Security tight as crowds descend on Atlanta for Super Bowl

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ATLANTA -

The New England Patriots will take on the Los Angeles Rams tonight in Super Bowl LIII and security will be out in full force to make sure everyone is safe during the big game.

Officials have made security a top priority to ensure everyone will be safe inside Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

"We plan and work very closely with law enforcement and many other entities to try to figure out how best to do that and ensure that the stadium is set up properly," says NFL Senior Director of Event Operations Eric Finkelstein.

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance-Bottoms says they have coordinated with federal, state and local agencies to make sure everyone has a fun and safe time.

Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m.

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