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Patriots beat Seahawks 28-24 to take Super Bowl XLIX

4 years 6 months 2 weeks ago Monday, February 02 2015 Feb 2, 2015 February 02, 2015 8:02 AM February 02, 2015 in Sports
Source: WBRZ Sports 2
By: Chris Price

GLENDALE, AZ - The New England Patriots won their 4th NFL title in one of the most dramatic finishes in Super Bowl history, as Malcolm Butler intercepted a pass at the Patriots 1 yard line with less than 20 seconds left to preserve a 28-24 win.  

The Seahawks built a 10 point lead in the 4th quarter, but the Patriots scored on a 4 yard touchdown pass to close the gap to 24-21, and then took a 28-24 lead on a Tom Brady touchdown pass to Julian Edelman with just over two minutes left in the game.

The Seahawks added 2 scores to their 14-point halftime total with a Doug Baldwin touchdown catch and a Steven Hauschka a 27-yard field goal to give Seattle a 24-14 lead at the end of the 3rd quarter.

After a scoreless first quarter, both teams found the end zone twice in the second quarter, with the Seahawks scoring a touchdown with :02 left in the half to tie the game at 14.

The Patriots got two touchdown passes from Tom Brady in the 2nd, including a 22 yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady to Rob Gronkowski to make the score 14-7.

The Seahawks' first score came on a short Marshawn Lynch touchdown to tie the game at 7 after the Patriots took a 7-0 lead on an 11-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady to former LSU wideout Brandon LaFell. 

Through the first quarter, neither team scored a point as the first frame ended tied at 0. 

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