MINNEAPOLIS — Twenty-six years later, Minnesota got it right: the hype, the parties, the logistics and the halftime entertainment. And as luck would have it, we got the game, too. We even had a guy do a flip on Nicollet Mall on his snowmobile. Let's see you do that, Miami. From Sunday to Sunday, anywhere from 125,000 to a million souls wandered through the Twin Cities for Super Bowl LII — depending on which set of projections you trust — and anyone who got on a plane to return home Monday will have nothing to say about Minnesota that we don't already say.
MINNEAPOLIS — Jon Gruden tried to warn all 32 teams about passing on Case Keenum. Before the 2012 NFL Draft, Gruden sat down with Keenum as a part of ESPN's Jon Gruden's QB Camp, a recurring segment in which coach and quarterback chitchat as they watch film together. Keenum had just finished a prolific career at the University of Houston, setting NCAA records for passing yards (19,217) and passing touchdowns (155).