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Americans to Eat 1.3 Billion Chicken Wings for Super Bowl 50

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Football fans next weekend will consume an estimated 1.3 billion chicken wings on Super Bowl Sunday. The National Chicken Council’s 2016 Wing Report released this week expects fans to eat three percent more wings than last year on game day, or 37.5 million more wings. 1.3 billion chicken wings is enough for every person in the United States to have four wings each. During the 2016 NFL playoffs, in cities where chicken wings sold higher than their opponent, the city with higher wing sales won seven of the ten playoff games and four of the five past Super Bowl games.  If the same holds true for Super Bowl 50,

The National Chicken Council says the Panthers will roll over the Broncos, selling wings at nearly a three to one pace.

Source: NAFB News Service