The Associated Press gave the 2014 award to Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski.
On the eve of the Super Bowl, New England fans at home and in Arizona were ready to see their team face the Seattle Seahawks.
An extra tier of security is in place at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport before the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks face off in Super Bowl XLIX.
Boston Baked Beans with Poblano Chiles and Pork
Among the cactus and gravel landscaping just north of Downtown Phoenix, sits an unlikely hotbed of Patriots fanatics.
Behind the scenes of "The Today Show" and its Super Bowl Coverage.
Scenes from the Super Bowl festivities in Phoenix, Arizona and across...
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Alyssa Merkle, on schedule to graduate from the University of Connecticut in May, is taking a few days off from classes to cheer for the Pats on the sideline at the Super Bowl.
Ticket prices for the Super Bowl seem higher than ever this year, but that's not stopping some New England fans from heading to the big game.