Bowl 50. Both of these teams ranked first in their conference and will be the twelfth Super Bowl all-time between #1 seeds. There will be 'Nole presence in the game as former FSU kicker Graham Gano will be responsible for those duties as he hopes to lead the Panthers to a win. WR Kelvin Benjamin is also on the Panthers, however he has missed the whole regular season and playoffs due to a preseason injury, and will miss the Super Bowl.
Kickoff time is set for 6:30 PM EST, however don't be surprised if the actual kickoff is a little bit later as pregame festivities usually run long.
There are many options this year to watch the game if you are unable to get near a TV. Online, the game will be streamed at CBSSports.com and if you have a Windows 10 computer, iPhone or Android device, there is a dedicated CBS Sports App that is downloadable.
If you have Verizon Wireless, you are in luck as you can watch the game on your smartphone and tablet without having to use data. Just download the "Go90" app available on both iPhone and Android or the "NFL Mobile app," once again for both devices (IOS/Android), however that is also only available for Verizon customers.
Have neither of those options available? You can also stream the game from your smart TV or game consoles (Xbox, Playstation, etc.). Just download the CBS Sports App through Roku, Xbox One, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, or Google's Chromecast and you're good to go!
Outside of the US, BBC will have live coverage beginning at 22:50 GMT. Otherwise, you can subscribe to NFL GamePass for 35 Euros for the big game.
Live score updates:
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The Carolina Panthers are 4.5-point favorites at many outlets. You can click/tap the odds header right above and get the latest from our partners at Oddsshark.
Jim Nantz, Phil Simms will be headlining the broadcasting crew with Tracy Wolfson and Evan Washburn on the call as well.
TV pregame show schedule:
Live right now on CBS until 6 PM is a special episode of "NFL Today," hosted by James Brown. New York Jets receiver Brandon Marshall as well as Mike Carey and NFL Insider Jason LaCanfora will be some of the special guests. You can read all about the pregame show here.
National Anthem/Halftime Show:
Pop singer Lady Gaga will perform the National Anthem (O/U: 2:20) while the halftime show will be headlined by Coldplay who will be joined by Bruno Mars and Beyonce.
For the first time ever, CBS will air the big game with a scheduled kick off time for 6:30 PM EST.