Super Bowl XLVII between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers was highlighted by one of the biggest fails in Super Bowl history when the lights cut out in the second half for nearly 35 minutes.
The blackout in New Orleans is just the most recent reminder that the the NFL's grandest stage is by no means perfect. Throughout the course of 47 Super Bowl contests, there have been some impressive fails that live on in NFL history today.
From halftime shows to off-field fails to botched plays themselves, Super Bowl history is riddled with fails that should never be forgotten.
In the following slideshow we will break down some of the most memorable Super Bowl fails in NFL history and rank them.
Let's take a look.