NFL Will Refer To '16 Title Game As "Super Bowl 50," Dropping "L"
Published June 4, 2014
NFL VP/Communications Brian McCarthy tweeted, "Concept of using the #50 instead of L for Super Bowl 50 began shortly after Super Bowl XL in 2006. good to finally unveil." ESPN's Jeremy Schaap: "If the Roman numeral for 50 was Z rather than L, they wouldn't mess with it." Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel: "Don't care what NFL says, sticking with Super Bowl L in honor of Caecilius of Pompeii. This anti-Latinism has to stop."