Why Is It Super Bowl 50 And Not Super Bowl L?
NFL officials decided to go with the more recognizable "50" for the 2016 Super Bowl because the Roman numeral "L" just wasn't pleasing to the eye.By Christian Bryant, Matt Moreno | January 25, 2016
Roman numerals can be tough to read.
Especially when you can't tell if something is a Roman numeral or a letter of the alphabet.
The NFL announced in June 2014 that it's going for something a bit more recognizable for what would've been Super Bowl L, or 50.