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Super Bowl LI news and notes for Wednesday

A look around SB Nation at the Super Bowl.

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Only five days left until Super Bowl LI.

I, for one, am jealous of the Falcons fans.

Here are today's news and notes from our SB Nation sister sites.

News from The Falcoholic:

Report: Atlanta Falcons intend to block departure of offensive assistants - The Falcoholic
Fact: Kyle Shanahan loves a good bubble bath.

How Dan Quinn and a restructured front office transformed the Falcons into championship-caliber team in two years - The Falcoholic
After suffering from countless disappointing losses and several roadblocks, the Atlanta Falcons are one game away from winning their first Super Bowl. How did a team without an identity two years...

Mike Vick expresses love and support for Atlanta and the Falcons in open letter - The Falcoholic
It feels like a lifetime since Mike Vick was last Atlanta’s starting quarterback.

The defensive tackles could be the unsung heroes of the Falcons defense - The Falcoholic
Defensive tackle is widely considered to be the weakest position on the roster, but the emergence of several players during the playoffs has given this unit new life.

Why the Atlanta Falcons will win the Super Bowl - The Falcoholic
We believe. We really believe.

Notes from Pats Pulpit:

Josh McDaniels on Patriots: "I don’t know if I’ll ever leave." - Pats Pulpit
The Patriots offensive coordinator loves being in New England.

Five rounds, six Super Bowls and 18 years stand between Keanu Neal, Tom Brady - Pats Pulpit
The Atlanta Falcons’ 21-year-old and the New England Patriots’ 39-year-old will meet Sunday.

Versatile Patriots LB Shea McClellin is following the footsteps of Rob Ninkovich - Pats Pulpit
The Patriots have asked McClellin to play an assortment of roles. He’s been happy to help.

Super Bowl LI Patriots vs Falcons: Taking a look at Atlanta’s lesser-known offensive weapons - Pats Pulpit
Julio Jones, Mohamed Sanu, Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman receive most of the attention but they are far from the Falcons’ only dangerous skill position players.

Patriots offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia shares his plans for 2017 - Pats Pulpit
The Patriots were happy that Scarnecchia returned this year. What will he do moving forward?

Super Bowl LI: Despite Patriots praise, Falcons struggle with consistent tackling - Pats Pulpit
The Falcons miss a ton of tackles.