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Date: Sunday, Feb. 5.

Kickoff: 6:30 p.m.

TV: FOX.

Where: NRG Stadium, Houston.

Home team: Atlanta Falcons. Regular-season record: 11-5. Road to Houston: The Falcons beat the Seahawks, 36-20, in the divisional round, and routed the Packers, 44-21, in the NFC title game to advance to the Super Bowl.

Away team: New England Patriots. Regular-season record: 14-2. Road to Houston: The Patriots beat the Texans, 34-16, in the divisional round, and knocked off the Steelers, 36-17, in the AFC title game to advance to the Super Bowl.

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Record in previous Super Bowls: Falcons 0-1; Patriots 4-4

Last Super Bowl appearance: The Falcons lost to the Broncos in XXXIII. The Patriots beat the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX.

Halftime show headliner: Lady Gaga.

National anthem: Luke Bryan.

Referee: Carl Cheffers.

Patriots’ Super Bowl history

■ Tom Brady is one of two players to win Super Bowl MVP three times. The other is Joe Montana.

■ This is the Patriots’ ninth trip to the Super Bowl, most in NFL history.

■ The Patriots have won four Super Bowls, third-most all-time.

■ This is Bill Belichick and Brady’s seventh trip to the Super Bowl together.

■ This is Belichick’s 10th Super Bowl appearance and his seventh as a head coach, most all-time.

■ If the Patriots win Super Bowl LI, Belichick will be the second-oldest coach to win a Super Bowl, behind Tom Coughlin, whose Giants won Super Bowl XLVI.

■ If the Patriots win Super Bowl LI, Brady will be the second-oldest quarterback to do so, behind Peyton Manning in Super Bowl 50.

■ Super Bowl LI will be Brady’s 34th postseason start. That’s two full regular seasons (plus one game) of postseason starts.

■ Brady has 13 touchdown passes in his previous six Super Bowl appearances, most all-time.

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■ If the Patriots win Super Bowl LI, Brady will break the tie with Terry Bradshaw and Joe Montana for most Super Bowl wins with one team.

■ This Super Bowl appearance has tied Belichick with Tom Landry (Dallas) and Don Shula (Miami/Baltimore) for more postseason games as a head coach (36).

■ Brady’s Super Bowl LI appearance will break a tie with former defensive lineman Mike Lodish for most career Super Bowl appearances.

Fast facts

■ Players for each team in the playoffs earn a share for each level of the postseason reached. Each level increased slightly this season from last.

Player postseason shares
How much a player makes at each stage of the postseason.
Wild card (division winner)
$27,000
Wild card (other)
$24,000
Divisional
$27,000
Conference
$49,000
Super Bowl winner
$107,000
Super Bowl loser
$53,000
Pro Bowl winner
$61,000
Pro Bowl loser
$30,000
Source: NFL

■ Teams that win the time of possession battle are 37-13.

■ The home team is 21-29.

Toss up
The final score and which team won the coin toss in each Super Bowl. Teams that won the coin toss are 24-26 in the Super Bowl. The Patriots lost the coin toss in all four of their Super Bowl wins.
Super Bowl Team/score Team that won the toss
I Green Bay 35, Kansas City 10 Packers
II Green Bay 33, Oakland 14 Raiders
III New York Jets 16, Baltimore 7 Jets
IV Kansas City 23, Minnesota 7 Vikings
V Baltimore 16, Dallas 13 Cowboys
VI Dallas 24, Miami 3 Dolphins
VII Miami 14, Washington 7 Dolphins
VIII Miami 24, Minnesota 7 Dolphins
IX Pittsburgh 16, Minnesota 6 Steelers
X Pittsburgh 21, Dallas 17 Cowboys
XI Oakland 32, Minnesota 14 Raiders
XII Dallas 27, Denver 10 Cowboys
XIII Pittsburgh 35, Dallas 31 Cowboys
XIV Pittsburgh 31, Los Angeles Rams 19 Rams
XV Oakland 27, Philadelphia 10 Eagles
XVI San Francisco 26, Cincinnati 21 49ers
XVII Washington 27, Miami 17 Dolphins
XVIII Los Angeles Raiders 38, Washington 9 Raiders
XIX San Francisco 38, Miami 16 49ers
XX Chicago 46, New England 10 Bears
XXI New York Giants 39, Denver 20 Broncos
XXII Washington 42, Denver 10 Redskins
XXIII San Francisco 20, Cincinnati 16 49ers
XXIV San Francisco 55, Denver 10 Broncos
XXV New York Giants 20, Buffalo 19 Bills
XXVI Washington 37, Buffalo 24 Redskins
XXVII Dallas 52, Buffalo 17 Bills
XXVIII Dallas 30, Buffalo 13 Cowboys
XXIX San Francisco 49, San Diego 26 49ers
XXX Dallas 27, Pittsburgh 17 Cowboys
XXXI Green Bay 35, New England 21 Patriots
XXXII Denver 31, Green Bay 24 Packers
XXXIII Denver 34, Atlanta 19 Falcons
XXXIV St. Louis 23, Tennessee 16 Rams
XXXV Baltimore 34, New York Giants 7 Giants
XXXVI New England 20, St. Louis 17 Rams
XXXVII Tampa Bay 48, Oakland 21 Buccaneers
XXXVIII New England 32, Carolina 29 Panthers
XXXIX New England 24, Philadelphia 21 Eagles
XL Pittsburgh 21, Seattle 10 Seahawks
XLI Indianapolis 29, Chicago 17 Bears
XLII New York Giants 17, New England 14 Giants
XLIII Pittsburgh 27, Arizona 23 Cardinals*
XLIV New Orleans 31, Indianapolis 17 Saints
XLV Green Bay 31, Pittsburgh 25 Packers*
XLVI New York Giants 21, New England 17 Patriots*
XLVII Baltimore 34, San Francisco 31 Ravens*
XLVIII Seattle 43, Denver 8 Seahawks*
XLIX New England 28, Seattle 24 Seahawks*
50 Denver 24, Carolina 10 Panthers*
Source: NFL, *deferred to the second half

■ Gene Upshaw and Jerry Rice are the only two players to have played in Super Bowls in three different decades.

■ Two players shared the Super Bowl MVP only once — Harvey Martin and Randy White in Super Bowl XII.

■ Tom Brady is one of two players to win the award three times. The other is Joe Montana.

Super Bowl MVPs
Position-by-position breakdown of who has won the award.
Quarterback
27
Running back
7
Wide receiver
6
Linebacker
4
Defensive end
2
Safety
2
Cornerback
1
Defensive tackle
1
Kick/punt returner
1
Source: NFL. Note: A defense end and defensive tackle shared the Super Bowl XII MVP award.
Most Super Bowl completions
Tom Brady
164
Peyton Manning
103
Joe Montana
83
Kurt Warner
83
Jim Kelly
81
Source: NFL
Most Super Bowl pass attempts
Tom Brady
247
Peyton Manning
155
John Elway
152
Jim Kelly
145
Kurt Warner
132
Source: NFL
Most Super Bowl passing yards
Tom Brady
1,605
Kurt Warner
1,156
Joe Montana
1,142
John Elway
1,128
Peyton Manning
1,001
Source: NFL
Most Super Bowl touchdown passes
Tom Brady
13
Joe Montana
11
Terry Bradshaw
9
Roger Staubach
8
Steve Young
6
Kurt Warner
6
Source: NFL
Top five completion percentages in Super Bowls
Quarterback Pct. Att. Comp.
Troy Aikman 70 80 56
Joe Montana 68.03 122 83
Peyton Manning 66.45 155 103
Tom Brady 66.4 247 164
Eli Manning 66.22 74 49
Source: NFL
Oldest coaches to win a Super Bowl
Coach Team Super Bowl Years Days
Tom Coughlin New York Giants XLVI 65 158
Dick Vermeil St. Louis XXXIV 63 92
Bill Belichick New England XLIX 62 291
Pete Carroll Seattle XLVIII 62 140
Weeb Ewbank New York Jets III 61 251
: Source: NFL
Youngest coaches to win a Super Bowl
Coach Team Super Bowl Years Days
Mike Tomlin Pittsburgh XLIII 36 323
Jon Gruden Tampa Bay XXXVII 39 162
John Madden Oakland XI 40 274
Joe Gibbs Washington XVII 42 66
Chuck Noll Pittsburgh IX 43 7
Source: NFL
Oldest players to play in a Super Bowl
Player Team Super Bowl Years Days
Matt Stover Indianapolis XLIV 42 11
Jeff Feagles New York Giants XLII 41 333
Mike Horan St. Louis XXXIV 40 363
George Blanda Oakland II 40 119
Jerry Rice Oakland XXXVII 40 105
Source: NFL
Youngest players to play in a Super Bowl
Player Team Super Bowl Years Days
Jamal Lewis Baltimore XXXV 21 155
Tony Hill Dallas XII 21 206
Derrick Harmon San Francisco XIX 21 269
Bernard Pierce Baltimore XLVII 21 269
Devin Funchess Carolina 50 21 252
Source: NFL

Super Bowl history

■ The NFL began using Roman numerals with Super Bowl V. The league applied Roman numerals to prevent confusion between the calendar year of the regular season and when the Super Bowl is played.

Past Super Bowls
A look at the previous 50 winners and losers.
Super Bowl Date Score MVP City Venue Attendance
50 2/7/2016 DEN 24, CAR 10 Von Miller Santa Clara Levi's Stadium 71,088
XLIX 2/1/2015 NE 28, SEA 24 Tom Brady Glendale University of Phoenix Stadium 70,288
XLVIII 2/2/2014 SEA 43, DEN 8 Malcolm Smith East Rutherford MetLife Stadium 82,529
XLVII 2/3/2013 BAL 34, SF 31 Joe Flacco New Orleans Mercedes-Benz Superdome 71,024
XLVI 2/5/2012 NYG 21, NE 17 Eli Manning Indianapolis Lucas Oil Stadium 68,658
XLV 2/6/2011 GB 31, PIT 25 Aaron Rodgers Arlington Cowboys Stadium 91,060
XLIV 2/7/2010 NO 31, IND 17 Drew Brees Miami Gardens Sun Life Stadium 74,059
XLIII 2/1/2009 PIT 27, ARI 23 Santonio Holmes Tampa Raymond James Stadium 70,774
XLII 2/3/2008 NYG 17, NE 14 Eli Manning Glendale University of Phoenix Stadium 71,101
XLI 2/4/2007 IND 29, CHI 17 Peyton Manning Miami Gardens Dolphin Stadium 74,512
XL 2/5/2006 PIT 21, SEA 10 Hines Ward Detroit Ford Field 68,206
XXXIX 2/6/2005 NE 24, PHI 21 Deion Branch Jacksonville Alltel Stadium 78,125
XXXVIII 2/1/2004 NE 32, CAR 29 Tom Brady Houston Reliant Stadium 71,525
XXXVII 1/26/2003 TB 48, OAK 21 Dexter Jackson San Diego Qualcomm Stadium 67,603
XXXVI 2/3/2002 NE 20, STL 17 Tom Brady New Orleans Louisiana Superdome 72,922
XXXV 1/28/2001 BAL 34, NYG 7 Ray Lewis Tampa Raymond James Stadium 71,921
XXXIV 1/30/2000 STL 23, TEN 16 Kurt Warner Atlanta Georgia Dome 72,625
XXXIII 1/31/1999 DEN 34, ATL 19 John Elway Miami Gardens Pro Player Stadium 74,803
XXXII 1/25/1998 DEN 31, GB 24 Terrell Davis San Diego Qualcomm Stadium 68,912
XXXI 1/26/1997 GB 35, NE 21 Desmond Howard New Orleans Louisiana Superdome 72,301
XXX 1/28/1996 DAL 27, PIT 17 Larry Brown Tempe Sun Devil Stadium 76,347
XXIX 1/29/1995 SF 49, SD 26 Steve Young Miami Gardens Joe Robbie Stadium 74,107
XXVIII 1/30/1994 DAL 30, BUF 13 Emmitt Smith Atlanta Georgia Dome 72,817
XXVII 1/31/1993 DAL 52, BUF 17 Troy Aikman Pasadena Rose Bowl 98,374
XXVI 1/26/1992 WAS 37, BUF 24 Mark Rypien Minneapolis Metrodome 63,130
XXV 1/27/1991 NYG 20, BUG 19 Ottis Anderson Tampa Tampa Stadium 73,813
XXIV 1/28/1990 SF 55, DEN 10 Joe Montana New Orleans Louisiana Superdome 72,919
XXIII 1/22/1989 SF 20, CIN 16 Jerry Rice Miami Gardens Joe Robbie Stadium 75,129
XXII 1/31/1988 WAS 42, DEN 10 Doug Williams San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium 73,302
XXI 1/25/1987 NYG 39, DEN 20 Phil Simms Pasadena Rose Bowl 101,063
XX 1/26/1986 CHI 46, NE 10 Richard Dent New Orleans Louisiana Superdome 73,818
XIX 1/20/1985 SF 38, MIA 16 Joe Montana Palo Alto Stanford Stadium 84,059
XVIII 1/22/1984 LA Raiders 38, WAS 9 Marcus Allen Tampa Tampa Stadium 72,920
XVII 1/30/1983 WAS 27, MIA 17 John Riggins Pasadena Rose Bowl 103,667
XVI 1/24/1982 SF 26, CIN 21 Joe Montana Pontiac Pontiac Silverdome 81,270
XV 1/25/1981 OAK 27, PHI 10 Jim Plunkett New Orleans Louisiana Superdome 76,135
XIV 1/20/1980 PIT 31, LA Rams 19 Terry Bradshaw Pasadena Rose Bowl 103,985
XIII 1/21/1979 PIT 35, DAL 31 Terry Bradshaw Miami Orange Bowl 79,484
XII 1/15/1978 DAL 27, DEN 10 Harvey Martin Randy White New Orleans Superdome 75,583
XI 1/9/1977 OAK 32, MIN 14 Fred Biletnikoff Pasadena Rose Bowl 103,438
X 1/18/1976 PIT 21, DAL 17 Lynn Swann Miami Orange Bowl 80,187
IX 1/12/1975 PIT 16, MIN 6 Franco Harris New Orleans Tulane Stadium 80,997
VIII 1/13/1974 MIA 24, MIN 7 Larry Csonka Houston Rice Stadium 71,882
VII 1/14/1973 MIA 14, WAS 7 Jake Scott LA Memorial Coliseum 90,182
VI 1/16/1972 DAL 24, MIA 3 Roger Staubach New Orleans Tulane Stadium 81,023
V 1/17/1971 BAL Colts 16, DAL 13 Chuck Howley Miami Orange Bowl 79,204
IV 1/11/1970 KC 23, MIN 7 Len Dawson New Orleans Tulane Stadium 80,562
III 1/12/1969 NYJ 16, BAL Colts 7 Joe Namath Miami Orange Bowl 75,389
II 1/14/1968 GB 33, OAK 14 Bart Starr Miami Orange Bowl 75,546
I 1/15/1967 GB 35, KC 10 Bart Starr LA Memorial Coliseum 61,946
Source: NFL
Super Bowl composite standings
Each team's record, winning percentage, and points scored and allowed.
Team W L Pct Pts Opp pts
Baltimore Ravens 2 0 1.000 68 38
New Orleans Saints 1 0 1.000 31 17
New York Jets 1 0 1.000 16 7
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1 0 1.000 48 21
San Francisco 49ers 5 1 .833 219 123
Green Bay Packers 4 1 .800 158 101
New York Giants 4 1 .800 104 104
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 2 .750 193 164
Dallas Cowboys 5 3 .625 221 132
Oakland/L.A. Raiders 3 2 .600 132 114
Washington Redskins 3 2 .600 122 103
New England Patriots 4 4 .500 166 210
Indianapolis/Baltimore Colts 2 2 .500 69 77
Chicago Bears 1 1 .500 63 39
Kansas City Chiefs 1 1 .500 33 42
Miami Dolphins 2 3 .400 74 103
Denver Broncos 3 5 .375 147 259
St. Louis/L.A. Rams 1 2 .333 59 67
Seattle Seahawks 1 2 .333 77 57
Arizona Cardinals 0 1 .000 23 27
Atlanta Falcons 0 1 .000 19 34
San Diego Chargers 0 1 .000 26 49
Tennessee Titans 0 1 .000 16 23
Carolina Panthers 0 2 .000 39 56
Cincinnati Bengals 0 2 .000 37 46
Philadelphia Eagles 0 2 .000 31 51
Buffalo Bills 0 4 .000 73 139
Minnesota Vikings 0 4 .000 34 95
Source: NFL
Sites of the Super Bowl
How many times each site has hosted the game.
South Florida
10
New Orleans
10
Pasadena
5
Tampa Bay
4
San Diego
3
Arizona
3
Los Angeles
2
Atlanta
2
Detroit
2
Houston
3
Indianapolis
1
Jacksonville
1
Minneapolis
1
NY/NJ
1
North Texas
1
Palto Alto
1
Santa Clara
1
Source: NFL
Heat rising
The five warmest Super Bowls.
Los Angeles, VII, 1973
84 degrees
San Diego, XXXVII, 2003
81 degrees
Miami, XXIII, 1979
76 degrees
Miami, XXIX, 1989
76 degrees
Pasadena, XXI, 1987
76 degrees
Source: NFL
Cooling off
The five coldest Super Bowls.
New Orleans, VI, 1972
39 degrees
New Orleans, IX, 1975
46 degrees
NY/NJ, XLVIII, 2014
49 degrees
Houston, VIII, 1974
50 degrees
Stanford, XIX, 1985
53 degrees
Source: NFL

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