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Patriots-Falcons: Kickoff Time For This Year's Super Bowl

The matchup is set for the fifty-first edition of the Super Bowl.

Super Bowl LI will be played two weeks from today at NRG Stadium in Houston, Tex. The matchup? The Atlanta Falcons, champions of the NFC, against the New England Patriots, champions of the AFC.

The Patriots-Falcons kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. ET on FOX. Expect Fox's top broadcasting tandem of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman to have the call in that one.

The Falcons advanced to Houston by rolling to victory today over the Green Bay Packers, 44-21. Quarterback Matt Ryan led the way, completing 27-of-38 passes for 392 yards and four touchdowns.

Star wide receiver Julio Jones caught two of those TDs, including this spectacular 73-yard catch-and-run.

This will be Atlanta's first trip to the Super Bowl since following the 1998 season, when they lost to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXXIII.

Meanwhile, the Patriots are in the big game for the second time in three years and the seventh since 2001. New England throttled the Pittsburgh Steelers 36-17 in today's AFC title tilt.

Quarterback Tom Brady was brilliant once again, connecting on 32-of-42 passes for 384 yards and three touchdowns.

Wide receiver Chris Hogan was the primary beneficiary of Brady's passing. The former Penn State lacrosse star hauled in nine passes for 180 yards and two touchdowns. His 180 yards are a Patriots' postseason record.

Julian Edelman (8-118-1) and running back LeGarrette Blount also found the end zone.

Brady and head coach Bill Belichick will be looking for their fifth Super Bowl rings as a duo, which would be the most by a coach-quarterback tandem. Currently, Brady and Belichick are tied with Chuck Noll and Terry Bradshaw of the 1970s Steelers with four championships.