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SB LI — New England Patriots 34, Atlanta Falcons 28

Super Bowl LI was an American football game played between the American Football Conference(AFC) champions New England Patriots and theNational Football Conference (NFC) championsAtlanta Falcons, to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2016 season. The Patriots defeated the Falcons, 34–28, in the first Super Bowl ever to go into an overtime period.[8][9]

Super Bowl LI was played at NRG Stadium inHouston, Texas, on Sunday, February 5, 2017.[10]It was the second Super Bowl to be held at NRG Stadium, the other being Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004, which also featured the New England Patriots against that season’s NFC Southchampion Carolina Panthers. It was also the third time the Super Bowl has been played in Houston, with Super Bowl VIII in 1974 having been held atRice Stadium.

More than 30 team and individual Super Bowl records were either broken or matched in Super Bowl LI.[11] The Patriots overcame a 25-point deficit to win (they trailed 28–3 with 2:07 left in the third quarter),[12] breaking the record for the largest deficit overcome to win the Super Bowl (the previous record was ten points, which was set during Super Bowl XXII and later matched twice, including by the Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX). New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who completed 43 passes on 62 attempts for 466 yards, all single-game Super Bowl records, was named Super Bowl MVP for a record fourth time.James White‘s 14 receptions and 20 points scored were also Super Bowl records. The Patriots’ victory was their fifth all-time, moving them into a three-way tie with the Dallas Cowboys and theSan Francisco 49ers for second place on the all-time Super Bowl wins list, trailing only thePittsburgh Steelers who have six Super Bowl victories.

Super Bowl LI was the Patriots’ record-setting ninth Super Bowl appearance, their second in three years, and their seventh under the leadership of head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady. The Falcons entered the game trying to win their first Super Bowl title, having lost their only previous appearance in Super Bowl XXXIII.

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SB # XLI — Colts 29, Bears 17

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Super Bowl XLI was played between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Indianapolis Colts and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Chicago Bears to decide the National Football League(NFL) champion for the 2006 season. The Indianapolis Colts defeated the Bears by the score of 29–17. The game was played on February 4, 2007, at Dolphin Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Continue reading SB # XLI — Colts 29, Bears 17

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SB # XLII — NY Giants 17, Patriots 14

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Super Bowl XLII was played between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion New York Giants and theAmerican Football Conference (AFC) champion New England Patriotsto decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2007 season. The Giants defeated the Patriots by the score of 17–14. The game was played on February 3, 2008, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

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SB # XLIII — Steelers 27, AZ Cardinals 23

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Super Bowl XLIII was played between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelersand the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Arizona Cardinals to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2008 season. The Steelers defeated the Cardinals by the score of 27–23. The game was played on February 1, 2009,[7] at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Continue reading SB # XLIII — Steelers 27, AZ Cardinals 23

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SB # XLIV — Saints 31, Colts 17

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Super Bowl XLIV was played between theNational Football Conference (NFC) champion New Orleans Saintsand the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Indianapolis Colts to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the2009 season. The Saints defeated the Colts by a score of 31–17, earning their first Super Bowl win. The game was played at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida for the fifth time (and in South Florida for the tenth time), on February 7, 2010, the latest calendar date for a Super Bowl yet. Continue reading SB # XLIV — Saints 31, Colts 17

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SB # XLV — Packers 31, Steelers 25

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Super Bowl XLV was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelers and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Green Bay Packers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2010 season. The Packers defeated the Steelers by the score of 31–25. The game was played on February 6, 2011, at Cowboys Stadium inArlington, Texas, the first time the Super Bowl was played in theDallas–Fort Worth area. Continue reading SB # XLV — Packers 31, Steelers 25

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SB # XLVI — NY Giants 21, New England 17

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Super Bowl XLVI was played between theNational Football Conference (NFC) champion New York Giants and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion New England Patriots to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the2011 season. The Giants defeated the Patriots by the score of 21–17.[10][11] The game was played on February 5, 2012, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the first time that the Super Bowl was played in the state of Indiana. Continue reading SB # XLVI — NY Giants 21, New England 17

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SB # XLVII — Ravens 34, S.F. 49ers 31

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Super Bowl XLVII was played between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Baltimore Ravens and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion San Francisco 49ers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the2012 season. The Ravens defeated the 49ers by the score of 34–31, handing the 49ers their first Super Bowl loss in franchise history. The game was played on February 3, 2013 at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New OrleansLouisiana.[7][8] This was the tenth Super Bowl to be played in New Orleans, equaling Miami's record of ten in an individual city.[9] Continue reading SB # XLVII — Ravens 34, S.F. 49ers 31

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SB # XLVIII — Seahawks 43, Broncos 8

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Super Bowl XLVIII was played between theAmerican Football Conference (AFC) champion Denver Broncos andNational Football Conference (NFC) champion Seattle Seahawks to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2013 season. The Seahawks defeated the Broncos 43–8, the largest margin of victory for an underdog and tied for the third largest point differential overall (35) in Super Bowl history with Super Bowl XXVII (1993).[8][9]  Continue reading SB # XLVIII — Seahawks 43, Broncos 8

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SB # XLIX — Patriots 28, Seahawks 24

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Super Bowl XLIX was played to determine the champion of the National Football League (NFL) for the 2014 season. The American Football Conference (AFC) champion New England Patriots defeated the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Seattle Seahawks, 28–24, to earn their fourth Super Bowl title. The game was played on February 1, 2015, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. It was the second time the stadium has hosted a Super Bowl, and the third one held in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Continue reading SB # XLIX — Patriots 28, Seahawks 24