New England Patriots Win Super Bowl 51

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After being down 28-3 in the 3rd quarter, the New England Patriots came back to win Super Bowl 51 34-28 in overtime on February 5, 2017.

The Falcons beat the Packers 44-21, where quarterback Matt Ryan threw for 392 yards and 4 touchdowns in the NFC championship, according to espn.com.

The Patriots beat the Steelers 27-16, quarterback Tom Brady threw for 381 yards and 3 touchdowns in the AFC championship. Brady had a postseason best for his career, according to espn.com.

The last time the Falcons made it to the Super Bowl was Jan. 31,1999, where they lost to the Broncos 34-19, according to nj.com.

The last time the Patriots made it to the Super Bowl was in 2015 where they beat the Seahawks 28-24 to win their fourth Super Bowl, according to sbnation.com

The Falcons went 11-5 this season, won their division and were second place in the NFC division. As for the Patriots, they went 14-2, won their division and were first place in the AFC division, according to nfl.com.

The Super Bowl was a disappointment for the Falcons. The Falcons were winning 28-3 with 8:31 left in the 3rd quarter. Then, the Patriots took control of the game and they scored 31 points in a row. The Patriots won the Super Bowl with a final score of 34-28, according to NESN.com.

Running back for the Patriots, James White, scored three touchdowns and the game-winning touchdown. After the game, he said that it “was a childhood dream”. Quarterback Tom Brady said that he was going to give the MVP truck to James White, according to ESPN.com.