Patriots vs eagles -Die Feierlichkeiten im Lager der Eagles konnten beginnen Rob Gronkowski Tight End: Freeman und die verstummte Alexa: Nach dem Spiel wurden die Patriots und die Eagles als fast unbesiegbar angesehen, da sie sehr gut aufgebaut und stabil waren, sie wechselten den Trainerstab nicht häufig bis gar nicht und hatten damit gut durchdachte Strategien. Zusätzlich war Troy Aikman als Reporter am Spielfeldrand tätig. Wir haben eine super Mannschaft. Saints überrollen die Redskins ran.
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.
The other major story was the Patriots' potential loss of both their offensive coordinator and defensive coordinator at the end of the season, and how it might affect the team in 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.
The Eagles were trying to win their first NFL title since and the first championship for the city of Philadelphia since Moses Malone 's "fo', fi', fo'" during the 76ers run to the NBA Championship.
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 earlier military flyby during the veterans' salute was conducted by 2 T-6 Texan trainers and a B Mitchell bomber.
The coin toss ceremony featured youth football players from Jacksonville: Paul McCartney performed during the halftime show; his selection by the NFL, the show's producers, Don Mischer Productions , and the show's sponsor, Ameriquest Mortgage , was considered to be a "safe" choice, as it avoided the possibility for an incident similar to that which sparked the Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show controversy the previous year.
McCartney's set consisted of these songs:. 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.
On the first drive of the game, Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb fumbled while being sacked by New England linebacker Willie McGinest , and the Patriots recovered the ball at Philadelphia's yard line.
Eagles' coach Andy Reid 's instant replay challenge overruled the fumble; officials ruled that McNabb had been down by contact before the ball came out of his hands.
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: McNabb's pass was intercepted in the end zone by Patriots defensive back Asante Samuel , but it was nullified by an illegal contact penalty on linebacker Roman Phifer , moving the ball back inside the 20 and giving the Eagles a first down.
However, McNabb's second chance was wasted as he threw an interception to safety Rodney Harrison on the next play. This was Donovan McNabb's first red zone interception of the season.
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.
Aided by a pair of completions from McNabb to wide receiver Todd Pinkston for gains of 17 and 40 yards, the Eagles drove 81 yards in nine plays and scored on McNabb's six-yard touchdown pass to Tight End LJ Smith, taking a 7—0 lead with 9: 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. Eagles punter Dirk Johnson 's punt went just 29 yards, giving the Patriots the ball at Philadelphia's yard line.
The Patriots then drove 37 yards to score on Brady's 4-yard pass to receiver David Givens with 1: It was only the second halftime tie in Super Bowl history and the first time both of the game's first two quarters ended tied.
On the opening drive of the second half, Patriots wide receiver Deion Branch caught 4 passes for 71 yards on a drive that ended with Brady's 2-yard touchdown pass to Vrabel, who lined up at the tight end spot on the play.
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 19 yard gain, and a roughing-the-passer penalty on Philadelphia defensive lineman Corey Simon on the same play, set up kicker Adam Vinatieri 's yard field goal with 8: In all three Patriots' Super Bowl wins in the decade, they held a double digit lead in the 4th quarter.
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.
McNabb's yard touchdown pass to receiver Greg Lewis cut the deficit to 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.
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Went up against Miami, the huge win they had on Friday night. This week will be a great experience for those students, those fans.
Big game against Clemson. He is definitely in the right place for him, and he loves it there. I'm certainly glad he's there with Steve and their staff that can help and mentor him and coach him.
Patriots bolstering depth on o-line by agreeing to a one-year deal with veteran Matt Tobin. Tobin was in training camp with the team.
He plays tackle and guard. He replaces second-year player Cole Croston, who was waived Tuesday. As the season hits its midpoint, rookies Derwin James and Bradley Chubb are proving why they were top picks.
The year-old future HOFer is getting rid of the ball quickly and avoiding sacks, and as long as he stays healthy, the Pats appear in good shape.
Ferguson entered the NFL as an undrafted player in and has played in 26 games 0 starts , totaling 16 rushes for 25 yards 1. Watson, 29, entered the NFL as a second-round pick of the Raiders in He has played in 34 games, with 24 starts.
The Titans' head coach will be the first ex-Belichick player to face the Patriots as a head coach, and he's well-respected in New England.
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