3 Epic Records Broken at Super Bowl LVIII

This year’s Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers was one for the history books, and they gave us many memorable moments along the way. Several records have been broken during this year’s Big Game, and here are a few that got everyone talking.

Longest Super Bowl Ever

This year’s Super Bowl was only the second one ever to go into overtime, and it eventually resulted in the Chiefs’ 25-22 victory. At 74 minutes and 57 seconds of game time, it made history as the longest Super Bowl of all time, and 7th-longest NFL postseason game overall.

Historic Viewership Numbers

Super Bowl LVIII kept breaking records even after it was over. With a total of 123.4 million viewers tuning in to watch it, it was the most-watched telecast in American television history, and it’s believed to be the most-watched broadcast in the U.S. since the Moon landing in 1969.

Most Rushing Yards & Longest Field Goal

Several NFL records have been set at this year’s Super Bowl, starting with the Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes claiming the record for most rushing yards by a quarterback. Harrison Butker also had a reason to celebrate, after booting a 57-yard field goal to set the record for the longest field goal in a Super Bowl, breaking the new record set by Jake Moody in the same game.

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