The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons will face off in Super Bowl LI.
The Patriots (14-2) are playing in the Super Bowl after beating the Pittsburgh Steelers, 36-17, in the AFC Championship Game; the Falcons (11-5) took down the Green Bay Packers, 44-21, in the NFC Championship Game.
The Patriots will be playing in their ninth Super Bowl – including their seventh since 2001 – while the Falcons are playing in just their second one ever after previously reaching the game in 1998.
Overall, the Patriots have one four Super Bowls in their franchise’s history, with all of them coming under coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady. The Falcons, whose first season was in 1966, have never won one.
Behind Brady, the Patriots ranked fourth in the NFL in total offense this season. They also were eighth in total defense.
The Falcons, who are led by possible NFL MVP favorite and quarterback Matt Ryan, were second and 25th in total offense and defense, respectively, during the 2016 regular season.
During the AFC Championship Game, Patriots wide receivers Chris Hogan (nine catches, 180 yards, two touchdowns) and Julian Edelman (eight catches, 118 yards, one touchdown) helped lead the way in the victory. Brady threw for 384 yards and three touchdowns overall.
During the NFC Championship Game, Ryan threw for 392 yards and four touchdowns and also had one score rushing. Wide receiver Julio Jones had nine catches for 180 yards and two touchdowns in the victory.
Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the game:
SUPER BOWL LI GAME INFORMATION
Who: AFC champion New England Patriots vs. NFC champion Atlanta Falcons
What: Super Bowl LI (or, 51)
When: 6:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, February 5, 2017
Where: NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas
Live Stream: NFL GamePass
Announcers: Joe Buck (play-by-play), Troy Aikman (analysis), Erin Andrews and Chris Myers (sideline reporters)
National anthem: Luke Bryan
Halftime show: Lady Gaga