Super Bowl 51 start time: When does the big game begin?
Super Bowl Sunday is only one day away, as the Atlanta Falcons will take on the New England Patriots. Here is the time for kickoff of the big game.
There is nothing quite like Super Bowl Sunday. People from all over the world sit in front of their television to watch the last two remaining NFL teams battle it out for a chance to raise the Vince Lombardi Trophy. While Super Bowl LI has not garnered the type of buzz of Super Bowls past, there’s not doubt there are a ton of storylines in this game. Both teams come into Sunday are playing incredible football, and are certain to give the fans a game to remember by the time it’s over.
The New England Patriots have become quite the dynasty over the past 15 years, and will be playing in their seventh Super Bowl. The combination of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick have been the kings of the league since Brady’s first season, and it seems like they’re always playing deep into the playoffs. With a win on Sunday, Brady will become the first quarterback to win five Super Bowls, which would essentially make him the best quarterback of all time.
When the season started, many did not think the Atlanta Falcons would be the team to beat in the NFC. However, quarterback Matt Ryan has played at an MVP level all season long, and the defense has been surprisingly good, albeit young. The dynamic combination of Tevin Coleman and Devonta Freeman at running back have proven to be too much for their competition, and wide receiver Julio Jones is one of the best at his position in the league,
Super Bowl 51 will kick off from inside NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas at 6:30 p.m. ET. Lady Gaga will perform during halftime, and the game will be televised nationally on FOX. The last time Houston hosted the Super Bowl was back in 2004, and Tom Brady led his Patriots to a victory over the Carolina Panthers. However, that Super Bowl may be best known for its halftime show, where Janet Jackson suffered an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction.
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