The view from behind the stadium, with office and production facilities housed in giant trailers. Giant mobile units and control trucks that house all the sophisticated technical gear are nudged beside the stadium.
This is where Producer Eric Mann (left) and Director Bob Matina (middle) run the show. Technical Director Jeff Ringel (right) is the master of the switches for every camera, tape machine, graphics display, and more. It's a four-hour production on game day.
At the end of the rainbow is this: the Vince Lombardi Trophy. This is what everyone in the NFL plays for, starting in September and ending on a Sunday in February. I was only keeping it warm for a few minutes during the pregame. I did not smudge it at all.