SUPER bowl li vs. New england patriots

Battle for Lombardi trophy

For the second time in team history the Atlanta Falcons have advanced to the Super Bowl. The Falcons will travel to Houston to face off against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI. The two teams have met 13 times during the regular season, with the Patriots leading the series 7-6. The two teams last met in 2013, when New England beat the Falcons on Sunday Night Football, 30-23.

History

This will be the second time in team history - first time in 18 seasons - the Falcons have reached the Super Bowl.

Season stats

The offense recorded 493 total yards, which is a playoff franchise record, against Green Bay in the conference championship. The Falcons also became the fifth team since the merger to score 44+ points in the conference championship game.
The Falcons defense sacked Packers QB Aaron Rodgers twice in the conference championship game, extending their streak to 17 straight games with a sack (including postseason). The team also forced two turnovers and have 13 takeaways in their last six games.
The Falcons have eight plays of 20+ yards this postseason.

NFL MVP

In the postseason, Matt Ryan is averaging 280.0 yards per game and has completed 67.6-percent of his passes. Ryan also has thrown 16 touchdown passes and has a 98.8 passer rating.

Matt Ryan averages 264.0 passing yards per game versus teams in the AFC East. In his last game against the Patriots he threw for 421 yards and two touchdown passes.

Jet Jones

He has a franchise record five career touchdown receptions and 552 career receiving yards in the playoffs.

brotherhood

matt "money" bryant

Beasley Jr. finished the season with 15.5 sacks on the season, one away from the franchise record.
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