You can add Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett to the list of athletes unsupportive of President Donald Trump.
Although quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick are reportedly friends with the 45th president of the United States, Bennett told reporters at Monday’s Super Bowl Opening Night that if the Patriots beat the Falcons, he won’t attend the team’s trip to the White House.
The Feb. 5 matchup is set after the Falcons and Patriots cruised to blowout victories in their respective conference championship games.
Las Vegas oddsmakers tabbed the Patriots as early 3-point favorites Sunday and the opening over/under was 58, which would be the highest during the Super Bowl era.
The Falcons were the the NFL’s highest-scoring team during the regular season Rugby Cheap Jerseys with a franchise-record 540 points. They scored 36 points against the Seahawks and then put up 44 against the Packers. The over/under for the NFC championship game was 61, which was easily surpassed with Atlanta’s 44-21 victory.
New England’s 36-17 win over the Steelers surpassed the over/under of 49.5 for the AFC title game.
The Patriots were third in points scored and had the NFL’s top-ranked Top Cheap Jerseys scoring defense. The Falcons gave up the sixth-most points at over 25 points per game.
Either team is capable of scoring 30, or even 40, points on anyone.