Dominating from start to finish, the New England Patriots defeated the Indianapolis Colts 45-7 to earn the right to represent the AFC in Super Bowl XLIX.
Rob Ninkovich, LB, Patriots, put up MVP type numbers on the defense, finishing with 3 solo tackles, 2 pass deflections and 2 quarterback hits. The win will give Ninkovich his second career trip to the Super Bowl.
New England will play for the Lombardi Trophy against the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona. Kickoff is set for Sunday, February 1st at 6:30 PM ET.