First Posted: Feb 03, 2013 09:04 PM EST

Play is halted after half of the lights went out during the third quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 3, 2013. (Photo : REUTERS/Gary Hershorn)

A power outage early in the third quarter put the Super Bowl on hold with the Baltimore Ravens holding a commanding 28-6 lead over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

Moments after Baltimore's Jacoby Jones opened the second half with a Super Bowl record 109-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, half of the overheard lights in the Superdome went out.

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