Feb. 4, 2018
January 15, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ANNOUNCING VIKINGS LEGEND CARL ELLER JOINING DARYL “MOOSE” JOHNSTON AT THE BLITZ 52 TAILGATE SUPER BOWL LII PRE-GAME PARTY
(Minneapolis, MN)— The Blitz Tailgate (www.blitztailgate.com) is proud to announce Minnesota Vikings Legend and Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee, Carl Eller will be a special guest alongside event host, 3-time Super Bowl Champion Daryl “Moose” Johnston, signing autographs and giving game day commentary on the main stage during The Blitz Tailgate 52 on February 4, 2018, at the Rock Bottom Brewery in downtown Minneapolis.
“It’s an exciting time for Minnesota with the Super Bowl in town. The Super Bowl is a great event that brings all fans of the game together. I’m looking forward to meeting these great fans at The Blitz 52 Tailgate before the game.” Eller said.
Eller, who was drafted in the first round by the Minnesota Vikings in 1964, played 14 years with the team and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004. During his career with the Vikings, he was a 6-time Pro Bowl player, NFL Defensive Player of the Year, and was part of the Vikings defensive unit known as the “Purple People Eaters”.
The Blitz Tailgate will be hosted by former Dallas Cowboys 3-time Super Bowl Champion, Daryl “Moose” Johnston. This will be Johnston’s second time hosting the event, the first being in Houston in 2017 when the event was called “Texas Tailgate”.
“I had so much fun last year in Houston, and I’m excited to be coming back, this time to be alongside Vikings Great Carl Eller at The Blitz Tailgate Party. I look forward to seeing everyone there!” Johnston said.
The Blitz Tailgate will take place, February 4, 2018, from 12pm to 4pm, at the Rock Bottom Brewery located at the LaSalle Plaza, 800 LaSalle Avenue, in Downtown Minneapolis. Admission to the event is $450 per person and includes unlimited gourmet buffet, top-shelf liquor, unlimited Rock Bottom Craft Beers, free autographs, live entertainment and pre-game TV coverage. At the conclusion of the event, guests not attending the Super Bowl can stay to watch the Big Game. Tickets are available online at www.blitztailgate.com. Limited tickets will be available at the door on February 4th.
About The Blitz Tailgate: The Blitz Tailgate is the ultimate pre-game hospitality event prior to the Super Bowl. Featuring top-quality food, premium liquor, and celebrity appearances, the event is open to fans of all ages. Traveling the country to every Super Bowl host-city, The Blitz Tailgate 52 will take place at the Rock Bottom Brewery in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on February 4, 2018. The Blitz Tailgate 53 will take place at the Hard Rock Café in Atlanta, Georgia, on February 3, 2019.
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