Vegas suspects New England-Atlanta could be the highest-scoring Super Bowl ever. Here's what history tells us about what could happen.
Why the Steelers should be embarrassed after their loss to the Patriots, Aaron Rodgers critics are loud and the guys give their initial thoughts on Super Bowl 51.
Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas on why the Patriots are a model franchise: "... they are 100 percent professional and they think championship every year."
Jon Bon Jovi attended Sunday's AFC title game, and when his song "Livin' on a Prayer" came on, he got the place "rocking," according to Bill Belichick.
LeGarrette Blount's 18-yard, pile-carrying run in the third quarter Sunday energized the Patriots and reminded Bill Belichick of another famous play.
Tempers flared Jan. 11 vs. Washington, but Jae Crowder and the Celtics say their focus Tuesday will be on getting a road win -- and avoiding fines.
ESPN NFL analyst Tim Hasselbeck discusses the Steelers' AFC title game defense, the Patriots' limiting of Pittsburgh's offensive weapons, the Super Bowl LI matchup and the Packers' loss to the Falcons.
Donovan McNabb breaks down what the Falcons and Patriots are experiencing having clinched a trip to the Super Bowl.
ESPN NFL Insider Mark Dominik covers the Steelers' approach to the Patriots, the Packers' loss to the Falcons, the perception of Matt Ryan, Atlanta's defense and contenders for Colts general manager.
All-too-friendly road trip for one team
One of the Super Bowl LI participants has enjoyed its visits to NRG Stadium in Houston over the years, including a Super Bowl XXXVIII title. The other, not so much. (ESPN Stats & Info)
The ultimate deep threat: Chris Hogan
Hogan has hauled an incredible 18 of 22 throws of 15-plus yards from Tom Brady this season, including 5 of 6 Sunday. Brady has been more than twice as productive on such throws to Hogan than to all other targets. (ESPN Stats & Info)
Celtics slip one spot in Power Rankings
Boston comes in at No. 7 this week. The Patriots' trip to the Super Bowl mean the Celtics have to share the spotlight for two more weeks. When they come around, they'll see Isaiah Thomas is having one of the best months in Celtics history. Week 14 Power Rankings
Dennis Harrison pleaded not guilty to charges including disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace stemming from a fire alarm prank at the Steelers' hotel early Sunday morning.
Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer
Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens said guard Avery Bradley (strained Achilles) is "going to be out all week." The Celtics play four games in five nights starting Tuesday in Washington. Gerald Green and Demetrius Jackson also won't make the trip to DC due to illness. Tyler Zeller and Jonas Jerebko, who were ill, are feeling better and will travel.
Déjà vu yet again for the Steelers
The Steelers' dismissal from the playoffs all too often comes at the hands of the Broncos or Patriots, as it has each of the last two seasons. They're now 1-4 against the Pats in the postseason, including 0-3 in the AFC Championship. (ESPN Stats & Info)
In yet another example of how resourceful the franchise can be, Chris Hogan came to New England relatively cheap, and unwanted by a division rival.
Wins vs. Belichick don't come easy
Of the five NFL head coaches with winning records against Bill Belichick-coached teams (min. five games), four of them have earned Super Bowl rings. Atlanta's Dan Quinn will be opposing Belichick for the first time as a head coach in Super Bowl LI. (Elias Sports Bureau)
Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer
Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder on if he expects more extracurriculars with the Washington Wizards on Tuesday: "I lost $25,000, so you won't see too much out of me. For real."
We present to you awards highlighting the best and worst from a championship weekend that saw the Falcons and Patriots advance to the Super Bowl.
The NFL is a quarterback's league, and we'll get to see that firsthand as the presumptive MVP faces off against the two-time MVP in Houston.