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Published: Feb. 4, 2018 at 05:17 p.m.
Updated: Feb. 5, 2018 at 04:06 a.m.

Best of Super Bowl LII

Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles did the improbable Sunday night, beating the New England Patriots, 41-33, in Super Bowl LII.

Foles won the game’s Most Valuable Player award, throwing for 373 yards and three scores while catching a touchdown pass as well.

Take a look at all the sights and sounds from the day’s action at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 4th in Minneapolis, Minn.

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  • A general view of U.S. Bank Stadium, the host of Super Bowl LII. The city of Minneapolis hosted Super Bowl XXVI in 1992 between the Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills, with the Redskins winning, 37-24, in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, also the last time the Super Bowl was played in the state of Minnesota. <br><br> In the 1991 season, Bill Belichick went 6-10 in his first season as an NFL head coach for the Cleveland Browns .

<br><br> Only one player on either team hails from the state of Minnesota -- Eagles DT Beau Allen was born in Eden Prairie. 51

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    3 hr 55 mins prior to kickoff

    A general view of U.S. Bank Stadium, the host of Super Bowl LII. The city of Minneapolis hosted Super Bowl XXVI in 1992 between the Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills, with the Redskins winning, 37-24, in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, also the last time the Super Bowl was played in the state of Minnesota.

    In the 1991 season, Bill Belichick went 6-10 in his first season as an NFL head coach for the Cleveland Browns .

    Only one player on either team hails from the state of Minnesota -- Eagles DT Beau Allen was born in Eden Prairie.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick walk into the stadium prior to kickoff. The duo have as many Super Bowl appearances (8) as any other team in NFL history (sans the Patriots). The Cowboys, Steelers, and Broncos (8 each) are the only teams that match Belichick and Brady. 50

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    3 hr 14 mins prior to kickoff

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick walk into the stadium prior to kickoff. The duo have as many Super Bowl appearances (8) as any other team in NFL history (sans the Patriots). The Cowboys, Steelers, and Broncos (8 each) are the only teams that match Belichick and Brady.

  • (L-R) Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson, tight end Zach Ertz (86), quarterback Nick Foles (9), cornerback Jalen Mills (31), running back LeGarrette Blount (29) and outside linebacker Nigel Bradham (53) walk into U.S. Bank Stadium. 49

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    3 hr 15 mins prior to kickoff

    (L-R) Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson, tight end Zach Ertz (86), quarterback Nick Foles (9), cornerback Jalen Mills (31), running back LeGarrette Blount (29) and outside linebacker Nigel Bradham (53) walk into U.S. Bank Stadium.

  • NFL official crew lead by Gene Steratore (white hat) pose for a photo. Today's game was Steratore's first Super Bowl as the referee. 48

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    2 hr 49 mins prior to kickoff

    NFL official crew lead by Gene Steratore (white hat) pose for a photo. Today's game was Steratore's first Super Bowl as the referee.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) warms up. Brady has made the Super Bowl eight of his 16 full seasons as a starter (excludes 2008, torn ACL). Some events that are less likely than Brady's 50 percent rate of making the Super Bowl when healthy? Michael Jordan making a shot from the field (49.7 percent chance), Tim Tebow completing a pass (47.9 percent), or Barry Bonds getting on base (44.4 percent). 47

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    1 hr 14 mins prior to kickoff

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) warms up. Brady has made the Super Bowl eight of his 16 full seasons as a starter (excludes 2008, torn ACL). Some events that are less likely than Brady's 50 percent rate of making the Super Bowl when healthy? Michael Jordan making a shot from the field (49.7 percent chance), Tim Tebow completing a pass (47.9 percent), or Barry Bonds getting on base (44.4 percent).

  • The Philadelphia Eagles run onto the field. The Eagles have just six players on the 53-man roster with Super Bowl experience, and the Patriots have 32. Since 1970,
teams with more players with Super Bowl experience entering the game are 22-22 against the less experienced team (excludes three games where the teams were "tied" in experience). 46

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    30 mins to prior to kickoff

    The Philadelphia Eagles run onto the field. The Eagles have just six players on the 53-man roster with Super Bowl experience, and the Patriots have 32. Since 1970, teams with more players with Super Bowl experience entering the game are 22-22 against the less experienced team (excludes three games where the teams were "tied" in experience).

  • Brittney Payton and Jarrett Payton present Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt the Walter Payton Man of the Year award. Watt raised more than $37 million in fundraising in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. 45

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    28 mins prior to kickoff

    Brittney Payton and Jarrett Payton present Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt the Walter Payton Man of the Year award. Watt raised more than $37 million in fundraising in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

  • American singer-songwriter P!nk sings the national anthem in an unofficial time of 1:53. 44

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    20 mins to prior to kickoff

    American singer-songwriter P!nk sings the national anthem in an unofficial time of 1:53.

  • Referee Gene Steratore looks at the coin on the field. New England won the coin toss. The Patriots have never won a Super Bowl when winning the toss. This is just the third time the Patriots have won a coin toss in 10 Super Bowl appearances (also won toss in Super Bowl XXXI and XLVI). 
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[Prior to SB LII] The team that has won the coin toss is 24-27 all-time in the Super Bowl. Since 2008, when the NFL added the option to defer the choice to receive the kickoff until the second half, eight of nine teams to win the Super Bowl coin toss have deferred their choice to the second half. The only team not to defer was the 2009 Saints, who opened the second half with a successful, surprise onside kick. 43

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    14 mins prior to kickoff

    Referee Gene Steratore looks at the coin on the field. New England won the coin toss. The Patriots have never won a Super Bowl when winning the toss. This is just the third time the Patriots have won a coin toss in 10 Super Bowl appearances (also won toss in Super Bowl XXXI and XLVI).

    [Prior to SB LII] The team that has won the coin toss is 24-27 all-time in the Super Bowl. Since 2008, when the NFL added the option to defer the choice to receive the kickoff until the second half, eight of nine teams to win the Super Bowl coin toss have deferred their choice to the second half. The only team not to defer was the 2009 Saints, who opened the second half with a successful, surprise onside kick.

  • Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) throws the ball. Foles started 6 for 9 for 61 yards in the game's opening drive. 42

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    1st Quarter 11:47, Eagles 0 - Patriots 0

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) throws the ball. Foles started 6 for 9 for 61 yards in the game's opening drive.

  • Philadelphia Eagles kicker Jake Elliott (4) kicks a 25-yard field for the game's opening points. 

<br><br>The team that scores first is 35-17 in the Super Bowl. Since 2010, the team that scores first is 6-1 in the Super Bowl (2016 Falcons are the lone exception)

<br><br> The Eagles' 14-play opening drive was the second-most plays on a team's opening drive in Super Bowl history behind only the Giants' 15-play drive in their Super Bowl upset of the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII (both drives ended in FGs), per NFL Research. 41

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    1st Quarter 7:58, Eagles 3 - Patriots 0

    Philadelphia Eagles kicker Jake Elliott (4) kicks a 25-yard field for the game's opening points.

    The team that scores first is 35-17 in the Super Bowl. Since 2010, the team that scores first is 6-1 in the Super Bowl (2016 Falcons are the lone exception)

    The Eagles' 14-play opening drive was the second-most plays on a team's opening drive in Super Bowl history behind only the Giants' 15-play drive in their Super Bowl upset of the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII (both drives ended in FGs), per NFL Research.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws the ball in the pocket. Brady went 4 of 6 for 58 yards on the Patriots' first possession of the game. 40

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    1st Quarter 7:36, Eagles 3 - Patriots 0

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws the ball in the pocket. Brady went 4 of 6 for 58 yards on the Patriots' first possession of the game.

  • The Patriots had never scored in the first quarter in any of their Super Bowl appearances in the Brady-Belichick era until kicker Stephen Gostkowski (3) kicked a 26-yard field goal. 39

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    1st Quarter 4:20, Eagles 3 - Patriots 3

    The Patriots had never scored in the first quarter in any of their Super Bowl appearances in the Brady-Belichick era until kicker Stephen Gostkowski (3) kicked a 26-yard field goal.

  • Philadelphia Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount (29) carries the ball for 36 yards in front of New England Patriots strong safety Duron Harmon (30).

<br><br> The Eagles improved to 8-0 this season (including playoffs) when the Jay Ajayi-LeGarrette Blount duo eclipses 100 combined scrimmage yards, per NFL Research. 38

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    1st Quarter 3:31, Eagles 3 - Patriots 3

    Philadelphia Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount (29) carries the ball for 36 yards in front of New England Patriots strong safety Duron Harmon (30).

    The Eagles improved to 8-0 this season (including playoffs) when the Jay Ajayi-LeGarrette Blount duo eclipses 100 combined scrimmage yards, per NFL Research.

  • Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) catches a 34-yard touchdown in front of New England Patriots cornerback Eric Rowe (25) for the game's first touchdown. Philadelphia Eagles kicker Jake Elliott (not pictured) missed the extra point.
<br><br> Nick Foles' 34-yard touchdown pass to Alshon Jeffery was the longest TD pass allowed by the Patriots since Week 1 (Chiefs, both Tyreek Hill & Kareem Hunt). Jeffery is the first Eagles player since Fred Barnett (1992) to record multiple 30-plus yard receiving TDs in the same postseason, per NFL Research. 37

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    1st Quarter 2:34, Eagles 9 - Patriots 3

    Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) catches a 34-yard touchdown in front of New England Patriots cornerback Eric Rowe (25) for the game's first touchdown. Philadelphia Eagles kicker Jake Elliott (not pictured) missed the extra point.

    Nick Foles' 34-yard touchdown pass to Alshon Jeffery was the longest TD pass allowed by the Patriots since Week 1 (Chiefs, both Tyreek Hill & Kareem Hunt). Jeffery is the first Eagles player since Fred Barnett (1992) to record multiple 30-plus yard receiving TDs in the same postseason, per NFL Research.

  • New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola (80) catches a 50-yard pass. 
<br><br> Amendola now has more career receptions of 50-plus yards in the postseason (3) than he does in the regular season (2), per NFL Research. 36

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    1st Quarter 1:41, Eagles 9 - Patriots 3

    New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola (80) catches a 50-yard pass.

    Amendola now has more career receptions of 50-plus yards in the postseason (3) than he does in the regular season (2), per NFL Research.

  • New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski (3) reacts after missing a 26-yard field. 

<br><br> Stephen Gostkowski's 26-yard miss is tied for the third-shortest missed field goal in the Super Bowl. Mike Cofer (19-yard miss for SF in SB XXIII) and Rich Karlis (23-yard miss for DEN in SB XXI) missed from shorter. Gostkowski is the first kicker to miss both an extra point and a field goal in a Super Bowl since Redskins kicker Mark Moseley did in Super Bowl XVIII (lost to Raiders), per NFL Research. 35

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    2nd Quarter 14:18, Eagles 9 - Patriots 3

    New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski (3) reacts after missing a 26-yard field.

    Stephen Gostkowski's 26-yard miss is tied for the third-shortest missed field goal in the Super Bowl. Mike Cofer (19-yard miss for SF in SB XXIII) and Rich Karlis (23-yard miss for DEN in SB XXI) missed from shorter. Gostkowski is the first kicker to miss both an extra point and a field goal in a Super Bowl since Redskins kicker Mark Moseley did in Super Bowl XVIII (lost to Raiders), per NFL Research.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) drops a pass thrown by wide receiver Danny Amendola. <br><br>Amendola’s pass attempt to Tom Brady was just the third time Brady has ever been targeted as a receiver and the first to fall incomplete. Brady had previously caught both intended targets for 59 receiving yards, per NFL Research. 34

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    2nd Quarter 12:04, Eagles 9 - Patriots 3

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) drops a pass thrown by wide receiver Danny Amendola.

    Amendola’s pass attempt to Tom Brady was just the third time Brady has ever been targeted as a receiver and the first to fall incomplete. Brady had previously caught both intended targets for 59 receiving yards, per NFL Research.

  • Philadelphia Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount (29) celebrates after scoring on a 21-yard touchdown run. The Eagles could not convert on the two-point conversion attempt. <br><br> Blount has more rushing touchdowns in the postseason (11) than any player over the last 20 seasons (since 1998), per NFL Research.
<br><br> The Patriots have trailed by double digits in each of their last three Super Bowls, including Sunday. They rallied to win the previous two (Falcons and Seahawks), per NFL Research. 33

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    2nd Quarter 8:48, Eagles 15 - Patriots 3

    Philadelphia Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount (29) celebrates after scoring on a 21-yard touchdown run. The Eagles could not convert on the two-point conversion attempt.

    Blount has more rushing touchdowns in the postseason (11) than any player over the last 20 seasons (since 1998), per NFL Research.

    The Patriots have trailed by double digits in each of their last three Super Bowls, including Sunday. They rallied to win the previous two (Falcons and Seahawks), per NFL Research.

  • New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead (34) carries the ball for a 46-yard gain in front of Philadelphia Eagles safety Corey Graham (24). 32

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    2nd Quarter 8:48, Eagles 15 - Patriots 3

    New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead (34) carries the ball for a 46-yard gain in front of Philadelphia Eagles safety Corey Graham (24).

  • New England Patriots strong safety Duron Harmon (30) intercepts the ball after Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) was unable to make the catch.
<br><br> Harmon has accounted for five of the Patriots' 13 interceptions this season (including playoffs). No other Patriots player has more than two interceptions this season, per NFL Research. 31

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    2nd Quarter 5:15, Eagles 15 - Patriots 3

    New England Patriots strong safety Duron Harmon (30) intercepts the ball after Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) was unable to make the catch.

    Harmon has accounted for five of the Patriots' 13 interceptions this season (including playoffs). No other Patriots player has more than two interceptions this season, per NFL Research.

  • New England Patriots running back James White (28) celebrates with wide receiver Danny Amendola (80) after scoring a touchdown on a 26-yard run. 

<br><br> White joined Roger Craig as the only players in NFL history with multiple rushing TDs and multiple receiving TDs in their Super Bowl careers, per NFL Research. 30

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    2nd Quarter 2:04, Eagles 15 - Patriots 12

    New England Patriots running back James White (28) celebrates with wide receiver Danny Amendola (80) after scoring a touchdown on a 26-yard run.

    White joined Roger Craig as the only players in NFL history with multiple rushing TDs and multiple receiving TDs in their Super Bowl careers, per NFL Research.

  • Philadelphia Eagles running back Corey Clement (30) runs after the catch for 55 yards. 29

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    2nd Quarter 1:46, Eagles 15 - Patriots 12

    Philadelphia Eagles running back Corey Clement (30) runs after the catch for 55 yards.

  • Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) catches a touchdown pass on fourth down. 


<br><br>Foles' 1-yard receiving touchdown was the first time a player has ever thrown and caught a touchdown in the Super Bowl. Foles is also the first QB with a receiving TD in the Super Bowl, and it was his first reception for a touchdown in his career (including playoffs), per NFL Research.


<br><br> The 22 points scored by the Eagles in the first half are the most first-half points the Patriots have allowed in a Super Bowl in the Belichick/Brady era, per NFL Research. 28

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    2nd Quarter 0:34, Eagles 22 - Patriots 12

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) catches a touchdown pass on fourth down.

    Foles' 1-yard receiving touchdown was the first time a player has ever thrown and caught a touchdown in the Super Bowl. Foles is also the first QB with a receiving TD in the Super Bowl, and it was his first reception for a touchdown in his career (including playoffs), per NFL Research.

    The 22 points scored by the Eagles in the first half are the most first-half points the Patriots have allowed in a Super Bowl in the Belichick/Brady era, per NFL Research.

  • Justin Timberlake performs. 27

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    Halftime

    Justin Timberlake performs.

  • Justin Timberlake performs as he pays tribute to Prince at halftime. 26

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    Halftime

    Justin Timberlake performs as he pays tribute to Prince at halftime.

  • Justin Timberlake performs during halftime. 25

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    Halftime

    Justin Timberlake performs during halftime.

  • New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) spikes the ball after scoring on a 5-yard catch. 

<br><br> Gronkowski finished the game with nine receptions, 116 receiving yards, 2 TDs. Only Pro Football Hall of Famers Jerry Rice (22), Emmitt Smith (21), Thurman Thomas (21), Franco Harris (17), and Marcus Allen (13) have more career postseason touchdowns than Gronkowski (12), per NFL Research. 24

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    3rd Quarter 12:15, Eagles 22 - Patriots 19

    New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) spikes the ball after scoring on a 5-yard catch.

    Gronkowski finished the game with nine receptions, 116 receiving yards, 2 TDs. Only Pro Football Hall of Famers Jerry Rice (22), Emmitt Smith (21), Thurman Thomas (21), Franco Harris (17), and Marcus Allen (13) have more career postseason touchdowns than Gronkowski (12), per NFL Research.

  • Philadelphia Eagles running back Corey Clement (30) catches a 22-yard touchdown pass. 

<br><br> The Patriots have allowed more points (32) in SBLII than they have in any Super Bowl in the Belichick era, per NFL Research.

<br><br> Corey Clement joined James White (Super Bowl LI) and Roger Craig (Super Bowl XXIII) as the only running backs in Super Bowl history to record 100 receiving yards. Clement had the third-most receiving yards (100 total yards) by an RB in Super Bowl history and fourth-most receiving yards by a rookie, per NFL Research. 23

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    3rd Quarter 7:18, Eagles 29 - Patriots 19

    Philadelphia Eagles running back Corey Clement (30) catches a 22-yard touchdown pass.

    The Patriots have allowed more points (32) in SBLII than they have in any Super Bowl in the Belichick era, per NFL Research.

    Corey Clement joined James White (Super Bowl LI) and Roger Craig (Super Bowl XXIII) as the only running backs in Super Bowl history to record 100 receiving yards. Clement had the third-most receiving yards (100 total yards) by an RB in Super Bowl history and fourth-most receiving yards by a rookie, per NFL Research.

  • New England Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan (15) catches a 26-yard touchdown pass in front of Philadelphia Eagles free safety Rodney McLeod (23). <br><br> There have been three 400-yard passing games in the Super Bowl. Tom Brady has two of them, including Sunday (404) after the touchdown pass to Hogan, per NFL Research. 22

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    3rd Quarter 3:23, Eagles 29 - Patriots 26

    New England Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan (15) catches a 26-yard touchdown pass in front of Philadelphia Eagles free safety Rodney McLeod (23).

    There have been three 400-yard passing games in the Super Bowl. Tom Brady has two of them, including Sunday (404) after the touchdown pass to Hogan, per NFL Research.

  • Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) celebrates with Carson Wentz after throwing a touchdown.

<br><br> The Eagles and Patriots have set a new Super Bowl record for most combined total yards (962) and passing yards (721) ... with the entire fourth quarter left to play, per NFL Research. 21

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    3rd Quarter 7:18, Eagles 29 - Patriots 19

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) celebrates with Carson Wentz after throwing a touchdown.

    The Eagles and Patriots have set a new Super Bowl record for most combined total yards (962) and passing yards (721) ... with the entire fourth quarter left to play, per NFL Research.

  • Entering the fourth quarter, Nick Foles (100.5) and Tom Brady (124.5) each have passer ratings over 100. Quarterbacks with a 100-plus passer rating are 28-5 in the Super Bowl (minimum 10 pass attempts), per NFL Research. 20

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    4th Quarter 15:00, Eagles 29 - Patriots 26

    Entering the fourth quarter, Nick Foles (100.5) and Tom Brady (124.5) each have passer ratings over 100. Quarterbacks with a 100-plus passer rating are 28-5 in the Super Bowl (minimum 10 pass attempts), per NFL Research.

  • Philadelphia Eagles kicker Jake Elliott (4) kicks a 42-yard field. 19

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    4th Quarter 14:14, Eagles 32 - Patriots 26

    Philadelphia Eagles kicker Jake Elliott (4) kicks a 42-yard field.

  • New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) catches a 4-yard touchdown in front of Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby (41). 
<br><br> Tom Brady and Gronkowski have connected for 12 postseason touchdowns (including two tonight), tying Joe Montana and Jerry Rice for the most by a QB/receiver duo in NFL history, per NFL Research.

<br><br> Gronkowski is the second tight end with two receiving TDs in a Super Bowl, per NFL Research. 18

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    4th Quarter 9:22, Eagles 32 - Patriots 33

    New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) catches a 4-yard touchdown in front of Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby (41).

    Tom Brady and Gronkowski have connected for 12 postseason touchdowns (including two tonight), tying Joe Montana and Jerry Rice for the most by a QB/receiver duo in NFL history, per NFL Research.

    Gronkowski is the second tight end with two receiving TDs in a Super Bowl, per NFL Research.

  • Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) catches the ball for two yards on fourth down to extend the drive in front of New England Patriots strong safety Duron Harmon (30). 


<br><br> Ertz finished the game with seven receptions, 67 receiving yards and a TD. Five of seven receptions went for first downs. Ertz continued his prowess on third- and fourth-down situations, tallying his 11th reception on either third or fourth down, per NFL Research. 17

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    4th Quarter 5:39, Eagles 32 - Patriots 33

    Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) catches the ball for two yards on fourth down to extend the drive in front of New England Patriots strong safety Duron Harmon (30).

    Ertz finished the game with seven receptions, 67 receiving yards and a TD. Five of seven receptions went for first downs. Ertz continued his prowess on third- and fourth-down situations, tallying his 11th reception on either third or fourth down, per NFL Research.

  • Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) catches an 11-yard touchdown in front of New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32). The two-point conversion attempt was incomplete. 

<br><br> In Super Bowl LII, the Patriots allowed their most points (41) and total yards (538) of any playoff game under Bill Belichick, per NFL Research. 16

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    4th Quarter 2:25, Eagles 38 - Patriots 33

    Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) catches an 11-yard touchdown in front of New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32). The two-point conversion attempt was incomplete.

    In Super Bowl LII, the Patriots allowed their most points (41) and total yards (538) of any playoff game under Bill Belichick, per NFL Research.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) loses the ball as Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham (55) hits him for the game's first sack and fumble. 

<br><br> No player in NFL history has led the league in passing yards and won the Super Bowl in that same season. Tom Brady had an NFL-best 4,577 passing yards in 2017. Passing yardage leaders are now 0-6 when they advance to the Super Bowl, per NFL Research.

<br><br> Eagles' Brandon Graham is tied for the fourth-most strip sacks in the NFL since 2014 (including playoffs), per NFL Research. 15

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    4th Quarter 2:16, Eagles 38 - Patriots 33

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) loses the ball as Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham (55) hits him for the game's first sack and fumble.

    No player in NFL history has led the league in passing yards and won the Super Bowl in that same season. Tom Brady had an NFL-best 4,577 passing yards in 2017. Passing yardage leaders are now 0-6 when they advance to the Super Bowl, per NFL Research.

    Eagles' Brandon Graham is tied for the fourth-most strip sacks in the NFL since 2014 (including playoffs), per NFL Research.

  • Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Derek Barnett (96) scoops up the fumble after defensive end Brandon Graham (55) knocked it loose from New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12). 

<br><br> The Eagles had nine QB hits on Tom Brady (most by any team this season, including playoffs). 14

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    4th Quarter 2:16, Eagles 41 - Patriots 33

    Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Derek Barnett (96) scoops up the fumble after defensive end Brandon Graham (55) knocked it loose from New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12).

    The Eagles had nine QB hits on Tom Brady (most by any team this season, including playoffs).

  • Philadelphia Eagles kicker Jake Elliott (4) kicks a 46-yard field goal for his third field goal of the game. 13

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    4th Quarter 1:10, Eagles 41 - Patriots 33

    Philadelphia Eagles kicker Jake Elliott (4) kicks a 46-yard field goal for his third field goal of the game.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) tries for a last-second Hail Mary but it falls incomplete.

<br><br> The Eagles and Patriots combined for 1,151 total yards, the most combined yards in any game in NFL history. 12

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    4th Quarter 0:00, Eagles 41 - Patriots 33

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) tries for a last-second Hail Mary but it falls incomplete.

    The Eagles and Patriots combined for 1,151 total yards, the most combined yards in any game in NFL history.

  • New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick hugs Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson after the game. 

<br><br> Pederson is the 18th head coach to make the Super Bowl within his first two seasons as an NFL head coach (8 have won the Super Bowl, including Pederson). Pittsburg Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was the last coach to win in 2008. 11

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    Post Game, Eagles 41 - Patriots 33

    New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick hugs Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson after the game.

    Pederson is the 18th head coach to make the Super Bowl within his first two seasons as an NFL head coach (8 have won the Super Bowl, including Pederson). Pittsburg Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was the last coach to win in 2008.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) walks off the field. 

<br><br> Brady is the first quarterback in NFL history to lose a game with 500-plus pass yards, three-plus TD, and 0 INT (regular season or playoffs). Brady becomes the ninth-straight MVP to lose in the Super Bowl.

<br><br>Kurt Warner (1999 Rams) was the last player to win the MVP and Super Bowl in the same season, per NFL Research.

<br><br>  <a href="http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000914547/article/tom-brady-after-patriots-super-bowl-lii-loss-it-sucks?campaign=Twitter_atn">Read Tom Brady's post Super Bowl LII loss comments: 'It sucks'</a> 10

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    Post Game, Eagles 41 - Patriots 33

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) walks off the field.

    Brady is the first quarterback in NFL history to lose a game with 500-plus pass yards, three-plus TD, and 0 INT (regular season or playoffs). Brady becomes the ninth-straight MVP to lose in the Super Bowl.

    Kurt Warner (1999 Rams) was the last player to win the MVP and Super Bowl in the same season, per NFL Research.

    Read Tom Brady's post Super Bowl LII loss comments: 'It sucks'

  • Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce (62) celebrates as a Super Bowl champion. 9

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    Post Game, Eagles 41 - Patriots 33

    Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce (62) celebrates as a Super Bowl champion.

  • Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy. 

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    Post Game, Eagles 41 - Patriots 33

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy.

    Read about Eagles QB Nick Foles winning Super Bowl LII MVP

  • Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson holds up the Lombardi Trophy. 

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<a href="https://twitter.com/Favre4Official/status/960364500095590401">Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre twitter mention to Pederson post game.</a> 7

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    Post Game, Eagles 41 - Patriots 33

    Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson holds up the Lombardi Trophy.

    Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre twitter mention to Pederson post game.

  • Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson hugs quarterback Nick Foles (9) as they celebrate their victory.  Foles joins a notable list of backup quarterbacks to lead their team to a Super Bowl win. Tom Brady was the last to pull it off, in the 2001 season. 6

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    Post Game, Eagles 41 - Patriots 33

    Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson hugs quarterback Nick Foles (9) as they celebrate their victory. Foles joins a notable list of backup quarterbacks to lead their team to a Super Bowl win. Tom Brady was the last to pull it off, in the 2001 season.

  • Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie lifts the Vince Lombardi Trophy.

<br><br> The Eagles have won their first Super Bowl in franchise history (snapped a 56-season drought since last NFL Championship in 1960), per NFL Research. The Eagles' record in Super Bowls is now 1-2. This is the Eagles' fourth overall championship in franchise history. 5

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    Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie lifts the Vince Lombardi Trophy.

    The Eagles have won their first Super Bowl in franchise history (snapped a 56-season drought since last NFL Championship in 1960), per NFL Research. The Eagles' record in Super Bowls is now 1-2. This is the Eagles' fourth overall championship in franchise history.

  • Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) holds his daughter, Lily, on the winners's podium. Foles was named the game's MVP.

<br><br> Foles joins Jeff Hostetler and Doug Williams as the only Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks to start in three or fewer regular season games that season, per NFL Research.

<br><br> Foles' final numbers: 28-43, 373 yards, 3 TDs, 1 INT (106.1 passer rating). Foles finished with the third-most passing yards in a Super Bowl win, per NFL Research. 4

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    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) holds his daughter, Lily, on the winners's podium. Foles was named the game's MVP.

    Foles joins Jeff Hostetler and Doug Williams as the only Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks to start in three or fewer regular season games that season, per NFL Research.

    Foles' final numbers: 28-43, 373 yards, 3 TDs, 1 INT (106.1 passer rating). Foles finished with the third-most passing yards in a Super Bowl win, per NFL Research.

  • Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy. Wentz started the first 13 games (11-2) and was injured in week 14 against the Los Angeles Rams. 

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<a href="https://twitter.com/cj_wentz/status/960368277414277120">See Wentz's post game tweet.</a>


<br><br>Eagles coach Doug Pederson quote on Caron from the winner’s news conference: “I had a chance to talk to Carson [Wentz] actually on the field, on the podium last night after the game. I told him to take this in, enjoy this moment. He’s a great quarterback and he’s a big reason – I told him you’re a big, big part of why this team won this championship, won this game. I told him that hopefully we’ll be back in this game with him leading the way. Just after that it was about spending time with our families.” 3

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    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy. Wentz started the first 13 games (11-2) and was injured in week 14 against the Los Angeles Rams.

    See Wentz's post game tweet.

    Eagles coach Doug Pederson quote on Caron from the winner’s news conference: “I had a chance to talk to Carson [Wentz] actually on the field, on the podium last night after the game. I told him to take this in, enjoy this moment. He’s a great quarterback and he’s a big reason – I told him you’re a big, big part of why this team won this championship, won this game. I told him that hopefully we’ll be back in this game with him leading the way. Just after that it was about spending time with our families.”

  • Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long (right) and LeGarrette Blount (not pictured) become the first players since Deion Sanders to play in and win back-to-back Super Bowls with different teams. Sanders won Super Bowl XXIX with the 49ers and Super Bowl XXX with the Cowboys. In addition, Blount and Long become the first players to win a Super Bowl with one team and then defeat that same team (New England) in the Super Bowl the following season.

<br><br> The Eagles are the fourth team in NFL history to win the Super Bowl after having a losing record in the previous season (they went 7-9 in 2016) and one of three teams to win after consecutive losing seasons (they also went 7-9 in 2015), per NFL Research. 2

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    Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long (right) and LeGarrette Blount (not pictured) become the first players since Deion Sanders to play in and win back-to-back Super Bowls with different teams. Sanders won Super Bowl XXIX with the 49ers and Super Bowl XXX with the Cowboys. In addition, Blount and Long become the first players to win a Super Bowl with one team and then defeat that same team (New England) in the Super Bowl the following season.

    The Eagles are the fourth team in NFL history to win the Super Bowl after having a losing record in the previous season (they went 7-9 in 2016) and one of three teams to win after consecutive losing seasons (they also went 7-9 in 2015), per NFL Research.

  • Philadelphia Eagles fans celebrate in the streets after the team's victory. 

<br><br> The city of Philadelphia won a major professional sports title for the first time since 2008 (when the Phillies won the World Series). The Philadelphia Eagles snapped a 56-season NFL title drought. They joined some other notable American professional sports franchises to recently end long championship droughts, including the Houston Astros (55 years), Cleveland Cavaliers (45) and the Chicago Cubs (107), per NFL Research. 1

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    Downtown Philadelphia

    Philadelphia Eagles fans celebrate in the streets after the team's victory.

    The city of Philadelphia won a major professional sports title for the first time since 2008 (when the Phillies won the World Series). The Philadelphia Eagles snapped a 56-season NFL title drought. They joined some other notable American professional sports franchises to recently end long championship droughts, including the Houston Astros (55 years), Cleveland Cavaliers (45) and the Chicago Cubs (107), per NFL Research.

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