Atlanta Falcons arrive in Houston for Super Bowl LI

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Atlanta Falcons arrive in Houston
The Atlanta Falcons arrive at Bush Airport for Super Bowl 51.

HOUSTON -- After much anticipation, the first team competing in Super Bowl 51 are finally here.

The Atlanta Falcons arrived Sunday afternoon at a hangar at Bush airport.

The team touched down around 3pm and they went straight from the plane to buses waiting nearby.

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The Atlanta Falcons arrive at George Bush Intercontinental Airport for the NFL Super Bowl 51. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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Houston police showed up parade-style on motorcycles to escort the buses full of Falcon players.

They're gearing up for the game that starts almost exactly one week from now at NRG Stadium.

The New England Patriots are scheduled to land in Houston Monday.