Feb 3, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA;Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones (12) opens the second half with a kickoff return for a touchdown in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports

Power Outage at Super Bowl XLVII (GIF)

 

We have a power outage at Super Bowl XLVII.  Following Jacoby Jones’s 108-yard kickoff return to start the second half, the lights went out in the Superdome just a few plays into the 49ers’ ensuing drive.

Note: Click on video courtesy of Inagist

At first, the majority of the stadium went black. Then, about half the stadium’s lights remained out for a lengthy period of time. Players were advised to remain on the field for the whole delay, which lasted for roughly 30 minutes.

The 49ers are somewhat familiar with this situation, as in 2011 the lights went out at Candlestick Park:

 

 

 

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