New England Wins Super Bowl 51 In Overtime

The New England Patriots are champions for a fifth time after completing the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history.  

New England erased a 25-point deficit on its way to a 34-28 overtime victory against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl 51 in Houston.  

James White ran in from two yards out to clinch the win in the first ever Super Bowl OT.  It was White's third TD of the day.

The Pats finished the game scoring 31 unanswered points.  Tom Brady threw for a Super Bowl record 466 yards and two touchdowns.  It was Brady and head coach Bill Belichick's fifth Super Bowl victory together.

The Pats outscored the Falcons 19-0 during the fourth quarter.  

Atlanta is 0-and-2 in its two Super Bowl appearances.  New England has gone 5-and-4 in its record nine trips.

Tom Brady was also named Super Bowl MVP for a fourth time.

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Tom Brady of the New England Patriots holds the Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl 51 on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The Patriots defeated the Falcons 34-28 after overtime. (Photo courtesy of TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)