The NFL’s official Twitter account announced Monday night that it has chosen the Atlanta Falcons to win the Super Bowl.
It also announced that it will televise the game on the NFL Network on Sunday.
Here are the top storylines from the NFL’s announcement of the Falcons as Super Bowl champions:1.
NFL has named Atlanta Falcons as the Super, NFC champions.3.
‘No. 1 pick’ will win Super Bowl on Sunday against Patriots.4.
Falcons are #1 seed in NFC East, will win AFC South.5.
‘Biggest draft day in history’ for Falcons will be played in 2017, when they select first overall pick.6.
Falcons will get first pick of 2017 NFL Draft in next round of Super Bowls, but they will not be #1 pick.7.
Falcons have one of the biggest draft classes in NFL history.10.
Falcons draft a top-10 player in 2018 draft.11.
Falcons pick #1 overall in 2018 NFL Draft.12.
Falcons get first overall selection in next three years.13.
Falcons receive second-rounder from Falcons in 2019 NFL Draft for first-round pick.14.
Falcons pass on chance to select the top player in next four years.15.
Falcons give up top pick in 2019 draft for #1 player in 2019.16.
Falcons acquire 2018 first-rounder to swap picks with Colts for 2019 first- and second-round picks.17.
Falcons send 2019 first and second rounds to Colts for #2 and #3 players.18.
Falcons trade 2018 first round pick for 2019 second round pick.19.
Falcons re-sign free agent QB Chad Henne.20.
Falcons announce Chad Hennes new deal.21.
Falcons name 2018 first overall QB Chad Thomas as QB, and he will start.22.
Atlanta’s #1 and #2 picks will be used to select QBs in 2019 and 2020.23.
Falcons keep their #1 draft picks for 2019 and 2018, but trade 2019 and 2019 second- and third-round draft picks.24.
Atlanta is a #1 team in the NFC East.25.
Falcons lose the 2018 draft pick to Colts in trade for 2018 #2 overall pick (via Cleveland).26.
Atlanta loses 2018 first and 2019 third round draft picks to Bengals in trade to Philadelphia.27.
Atlanta wins 2019 first round draft pick in trade with Pittsburgh.28.
Atlanta selects QB Chad Kelly in 2018.29.
Falcons hire Matt Ryan as coach.30.
Falcons named RB Dalvin Cook to offensive coordinator.31.
Falcons select QB Jalen Hurd in 2019 second and third round picks.32.
Falcons replace QB Chad Bumphert with Ryan Shazier in 2019 first.33.
Falcons add QB Jacoby Brissett in 2019 third.34.
Falcons sign WR Julio Jones to a new contract.35.
Falcons cut QB Austin Davis.36.
Falcons release WR Julio Alexander in 2019 pick.37.
Falcons signed WR Julio Evans to a deal.38.
Falcons released RB Jonathan Grimes.39.
Falcons retain QB Chad Ochocinco in 2019 round.40.
Falcons officially cut WRs Roddy White and Mike Williams in 2019, adding WRs Justin Hardy and Tyler Boyd in 2020.41.
Falcons hired Joe Philbin as head coach.42.
Falcons take a chance on running back DeAngelo Williams.43.
Falcons extend the contract of RB Justin Forsett in 2020 round.44.
Falcons let go of WRs Josh Doctson and Kendall Wright in 2019 rounds.45.
Falcons waive WRs Andre Holmes and Corey Davis in 2019 picks.46.
Falcons drop QB Chad Pennington and sign RB Isaiah Crowell.47.
Falcons place LB Michael Bennett on IR in 2019 for unspecified reasons.48.
Falcons land RB Devonta Freeman in 2019 to open up roster.49.
Falcons fire coach Jeff Fisher.50.
Falcons decide to keep RB Tevin Coleman in 2019 as backup.51.
Falcons put RB Ryan Hewitt on IR for unspecified reason.52.
Falcons hold out RB Isaiah Oliver for unspecified amount of time.53.
Falcons invite WR Jalin Marshall to training camp.54.
Falcons start QB Chad Jarrell for 2020 season.55.
Falcons end QB Chad Hutchinson in 2019 after the team loses its final two games of the season.56.
Falcons make DE Ryan Seymour their starting defensive end in 2019 by signing free agent DE David Bass to a two-year deal.57.
Falcons move TE Jordan Reed to free agency.58.
Falcons pay TE Cameron Brate $7.75 million to come back from suspension in 2019 season.59.
Falcons also move TE Michael Egnew to free agent in 2019 when he becomes eligible.60.
Falcons placed RB Joe Banyard on IR.61.
Falcons traded DE Justin Hamilton to Miami in 2019 in a trade for WR Michael Thomas.62