The New England Patriots are world champions after defeated the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in overtime. Records fell like rain from the sky as Tom Brady and Bill Belichick earned their 5th Super Bowl ring with the Patriots.
This was the first Super Bowl to go into overtime. It was also the largest come from behind victory in Super Bowl history with the Patriots once trailing the Falcons 28-3.
Tom Brady set numerous records including pass yards (466) breaking Kurt Warner’s previous record of (414). Most completions (43) breaking his own previous record of (37). Brady becomes the only quarterback to win five Super Bowls. Belichick and Brady become the only head coach and quarterback to win five Super Bowls. Brady becomes the only player in NFL history to earn four MVP’s in the big game.
Patriots running back James White set the record for most receptions (14) previous record held by Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas (13).
What an amazing comeback and win by the Patriots. Tom Brady, Bob Kraft and Coach B are total winners. Wow!#SuperBowl -DJT
— President Trump (@POTUS) February 6, 2017
Tom Brady has eclipsed Michael Jordan as the greatest clutch player ever. NOW on @undisputed
— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) February 6, 2017
Tom Brady, The Greatest Football Player of All Time! End of Discussion!!!!!
— Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) February 6, 2017
— KiD-RiD (@StevanRidley) February 6, 2017
Falcons team breakfast was cancelled this morning. Management was worried everyone was going to choke.
— Not Bill Walton (@NotBillWalton) February 6, 2017
Falcons led for 41 minutes, 18 seconds of game time. Patriots didn't lead until they won the game.
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) February 6, 2017
— Tom Mustin (@tomcbs4) February 6, 2017
You know what time it is!!! ⌚️⌚️⌚️4th qtr killa!!! Damn that was amazing
— Isaiah Thomas (@Isaiah_Thomas) February 6, 2017
— Serge (@SergeiAlexeev) February 6, 2017