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2016 Schedule
14-2, 1st in AFC East

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Stratosphere sports book here in Las Vegas is offering 10-cent lines on straight bets (point spread and over/under; no parlays) on the pro football championship game starting at 9 a.m. PT and running through 10:30 p.m. PT Thursday. For the uninitiated, football bettors usually lay -110 (or 11 to win 10) and is actually a 20-cent line with 10 cents on each side. A 10-cent line (more commonly used in baseball wagering) is -105 on both sides. The reduced vig also applies to the Stratosphere's affiliated books at Arizona Charlie's Boulder and Decatur locations, plus the Aquarius in Laughlin.

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How much of a challenge will Butler be for Jones? (1:18)

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ViewFromVegas of Super Bowl LI (as of 11:30 a.m. Tuesday): The New England Patriots are still 3-point favorites over the Atlanta Falcons at all 13 sports-book operators in Las Vegas, but the average vig (which is usually -110 on both sides) has increased to -115 with more support continuing to come in on the Patriots. The Westgate, William Hill, Treasure Island and Stations books have gone to New England -3 (-120). The over/under is still 59 at the majority of books though Boyd Gaming and Stations have gone to 59.5 with Jerry's Nugget already at 60.

ESPN Stats & Info

With win, Brady can climb playoff pantheon

A win on Super Bowl Sunday would be the 25th of Tom Brady's postseason career, and would put him squarely between Terry Bradshaw and Troy Aikman for the second-highest playoff win percentage all-time among QBs. (ESPN Stats & Info)

ESPN Stats & Info

Good omen for Patriots heading into SB LI?

Since 2005, teams to reach the Super Bowl after losing in the previous season's conference championship are 3-2 in the big game. The losing teams, the 2007 Patriots and 2012 49ers, came up short by a combined six points. (ESPN Stats & Info)

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Jaworski on Patriots' game plan vs. Steelers

ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski discusses the Patriots' game plan against the Steelers, how the Falcons stack up against New England, Atlanta's offense and Matt Ryan's growth.

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SB win or lose, Ryan will be considered as greatness (5:13)
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1 Big Thing: Expect Super Bowl LI to be high scoring (2:40)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Patriots will have their first practice of the week on Thursday, followed by practices on Friday and Saturday. The team will travel to Houston for Super Bowl LI on Monday.

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The season-long Tom Brady revenge tour (1:37)
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Why did Championship Sunday feature a pair of blowouts? (1:25)

Team Stats

Passing Yards269.34th
Rushing Yards117.07th
Points For27.43rd
Points Against15.61st

2016 Draft Picks

RD(PK)PLAYERPOSSCHOOL
2(29)Cyrus JonesCBAlabama
3(15)Joe ThuneyOGNorth Carolina State
3(28)Jacoby BrissettQBNorth Carolina State
3(33)Vincent ValentineDTNebraska
4(14)Malcolm MitchellWRGeorgia
6(33)Kamu Grugier-HillCBEastern Illinois
6(39)Elandon RobertsILBHouston
6(46)Ted KarrasOGIllinois
7(4)Devin LucienWRArizona State