Tom Brady Super Bowl History

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Tom Brady inspired the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history as the New England Patriots stunned the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in overtime Sunday. Brady became the first quarterback in history to win five Super Bowls after the Patriots overturned a 28-3 third-quarter deficit to snatch a sensational victory at Houston 's NRG Stadium. Brady, 39, collapsed to the turf with emotion after James White burrowed over from close range to score the winning touchdown on the opening drive of overtime. "We all brought each other back," Brady said. "We never felt out of it. It was a tough battle. They have a great team." The win completed a tumultuous season for Brady, who was banned at the start of the season for four games over the "Deflategate" saga. Brady,…show more content…
"It took a lot of mental toughness. We 're going to remember this for the rest of our lives." It completed an incredible comeback for the Patriots, who had looked dead and buried after the Falcons scored three first-half touchdowns and an early score in the third quarter to power 25 points ahead. No team had ever come back from more than 10 points to win the Super Bowl, and the Patriots looked to be heading for a crushing defeat. But Brady, who had looked a pale imitation of himself for much of the game, suddenly fired into life in the second half to produce a performance that will go into National Football League folklore. The Falcons, who had gone into the game boasting one of the most potent offenses in history, were left distraught and still waiting for their first Super Bowl crown. They had appeared to be roaring to the championship with quarterback Matt Ryan pulling apart the Patriots in the first half. The Falcons scored touchdowns through Devonta Freeman and Austin Hooper before Robert Alford picked off Brady for an 82-yard interception score. The Patriots could only muster a Stephen Gostkowski field goal to go into halftime 21-3 down. A shellshocked Brady looked bereft after his interception blunder at the start of the third
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