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Rams, Patriots to meet in Super Bowl

THE RAMS and the Patriots won their conference title games on Sunday and will meet in the Super Bowl in Atlanta on Feb. 3.

An unprecedented pair of overtime conference games on Sunday sent the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots to the Super Bowl game on Feb. 3.

In the National Football Conference game in the Big Easy, the Rams fell behind the New Orleans Saints 13-0 in the early going but rallied to tie the game at 20-20 and win it 26-23 on a 57-yard field goal by Greg Zuerlein in extra time.

In the American Football Conference game in Kansas City, the Patriots won it 37-31 when Rex Burkhead bulled his way into the end zone from two yards out.

The Super Bowl will be held in Atlanta at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

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