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Posted: February 2, 2004

Super Bowl XXXVIII
New England 32, Carolina 29

SuperBowl.com wire reports

Reliant Stadium
Houston, Texas
February 1, 2004
Attendance: 71,525
MVP: Tom Brady, QB, New England

SCORING
  1 2 3 4 OT T
Carolina 0 10 0 19   29
NewEngland 0 14 0 18   32
1st Quarter
 
2nd Quarter
NE Branch 5 pass from Brady (Vinatieri kick), 11:55
CAR S.Smith 39 pass from Delhomme (Kasay kick), 13:53
NE Givens 5 pass from Brady (Vinatieri kick), 14:42
CAR FG Kasay 50, 15:00
3rd Quarter
 
4th Quarter
NE A.Smith 2 run (Vinatieri kick), 0:11
CAR Foster 33 run (pass failed), 2:21
CAR Muhammad 85 pass from Delhomme (pass failed), 8:07
NE Vrabel 1 pass from Brady (Faulk run), 12:09
CAR Proehl 12 pass from Delhomme (Kasay kick), 13:52
NE FG Vinatieri 41, 14:56
CAROLINA
Total First Downs 17
Rushing 3
Passing 12
Penalty 2
Total Net Yardage 387
Total Offensive Plays 53
Avg. Gain per Offensive Play 7.3
Rushes 16
Yards Gained Rushing (Net) 92
Average Yards per Rush 5.8
Passes Attempted 33
Passes Completed 16
Had Intercepted 0
Tackled Attempting to Pass 2
Yards Lost Attempting to Pass 4
Yards Gained Passing (Net) 295
Punts 7
Average Distance 44.3
Punt Returns 1
Punt Return Yardage 2
Kickoff Returns 6
Kickoff Return Yardage 116
Interception Return Yardage 12
Total Returns Yardage 130
Fumbles 1
Fumbles Lost 1
Own Fumbles Recovered 0
Opponent Fumbles Recovered 0
Penalties 12
Yards Penalized 73
Field Goals 1
Fields Goals Attempted 1
Third-Down Efficiency 4/12
Fourth-Down Efficiency 0/0
Time of Possession 21:02
NEW ENGLAND
Total First Downs 29
Rushing 7
Passing 19
Penalty 3
Total Net Yardage 481
Total Offensive Plays 83
Avg. Gain per Offensive Play 5.8
Rushes 35
Yards Gained Rushing (Net) 127
Average Yards per Rush 3.6
Passes Attempted 48
Passes Completed 32
Had Intercepted 1
Tackled Attempting to Pass 0
Yards Lost Attempting to Pass 0
Yards Gained Passing (Net) 354
Punts 5
Average Distance 34.6
Punt Returns 5
Punt Return Yardage 42
Kickoff Returns 4
Kickoff Return Yardage 78
Interception Return Yardage 0
Total Return Yardage 120
Fumbles 1
Fumbles Lost 0
Own Fumbles Recovered 1
Opponent Fumbles Recovered 1
Penalties 8
Yards Penalized 60
Field Goals 1
Fields Goals Attempted 3
Third-Down Efficiency 8/17
Fourth-Down Efficiency 1/1
Time of Possession 38:58
Passing CP/AT YDS TD INT
Delhomme 16/33 323 3 0
Rushing CAR YDS TD LG
Davis 13 49 0 21
Foster 3 43 1 33t
         
         
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
Muhammad 4 140 1 85t
S. Smith 4 60 1 39t
Proehl 4 71 1 31
Wiggins 2 21 0 15
Foster 1 9 0 9
Mangum 1 2 0 2
Interceptions INT YDS LG TD
Howard 1 12 12 0
Punting NO AVG LG BLK
Sauerbrun 7 44.3 51 0
Punt Returns NO/FC YDS LG TD
S. Smith 1/1 2 2 0
         
Kickoff Returns NO YDS LG TD
Smart 4 74 22 0
S. Smith 1 30 30 0
Mangum 1 12 12 0
Offense
Player Pos
Muhammad, Muhsin WR
Teussie, Todd LT
James, Jeno LG
Mitchell, Jeff C
Donnalley, Kevin RG
Gross, Jordan RT
Wiggins, Jermaine TE
Smith, Steve WR
Delhomme, Jake QB
Hoover, Brad FB
Davis, Stephen RB
Defense
Player Pos
Peppers, Julius LE
Buckner, Brentson LT
Jenkins, Kris RT
Rucker, Mike RE
Favors, Greg SLB
Morgan, Dan MLB
Witherspoon, Will WLB
Manning, Ricky LCB
Howard, Reggie RCB
Minter, Mike SS
Grant, Deon FS
Substitutes
Player
Allen, Brian
Branch, Colin
Burton, Shane
Ciurciu, Vinny
Cooper, Jarrod
Cousin, Terry
Dyson, Kevin
Foster, DeShaun
Goings, Nick
Hankton, Karl
Kasay, John
Kyle, Jason
Mangum, Kris
Nelson, Bruce
Proehl, Ricky
Rasmussen, Kemp
Sauerbrun, Todd
Smart, Rod
Towns, Lester
Wallace, Al
Wesley, Dante
Willig, Matt
Did Not Play
Player
Peete, Rodney
Passing CP/AT YDS TD INT
Brady 32/48 354 3 1
Rushing CAR YDS TD LG
A. Smith 26 83 9 1
Faulk 6 42 23 0
Brady 2 12 12 0
Brown 1 -10 -10 0
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
Branch 10 143 1 52
Brown 8 76 0 13
Givens 5 69 1 25
Graham 4 46 0 33
Faulk 4 19 0 7
Vrabel 1 1 1 1t
Interceptions INT YDS LG TD
None -- -- -- --
Punting NO AVG LG BLK
Walter 5 34.6 51 0
Punt Returns NO/FC YDS LG TD
Brown 4/1 40 28 0
Branch 1/0 0 0 0
Kickoff Returns NO YDS LG TD
B.Johnson 4 78 29 0
         
         
Offense
Player Pos
Branch, Deion WR
Light, Matt LT
Hochstein, Russ LG
Koppen, Dan C
Andruzzi, Joe RG
Ashworth, Tom RT
Graham, Daniel TE
Brown, Troy WR
Brady, Tom QB
Centers, Larry FB
Smith, Antowain RB
Defense
Player Pos
Hamilton, Bobby LE
Washington, Ted NT
Seymour, Richard RE
McGinest, Willie OLB
Bruschi, Tedy ILB
Phifer, Roman ILB
Vrabel, Mike OLB
Law, Ty LCB
Poole, Tyrone RCB
Harrison, Rodney SS
Wilson, Eugene FS
Substitutes
Player
Akins, Chris
Banta-Cain, Tully
Brown, Wilbert
Chatham, Matt
Cherry, Je'Rod
Davis, Don
Faulk, Kevin
Fauria, Christian
Givens, David
Green, Jarvis
Izzo, Larry
Johnson, Bethel
Johnson, Ted
Kinchen, Brian
Mayer, Shawn
Pass, Patrick
Samuel, Asante
Vinatieri, Adam
Walter, Ken
Ward, Dedric
Warren, Ty
 
Did Not Play
Player
Gorin, Brandon
Huard, Damon