Super Bowl XLVI: Recapping The Pregame Show With Videos And More

After two weeks of anticipation and hype, Super Bowl XLVI is finally here. Stay here all day for the latest updates and analysis. For the local perspective, check out Giants blog Big Blue View and Patriots blog Pats Pulpit. Earlier: News and updates from Super Bowl week Also: Super Bowl commercials | Super Bowl recipes

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Tom Brady And History, With Eli Manning In The Way Again

The Super Bowl is here, and Tom Brady has a chance to write himself into NFL history on Sunday. But there's Eli Manning and the Giants again, standing in New England's way, one more time.

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Super Bowl 2012: Picks And Predictions From SB Nation Bloggers

Will the Patriots have revenge on their mind for Super Bowl XLVI? Can the Giants stop the Pats 10-game winning streak? SB Nation bloggers make their picks for the Super Bowl and our Pats and Giants bloggers explain why their team will win.

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Rob Gronkowski Injury Update: Patriots Tight End Will Play

There's a good chance that you figured this out when he still appeared to be a bipedal human being at the end of the AFC Championship Game, but it's now more or less confirmed that Rob Gronkowski will play in the Super Bowl. He's been expected to play all week long, but Pro Football Talk confirmed through a source that the New England Patriots tight end would suit up against the New York Giants.

Of course, Gronkowski won't be 100 percent and will likely still be feeling the effects of his badly sprained ankle. The Giants probably won't decide exactly how to play him until they see how he moves, and the same can probably be said for the Patriots and how often they plan on utilizing him. In any event, expect to see a lot of Aaron Hernandez.

For the latest Super Bowl updates, be sure to follow this StoryStream. Also be sure to check out Patriots blog Pats Pulpit and Giants blog Big Blue View.

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Super Bowl Pre-Game Show 2012: Start Time, TV Information, Schedule And More

More: The best of the pre-released 2012 Super Bowl commercials.

Before the New England Patriots and New York Giants take the field for Super Bowl, NBC is going to fill your entire day with pre-game footage, talk, previews and anything else they can put in front of a camera.

Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m ET, but the official Super Bowl Pregame Show airs from noon until 6 p.m. Here's what you can expect:

Interviews: You want interviews? You don't want interviews? Tough luck, you're getting interviews. Bob Costas interviews Tom Brady, Dan Patrick interviews Eli Manning, Tony Dungy interviews Tom Coughlin and Victor Cruz, Rodney Harrison interviews his former coach, Bill Belichick, and Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez and finally Al Michaels visits with Patriots owner Robert Kraft.



On The Field: Doug Flutie, Cris Collinsworth, and Rodney Harrison will analyze and acting out the X’s and O’s on the field of Lucas Oil Stadium.

Hotel Reports: Randy Moss (yes, Randy Moss) will provide updates from the Patriots team hotel, while Alex Flanagan will report from the Giants hotel and the stadium.

Player Profiles: Vince Wilfork, Steve Gleason and Mathias Kiwanuka all get profile pieces as we look inside their lives on and off the field. There will also be interviews with Hakeem Nicks, Victor Cruz, Rob Gronkowski and Zoltan Mesko

Obligatory Catch Recap: Bob Costas will interview Patriots safety and current NBC Sports analyst Rodney Harrison along with former New York Giants wide receiver David Tyree, the two men who are linked in NFL history due to Tyree’s famous and improbable "helmet catch" in Super Bowl XLII, which you will see roughly 4,000 times on Sunday.

Road to the Super Bowl: How did the New York Giants and New England Patriots advance to Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis? Re-live the journey as only NFL Films can present it. Road to the Super Bowl begins with Kickoff Weekend and chronicles the 2011 NFL season utilizing NFL Films’ signature captivating video and sound from on the field, and in the locker room from exclusive player and coach wirings.

Presidential Interview: NBC News’ Matt Lauer will interview President Barack Obama from The White House during a special pre-game edition of TODAY airing late Sunday afternoon.

Red Carpet: Nick Cannon hosts NBC’s pre-game red-carpet coverage. Celebrities expected to attend include: Adam Sandler, Danny Devito, Chris Evans, Adam Levine, Cee Lo Green, Blake Shelton, Carson Daly, Katharine McPhee and Jessica Simpson.

Live Performances: Lenny Kravitz and The Fray will perform live from the NFL’s Super Bowl XLVI Tailgate Party.

Top Chef Showdown: Bravo’s culinary show, Top Chef, will be on-site with host Tom Colicchio and two popular former contestants, Richard Blais and Antonia Lofaso, competing to create the perfect tailgate food. Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison will determine which of their tailgate preparations wins.

And of course, much, much, much more.

For the latest Super Bowl updates, be sure to follow this StoryStream. Also be sure to check out Patriots blog Pats Pulpit and Giants blog Big Blue View.

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Super Bowl 2012 Time, TV Schedule, Online Streaming And More

Super Bowl XLVI between the New York Giants and New England Patriots will be shown on NBC, who kick off their broadcast with a "Road to the Super Bowl" program at 12pm ET. NBC's pregame show officially begins at 1pm ET with Bob Costas and Dan Patrick hosting.

The NFL Network will have their "GameDay Morning" pregame show from 9am to 5:30pm ET and ESPN's "Sunday NFL Countdown" will be on the air from 10am to 2pm ET.

Al Michaels will handle the play-by-play for NBC, with former NFL wide receiver Cris Collinsworth serving as analyst. Michele Tafoya is NBC's lone field reporter for the broadcast, which will also be streamed live online for free on NFL.com and NBCSports.com.

The online streaming broadcast will have additional camera angles, in-game statistics and interactive elements. The Super Bowl commercials will be added to SuperBowl.com at the end of each quarter.

For the latest Super Bowl updates, be sure to follow this StoryStream. Also be sure to check out Patriots blog Pats Pulpit and Giants blog Big Blue View.

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