Atlanta Falcons arrive in Houston for Super Bowl LI

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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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.
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