The Patriots always play close games in the Super Bowl. Surely, that's something the National Football League would rather avoid given the controversy surrounding the officiating in these playoffs, including a blatant missed call in the NFC Championship Game to send the Rams to the Super Bowl. The Patriots have 36 players on their roster with 82 games of Super Bowl experience.
But for that story to endure, New England needs opponents.
Previous year in Minnesota at Super Bowl LII, bottled water cost $6, and a domestic can of beer cost $13. The Patriots held the Kansas City Chiefs' No. 1-ranked offense to just 290 net yards, and the Rams held the New Orleans Saints' No. 8-ranked offense to the exact same amount.
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And it's understood West Ham are close to offering Batshuayi an escape route after suffering a number of injuries in attack.
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The festivities have their origin in a German legend that says if a furry rodent casts a shadow on February 2, winter continues. The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club now plans a three-day celebration of the holiday at Gobbler's Knob in the town of Punxsutawney.
At +2.5, the Rams have the third-shortest odds of any underdog going into the Super Bowl since the turn of the Millennium.
- The big day has finally arrived - happy Super Bowl Sunday!
Super Bowl 53, Total Under 56.5, $880 to win $800: This is the ninth Super Bowl appearance in the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick Patriots dynasty.