OK, you guessing geeks, remember we asked you to match one of the teams in the following list of Bowl winners to one of the pictured stadiums? So how'd you do? Did you score? Or get sacked?
Recall that we noted that any given stadium represented is, in all but one case, the current home of the listed team, not necessarily the venue the team occupied during the year(s) it won the big game.
Here, again, is the list of past Bowl winners, followed by the original caption for each stadium, and the answer.
Bet you won't do as well as you did with the tech HQs. Nerds.
Green Bay Packers
Kansas City Chiefs
Los Angeles Raiders
New England Patriots
New York Giants
New York Jets
St. Louis Rams
San Francisco 49ers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
A lighthouse motif leads fans through the main entrance of this facility, which has been the site of many a close shave for its home team. (Obviously it was still under construction when this photo was taken.)
Answer: The bad pun should've given you a clue. The facility is Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots. The Pats lost Super Bowls 20 and 31, and won numbers 36, 38 and 39. In the 2003-04 season, that of Super Bowl 38, nine of their wins were by eight points or less.
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