2005
New England Patriots
24
VS
Philadelphia Eagles
21
Jacksonville, Florida
ALLTEL Stadium
2/6/05
Paul McCartney
FOX

Story of the Game

Deion Branch had 11 receptions for 133 yards and the Patriots’ defense forced 4 turnovers en route to becoming the eighth team to post consecutive Super Bowl titles. The Patriots matched the Dallas Cowboys (XXVII, XXVIII, and XXX) as the only team with three Super Bowl victories in the span of four...

NEPHI
Total First Downs2124
Rushing64
Passing 1418
Penalty 12
Total Net Yardage331369
Total Offensive Plays6372
Avg. Gain per Offensive Play 5.35.1
Rushes2817
Yards Gained Rushing (Net) 11245
Average Yards per Rush 42.6
Passes Attempted3351
Passes Completed 2330
Had Intercepted 03
Tackled Attempting to Pass 24
Yards Lost Attempting to Pass 1733
Yards Gained Passing (Net) 219324
Punts75
Average Distance 45.142.8
Punt Returns 43
Punt Return Yardage 2619
Kickoff Returns 45
Kickoff Return Yardage 63114
Interception Return Yardage50
Fumbles12
Own Fumbles Recovered 01
Opponent Fumbles Recovered 11
Penalties73
Yards Penalized 10
Total Points Scored
Touchdowns
Rushing
Passing
Returns
Extra Points
Field Goals10
Fields Goals Attempted 10
Safeties
Third-Down Efficiency4/129/16
Fourth-Down Efficiency0/00/0
Time of Possession31:3728:23
New England Patriots
PassingCP/ATYDSTDINT
Brady23/3323620
RushingCARYDSTDLG
Dillon1875125
Faulk838012
Pass1000
Brady1-10-1
ReceivingRECYDSTDLG
Branch11133027
Dillon331016
Givens319113
Faulk227014
Brown217012
Graham1707
Vrabel1212t
InterceptionsINTYDSLGTD
Harrison2260
Bruschi1000
PuntingNOAVGLGBLK
Miller7500
Punt ReturnsNO/FCYDSLGTD
Brown3/11280
Johnson1/014140
Kickoff ReturnsNOTDSLGTD
Johnson244260
Pass117170
Fauria1220
Philadelphia Eagles
PassingCP/ATYDSTDINT
McNabb30/5135733
RushingCARYDSTDLG
Westbrook1544022
Levens1101
McNabb1000
ReceivingRECYDSTDLG
Owens9122036
Westbrook760115
Pinkston482040
G.Lewis453130t
Smith42719
Mitchell111011
Parry1202
InterceptionsINTYDSLGTD
None--------
PuntingNOAVGLGBLK
Johnson5520
Punt ReturnsNO/FCYDSLGTD
Westbrook3/019100
Sheppard0/2----0
Kickoff ReturnsNOTDSLGTD
Reed482260
Hood132320

New England Patriots

Offense
PlayerPos
Givens, DavidWR
Light, MattLT
Andruzzi, JoeLG
Koppen, DanC
Neal, SteveRG
Gorin, BrandonRT
Graham, DanielTE
Branch, DeionWR
Brady, TomQB
Dillon, CoreyRB
Pass, PatrickFB
Defense
PlayerPos
Colvin, RoseveltLE
Wilfork, VinceNT
Green, JarvisRT
McGinest, WillieOLB
Bruschi, TedyILB
Phifer, RomanILB
Vrabel, MikeOLB
Gay, RandallLCB
Samuel, AsanteRCB
Harrison, RodneySS
Wilson, EugeneFS
Substitutes
Player
Abdullah, Rabih
Banta-Cain, Tully
Brown, Troy
Chatham, Matt
Cherry, Je'Rod
Davis, Don
Faulk, Kevin
Fauria, Christian
Hochstein, Russ
Izzo, Larry
Johnson, Bethel
Johnson, Ted
Miller, Josh
Mruczkowski, Gene
Patten, David
Paxton, Lonie
Poteat, Hank
Reid, Dexter
Seymour, Richard
Traylor, Keith
Vinatieri, Adam
Warren, Ty
Did Not Play
Player
Davey, Rohan
Philadelphia Eagles
Offense
PlayerPos
Pinkston, ToddWR
Thomas, TraLT
Hicks, ArtisLG
Fraley, HankC
Mayberry, JermaneRG
Runyan, JonRT
Smith, L.J.TE
Owens, TerrellWR
McNabb, DonovanQB
Westbrook, BrianRB
Parry, JoshFB
Defense
PlayerPos
Burgess, DerrickLDE
Simon, CoreyLDT
Walker, DarwinRDT
Kearse, JevonRDE
Adams, KeithWLB
Trotter, JeremiahMLB
Jones, DhaniSLB
Sheppard, LitoLCB
Brown, SheldonRCB
Lewis, MichaelSS
Dawkins, BrianFS
Substitutes
Player
Akers, David
Bartrum, Mike
Detmer, Koy
Hood, Roderick
Johnson, Dirk
Labinjo, Mike
Levens, Dorsey
Lewis, Greg
Mahe, Reno
McDougle, Jerome
Mikell, Quintin
Mitchell, Freddie
Rayburn, Sam
Reed, J.R.
Reese, Ike
Sciullo, Steve
Simoneau, Mark
Thomas, DTHollis
Thomason, Jeff
Ware, Matt
Wayne, Nate
Did Not Play
Player
Douglas, Hugh
Ephraim, Alonzo
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