Patriots, Rams arrive in Atlanta, get ready for Super Bowl week

first_imgLos Angeles Rams’ Jared Goff gets off the team charter as they arrive at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)ATLANTA — Tom Brady and the New England Patriots have arrived. So have Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams.Now it’s time for them to get to work.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss The previous time a Los Angeles-based Rams team was in the Super Bowl was in the 1979 season, where they lost to the Steelers.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The Patriots, who beat the then-St. Louis Rams for their first title after the 2001 season, are looking to hoist the Lombardi Trophy for the sixth time, which would tie the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most in the Super Bowl era.The NFC champion Rams are back in the city where they won their only Super Bowl title in the 1999 season, when they beat Tennessee.During the team’s pre-flight rally at the construction site where the Rams’ multibillion-dollar stadium is rising in Inglewood, California, fans chanted “Greg! The! Leg!” for kicker Greg Zuerlein, who made a 57-yard field goal in overtime to beat New Orleans in the NFC title game.Zuerlein strained his non-kicking foot at halftime of that game by slipping on a turf-covered metal plate during warmups on the Superdome field. The injury doesn’t appear to be serious, and the Rams expect him to kick in the Super Bowl, coach Sean McVay said Thursday.The Rams are making their first appearance since losing the game in 2002 that launched the Patriots dynasty.ADVERTISEMENT Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting LATEST STORIES ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte SPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“We’re not at the end yet,” Brady told the fans in Foxborough, Massachusetts. “We’ve got one more to go.”It’s New England’s third straight Super Bowl trip and fourth in five years — and the ninth overall in the Brady-Bill Belichick era. The teams landed in Atlanta on Sunday and will practice this week before squaring off in the Super Bowl next Sunday in the NFL’s main event.The AFC champion Patriots had a rally at Gillette Stadium earlier in the day before heading to the airport and boarding their flight.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandem US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants Thousands rally, send Patriots off to 3rd Super Bowl in row Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town View commentslast_img

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