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WSPN's Duncan Stephenson previews the upcoming Super Bowl 51 matchup between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons.

WSPN's Duncan Stephenson previews the upcoming Super Bowl 51 matchup between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons.

Credit: Flickr user C_osett

Credit: Flickr user C_osett

WSPN's Duncan Stephenson previews the upcoming Super Bowl 51 matchup between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons.

Super Bowl LI by the Numbers: New England vs. Atlanta

New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons

Date: Sunday, February 5th
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas
TV: Fox
Line: NE (-3)
Over/Under: 60
Jerseys: NE – Away (White), ATL – Home (Red)

New England: By the Numbers

Overall:
W/L: 16-2 (1st)
Point Diff: +11.9
Takeaways: 23 (14th)
Giveaways: 11 (T-1st)
Margin: 12 (3rd)

Team Offense:
PTS/G: 27.6 (3rd)
YDS/G: 386.3 (4th)
P YDS/G: 269.3 (4th)
R YDS/G: 117.0 (7th)
3rd/PCT: 45.8% (4th)
Sacks Allowed: 24 (5th)

Team Defense:
PTS/G: 15.6 (1st)
YDS/G: 326.4 (8th)
P YDS/G: 237.9 (12th)
R YDS/G: 88.6 (3rd)
3rd/PCT: 36.9 (7th)
Sacks: 34 (T-16th)

Offensive Leaders:
Passing: QB Tom Brady – 3,554 yards, 28 TDs, 2 INTs, 67.4%
Rushing: RB Legarrette Blount – 1,161 yards, 18 TDs, 3.9 YPC
Receiving: WR Julian Edelman – 98 receptions, 1,106, 3 TDs

Defensive Leaders:
Tackles: CB Logan Ryan – 92
Sacks: DE Trey Flowers – 7.0
INTs: CB Malcolm Butler – 4

Atlanta: By the Numbers

Overall:
W/L: 13-5
Point Diff: +8.4 (2nd)
Takeaways: 22 (16th)
Giveaways: 11 (T-1st)
Margin: 11 (T-4th)

Team Offense:
PTS/G: 33.8 (1st)
YDS/G: 415.8 (2nd)
P YDS/G: 295.3 (3rd)
R YDS/G: 120.5 (5th)
3rd/PCT: 42.1 (11th)
Sacks Allowed: 37 (21st)

Team Defense:
PTS/G: 25.4 (27th)
YDS/G: 371.2 (25th)
P YDS/G: 266.7 (28th)
R YDS/G: 104.5 (17th)
3rd/PCT: 41.8 (26th)
Sacks: 34 (T-16th)

Offensive Leaders:
Passing: QB Matt Ryan – 4,944 yards, 38 TDs, 7 INTs, 69.9%
Rushing: RB Devonta Freeman – 1,079 yards, 11 TDs, 4.8 YPC
Receiving: WR Julio Jones – 83 receptions, 1,409 yards, 6 TDs

Defensive Leaders:
Tackles: LB Deion Jones – 108
Sacks: LB Vic Beasley – 15.5
INTs: LB Deion Jones – 3

Starting Line-up: New England

*AV is a pro-football-reference.com stat that quantifies a player’s approximate value
*less than 5=subpar starter, 5-6=solid starter, 7-9=good starter, 10+=pro-bowl caliber player, 15+=all-pro caliber player

QB: Tom Brady, 17 AV (adj.)
RB: Legarrette Blount, 8 AV
RB: Dion Lewis, 7 AV (adj.)
WR: Julian Edelman, 11 AV
WR: Chris Hogan, 7 AV
TE: Martellus Bennett, 7 AV
LT: Nate Solder, 9 AV
LG: Joe Thuney, 8 AV
C: David Andrews, 8 AV
RG: Shaq Mason, 8 AV
RT: Marcus Cannon, 13 AV

LE: Trey Flowers, 7 AV
DT: Alan Branch, 9 AV
DT: Malcom Brown, 8 AV
RE: Chris Long, 6 AV
LB: Kyle Van Noy, 6 AV (adj.)
LB: Dont’a Hightower, 17 AV (adj.)
LB: Rob Ninkovich, 8 AV (adj.)
CB: Malcolm Butler, 13 AV
S: Patrick Chung, 6 AV
S: Devin McCourty, 10 AV
CB: Logan Ryan, 5 AV

Offense:
Overall AV Rating (Total AV/11): 9.4
All-Pro: 1
Pro-Bowl: 2
Good Starter: 8
Solid Starters: 0
Subpar Starters: 0

Defense:
Overall AV Rating: 8.6
All-Pro: 1
Pro-Bowl: 2
Good Starters: 4
Solid Starters: 4
Subpar Starters: 0

Overall AV Rating: 9.0

Starting Line-Up: Atlanta

QB: Matt Ryan, 21 AV
RB: Devonta Freeman, 15 AV
RB: Tevin Coleman, 11 AV (adj.)
WR: Julio Jones, 18 AV (adj.)
WR: Mohamed Sanu, 7 AV
WR: Taylor Gabriel, 9 AV (adj.)
LT: Jake Matthews, 12 AV
LG: Andy Levitre, 10 AV
C: Alex Mack, 16 AV
RG: Chris Chester, 10 AV
RT: Ryan Schraeder, 12 AV

LE: Brooks Reed, 3 AV
DT: Grady Jarrett, 6 AV
DT: Jonathan Babineaux, 3 AV
RE: Tyson Jackson, 3 AV
LB: Vic Beasley, 12 AV
LB: Deion Jones, 7 AV
LB: De’Vondre Campbell, 6 AV (adj.)
CB: Robert Alford, 5 AV
S: Ricardo Allen, 5 AV
S: Keanu Neal, 5 AV (adj.)
CB: Jalen Collins, 4 AV (adj.)

Offense:
Overall AV Rating (Total AV/11): 12.8
All-Pro: 4
Pro-Bowl: 5
Good Starters: 2
Solid Starters: 0
Subpar Starters: 0

Defense: 5.4
Overall AV Rating:
All-Pro: 0
Pro-Bowl: 1
Good Starters: 1
Solid Starters: 5
Subpar Starters: 4

Overall Team AV Rating: 9.1

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