Game location

NRG Stadium, making it the third Super Bowl in Houston. Super Bowl XXXVIII (New England 32, Carolina 29) was at NRG Stadium in February 2004, and Super Bowl VIII (Miami 24, Vikings 7) was at Rice Stadium in January 1974.

How to watch

The Fox broadcast team of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will carry the game on Ch. 9. Watch the live stream on FoxSportsGo.com or watch on the Fox Sports Go app. Verizon customers can stream Super Bowl LI on their phone with the NFL app.

Home team

The Falcons are the home team and chose to wear red. Maybe they didn't know this tidbit: The team in white has won 11 of the past 12 Super Bowls.


The Patriots and Falcons have played only 13 times, and New England holds a slight edge with seven wins. The Patriots have won the last four meetings.


Luke Bryan ("The Star-Spangled Banner"), Lady Gaga (halftime show), cast of "Hamilton ("America the Beautiful").

Coin toss

Former President George H.W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush will do the honors. Both were recently hospitalized.


Players on the winning team get $107,000 each, on the losing team $53,000.