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Atlanta to host the 2019 Super Bowl

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP / CBS 46) — NFL awarded 2019 Super Bowl to Atlanta.

NFL owners voted Tuesday to determine cities that would host in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Atlanta was seen as likely to obtain Super Bowl LIII, which would take place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the venue that will replace the Georgia Dome upon its completion.

Atlanta last hosted Super Bowl XXXIV in 2000 when the St. Louis Rams beat the Tennessee Titans 23-16. The city also hosted Superbowl XXVIII in 1994, a game that saw the Dallas Cowboys defeat the Buffalo Bills 30-13. 

NFL, also, awarded 2020 Super Bowl to Miami, 2021 to Los Angeles.

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