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.
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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: