For the third straight year, the New England Patriots are in the Super Bowl. After beating the Kansas City Chiefs, 37-31, in overtime in the AFC Championship game Sunday, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick have the Patriots in position to win their second Super Bowl in three years and third in five years.
And for Washington Redskins fans, there will be a familiar face on the opposing sideline trying to stop the Patriots from adding another title to their already extensive resume. In just his second season with the Los Angeles Rams, Sean McVay has his team playing in the Super Bowl against the Patriots. The Rams beat the New Orleans Saints, 26-23, also in overtime Sunday in the NFC Championship game.
Led by the 32-year-old former Redskins offensive coordinator, the Rams are in their first Super Bowl since 2001, when the franchise was still in St. Louis. The Rams have not won an NFL title in Los Angeles since 1951, 16 years prior to the Super Bowl era.
The 2019 Super Bowl is also a rematch of the title game from the 2001-2002 season, when the Patriots beat the then-St. Louis Rams, 20-17.
The AFC champion Patriots and the NFC champion Rams will face off in Super Bowl LIII on February 3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
Now less than two weeks before the matchup, here's everything you need to know to prepare for the Super Bowl.
Super Bowl LIII Key Information
When is Super Bowl LIII (53)?
Super Bowl Sunday in 2019 is February 9.
Who is playing in Super Bowl LIII (53)?
The New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams are playing in the 2019 Super Bowl.
Where is Super Bowl LIII (53)?
The 2019 Super Bowl is at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.
How can I watch Super Bowl LIII (53)?
The 2019 Super Bowl will be televised by CBS.
How can I stream the Super Bowl?
Who are the announcers for Super Bowl LIII (53)?
Jim Nantz and Tony Romo will do the play-by-play and color commentary, respectively, while Tracy Wolfson and Evan Washburn are the sideline reporters. James Brown will host the pregame show, and Bill Cowher, Nate Burleson, Boomer Esiason and Phil Simms will do the postgame show.
Nantz will also do the trophy presentation after the game.
Who is performing the Super Bowl LIII (53) halftime show?
Maroon 5 is the headliner for the Pepsi Super Bowl LIII halftime show and will be joined by rappers Travis Scott and Big Boi.
Who is singing the 2019 Super Bowl national anthem?
Atlanta-native R&B legend Gladys Knight is singing the national anthem at Super Bowl LIII.
What are the betting odds for Super Bowl LIII (53)?
The New England Patriots opened as 1.5-point favorites in the 2019 Super Bowl over the Los Angeles Rams. The over-under for the 2019 Super Bowl is 58.
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