Over the years, Super Bowl boxes have become a hit for casual gamblers. The pool game often enhances the viewing experience at parties and bars, particularly for those who only have mild interest in the outcome. Either called "Super Bowl Boxes" or "Super Bowl Squares," the pool may look complicated to the uninitiated, but once the rules are laid out it's fairly easy to understand and keep track of throughout the biggest football game of the year. This year, Super Bowl LI (51), pits the AFC's New England Patriots against the NFC's Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium in Houston Texas. The Patriots and Falcons will clash in Super Bowl LI Sunday, Feb. 5 in Houston.
Tom Brady can clinch another NFL record at Super Bowl 53 on Sunday - but most of the United States will be rooting for the Los Angeles Rams against the New England Patriots. In a battle between youth and experience in Atlanta, the Super Bowl's youngest coach-quarterback combination of all-time takes on the most successful. The Patriots have won five Super Bowls, with coach Bill Belichick, 66, and quarterback Brady at the helm for each one. Victory on Sunday would mean the Pats tie Pittsburgh Steelers' record of six titles, and give 41-year-old Brady more Super Bowl rings than any other player. The Rams are the new kids on the block.
New England Patriots' James White (28) dives to the end zone against Atlanta Falcons' Jalen Collins for a touchdown during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Houston. New England Patriots' James White (28) dives to the end zone against Atlanta Falcons' Jalen Collins for a touchdown during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Houston. Atlanta Falcons' Devonta Freeman runs against New England Patriots' Dont'a Hightower during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Houston. SCORE ALERT: Tom Brady has thrown his first touchdown in Super Bowl 51, a 5-yarder to running back James White, but the New England Patriots still trail the Atlanta Falcons 28-9 after the third quarter.
With the greatest quarterback ever going up against a historic offense, the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons could make Super Bowl LI one of the most exciting yet. That won't be an easy task, however, given the great games that have taken place over the last 51 years. Super Bowl 50 between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers was a disappointment, but that was a rarity, considering how competitive recent Super Bowls have been. While many of the early Super Bowls were blowouts, eight of the 12 Super Bowls prior to last year's contest were decided by one score. What exactly makes a great Super Bowl?