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FEBRUARY 7, 2016
  1. 2/1: NFL Experience
    3PM - 10PM PT
  2. 2/1: Opening Night
    5PM - 8PM PT
  1. 2/2: NFL Experience
    3PM - 10PM PT
  1. 2/3: NFL Experience
    3PM - 10PM PT
  1. 2/4: NFL Experience
    3PM - 10PM PT
  1. 2/5: NFL Experience
    3PM - 10PM PT
  1. 2/6: NFL Experience
    10AM - 10PM PT
  2. 2/6: NFL Honors
    6PM - 8PM PT
  1. 2/7: Super Bowl Kickoff
    3:30PM PT

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Featured Headlines

  1. End Around

    The video to lift up the Falcons fan in your life

    How long will it take the Atlanta Falcons to shake off their stunning Super Bowl LI loss? It make take a long time, but this hype video could help a good amount. Read

  2. Garoppolo trade could be perfect storm for Patriots

    While Tony Romo threatens to dominate the airwaves for the next month leading up to the trade deadline, Jimmy Garoppolo will be the more sought-after commodity. Chris Wesseling explains. Read

  3. Brady: Super Bowl LI not my best performance

    Tom Brady helped author the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history -- but he's downplaying his performance a week later. The future Hall of Fame quarterback doesn't think he played his best. Read

  4. Pats receiver Michael Floyd: I ended up on a team that loved me

    Michael Floyd ended up with a Super Bowl ring with the Patriots. Floyd was released by the Cardinals after a DUI in December. The receiver thinks some people in Arizona weren't happy for him. Read

  5. End Around

    Anatomy of a collapse: Eight plays that doomed ATL

    How do you blow a 25-point, second-half lead on the biggest stage in football? Dan Hanzus identifies eight plays that doomed the Atlanta Falcons in their soul-crushing Super Bowl LI defeat. Read

  6. Not yet the greatest

    Tom Brady won his fifth Super Bowl last weekend. That has to make him the best ever, right? Joe Montana danced around the question but wouldn't outright call Brady the best. Read

  7. McCown: Jimmy G can be franchise QB

    Veteran free-agent quarterback Josh McCown has been around the league a long time. The recent departure from the Browns thinks Jimmy Garoppolo has the potential to carry a franchise like Cleveland. Read

  8. End Around

    Hightower explains his victory parade no-show

    Dont'a Hightower has played a vital role for the Patriots in two of their Super Bowl triumphs, but that wasn't enough to get him to the parade. Why? The linebacker seems to have an issue with weather. Read

  9. Kyle Shanahan: I called Super Bowl LI like every game all year

    Kyle Shanahan is officially the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, but his introductory news conference Thursday featured plenty of questions about the Atlanta Falcons' Super Bowl loss. Read

  10. Instant Debate

    The greatest PLAYER of all time?

    With a fifth Super Bowl title to his name, Tom Brady seemingly has established himself as the greatest quarterback of all time. But is he the straight-up GOAT, regardless of position? Let's debate! Read

  11. Sound FX captures Pats' comeback: 'A hell of a story'

    Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman played the starring role in NFL Network's excellent Super Bowl LI edition of Sound FX. Chris Wesseling examines the anatomy of the epic comeback. Read

  12. Pondering Tom Brady's 2017 fantasy season

    Tom Brady has bested every opponent he's faced. But how will he fare against Father Time as he hits age 40? Michael Fabiano weighs how Brady will fare compared to other "old" quarterbacks. Read

  13. All-22 Analysis

    How did that happen? Three keys to Pats' comeback

    The look on Tom Brady's face says it all. How on earth did the Patriots pull off a 25-point comeback on football's biggest stage? After reviewing game tape, Bucky Brooks identifies three huge factors. Read

  14. Brady: I think James White deserves game MVP

    Tom Brady won his fourth Super Bowl MVP award following the Patriots' stunning comeback win over the Falcons, but he thinks running back James White should have gotten the award. Read

  15. What's Trending

    Social media reaction to Patriots parade

    You can't rain on this fifth Patriots parade. Tom Brady and the Super Bowl champions took to the streets of Boston on a cavalcade of 22 duck boats on Tuesday morning. Read

  16. At least 30 records set or tied in Super Bowl LI

    Super Bowl LI will be remembered as the most historic Big Game in NFL history because of the at least 30 records that were broken or tied in the process, most of them by Tom Brady and the Patriots. Read

  17. Super Debate

    Better Super Bowl: XLIX or LI?

    Over the last three seasons, we've seen two of the greatest Super Bowls ever. Malcolm Butler clinched XLIX with a pick, while Tom Brady authored a 25-point comeback in LI. Which game was superior? Read

  18. The Schein Nine

    The LI effect: Nine legacies defined by Super Bowl

    After an unreal game, Tom Brady's earning praise, Kyle Shanahan's catching flak and James White is ... well ... getting noticed! Adam Schein identifies the nine guys most affected by Super Bowl LI. Read

  19. Edelman on catch: '70 percent luck'

    The Edel-Catch is still hard to comprehend, just from a physics standpoint, less than 48 hours after the wideout secured the impossible grab on New England's game-tying drive. Read

  20. Tom Brady on Gisele wanting him to retire: 'Too bad, babe'

    Tom Brady said his wife, Gisele Bundchen, told him he should retire after his fifth Super Bowl win. Brady's response: "I'm having too much fun." Read

  21. Martellus' timely FA take: 'They overpay Super Bowl champions'

    Martellus Bennett was all over the place after his first Super Bowl win, celebrating with his entire family. The tight end saved his best quip for last, projecting his future while living in the present. Read

  22. Official: 'Texas Rangers are on the trail' of Brady's missing jersey

    Tom Brady and his Patriots teammates completed the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history on Sunday night, but his clothing didn't see the same fate -- yet. Read

  23. Falcons LB Campbell: Defense 'lost a little bit of our aggression'

    Falcons linebacker De'Vondre Campbell dismissed the idea that youth played a factor in the Falcons' defense -- starting four rookies -- crumbling down the stretch. Read

  24. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    2017 NFL Draft order, needs: Playoff teams

    With the first couple waves of free agency in the books, what are the biggest areas of need for each NFL team? Have a look at the first-round draft order, along with the holes teams still need to fill. Read

  25. Slater: 'One of the best games' in NFL history

    The Patriots simply reminded us once again just how rare and unusual this organization is, carving out 31 unanswered points against the Falcons defense. Read

  26. Ryan regrets sack on critical play

    A key sack by the Patriots on Matt Ryan in the fourth quarter pushed the Falcons out of field-goal range and led the 2016 NFL MVP to regret not throwing the ball away on the critical play. Read

  27. End Around

    Brady after the win to Kraft: 'Somebody stole my game jersey!'

    This should be the proudest moment of Tom Brady's career, but at this very second he has a mystery to solve. Someone has stolen Tom Brady's jersey. This is a pretty damn special jersey. Read

  28. What's Trending

    Greatest game ever? Players react on Twitter to Pats' wild win

    The Patriots completed a 25-point comeback to beat the Falcons 34-28 in the one of the most exciting Super Bowls in NFL history. Here are some of the notable tweets regarding the game's finish. Read

  29. Kraft: Win 'unequivocally the sweetest'

    It's been more than two years since Deflategate abruptly became part of football's lexicon, so it makes sense that Super Bowl win No. 5 for the Patriots would be the "sweetest" for owner Robert Kraft. Read

  30. Brady named Super Bowl MVP

    Tom Brady remains a legend. The Patriots quarterback led New England all the way back from a second-half 25-point deficit to win his fifth Super Bowl and his fourth Super Bowl MVP. Read

  31. What we learned from Patriots' Super Bowl win

    New England erased a 28-3 deficit in the second half thanks to timely takeaways and a final drive for the ages to send the contest to overtime, where the Patriots prevailed 34-28 in the extra period. Read

  32. Falcons-Patriots first teams to play in SB overtime

    The Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots were the first NFL teams to ever play in overtime of a Super Bowl during New England's 34-28 victory Sunday night. Read

  33. Injuries: Tevin Coleman suffers ankle injury, does not return

    The Patriots completed the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history with a 34-28 win, and the Falcons lost one of their key players in the process. Read

  34. End Around

    Lady Gaga makes grand SB halftime entrance

    Dan Hanzus breaks down Lady Gaga's halftime show performance at Super Bowl LI, which began with a dive through a retracted roof and ended with a mic drop, and had plenty in between. Read

  35. End Around

    Pick-six and the Falcons are flying in Houston

    New England has been unable to get anything going, with the unit hitting rock bottom on a Tom Brady pass attempt with 2:35 remaining in the half. Read

  36. Falcons, Pats owners each pledge $51K to charity

    Falcons owner Arthur Blank and Patriots owner Robert Kraft have each pledged $51,000 to charity. The winner of Super Bowl LI will choose the charity that will receive the combined pledge of $102,000. Read

  37. Social media reaction prior to Super Bowl kickoff

    Here's a rundown of some of the reactions and postings to social media prior to the start of Super Bowl LI between the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots. Read

  38. Ravens were set to trade a lot to draft Ryan in 2008

    It's well-known that the Ravens talked with the Rams about trading up so they could draft Matt Ryan in 2008. Sources explained this week how close the two teams got toward making the deal. Read

  39. NRG Stadium roof will be closed for Super Bowl LI

    The explosive offenses of the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots will play Super Bowl LI on an indoor track. The NFL announced the retractable roof at NRG Stadium will remain closed Read

  40. Patriots WR Floyd inactive for Super Bowl LI

    Millions of humans around the globe will watch Super Bowl LI on Sunday. Michael Floyd will be one of them. The Patriots receiver was ruled inactive for New England's title clash with the Falcons. Read

  41. Falcons WR Jones might need to have toe surgery in offseason

    When the Super Bowl ends, Falcons receiver Julio Jones will receive a full evaluation on his foot, sources say, and going under the knife is either likely or possible depending on whom you ask. Read

  42. Super Bowl LI

    Brady's drama-filled season always pointed to SBLI

    A challenging season for the New England Patriots began with a 3-1 record during Tom Brady's suspension. But for the QB, Judy Battista writes, this campaign always seemed destined to end in Houston. Read

  43. Tom Brady expected to play 3-5 more years, extension possible

    The New England Patriots expect veteran QB Tom Brady to play at least another three to five years and could work on a contract extension for him as early as next offseason, per Ian Rapoport. Read

  44. Faulk: There's an asterisk when you talk about Brady as best ever

    Tom Brady is already in the discussion for best quarterback in NFL history. But NFL Network's Marshall Faulk said the question is more complicated than people might think. What's Faulk's point? Read

  45. Pats tried to deal Collins to Texans before trading LB to Browns

    Before sending Jamie Collins to Cleveland via trade midseason, the New England Patriots attempted to deal the linebacker to the Houston Texans, Ian Rapoport reported. Read

  46. Mack (fractured leg) to play vs. Pats, not expecting limitations

    Falcons center Alex Mack is dealing with a slight fracture in his fibula according to Ian Rapoport, but he will play in the Super Bowl against the Patriots. Read

  47. Matt Ryan beats out Brady, others to take league MVP honors

    The Associated Press chose Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan as the league's MVP Saturday night at NFL Honors, capping an incredible season stuffed with big plays and bigger statistics. Read

  48. Falcons OC Shanahan named NFL Assistant Coach of the Year

    Kyle Shanahan is just days away from becoming the next head coach of the 49ers, but the Falcons offensive coordinator was named the NFL's Assistant Coach of the Year on Saturday. Read

  49. Super Bowl LI

    The Freeney effect: Story behind Beasley's breakout

    After a rough rookie campaign, Vic Beasley Jr. surprisingly emerged as this season's NFL sack king. What changed? Jeffri Chadiha points to Atlanta's offseason addition of veteran Dwight Freeney. Read

  50. Thousands of volunteers help make the Super Bowl a reality

    When it comes to hosting the NFL's biggest game, this isn't Houston’s first rodeo. Nonetheless, it still takes a big team of behind the scenes help to make it happen. Read

  51. Jags WR Robinson on not playing in Super Bowl: 'I'm used to it'

    Super Bowl week in the year's host city -- for this iteration, Houston -- is annually a hive of activity, excitement and seemingly unending media attention. At least one player is already tired of it. Read

  52. Mack is expected to play

    Falcons C Alex Mack (fibula), WR Julio Jones (sprained toe) and pass-rusher Dwight Freeney (calf) practiced on a limited basis and all were removed from the game status portion of the injury report. Read

  53. Super Bowl LI

    Two all-time greats, one method to the madness

    Tom Brady and Bill Belichick could be the greatest of all time in their respective trades. What is the secret to their success? Gregg Rosenthal identifies the unifying trait of these iconic Patriots. Read

  54. No setbacks for Pats' injured players

    The New England Patriots finished up their on-field practice preparations for Super Bowl LI with a light session on Friday at the University of Houston. Bill Belichick said, "We're ready to go." Read

  55. Manziel attracts large crowd for autograph signing

    Johnny Manziel hasn't started an NFL game in 404 days, but that didn't stop him from becoming a major attraction during a Texas Super Bowl week. Read

  56. Super Bowl LI

    Atlanta's big gamble that paid off

    In the 2011 NFL Draft, Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff made a blockbuster trade for receiver Julio Jones -- going against the advice of Bill Belichick. Michael Silver revisits the gamble that paid off. Read

  57. End Around

    Tim Tebow preaches the 'Patriot Way' as 'the truth'

    Heisman-winning southpaw Tim Tebow spent his Friday riding the Radio Row car wash, playing a front man for foreign avocados and preaching the good word that is the Patriot Way. Read

  58. Falcons coaches positive about Alex Mack playing in Super Bowl

    The Falcons' coaches feel very positive about center Alex Mack's availability to not only play during the Super Bowl, but also function at a high level despite his fibula injury. Read

  59. Trey Flowers ready for Falcons' 'athletic' O-line

    Patriots pass-rusher Trey Flowers thinks people are wrong to call his team a low-wattage outfit when it comes to disrupting opposing passers. He says his squad is ready for the Falcons' offensive line. Read

  60. Patriots practice report: Team preparing for Julio Jones

    The Patriots know they're going to need to limit Falcons star Julio Jones in order to win another Super Bowl. In practice Thursday, they had him represented by two jerseys. Read

  61. Super Bowl LI

    Analyst picks: Who'll prevail on Sunday?

    This Super Sunday pits the NFL's top scoring offense (Atlanta) against the stingiest D (New England) -- with a pair of MVP candidates (Matt Ryan and Tom Brady) doing battle, as well. Who you got? Read

  62. Injuries: Pats DL Branch should be fine for game

    New England Patriots defensive lineman Alan Branch popped up on the injury report with a toe injury. Branch should be fine in Super Bowl LI. Read

  63. Super Bowl legacy still benefiting Rice University

    It's been more than four decades since the NFL last played the Super Bowl at Rice Stadium in Houston, but the three games the venue hosted remain a defining memory for the university. Read

  64. Patriots brace for NFL's premier backfield in Freeman, Coleman

    Matt Ryan and Julio Jones get most of the credit for Atlanta's explosive offense, but the running back duo of Tevin Coleman and Devonta Freeman also have the Patriots concerned. Read

  65. Super Bowl LI

    Quinn building Seahawks 2.0 in Atlanta

    Dan Quinn spent four years with Pete Carroll in Seattle prior to becoming the Falcons' head coach in 2015. Jeffri Chadiha writes how Quinn is pulling from his roots to build Seahawks 2.0 in Atlanta. Read

  66. Kraft: Pats fans would welcome back Goodell

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he's not avoiding New England and would visit Gillette Stadium if invited. Patriots owner Robert Kraft says fans would welcome his visit. Read

  67. Back to their roots on football's biggest stage

    As one of the 16 players from Texas on the Falcons and Patriots returning to play at home in Super Bowl LI, Atlanta wideout Taylor Gabriel will suit up in Houston, 240 miles south of his hometown. Read

  68. How will the Patriots run game factor into the Super Bowl?

    NFL Network's James Palmer discusses what role the New England Patriots run game and running back LeGarrette Blount will play against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI. Watch
  69. NFL Reporters' Notebook

    Super Bowl Bill vs. Regular Season Bill

    Bill Belichick's Patriots are at the Super Bowl and ... HAPPY? Learn about a remarkable title-game transformation. Plus, the Falcons' tough and rough practices, Kyle Shanahan's genius and more. Read

  70. Super Bowl LI

    A Texan's guide to Houston on Super Bowl weekend

    So you're headed to Houston for Super Bowl LI. Here are a few sights to see, places to eat and things to do ahead of the much-anticipated matchup between Atlanta and New England. Read

  71. Wilson: Ryan should win MVP

    Prognosticators all have their opinions on who should win MVP, but for some bipartisan rationale, let's look to someone who beat both Matt Ryan and Tom Brady in 2016: Russell Wilson. Read

  72. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Dimitroff: Quinn's faith in rookie defenders 'amazing'

    The Falcons enter the Super Bowl against the Patriots with four rookie starters on the defensive side of the ball, and GM Thomas Dimitroff believes coach Dan Quinn's faith in them is paying off. Read

  73. Super Bowl LI

    Hotlanta's moment: A music capital surges

    Beyond thrilling fans like Samuel L. Jackson and Ludacris, a Super Bowl win by the Atlanta Falcons would stamp a place in sports history for the epicenter of hip-hop culture. Jeffri Chadiha explores. Read

  74. How these New England Patriots were built

    Bill Belichick's roster is always changing -- with the exception of one player: quarterback Tom Brady. Gregg Rosenthal examines how this particular New England Patriots group came together. Read

  75. Dont'a Hightower says 'it sucked' when Pats traded Jamie Collins

    New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower spoke candidly about the trade that sent former teammate Jamie Collins to Cleveland earlier this season, saying, "It sucked." Read

  76. NFL Reporters' Notebook

    What you need to know from SBLI Opening Night

    How did Kyle Shanahan almost lose the Super Bowl game plan? Is Devonta Freeman distracted by all this contract talk? What makes Dante Scarnecchia such a beloved coach in New England? Read

  77. Eli Manning offers Super Bowl advice to Ryan

    There's been only one quarterback who's beaten Tom Brady in the Super Bowl: Eli Manning. Good news for Falcons fans is the New York Giants QB has been giving Matt Ryan tips on how to do it. Read

  78. Next Gen Stats

    Who will be the surprising hero of Super Bowl LI?

    Super Bowl history is littered with surprising players who emerged to help secure the Lombardi Trophy. Matt Harmon uses Next Gen Stats to assess who it could be for the Falcons or Patriots. Read

  79. Freeney: Tom Brady 'has so much confidence'

    On Sunday in Super Bowl LI, Falcons DE Dwight Freeney will face a familiar foe. Freeney spoke about Patriots QB Tom Brady's development over their last 14 meetings. Read

  80. Josh McDaniels: Would take 'right time, right place' to leave Pats

    New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels received plenty of interest to be a head coach in 2017, but he turned them all down, saying he's happy with his current situation. Read

  81. Sights, sounds from Super Bowl LI Opening Night

    Super Bowl week officially kicks off in Houston with Opening Night. Both the Falcons and the Patriots were thrown into the media frenzy. Here's a look at what went down on social media. Read

  82. End Around

    Everything is bigger in Texas, also Opening Night

    Super Bowl week kicked off with Opening Night at Minute Maid Park in downtown Houston. Dan Hanzus has the biggest takeaways from the media frenzy. Read

  83. End Around

    Freeman wins over Brady's son through fantasy

    Jack Brady took Falcons running back Devonta Freeman to headline his fantasy squad this season, and Patriots QB Tom Brady had no hard feelings toward his 9-year-old son's selection. Read

  84. Jones, Mack limited Monday, but workload expected to increase

    At this point in the season, no one is fully healthy. Head coach Dan Quinn told reporters Tuesday that both center Alex Mack and wide receiver Julio Jones were limited in practice Monday. Read

  85. Super Bowl City

    Super Bowl City: Road to Houston

    Marc Sessler spurns the high skies and hits the road for an up-close view of life and football in the American West on an epic journey from Los Angeles to Houston in time for Super Bowl LI. Read

  86. McCourty: Julio 'a tough guy to stop'

    How does one stop Julio Jones? That's one of the biggest riddles the Patriots likely will have to crack in order to win this season's Super Bowl against the Falcons. Read

  87. All-22 Analysis

    The Patriots can win Super Bowl LI if ...

    What is the winning approach for New England on Super Sunday? Bucky Brooks provides a five-part game plan for the Patriots, with key roles for LeGarrette Blount and Malcolm Butler, among others. Read

  88. New England Patriots land in Houston ahead of Super Bowl LI

    One day after the Falcons touched down in Houston, the Patriots landed safely at George Bush Intercontinental Airport ahead of Super Bowl LI, set to be played on Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium. Read

  89. The path to SBLI: What a long, strange trip it's been

    Over the past couple decades, the Patriots and Falcons have traveled wildly divergent paths. But Judy Battista says there are real similarities between the organizations of Bill Belichick and Matt Ryan. Read

  90. End Around

    Ryan will be first 'No. 2' QB to start Super Bowl

    Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan will become the first QB to start a Super Bowl while wearing a No. 2 jersey. The first of 102 eligible quarterbacks! Who else has worn the number? Read

  91. How these Atlanta Falcons were built

    How did Atlanta GM Thomas Dimitroff go from potentially losing his job to the Super Bowl stage in two years? Gregg Rosenthal explores the Falcons roster constructed by Dimitroff and Dan Quinn. Read

  92. Honors Debate

    The MVP debate: A SUPER showdown

    The night before Tom Brady and Matt Ryan face off in Super Bowl LI, the Most Valuable Player award will be handed out at "NFL Honors." Many of our analysts favor one of these top candidates. Read

  93. Freeman to Pats defenders: 'Pick your poison'

    The Atlanta Falcons may be inexperienced -- only four of their players have been to a Super Bowl before -- but they're not short on confidence. Read

  94. Falcons arrive in Houston ahead of Super Bowl

    The Falcons have landed. Atlanta's team flight arrived in Houston on Sunday afternoon a week before Super Bowl LI is set to kick off against the AFC champion New England Patriots. Read

  95. NFL Media gearing up for Super Bowl LI coverage

    There will be 80 hours of live coverage on NFL Network, featuring 47 on-air personalities. NFL's digital media outlets will be pushing out a seemingly unlimited array of content. Read

  96. Super Debate

    First franchise to seven Lombardi Trophies?

    Given Ben Roethlisberger's retirement talk, could the Steelers' Lombardi lead be vulnerable? Bill Belichick's Pats and Jerry Jones' Cowboys are in hot pursuit. Who'll be first to seven titles? Read

  97. Shanahan: Patriots' defense best Falcons have seen this season

    Kyle Shanahan is astounded that many are underselling the New England Patriots defense. The Atlanta Falcons' offensive coordinator praised the Pats as the best defense in the NFL. Read

  98. End Around

    Many changes since Falcons' last Super Bowl trip

    The Atlanta Falcons last appeared in the Super Bowl on Jan. 31, 1999. It didn't go so well against the Broncos, though. But here's some stuff that happened in January 1999. Read

  99. 'Really no weaknesses'

    Patriots coach Bill Belichick is heaping praise on Matt Ryan, saying there are "no weaknesses" in the quarterback's game. Chris Wesseling explains why the veteran coach isn't exaggerating. Read

  100. End Around

    Did Falcons make a mistake with red SB uniforms?

    The Atlanta Falcons have made their decision on the color of their jerseys they'll wear in Super Bowl LI against the New England Patriots. If recent history is any indication, it was a poor one. Read

  101. Julio Jones, Alex Mack to rest this week

    The Atlanta Falcons will allow Julio Jones (toe) and Alex Mack (ankle) to rest their injuries this week before heading to the Super Bowl to face the New England Patriots. Read

  102. Top 10 active players without a Super Bowl ring

    Larry Fitzgerald, Tony Romo and Julius Peppers have enjoyed stellar careers, but they're all missing one thing: a championship. Who is the lord of the ringless? Elliot Harrison provides his rankings. Read

  103. End Around

    Lombardi Trophy begins its journey to NRG Stadium

    You know something is important when it's in one of those heavy suitcases with the foam cutout. One day I hope to own something valuable enough to require such a container. Read

  104. Super Debate

    Brady vs. Belichick: Who do you take to start a team?

    If you were starting a franchise and you could get 15 prime years out of Tom Brady or Bill Belichick, would you rather have the quarterback or the coach? Our debate reveals a strong preference. Read

  105. All-22 Analysis

    The Falcons can win Super Bowl LI if ...

    How can Matt Ryan counter the Patriots' D? What will Kyle Shanahan be focusing on in the early going? Bucky Brooks spells out five things the Atlanta Falcons can do to win Super Bowl LI. Read

  106. Super Bowl LI

    First look at Patriots-Falcons Super Bowl matchup

    The Patriots take on the Falcons on Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. Here's an initial look at what to expect when Super Bowl LI kicks off. Read

  107. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Colleges with most alumni in Super Bowl since AFL-NFL merger

    When it comes to producing Super Bowl players, no one tops Peyton Manning's Tennessee Volunteers. Have a look at the schools that have sent the most players to the game since 1970. Read

  108. NFL On Location

    Super Bowl LI tickets on sale for Patriots fans

    On Location Experiences announces the sale of Super Bowl LI ticket packages for New England Patriots fans following their AFC Championship Game win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Read

  109. NFL On Location

    Super Bowl LI tickets on sale for Falcons fans

    On Location Experiences announces the sale of Super Bowl LI ticket packages for Atlanta Falcons fans following their AFC Championship Game win over the Green Bay Packers. Read

  110. End Around

    Luke Bryan to sing national anthem at Super Bowl

    Country music superstar Luke Bryan announced via Twitter on Sunday that he will sing the national anthem at Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston. Read

  111. Super Bowl Opening Night

    Get your tickets for Super Bowl Opening Night

    Be one of the first to see your Super Bowl teams live in Houston! Buy online now with tickets starting as low as $20 and reserve your spot at Super Bowl Opening Night. Follow

  112. Patriots shred Steelers, reach Super Bowl for a record ninth time

    The Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl, a record ninth trip. Tom Brady set a new playoff single-game high in passing yards as the Patriots dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers 36-17. Read

  113. Matt Ryan seizes moment in final Dome game

    Matt Ryan's MVP-caliber performance Sunday was just one in a season full of them. Michael Silver talks to the Super Bowl-bound QB about how the Falcons left Green Bay grasping for answers. Read

  114. Julio makes history with big game

    The Atlanta Falcons are headed to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1998 -- and Julio Jones' historic performance had more than something to do with it. Read

  115. Hogan's explosion keys Pats' effort

    Patriots receiver Chris Hogan had 180 receiving yards and two touchdowns -- matching Julio Jones' numbers from earlier in the day -- to help get the Patriots back to the Super Bowl. Read

  116. Falcons make long-awaited SB return

    The Atlanta Falcons are headed to their second Super Bowl in franchise history. Matt Ryan threw for 392 yards and four touchdowns in Atlanta's 44-21 win over the Packers. Read

  117. Keegan-Michael Key to host NFL Honors

    Keegan Michael-Key, Emmy-award winning actor, writer and creator, will take the stage as host of NFL Honors on Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Wortham Theater Center in Houston. Read

  118. Falcons find balance as young defense delivers

    Atlanta's young defense is peaking at the right time, with the unit's latest effort, a 44-21 rout of Green Bay, earning the Falcons a trip to Super Bowl LI. Jeffri Chadiha examines the team's supposed "fatal flaw." Read

  119. Injuries: Ty Montgomery (ribs) misses rest of game

    As if things couldn't get any worse for the Packers, they lost their leading running back for the remainder of the game. Ty Montgomery did not return after suffering a ribs injury in the third. Read

  120. Martellus dealing with cracked bone in ankle

    The reason Martellus Bennett has been on the injury report with an ankle injury is not due to a sprained ankle. It's actually a cracked bone in his ankle, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Read

  121. Falcons, Ryan expected to explore extension

    Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan appears to be the favorite to win the MVP for 2016, and it might be time to cash in like one. Ryan and the Falcons are expected to explore a contract extension. Read

  122. Next Gen Stats: Championship Sunday

    Aaron Rodgers, Matt Ryan, Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger have led their teams to the cusp of the Super Bowl. See the numbers behind their success and how they made it to Championship Sunday with these Next Gen stats. Read

  123. End Around

    AFC Championship: Evil Empire vs. Rebel Alliance?

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is having a little fun three days away from Championship Sunday. The irony of the artwork shouldn't be lost on anyone outside Western Pennsylvania. Read

  124. Spoiler Alert!

    Who will make it to Super Bowl Sunday?

    Will Big Ben's Steelers reach their fourth Super Bowl since 2005? Or will Tom Brady's Patriots reach ... well, their fourth Super Bowl since 2005? Dave Dameshek knows how Championship Sunday ends. Read

  125. Eight trademark moves to watch on Sunday

    Gregg Rosenthal lists eight trademark moves to track on Championship Sunday, including the definitive James Harrison play and the thing that makes Devonta Freeman the anti-Le'Veon Bell. Read

  126. Fifty-one most important people left in playoffs

    You know Aaron Rodgers can shape the course of the playoffs -- but so can Taylor Gabriel. With Super Bowl LI on the horizon, Marc Sessler lists the 51 most important people left on the NFL stage. Read

  127. Super Debate

    Who is the hottest player left in the playoffs?

    While Packers QB Aaron Rodgers threw dime after dime in Dallas, Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell cut through the Chiefs' defense. Who is the hottest player left in the playoffs? NFL Media analysts debate! Read

  128. Power Rankings

    We're going streaking! Steelers, Pack storm final four

    Pittsburgh and Green Bay rolled down the stretch of the regular season -- and both remain red hot in the playoffs. How do they stack up in the final four? Elliot Harrison updates his NFL hierarchy. Read

  129. Who has best QB-WR duo in playoffs?

    NFL Network's Reggie Wayne and Ike Taylor discuss which quarterback and wide receiver duo left in the playoffs is most proficient. Watch
  130. The final four: Championship Sunday matchups shine

    Aaron Rodgers faces Matt Ryan in a thrilling bout between MVP candidates, while Ben Roethlisberger and Tom Brady lock horns in a classic showdown. Judy Battista eyes each conference title game. Read

  131. Antonio Brown posts a locker room video of Tomlin talking Pats

    Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown shared a video on Sunday night after Pittsburgh's victory over Kansas City, in which head coach Mike Tomlin was clearly trying to fire up his players. Read

  132. McCarthy unsure if Nelson will practice Wednesday

    Will Jordy Nelson be ready for Sunday's epic NFC title game showdown with the Atlanta Falcons? Packers coach Mike McCarthy isn't ready to say for sure. Read

  133. End Around

    Rodgers drew up final throw playground style

    The Legend of Aaron Rodgers is growing by the hour. Rodgers' incredible completion wasn't even in the Packers' playbook; the quarterback drew it up in the huddle, according to his receiver. Read

  134. Bell on playing Patriots: 'We owe those guys one'

    Another Steelers win, another record-breaking day for Le'Veon Bell. But as Jeffri Chadiha found out, the running back's sights have already shifted to next week's opponent: the New England Patriots. Read

  135. Steelers do not score TD, make history

    The Steelers have leaned all season on their spectacular points-scoring trio of Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell. On Sunday, they rode their kicker to the Promised Land. Read

  136. Super Bowl LI: The five sexiest potential matchups

    We're down to eight teams. Which clash would give Super Bowl LI the most juice? Marc Sessler ranks his top five -- and while Aaron Rodgers vs. Tom Brady makes the cut, it's not No. 1. Read

  137. End Around

    History! Wild Card Weekend is most lopsided since 1981

    We did it, guys. We made it. We watched 240 minutes of the most lopsided Wild Card football since the last days of the Carter administration and lived to complain about it. Read

  138. Campbell: Seattle 'unstoppable' when run game is rolling

    Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell joins the "GameDay Prime" crew to chat about the Seattle Seahawks when their run game is rolling. Watch
  139. End Around

    Richardson makes Catch of the Year submission

    We have a late-entry candidate for Catch of the Year. Respectful round of applause for Paul Richardson. Just how did he make that catch during Saturday's win over the Lions? Read

  140. Next Gen Stats

    Top-10 third-down QBs

    Ben Roethlisberger leads the top 10 third-down quarterbacks in Next Gen Stats' Air Yards to the Sticks metric. Matt Harmon looks at the 10 best quarterbacks throwing in these situations from 2016. Read

  141. Lazy man's guide to the NFL playoffs

    Want to sound smart about the Steelers? Eager to impress your pals during Packers-Giants? Don't want to do any homework? James Koh has you covered with his lazy man's playoff guide. Read

  142. Texans shut down Raiders in wild-card win

    The Houston Texans are moving on to the Divisional Round. Led by Jadeveon Clowney and Brock Osweiler, the Texans defeated the outmanned Raiders, 27-14 in Saturday's AFC Wild Card Game. Read

  143. Super Debate

    Wild Card Weekend to SBLI: Who has best chance?

    Which Wild Card Weekend team has the best chance to go to Super Bowl LI? Is it Aaron Rodgers' Packers? Pete Carroll's Seahawks? Or Le'Veon Bell's Steelers? NFL Media analysts debate! Read

  144. Game Picks

    Wild Card Round predix: Can No. 9 lower the Boom?

    Matthew Stafford has guided the Lions to a number of wild wins this season, but can Detroit knock off the Seahawks in Seattle? Elliot Harrison provides his forecast for Wild Card Weekend. Read

  145. NFL Playoff Picture

    Playoff Picture: Chiefs, Falcons lock up No. 2 seeds

    Stars on the Chiefs and Falcons weren't going to let their teams slip in the playoff seeding, securing a first-round bye. How does the rest of the field look? Read

  146. Under The Headset

    Playoff primer: The favored, feared and doomed

    Le'Veon Bell's Steelers boast seven straight wins, while Aaron Rodgers' Packers have taken six in a row. Brian Billick has each conference's favorite, most dangerous and least dangerous playoff team. Read

  147. Which NFC team will make it to the Super Bowl?

    NFL Network's Michael Robinson and Reggie Wayne discuss which team they think will go to the Super Bowl from the NFC. Watch
  148. Which AFC team will make it to the Super Bowl?

    NFL Network's Reggie Wayne and Michael Robinson pick who they think will make it to the Super Bowl from the AFC. Watch
  149. Road to Super Bowl goes through Dallas, New England

    The Cowboys and Patriots posted the league's best records, and so Dak Prescott and Tom Brady are in the driver's seat in the race for the Lombardi Trophy. Judy Battista examines the playoff picture. Read

  150. The K.C. Formula: Why this Chiefs team is different

    The Kansas City Chiefs secured the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye with another big win Sunday. Gregg Rosenthal explains why they're now legit contenders to win Super Bowl LI. Read

  151. Playoff Challenge: Your fantasy season isn't over!

    Thought your fantasy season was over? Think again! Sign up for the fantasy Playoff Challenge and keep your season alive. Read

  152. Who has the edge at wide receiver: Giants or Packers?

    NFL Network's Reggie Wayne debates if the New York Giants or Green Bay Packers have a better wide receiver group. Watch
  153. Matt Ryan bolsters MVP case, Falcons clinch No. 2 seed

    The Atlanta Falcons reached the end zone on all five first-half possessions, dismantling the New Orleans Saints and securing the NFC's No. 2 seed in a 38-32 victory. Here's what we learned. Read

  154. Chiefs clinch AFC West after win over Chargers

    The Kansas City Chiefs are your AFC West champions after a win over the San Diego Chargers after a 37-27 win on Sunday. Here's what we learned. Read

  155. Raiders fall to No. 5 seed with blowout loss to Broncos

    The Oakland Raiders had a chance to lock up the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye Sunday. After a disappointing loss to the Broncos, however, they fell all the way to the No. 5 seed. Read

  156. Mooch breaks down AFC playoff picture

    Steve Mariucci explains why he thinks the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs are set to square off for the right to go to the Super Bowl. Watch
  157. How will resting starters impact Cowboys in playoffs?

    NFL Media's Steve Mariucci discusses why the Dallas Cowboys will benefit from the starters getting some extra rest in Week 17. Watch
  158. Bill O'Brien: There will be an 'evaluation' at QB before playoffs

    The Houston Texans react to their loss against the Tennessee Titans in Week 17. Watch
  159. Power Rankings

    Major movement in top 10

    The holiday weekend wasn't jolly for everyone, as the Raiders lost Derek Carr for the year and the Seahawks lost the No. 2 seed. How far did Oakland and Seattle drop in Elliot Harrison's rankings? Read

  160. NFC playoff picture: Chase for No. 2 seed

    The Falcons, Seahawks and Lions all have a chance to earn the precious bye of the No. 2 seed. Marc Sessler eyes the scenarios for each team. Plus, a look at the rest of the NFC playoff picture. Read

  161. AFC playoff picture: Contenders after Carr injury

    With Derek Carr out indefinitely, the Raiders' dream season has turned into a nightmare. Does Oakland still have a real shot at a Super bowl title? Gregg Rosenthal says yes -- under the right conditions. Read

  162. Carr a huge long shot for Super Bowl

    Derek Carr underwent surgery Tuesday and will push to return if the Raiders make the Super Bowl. However, his chances of making it back to the playing field are very slim. Read

  163. Julio Jones keeps playoffs in mind, limits snaps

    Julio Jones didn't push his injured toe in Saturday's game versus the Panthers. The Atlanta Falcons didn't need him to. The receiver was mindful of bigger games coming up on the schedule. Read

  164. Tickets now available for 2017 NFL Experience

    Tickets for NFL Experience Driven by Genesis -- pro football's interactive theme park -- are on sale now at Read

  165. Ranking all 50 Super Bowl games

    What's the greatest Super Bowl of all time? For that matter, what's the 23rd-best Super Bowl ever? Or the 43rd? And where does XLIX fit in? NFL historian Elliot Harrison ranks all 50 Super Bowls. Read

  166. Super Bowl Gigapixel

    Find yourself at Super Bowl 50

    Find yourself in Levi's Stadium and share a photo of yourself at the Super Bowl with your friends over social media using our panoramic photo technology. Follow

  167. Top NFL Films Shots: Super Bowl 50

    Relive the excitement of Super Bowl 50 through the lens of NFL Films in this edition of "Top NFL Films Shots". Watch
  168. Social media reacts to Broncos championship parade

    The Denver Broncos got to celebrate their Super Bowl championship with their fans in Denver on Tuesday. Check out some of the highlights on social media during the celebration. Read

  169. The Shek Report: Super Bowl 50

    NFL Media's Dave Dameshek breaks down the most shameful plays and players of Super Bowl 50! Find out who makes it onto Shek's final list of the 2015 season. Watch
  170. NFL Now

    Von Miller's journey to Super Bowl stardom

    Von Miller has gone from the second overall pick in the 2011 draft to the MVP of Super Bowl 50. Our experts discuss his journey, which led him to a standout performance on the biggest stage. Watch

  171. 'Sound FX': Offsides on missed FG?

    Check out some sounds from the field from a possible Broncos offsides and a missed Panthers field goal. Watch
  172. Elway: 'These players answered the bell'

    Denver Broncos Executive Vice President of Football Operations and General Manager John Elway discusses the adversity his team overcame this season in order to win Super Bowl 50. Watch
  173. 'Sound FX': Broncos get the best of the Panthers

    Listen in to some of the best sounds from the final quarter of Super Bowl 50 and the Denver Broncos' celebrations. Watch
  174. Where were celebrities sitting during Super Bowl 50?

    There were more than 76,000 people at Levi Stadium on Super Bowl Sunday, and thanks to a panoramic photo with over 26 billion pixels, you can see each and every one of them! Watch
  175. 'Sound FX': Panthers strike back

    Take a look at some of the sights and sounds from Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly and quarterback Cam Newton's 2nd quarter comeback. Watch
  176. Game Center: Panthers vs. Broncos

    Miller, Broncos' D dominates as Peyton wins second title

    Von Miller had an electric performance on the biggest stage as the Broncos' defense helped Peyton Manning take home his second Super Bowl title.

  177. 2015 NFL cheerleaders: Best of Super Bowl 50

    Best images of cheerleaders from Super Bowl 50. View

  178. Manning, Miller and Ware celebrate during parade

    Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, linebackers DeMarcus Ware and Von Miller, and owner Annabel Bowlen ride atop the float at the Denver Broncos Super Bowl 50 Celebration Parade. Watch
  179. Super Bowl 50

    Broncos rock Panthers' offense, say Cam 'tapped out'

    Denver's defense completely overwhelmed the Panthers' prolific attack in Super Bowl 50 -- and afterward, the Broncos had plenty to say about demolishing Cam Newton and Co. Michael Silver has the story. Read

  180. Summer essentials

    Summer essentials

    Now's the time to stock up on gifts and all of your favorite team's gear to get ready for the 2017 season! Shop now and receive free shipping on summer essentials. Shop

  181. Bruno Mars and Beyonce crash halftime

    Bruno Mars and Beyonce join Coldplay and have a dance off during the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show. Watch
  182. Kevin Durant at Super Bowl 50

    Kevin Durant took to the field for The Players' Tribune at Super Bowl 50 between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. Check out the NBA superstar's photos from the field. View

  183. 'This one's for Pat'

    After winning Super Bowl 50, Broncos general manager John Elway dedicates the victory to Pat Bowlen, 18 years after Bowlen famously said, "This one's for John" after Super Bowl XXXII. Watch
  184. Peyton Manning goes to Disneyland

    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning talks about being at Disneyland and what the last day has been like for his family and friends. Watch
  185. Ealy makes history in Super Bowl 50

    Panthers defensive end Kony Ealy had arguably one of the best performances in Super Bowl history. Ealy is the only player to register three sacks and one interception in the Big Game. Read

  186. Where does the 2015 Broncos defense rank all-time?

    The Denver Broncos defense put on a clinic in Super Bowl 50, but is the unit the best ever? "The Aftermath" crew tells you where the unit ranks with the best defenses in NFL history. Watch
  187. Von Miller's unstoppable night earns him SB50 MVP

    Von Miller, the No. 2 overall pick in 2011, snagged the Super Bowl MVP award after leading a dominant Denver Broncos defense that shut down the NFL's No. 1 scoring offense. Read

  188. Coldplay, Beyonce, Bruno Mars deliver spectacle

    The NFL promised a halftime show that would honor the past, present and future of the Super Bowl era. Coldplay, Beyonce and Bruno Mars delivered a colorful spectacle on Sunday. Read

  189. Super Bowl 50

    Peyton earns second ring in Hollywood ending

    Despite all of Peyton Manning's achievements, his career didn't seem whole without a second title. That all changed when the Denver Broncos won Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Judy Battista writes. Read

  190. Super Bowl 50 REMIX

    The Broncos are your NFL champions. Take a look back at all the best moments from Super Bowl 50 and see how Denver took the Vince Lombardi Trophy. Watch
  191. Super Bowl 50

    Watch all the best Super Bowl commercials

    Don't miss out on the moments everybody is talking about. Watch every Super Bowl commercial here as the action unfolds between the Panthers and Broncos in Super Bowl 50. Watch

  192. Lady Gaga sings the National Anthem

    As America celebrates the Fourth of July, watch as Lady Gaga opens Super Bowl 50 with her performance of the National Anthem. Watch
  193. Social media reaction to Broncos' win in Super Bowl 50

    Missed some of the best tweets while you were watching Super Bowl 50? Don't worry, the only social media reaction you need from the big game is right here. Read

  194. Gary Kubiak gets a celebratory Gatorade bath

    Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak got a celebratory Gatorade bath from his team after they won Super Bowl 50 by taking down the Carolina Panthers at Levi's Stadium. Watch
  195. Denver Broncos trophy presentation

    Watch the Denver Broncos Lombardi Trophy celebration after defeating the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. Watch
  196. Von Miller highlights

    See the best plays from Von Miller as the Broncos pass rusher racked up 2.5 sacks and forced two turnovers to take home MVP honors in Super Bowl 50. Watch
  197. Super Bowl 50 - Halftime Performance

    Take a look at the best photos as Coldplay, Beyonce, and Bruno Mars take the stage during halftime of Super Bowl 50. View

  198. Super Bowl 50

    Get the official Super Bowl 50 game day program

    For all of us that can't make it to San Francisco, the official Super Bowl 50 Program brings the big game to you. Get a digital version of the magazine that features interactive tools. Download

  199. The NFL announced that Lady Gaga will perform at halftime of Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium. Take a look back some of the best moments from the performances through the years. View