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

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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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