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Newburyport - John Matthew McVey, 90, of Newburyport, formerly of North Andover, died early Saturday Morning at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. He was the beloved husband of 60 years to Jean C. (Milner) McVey. Born in Andover, November 2, 1928, he was one of three sons of the late Edwar…

More Super Bowl coverage

Eagle-Tribune sports editor Bill Burt, Newburyport Daily News sports editor Mac Cerullo and Gloucester Daily Times photo chief Paul Bilodeau have traded the New England chill for slightly warmer Atlanta for Super Bowl 53. 

I don’t watch football and I don’t eat meat. But I'm a reporter and I always try to keep an open mind, so when an editor told me to write about "people trying to get wings on Super Bowl weekend," I cracked my knuckles and got to it the only way I know how — with a hefty dose of sarcasm and self-deprecating humor.

HAVERHILL — As the Patriots march deeper into uncharted territory — seeking to tie Pittsburgh's record for most Super Bowl wins by any team, and to set the record for most wins by a single quarterback — Rene' Gaudet is trying something new, too. 

The New England Patriots will be in the air early this afternoon, bound for Atlanta and Super Bowl LIII.

The Patriots are going to the Super Bowl! Coming off of Sunday's thrilling AFC Championship Game win over the Kansas City Chiefs, Mac Cerullo and Bill Burt discuss the game, where it ranks in the pantheon of all-time great Patriot wins, and what this latest Super Bowl means in the big picture.