BOSTON Teams

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Eagles-Patriots pits underdogs against dynasty (0:46)
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Brady still king of the comeback (0:44)
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Brady proves why he's 'Tom Terrific' (1:07)
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Flashback to Pats' Super Bowl win against Eagles (1:02)
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SVP reflects on Brady's remarkable run (1:50)
EPA/CJ GUNTHER

Pats DC Patricia savors likely final home game

Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, who sources say will be named Lions head coach, basked with his family on the red-and-blue confetti filled playing field Sunday after his team's 24-20 AFC Championship game win over the Jaguars.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

FPI gives the Patriots a slight edge in Super Bowl LII.

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Jackson: You need extraordinary things to beat the Patriots (1:15)
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Patriots' experience was key in comeback (2:11)

ESPN Stats and Information  

The Eagles will face the Patriots in Super Bowl LII, which will be a rematch from Super Bowl XXXIX. This is the 6th time in Super Bowl history that teams will meet for a 2nd time (Cowboys and Steelers are only teams to meet a 3rd time). In 4 of the previous 5 instances, the team that won the 1st meeting also won the 2nd meeting

ESPN Stats and Information  

This is the 4th time in the last 5 seasons that both No. 1 seeds reached the Super Bowl. It happened only once from 1994-2012 (happened in 2009).

ESPN Stats and Information  

The Patriots trailed by 10 points in the 4th quarter. They're now 3-4 in the last 10 postseasons when trailing by at least 10 points in the 4th quarter of a playoff game (the rest of NFL is 3-70 in those games during that span).

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Amendola comes up again in the clutch for Patriots (1:02)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

When the Patriots won their third Super Bowl in four years in the 2004 season, they beat the Eagles. Now as they attempt to accomplish the same feat a decade later - winning their third Super Bowl in four years - the Eagles are once again the foe.

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Brady continues to amaze in comeback win (1:06)

David Purdum ESPN Staff Writer 

The Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas has installed the New England Patriots as 5.5-point favorites over the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII. The over/under is set at 47.5.

Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer 

New England Patriots open as 5.5-point favorites over Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at Westgate LV SuperBook. Total opens at 47.5.