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National Media Weigh-in on Minnesota's Setting for Super Bowl LII

Posted Feb 5, 2018

What a week it was for the entire state of Minnesota.

Super Bowl LII concluded on Sunday night as the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Vikings Owner and Team President Mark Wilf credited the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee and Crew 52 volunteers for the success of the global event.

"On behalf of the Minnesota Vikings, our entire organization thank you to the host committee and all of the volunteers in the entire state of Minnesota and the Upper Midwest," Wilf said. "What a great Super Bowl!  Everyone did such an amazing job, the volunteers, and everybody. We couldn't be more thankful and grateful to all that you have done. God bless, and next year in Super Bowl LIII, Skol Vikings."

After the game concluded the host committee, the entire Wilf family and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell handed of the Super Bowl to Atlanta, the host of Super Bowl LIII in 2019.

Minnesota hosted its second Super Bowl ever and first since XXVI in 1992. It provided a unique setting for national media that is accustomed to flocking to warmer climates for the championship.

Below is a Twitter recap from national media, local media and visitors of Minnesota from the week that was in Minneapolis: