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Patriots travel to Atlanta presented by Samsonite. Pro Bowl quarterback Tom Brady remained at the helm of the Patriots offense, completing out of On defense, the Patriots were plagued by injuries, especially in their secondary.
Defensive backs Tyrone Poole and Ty Law suffered season-ending injuries, while safety Eugene Wilson , who led the team with 4 interceptions, missed several games.
With their patchwork secondary, the Patriots ranked just 17th in passing yards allowed 3, and 22nd in completions allowed Brown actually turned out to be very effective playing as a defensive back, ranking second on the team with 3 interceptions.
Safety Rodney Harrison was also an impact player, leading the team with tackles while also recording 3 sacks and 2 interceptions.
Pro Bowler Tedy Bruschi tackles, 3. The Eagles hired Andy Reid as their head coach in following two straight losing seasons. The Eagles achieved the best regular season record in the conference during the combined , , and seasons with a total of 35 wins out of 48 games, but lost the NFC Championship Game in each of those 3 years.
Prior to the season, the Eagles traded for wide receiver Terrell Owens to be the impact player to help get them to the Super Bowl. Owens joined the team after 8 seasons with the San Francisco 49ers.
McNabb had the best season of his career in , completing out of 64 percent passes for 3, yards, 31 touchdowns, and 8 interceptions, making him the first quarterback to ever throw for more than 30 touchdowns and fewer than 10 interceptions in a season.
Wide receiver Todd Pinkston was also a reliable target, recording 36 catches for yards. Three of their four starters in the defensive secondary were named to the Pro Bowl: Cornerback Lito Sheppard 1 sack, 5 interceptions, return yards and 2 touchdowns , safety Michael Lewis 88 tackles, 2 forced fumbles, 1 sack, and 1 interception and safety Brian Dawkins 3 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovery, and 4 interceptions for 40 return yards , while their fourth starter, cornerback Sheldon Brown , also enjoyed a solid year 89 tackles, 3 sacks, 1 forced fumble, and 2 interceptions.
Pro Bowl middle linebacker Jeremiah Trotter , who only started 9 games, recorded 69 tackles and 1 sack. The Eagles started the regular season with seven straight wins before suffering a loss to the Steelers.
After that, they finished the season with a 13—3 record. However, during a December 19, 12—7 win over the Dallas Cowboys , Owens was seriously injured on a "horse-collar tackle" by Cowboys defensive back Roy Williams and had to miss the rest of the regular season and the playoffs.
Despite the loss of Owens, the Eagles beat the Minnesota Vikings , 27—14, and the Atlanta Falcons , 27—10, in the playoffs with relative ease.
McNabb recorded 21 out of 33 completions for yards and two touchdowns, while receiver Freddie Mitchell scored two touchdowns in the victory over the Vikings.
Although Minnesota quarterback Daunte Culpepper threw for yards, the Eagles defense recorded 2 interceptions, 2 sacks, and a forced fumble.
McNabb then completed 17 out of 26 passes for yards and two touchdowns in the win over the Falcons. McNabb had an average passer rating of Safety Brian Dawkins was also an important player, recording a sack and a forced fumble against the Vikings, followed by an interception and a forced fumble against the Falcons in the NFC Championship Game.
Colts quarterback Peyton Manning threw for 4, yards during the regular season, and set NFL records for most touchdown passes in a regular season 49 and highest quarterback rating Wide receivers Marvin Harrison , Reggie Wayne , and Brandon Stokley each recorded over 1, receiving yards and 10 touchdowns.
However, the Patriots limited Manning to passing yards with 1 interception and no touchdowns, and James to just 39 rushing yards. He finished the game with 23 carries for yards and 5 receptions for 17 yards.
Although Pittsburgh had beaten New England, 34—20, during the regular season and led the league in fewest total yards allowed, they could not stop the Patriots.
Brady threw for yards and 2 touchdowns; Dillon rushed for 73 yards and a touchdown; and Branch, who was coming off of his injuries, recorded 4 receptions for yards and a touchdown, along with 37 rushing yards and another touchdown on 2 carries.
Owens was cleared to play in Super Bowl XXXIX, defying doctors orders by playing on his injured ankle containing 2 screws and a metal plate.
On December 12, , about a month and a half before the game, New England offensive coordinator Charlie Weis signed a contract to become the head coach of Notre Dame starting in the season.
Due to injuries at the tight end spot, the Eagles were forced to sign Jeff Thomason , a former tight end who was working construction at the time, to a one-game contract for the Super Bowl.
Thomason saw time during several plays, although never had a ball thrown his way. With this appearance the Patriots became the 8th team to make it to the Super Bowl for the 5th time.
Bush being inaugurated for a second time in January, the Eagles were also trying to end a losing streak—teams in the city of Philadelphia had lost six straight championships during presidential inauguration years, beginning with the 76ers loss in This marked the first time since Super Bowl I that none of the network commentators had ever called a Super Bowl game before although Collinsworth had worked three prior Super Bowl telecasts as a pregame analyst.
Jillian Barberie served as weather and entertainment reporter. The combined choirs of the U. Military Academy , the U. Naval Academy , the U. Air Force Academy , and the U.
This was the first time in more than 30 years that all four service academies sang together—the last time was at the second inauguration of President Richard Nixon in The coin toss ceremony featured youth football players from Jacksonville: Taking the concept a step further, for the first time, a theme was tied to the event: Building Bridges , as symbolized by the theme logo, represented by the Main Street Bridge , one of the seven bridges that crosses over the St.
Johns River in the host city, and according to the League, symbolized the bridging of a nation under the NFL football umbrella. The theme was also used by Jacksonville-area nonprofit Fresh Ministries in a major event entitled "Bridges of Peace," featuring city officials asking the people to unite for the Super Bowl and heal the wounds of segregation.
Former Presidents George H. Bush and Bill Clinton appeared in support of their bipartisan effort to raise money for relief of the December 26, tsunami in southeast Asia through the USA Freedom Corps , an action which former President Bush described as "transcending politics.
Later in the quarter after each team had punted twice, McNabb completed a yard pass to Terrell Owens , with a roughing the passer penalty adding 9 yards, moving the ball inside the Patriots yard line.
However, linebacker Mike Vrabel sacked McNabb for a yard loss on the next play. On the following play, the Eagles once again appeared to turn the ball over: The Eagles defense then forced New England to a three-and-out on their ensuing possession, and Philadelphia got great field position by receiving the punt at the Patriots yard line.
But once again, they gave up another turnover: Smith lost a fumble while being tackled by defensive back Randall Gay , and Eugene Wilson recovered the ball at the The Eagles defense once again forced New England to punt, and got the ball back at their own yard line.
It was the first time New England trailed during the entire postseason. On their ensuing drive, the Patriots moved the ball to the Eagles four-yard line, mainly on plays by running back Corey Dillon , who caught two screen passes for 29 yards and rushed for But quarterback Tom Brady fumbled the ball on a fake handoff Play-action pass and Philadelphia defender Darwin Walker recovered it.
However, the Eagles could not take advantage of the turnover and had to punt after 3 plays. The Eagles later tied the game with 3: For the first time in Super Bowl history, the game was tied going into the fourth quarter.
Early in the final period, the Patriots put together a 9-play, yard scoring drive that was keyed by 3 plays from running back Kevin Faulk , who caught 2 passes for 27 combined yards and rushed once for Dillon capped off the drive with a 2-yard touchdown run to give the Patriots a 21—14 lead.
Then after forcing another Eagles punt, Branch made a spectacular catch, taking the ball out of the hands of cornerback Sheldon Brown. The Eagles responded with a long McNabb completion to Owens.
However, after reaching the New England yard line, McNabb fired a pass over the head of Dorsey Levens , where Tedy Bruschi was waiting to intercept it at the Patriots yard line.
At this point, there was only 7: The Eagles did force New England to punt, and got the ball back at their own yard line, but with 5: The Eagles then drove 79 yards in 13 plays, however they used a full huddle for the entire drive.
Because the Eagles used a full huddle, the drive consumed 3: Because of this, many sportswriters later criticized the Eagles for not immediately going to a no-huddle offense at the start of the possession.
Anecdotal reports later came out alleging that McNabb was suffering from dry-heaves, and teammates Jon Ritchie  and Lito Sheppard  have gone on record years later that McNabb was suffering from dry-heaves or vomiting, though no video evidence exists and the stories have not been confirmed.
Hank Fraley said in an interview the day after the game that McNabb was "almost puking" due to two large hits from Tedy Bruschi and Jarvis Green on back-to-back plays.
The Eagles failed to recover their ensuing onside kick attempt, with Christian Fauria catching the ball cleanly and sliding down to seal possession for New England.
The Patriots then played it safe by running the ball 3 times and forcing Philadelphia to use all of its timeouts.
New England punter Josh Miller then pinned the Eagles back at their own 4-yard line with just 46 seconds left in the game.
Philadelphia then tried one last desperate drive to win or tie the game. But on first down, McNabb was pressured into making a rushed pass to Westbrook at the line of scrimmage.
Instead of dropping the pass to stop the clock, Westbrook made the mistake of catching the ball and was immediately tackled for no gain, keeping the clock running and forcing the Eagles to run back to the line of scrimmage for their next play with no huddle.Dort erfährst du auch, wie du dein Widerspruchsrecht ausüben kannst und deinen Browser so konfigurierst, dass das Setzen von Cookies nicht mehr automatisch passiert. Grumpy Belichick muss ein neues Trainer-Team zusammenstellen. Dennoch sehen sie die Pats als deutlichen Favoriten und mit bis zu 5 Punkten vorne. Januar — Lincoln Financial Field. Die Patriots schlugen nach einem 3: Die Klasse von ist bunt gemischt. Denn der Star-Quarterback wird alles dafür tun, weiter Geschichte zu schreiben und seinen sechsten Triumph in seinem achten Super Bowl mit den Patriots zu feiern. Als Football-Fan hat man in diesem Jahr hohe Ansprüche an den Super Bowl - denn es wird nur schwer zu toppen sein, was im letzten Jahr geboten war. Dabei handelte es sich übrigens nicht um den Hit, als Cooks unsanft im Sprung von einem Eagles-Spieler aufgehalten wurde:. Er wird in unserer Umkleidekabine und im gesamten Klub schmerzlich vermisst werden. Die Patriots kämpften sich erneut, diesmal erfolgreicher, an die gegnerische Endzone heran, wo Tom Brady mit einem kurzen Pass auf David Givens ausgleichen konnte.