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Petition aims to move Super Bowl Sunday to Saturday

More than 3,400 people have signed so far

FILE - At left, in a Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes scrambles against the Chicago Bears in the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago. At right, in a Dec. 29, 2019, file photo,  Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) rushes against the Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL football game in Houston. Derrick Henry has just about carried Tennessee's offense to the AFC championship game. The Titans have been stellar on defense as well. Now they take on Patrick Mahomes and the potent Kansas City Chiefs for a trip to the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/File)
FILE - At left, in a Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes scrambles against the Chicago Bears in the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago. At right, in a Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) rushes against the Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL football game in Houston. Derrick Henry has just about carried Tennessee's offense to the AFC championship game. The Titans have been stellar on defense as well. Now they take on Patrick Mahomes and the potent Kansas City Chiefs for a trip to the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/File)

SAN ANTONIO – A new petition circulating social media wants to do away with Super Bowl Sunday and move it to Saturday.

According to a petition on Change.org, the creator, Frank Ruggeri, a Rochester, NY resident, says if the Super Bowl were to move to Saturday, it would get more money and attract visitors to the game.

Ruggeri also believes the NFL will get more television views because most government jobs will have the day off and more children will be interested as well.

The goal of the petition is to gain 5,000 signatures.

Four teams will face off Sunday, Jan. 19th to determine who will play in this year’s Super Bowl - the Tennessee Titans vs. the Kansas City Chiefs and the Green Bay Packers vs the 49ers.

However, the halftime performers for the Super Bowl have been announced - Jennifer Lopez and Shakira.

If you’re in favor of changing Super Bowl Sunday to Super Bowl Saturday, you can sign the petition by clicking here.

This story was originally published on KPRC 2′s sister station website, KSAT.


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