Rest over as Patriots begin Super Bowl prep for Falcons (The Associated Press)

Bill Belichick is on to the Atlanta Falcons. After taking a day to review and recharge following his team’s AFC championship game win over Pittsburgh, the New England coach said Tuesday that the coaching staff’s preparations are fully underway for the Super Bowl. The Patriots are preparing to make their seventh Super Bowl berth during the Belichick era, making them veterans at this point in handling the various logistics involved with the big game.