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Super Bowl LI
1 2 3 4 OT Total
NE 0 3 6 19 6 34
ATL 0 21 7 0 0 28
Date February 5, 2017
Stadium NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas
MVP Tom Brady, quarterback
Favorite Patriots by 3
Referee Carl Cheffers
Attendance 70,807
Ceremonies
National anthem Luke Bryan
Coin toss Former U.S. President George H. W. Bush,
Former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush
Halftime show Lady Gaga
TV in the United States
Network Fox
Announcers Joe Buck (play-by-play)
Troy Aikman (analyst)
Erin Andrews and Chris Myers (sideline reporters)
Mike Pereira (rules analyst)
Nielsen ratings 48.8 (national)
57.0 (Atlanta)
54.3 (Boston)
U.S. viewership: 111.3 million est. avg.
Cost of 30-second commercial $5.02 million
Radio in the United States
Network Westwood One
Announcers Kevin Harlan (play-by-play)
Boomer Esiason (analyst)
James Lofton and Tony Boselli (sideline reporters)

Super Bowl LI (meaning Super Bowl 51 in Roman numerals) was an American football game in which the New England Patriots, winners of the American Football Conference (AFC) for the 2016 season, beat the Atlanta Falcons, winners of the National Football Conference (NFC) for the 2016 season, 34-28 to become winners of the National Football League (NFL) for the 2016 season. This was the 5th time the New England Patriots had won a Super Bowl. An estimated 111.3 million people watched it in the United States. It was played at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on February 5, 2017.

Starting teams

New England Patriots Position Position Atlanta Falcons
Offense
Chris Hogan WR Julio Jones
Nate Solder LT Jake Matthews
Joe Thuney LG Andy Levitre
David Andrews C Alex Mack
Shaq Mason RG Chris Chester
Marcus Cannon RT Ryan Schraeder
Martellus Bennett TE Levine Toilolo
Julian Edelman WR Mohamed Sanu
Tom Brady QB Matt Ryan
Malcolm Mitchell WR RB Devonta Freeman
Dion Lewis RB FB Patrick DiMarco
Defense
Duron Harmon DB DE Dwight Freeney
Alan Branch DT Ra'Shede Hageman
Malcom Brown DT DB Brian Poole
Trey Flowers RE DE Grady Jarrett
Shea McClellin LB Vic Beasley
Dont'a Hightower LB Deion Jones
Rob Ninkovich LB De'Vondre Campbell
Logan Ryan RCB CB Robert Alford
Malcolm Butler LCB CB Jalen Collins
Patrick Chung S Ricardo Allen
Devin McCourty S Keanu Neal

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