The Patriots and Falcons met with the media for the final time on Thursday as the week of hype is starting to wind down.
ESONBoston.com recaps an emotional week for Tom Brady. They also look at how these high-scoring offenses will turn up the competition in the Super Bowl. Both attacks are potent but they are very different.
Jarrett Bell offers his pool report from the Patriots practice on Thursday.
Patriots wide receiver Michael Floyd says he'd like to be back in Foxborough next season. ESPN.com offers predictions for Sunday's game and the overwhelming majority of them like the Patriots. Chris Hogan's rise was sparked by Wayne Chrebet's agent.
ESPN's Bill Barnwell is predicting a rout. The Boston Globe takes a look at the anatomy of a play call. Hogan and safeties coach Steve Belichick have been connected for a while. Reaching the Super Bowl never gets old to Robert Kraft.The Globe also looks at some former Browns who escaped Cleveland for Foxborough.
Atlanta's Mohamed Sanu has made a huge difference for Matt Ryan in his first season as a Falcon. The battle between the Falcons offensive line and the Patriots pass rush could be key. Scott Pioli is on the other side of things this time around. Unlike many others his age, Bill Belichick has no plans to retire.
The Boston Herald believes another Super Bowl victory would cement the legacy of the new wave of Patriots. Looking at the matchups, the Patriots have an overall edge. Ryan and Boston College legend Pete Frates enjoy a special bond. The Falcons notebook leads with Kyle Shanahan following Dan Quinn's lead. The Patriots notebook has Josh McDaniels content with waiting on his future. Brady's status as the greatest ever is always open to debate.
The Providence Journal has Dwight Freeney explaining how he tries to hate Brady but can't. Several of the Patriots playoff opponents still marvel at New England's sustained success. Duron Harmon admits he's still haunted by Jermaine Kearse's circus catch in Super Bowl XLIX.
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