The New England Patriots are Super Bowl champions for the FIFTH time in franchise history. James White’s 2-yard touchdown run knocked off the Atlanta Falcons in overtime, 34-28, in Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium in Houston. Tom Brady lead the Patriots as they scored the final 31 points of the game for the largest comeback in Super Bowl history EVER!
Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are now 5-and-2 all-time in the big game. New England was making its record ninth Super Bowl appearance.
Tom Brady was named the MVP of Super Bowl 51. Brady broke numerous records as he he threw for 466 yards and two touchdowns. This was Brady’s fourth Super Bowl MVP, which is the most ever. The next highest is Joe Montana with three. Brady’s 466 yards, 43 completions and 62 attempts all broke the previous marks. He now has an NFL-record five Super Bowl championships, tied with only Charles Haley.