The Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles kicked off Super Bowl LVII Opening Night on Monday with a media session at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
The two teams, who will face off in the big game on Sunday, February 7th, were welcomed to the stage by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Players and coaches from both teams answered questions from reporters, while also discussing their respective teams’ journeys to the Super Bowl.
The Chiefs were represented by quarterback Patrick Mahomes, head coach Andy Reid, and defensive end Chris Jones. Mahomes spoke about the team’s drive to repeat as Super Bowl champions, while Reid discussed the team’s preparation leading up to the game.
The Eagles were represented by quarterback Jalen Hurts, head coach Doug Pederson, and tight end Zach Ertz. Hurts spoke about the team’s underdog mentality and how it has helped them reach the Super Bowl, while Pederson discussed the team’s focus on the game.
The night also featured performances from local artists, including Donna Kelce, who sang the national anthem.
The Chiefs and Eagles will continue to participate in several events throughout the week leading up to the Super Bowl. Both teams will have their final practices on Friday before the big game.
With Super Bowl LVII Opening Night in the books, both teams will now turn their attention to the big game on Sunday. It promises to be an exciting matchup between two of the league’s best teams.