NFL Beat Writers Predict San Francisco 49ers To Win Super Bowl XLVII By Fewer Than 3 Points, Courtyard by Marriott Poll Reveals

NFL Beat Writers Predict San Francisco 49ers To Win Super Bowl XLVII By Fewer
              Than 3 Points, Courtyard by Marriott Poll Reveals

Courtyard by Marriott, the Official Hotel of the NFL, reveals NFL-market beat
writers' collective predictions on Super Bowl XLVII

PR Newswire

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 28, 2013

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Courtyard by Marriott, the
Official Hotel of the NFL, conducted its first Courtyard-NFL Beat Writers
Super Bowl Poll, garnering the opinions of some of the most educated writers
in football news. If the 30 NFL beat writers surveyed know their stuff, the
San Francisco 49ers will win Super Bowl XLVII by fewer than 3 points.

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Courtyard-NFL Beat Writers Super Bowl Poll Stats:

  o55% of beat writers favored the San Francisco 49ers to win Super Bowl
    XLVII
  oThe total points scored are expected to be approximately 49.5 points
  oColin Kaepernick emerged as the favorite to be named Super Bowl MVP

"Everyone wants to know who'll win The Big Game, and we wanted to provide our
NFL-loving guests with a new perspective on who'll come out on top on February
3," said Janis Milham, Vice President and Global Brand Manager for Courtyard
by Marriott. "NFL beat writers follow football all season long and have some
of the best insights into the game. While they each form their predictions
individually, we're excited to have found a way to view and share their
collective perspective."

The Courtyard-NFL Beat Writers Super Bowl Poll includes responses from 30 NFL
beat writers representing 22 markets from January 21 – 25, 2013. Beat writers
who follow the 30 NFL teams (excluding Baltimore and San Francisco) were
invited to participate.

Celebrating its own special "30" this year, Courtyard by Marriott will be
kicking off its 30^th anniversary at Super Bowl XLVII at an exclusive tailgate
at the Contemporary Arts Center on Sunday, February 3. Gathering for the
festivities will be Marriott senior executives as well as NFL players and
loyal customers. The Courtyard by Marriott brand features hotels with a
refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and
balanced while traveling. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests'
desire for choice and control and allow them to use the public space and guest
rooms to meet all of their needs while on the road. With more than 900
locations in 38 countries, Courtyard has more locations than any other
Marriott International brand. For more information about the brand,
visitwww.courtyard.com.

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