Tuesday September 8th, 2015

Super Bowl 50, the 46th championship game in modern-era NFL history, will take place February 7, 2016 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., home of the San Francisco 49ers.

The game will be broadcast on CBS. It will be the first Super Bowl in the Bay Area since 1985, when the game was held at Stanford Stadium. 

The NFL season kicks off Thursday night, with the defending champion New England Patriots and newly-reinstated quarterback Tom Brady hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers at 8:30 ET. 

SI's team of experts project the Ravens to defeat the Seahawks, 23-20 in this year's championship. The full set of predictions and picks can be found in SI's season preview issue.

 

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