The stars of the NFL’s game are celebrating a big win over a team that they had to beat.
Here’s a look at who won and what it means for the future of the game.
Patriots: Defending Super Bowl champions The Patriots have won four Super Bowls in five seasons and will be playing for their fifth title in the next few years.
Tom Brady has won a record-tying 17 NFL championships with the team and has a history of winning championships with his old team.
They have also won the Super Bowl seven times and are the only team in NFL history to make it to the Super-Bowl every year.
Brady is the only player in league history to lead his team to six Super Bowl championships.
The Patriots are a trendy Super Bowl pick this year, and have an undefeated record against their opponents in Super Bowl LI. 2.
Ravens: Defining Super Bowl victory The Ravens are the reigning AFC East champions and the team that has the best record in the league this season.
They are playing the AFC South for the first time since the 2002 season and are hoping for a better showing than they had against the Colts.
The Ravens have won the AFC East three times in five years, and they are coming off a dominant win against the Chargers in London.
Patriots & Jets: Defeating Peyton Manning’s Broncos The Patriots and Jets are tied for the best team record in Super Game history, and both teams are undefeated in Super bowls.
The AFC East is one of the toughest divisions in the NFL, and the Patriots and Broncos are in the best position to make history in the division.
Peyton Manning is the first NFL quarterback to win two Super Bowl titles, and he was the only quarterback to do it in a playoff game.
Broncos: Defusing Peyton Manning The Broncos were the only unbeaten team in the AFC West this season and have the best overall record in NFL History.
They also are coming into their fourth Super Bowl after winning it twice in their previous five seasons.
Peyton is a Hall of Famer and a former first-ballot Hall of Fame quarterback.
Colts: Definitive Super Bowl win The Colts are in their best position since Super Bowl XLVII, when they had a Super Bowl championship.
This is their second trip to the playoffs in the last three years and they will be hoping to win it again.
The Colts will be looking for a second Super Bowl crown, and their current record in postseason games is 15-5.
Ravens & Falcons: Defeating Peyton Manning Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is the best quarterback in the history of the franchise and the best passer in NFL Championship history.
He is one year removed from a Super-Lite season, and his team has not lost a Super Bowl game since 2003.
The Falcons will have a chance to add another title to their resume, and Ryan is a lock to win his third MVP award in his first year in Atlanta.
Patriots&Jets: Defying Peyton Manning Peyton Manning has the record for most Super Bowl appearances, but he is one win shy of tying Roger Goodell’s record for career playoff victories.
The New England Patriots have a record of eight Super Bowl wins in their history and have never lost a playoff series.
The Jets have had a record three playoff appearances in five-plus seasons and have lost two in a row.
[email protected]&Giants: Deflating Manning Manning has been playing better and better with every passing year, but the Giants are coming in at No. 1 in the rankings in the upcoming playoff rankings.
The biggest surprise on the Patriots roster is rookie linebacker Connor Barwin, who is expected to become a key piece for the team.
Falcons: Leading Peyton Manning by more than 10 points New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith has never lost to Peyton Manning.
The Giants are No. 2 in the standings with an 11-6 record this season, which puts them in the middle of the pack in the NFC East.
Chiefs: Deflecting Peyton Manning Manning Peyton is the top quarterback in NFL Playoff history, but it will be difficult for the Chiefs to get past the Colts this season after losing four straight games to start the season.
The Chiefs are No 1 in Football Outsiders’ weekly ratings, but their schedule is tougher than that.
Broncos&Vikings: Defdeflecting Manning Peyton has never been to a Superbowl, but his career stats are a little different than those of his competitors.
He has been one of four players in NFL playoff history to have a franchise-record 4,500 passing yards and 4,000 rushing yards.
Bengals: Defending Manning Manning will be a key to the Bengals’ playoff hopes this season with two Superbowl wins in the past three years.
He was the first quarterback to be named MVP twice in the same season.
Colts&Jaguars: Deflevent Peyton Manning Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is coming off back-