AFC Champion: New England Patriots

The defending Super Bowl champions are eager to win their second consecutive Super Bowl. Major strengths include veteran quarterback Tom Brady, top level coaching from Bill Belichick, tight end Rob Gronkowski, and a strong rushing game from running back Dion Lewis. Brady and Belichick have won five Super Bowls together in the past, the most by a single player with the same team. In addition, they came back from a 25 point deficit to defeat the Atlanta Falcons. Season Facts and History: Regular Season Record: 13 – 3 Playoff Seed: 1 Division: AFC East Head Coach: Bill Belichick Offensive MVP: QB Tom Brady Defensive MVP: DE Trey Flowers Points Per Game: 35 Opposition’s Points Per Game: 14 Last Super Bowl Win: 2017 (LI) Last Super Bowl Appearance: 2017 (LI)