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2016 NFL Post-Season

Super Bowl LI

New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons

NRG Field Houston, Texas

 February 5, 2017 6:20 pm

 

 

 

 

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Quarter One:  The starting quarterbacks would be Tom Brady for New England and Matt Ryan for Atlanta.  The Falcons would win the coin toss and elect to defer to the second half.  New England would start on their own 25 yard line.  Tom Brady would later find Julian Edelman who would gain 9 yards and get to the 34 yard line.  The Patriots would ultimately have to punt.  Atlanta would get the ball for the first time on their own 8 yard line.  Davanta Freeman would break a tackle and get out to the 45 yard line after a gain of 37 yards.  Davanta Freeman would then get to the 48 yard line.  Matt Ryan would then find Patrick DiMarco who would get to the 50 yard line.  Matt Ryan would then be sacked by Tre Flowers at the Falcon 40 yard line causing a loss of -10 yards and forcing Atlanta to punt.  The Patriots would get the ball back on their own 10 yard line.  Tom Brady would find Julian Edelman who would get to the 12 yard line.  Tom Brady would then find Danny Amendola who would get to the 25 yard line after a gain of 13 yards.  Tom Brady would then find Chris Hogan who would get to the 40 yard line after a gain of 15 yards.  Legarrette Blount would then get to the 42 yard line.  Tom Brady would then find Malcolm Mitchell who would get to the 49 yard line.  Tom Brady would then find James White who would get to the Falcons 40 yard line after a gain of 11 yards.  Tom Brady would then be sacked at the Falcon 48 yard line.  Tom Brady would later be sacked at the Atlanta 49 yard line forcing the Patriots to punt.  The Falcons would get the ball back on their own 12 yard line.  Matt Ryan would find Tevin Coleman who would get to the 21 yard line after a 9 yard gain.  Matt Ryan would then find Patrick DiMarco who would gain 10 yards and get to the 31 yard line.  Davanta Freeman would then get to the 33 yard line.  Matt Ryan would then find Tevin Coleman who would get to the 38 yard line.  Matt Ryan would then be sacked at the 36 yard line by Alan Branch and Jabaal Sheard forcing Atlanta to punt.  The Patriots would get the ball back on their own 18 yard line.  Tom Brady would find Julian Edelman who would get to the 31 yard line after a gain of 13 yards.  Legarrette Blount would then get to the 38 yard line.  Legarrette Blount would then get to the 40 yard line as the quarter came to a close.

 

Quarter Two:  Tom Brady would find Julian Edelman who would get to the Falcons 33 yard line after a gain of 27 yards.  Legarrette Blount would then get to the Falcons 29 yard line but lose the football which would be recovered by Atlanta giving them possession on their own 29 yard line.  Matt Ryan would find Julio Jones who would get out to the 48 yard line after a pickup of 19 yards.  Matt Ryan would then find Julio Jones who would get all the way down to the Patriots 29 yard line after a gain of 23 yards.  Davanta Freeman would then rush for a gain of 15 yards to get to the New England 14 yard line.  Davanta Freeman would then get to the Patriots 5 yard line.  Davanta Freeman would cap off the 71 yard drive by rushing into the end zone from 5 yards out for the touchdown and with Matt Bryant’s extra point the score would be (7-0) Atlanta.  The Patriots would get the ball back on their own 16 yard line.  Dion Lewis would later get to the 19 yard line.  Tom Brady would then find James White who would get to the 24 yard line but the Patriots would have to punt.  The Falcons would get the ball back on their own 38 yard line.  Matt Ryan would find Taylor Gabriel who would get to the Patriots 38 yard line after gaining 24 yards.  Matt Ryan would then find Julio Jones who would reach the Patriots 20 yard line after gaining 18 yards.  Matt Ryan to Tevin Coleman would then get to the Patriots 19 yard line.  Matt Ryan would then cap off the 62 yard drive by throwing a touchdown pass to Austin Hooper and with Matt Bryant’s extra point the score would be (14-0) Falcons.  The Patriots would get the ball back on their own 25 yard line.  Tom Brady would find Martellus Bennett who would get to the 37 yard line after a gain of 12 yards.  A holding penalty on the Falcons would then put the Patriots on the 42 yard line.  James White would later get to the 49 yard line.  Defensive holding on Atlanta would then put the Patriots on the Falcons 46 yard line.  Legarrette Blount would then get to the 45 yard line.  Another holding penalty on the Falcons would then put the Patriots at the Atlanta 40 yard line.  Tom Brady would later find Martellus Bennett who would gain 13 yards and get down to the Falcons 27 yard line.  Dion Lewis would then get to the 23 yard line of Atlanta.  Tom Brady would then be intercepted by Robert Alford who would bring the ball back 82 yards for the touchdown and with Matt Bryant’s extra point the score would now be (21-0) Falcons.  The Patriots would get the ball back on their own 25 yard line.  Tom Brady would find James White who would get to the 28 yard line.  Tom Brady would then find Martellus Bennett who would get to the 43 yard line after a 15 yard gain.  Tom Brady would find James White who would get down to the Falcons 29 yard line after a pickup of 28 yards.  Tom Brady would then find Chris Hogan who would get to the Atlanta 21 yard line.  Tom Brady would later find James White who would get to the Falcons 15 yard line.  Holding against the Patriots would later push them back to the Falcons 20 yard line.  Stephen Gostkowski would cap off the drive by kicking a 41 yard field goal making the score (21-3) Atlanta.  The Falcons would get the ball back on their own 27 yard line as the quarter and the half came to a close.                       

 

Quarter Three:  The Falcons would get the ball first to open the half.  Atlanta would start on their own 19 yard line.  Davanta Freeman would be stopped at the 16 yard line.  Matt Ryan to Davanta Freeman would then get to the 23 yard line.  The Falcons would ultimately have to punt.  The Patriots would get the ball back on their own 47 yard line but the Falcons would challenge the ruling on the field and win as the ruling on the field would be reversed.  New England would get the ball back on their own 47 yard line after a re kick.  Tom Brady would later find Danny Amendola who would be stopped at the 45 yard line after losing 2 yards.  The Patriots would ultimately have to punt.  The Falcons would get the ball back on their own 15 yard line.  Matt Ryan would find Taylor Gabriel who would gain 17 yards and get to the 32 yard line.  Matt Ryan would then find Tevin Coleman who would get to the 37 yard line.  Matt Ryan would later find Taylor Gabriel who would get all the way down to the New England 28 yard line after a pass play completion of 35 yards.  Matt Ryan would later find Mohammad Sanu who would gain 13 yards and get to the New England 15 yard line.  Davanta Freeman would then get to the Patriots 6 yard line.  Davanta Freeman would then get stopped at the 9 yard loss after a 3 yard loss.  Holding against the Patriots would later put the Falcons right on the New England 6 yard line.  Matt Ryan would cap off the drive by throwing a 6 yard touchdown pass to Tevin Coleman and with Matt Bryant’s extra point the score would be (28-3) Falcons.  New England would get the ball back on their own 25 yard line.  Tom Brady would find Dion Lewis who would get to the 27 yard line.  Tom Brady would then find James White who would get to the 39 yard line.  Dion Lewis would then get to the 47 yard line.  Dion Lewis would then be stopped at the 46 yard line.  Tom Brady would later find Danny Amendola who would get to the Falcons 37 yard line after a gain of 17 yards.  Tom Brady to Danny Amendola would then get the offense to the Falcons 35 yard line.  Tom Brady would then hold on to the football and scramble to get to the Falcons 20 yard line after a gain of 15 yards.  Legarrette Blount would then get to the Atlanta 16 yard line.  Legarrette Blount would then get to the Atlanta 7 yard line.  Another carry by Legarrette Blount would get the Patriots offense to the Falcons 5 yard line.  Tom Brady would then cap off the 13 play 6:25 75 yard drive by throwing a 5 yard touchdown pass to James White.  Stephen Gostkowski would miss the extra point as the ball would bounce off of the right side of the goal post making the score (28-9) Falcons.  Atlanta would get the ball back on the Patriots 41 yard line.  Matt Ryan would find Hooper who would get to the Patriots 32 yard line after a 9 yard gain.  A holding penalty on the Falcons would later push them back to the Patriots 42 yard line.  Matt Ryan would then be sacked at the Atlanta 49 yard line by Kyle Van Noy and Tre Flowers.                      

 

Quarter Four:  The Patriots would get the ball back on their own 13 yard line.  Tom Brady would find Malcolm Mitchell who would gain 15 yards and get to the 28 yard line.  Tom Brady to Malcolm Mitchell would then gain 7 more yards getting the Patriots to the 35 yard line.  James White would then get to the 41 yard line.  Tom Brady would later find Malcolm Mitchell who would gain 18 yards and get to the Falcons 41 yard line.  Tom Brady to James White would later get to the 32 yard line of Atlanta.  Tom Brady would later find Martellus Bennett who would gain 25 yards and get down to the Falcons 7 yard line.  Tom Brady would then be sacked at the 12 yard line.  Tom Brady to James White would then get the Patriots to the 10 yard line of Atlanta.  Tom Brady would then be sacked at the 15 yard line.  Stephen Gostkowski would cap off the drive by kicking a 33 yard field goal making the score (28-12) Falcons.  Atlanta would get the ball back on their own 27 yard line.  Matt Ryan would find Tevin Coleman who would get to the 35 yard line.  Tevin Coleman would then get to the 36 yard line.  Matt Ryan would then be sacked at the 25 yard line by Donta Hightower forcing him to lose the football which would be recovered by Alan Branch giving the Patriots possession on the Atlanta 25 yard line.  Tom Brady would then be sacked at the 30 yard line after a 5 yard loss.  Tom Brady would find James White who would get to the 26 yard line.  Tom Brady would then find Malcolm Mitchell who would gain 12 yards and get to the 14 yard line of Atlanta.  Tom Brady would then find Danny Amendola who would get to the 6 yard line of the Falcons.  Tom Brady would then cap off the 5 play 2:28 25 yard drive by throwing a 6 yard touchdown pass to Danny Amendola making the score (28-18) Falcons.  The Patriots would go for the 2 point conversion and make it as James White would get into the end zone from 2 yards out making the score (28-20) Atlanta.  The Falcons would get the ball back on their own 10 yard line.  Matt Ryan would find Davanta Freeman who would gain 39 yards and get out to the 49 yard line.  Matt Ryan would then find Julio Jones who would gain 27 yards and get all the way down to the Patriots 22 yard line.  Davanta Freeman would then be stopped at the 23 yard line.  Matt Ryan would then be sacked at the 35 yard line by Tre Flowers causing a loss of -12 yards.  Offensive holding on the Falcons would then push them back to the New England 45 yard line.  The Falcons would ultimately have to punt.  New England would get the ball back on their own 9 yard line.  Tom Brady would later find Chris Hogan who would gain 16 yards and get out to the 25 yard line.  Tom Brady would then find Malcolm Mitchell who would gain 11 yards and get to the 36 yard line.  Tom Brady would then find Julian Edelman who would catch a batted ball and gain 23 yards getting to the Falcons 41 yard line.  Atlanta would challenge the ruling on the field and lose as the play would be upheld.  Tom Brady would then hit Danny Amendola with a 20 yard pass play completion getting the Patriots to the Falcons 21 yard line.  Tom Brady would then find James White who would get the ball all the way down to the Atlanta 8 yard line.  Tom Brady to James White would then get the Patriots to the Falcons 1 yard line.  James White would cap off the 10 play 2:33 91 yard drive by rushing into the end zone for the touchdown from 1 yard out making the score (28-26) Falcons.  The Patriots would go for the 2 point conversion and make it as Tom Brady would find Danny Amendola in the end zone making the score tied at (28-28).  The Falcons would get the ball back on their own 11 yard line.  Matt Ryan would find Mohammad Sanu who would get to the 23 yard line.  Ryan to Hooper would then get to the 27 yard line.  The Falcons would ultimately have to punt.  New England would get the ball back with :03 left on the clock.  Dion Lewis would get to the 48 yard line as the clock ran out ending regulation sending the game to over time.

 

Over Time:  The Patriots would win the coin toss and elect to receive the ball first.  New England would start on their own 25 yard line.  Tom Brady would find James White who would get to the 31 yard line.  Tom Brady would then find Danny Amendola who would gain 14 yards and get out to the 45 yard line.  Tom Brady would find Chris Hogan who would gain 18 yards and get to the Falcons 37 yard line.  A Tom Brady to James White pass play would be stopped at the Falcons 40 yard line.  Tom Brady would then find Julian Edelman who would get to the Atlanta 25 yard line after a 15 yard gain.  James White would then get to the Falcons 15 yard line.  A pass interference penalty on the Falcons would then put the Patriots at the Atlanta Falcons 2 yard line.  James White would cap off the 8 play 3:58 75 yard drive by rushing to the goal line from 2 yards out for the touchdown making the score (34-28) New England.  The play would be reviewed and the ruling on the field would stand giving the New England Patriots the victory in Super Bowl LI.       

 

Game Notes:  Heading into this game, the Patriots are playing in their ninth Super Bowl, which is an NFL record.  Atlanta will be participating in their franchises second Super Bowl.  This would mark the first time in NFL history that the Super Bowl would go to Over Time.  The Patriots would go on to win their 5th Super Bowl Title under Coach Belichick and Tom Brady.  The Patriots would set a new NFL record with the victory as they came from 25 points down to score 31 unanswered points to win.  Tom Brady would be named the Super Bowl MVP.  The award would be Tom Brady’s 4th MVP title.

 

Game report written by Jerry Bourget for www.jerryspatspage.com

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