Sorry, Eagles, Conference Championship Routs Don't Mean Much In The Super Bowl

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One of the more popular prop bets is whether there will be a safety in the game, and Vaccaro said about $15,000 was wagered on either side of that prop even before the second game ended Sunday.

CBS' early game on Sunday, when the New England Patriots held off the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship to head to the Super Bowl for the second consecutive year, was down 5% compared to the early game last year between the Green Bay Packers and the Atlanta Falcons on Fox. "A lot of players from the Angels doubted them, gave me a lot of grief all the time, (but) they're all rooting for them now because they are going up against Tom Brady".

"When you grow up being a Patriots fan, I guess you do anything to watch the games", Caitlin Newell said.

The victory didn't come easy as the Pats overcame a 10 point deficit in the 4th quarter to claim the 2018 AFC Championship and make their 10th Super Bowl appearance. For New England, a healthy Gronk will be the biggest storyline heading into the Super Bowl.

They were the last to achieve the feat, capturing the 2003 and 2004 crowns behind the arm of Brady, who has been the Patriots quarterback for all five of their titles, a record.

Last year, the then-39-year-old Brady said it's important to treat your body like an asset, according to Business Insider. After going undefeated in 2007, New England was upset by the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLII while wearing their home blue uniforms. Bortles showed progress in 2017 and played well at times in the playoffs, but the Jaguars could decide they want to try to lure a free agent with fewer flaws to complement a dominant defense. New England won by four. I know that I became a better coach.

"Of all the plays, my season wasn't going to end on a handoff in practice", Brady said.

Belichick called Tuesday "a major working day" that is also "kind of a catch-up day for us because we just don't know very much about Philadelphia".

Jacksonville had the least-penalized defense in the National Football League this season.

"Mentally, it probably stressed him out a bit", Amendola said.

The Jaguars initially went back to their success in the first half, starting the drive with an 8-yard completion from Bortles to Marqise Lee, followed by a 29-yard pass to Dede Westbrook to set Jacksonville up on New England's 38. Brady passed to Rob Gronkowski and Amendola for TDs, and Brandon LaFell (remember him?) caught the game victor. Bill has had season tickets and the kids are constantly fighting over who gets to go the game. Literally, for almost three whole quarters, everyone except the Patriots thought there was a chance Blake Bortles was actually going to pull off a win.

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