FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler (21) intercepts a pass intended for Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette (83) during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, in Glendale,
Kathy Willens, File
January 20, 2016

Super Bowl 49

Feb. 1, 2015

At Glendale, Ariz.

New England 0.14..0.14-28

Seattle 0.14.10..0-24

Tom Brady threw four touchdown passes, Malcolm Butler intercepted Russell Wilson in the end zone in the final minute and New England rallied from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit for its fourth Super Bowl championship.

The Patriots had to survive one of the most controversial play calls in NFL history.

On the first series of the third quarter, Steven Hauschka's 27-yard field goal gave the Seahawks a 17-14 lead. Wilson threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Doug Baldwin after Brady's second interception of the game and the Seahawks took a 24-14 lead going into the final quarter.

In the fourth, Brady rallied the Patriots with a 5-yard TD pass Danny Amendola in the back of the end zone and a 3-yarder to Julian Edelman with 2:02 left in the fourth for the go-ahead score.

After Jermaine Kearse made a twisting, turning, tumbling catch for a 33-yard gain to the Patriots 5, Marshawn Lynch ran 4 yards to the 1.

But instead of handing off to ''Beast Mode,'' Wilson, operating from the shotgun, was instructed to throw a pass against New England's stacked defense. He was intercepted by Butler on a pass intended for Ricardo Lockette.

The Patriots entered the Super Bowl coming off the ''Deflategate'' controversy after their rout of the Colts in the AFC championship game.

Brady, the MVP, become the third quarterback, along with Pittsburgh's Terry Bradshaw and San Francisco's Joe Montana, to win four titles.

Bill Belichick joined the Steelers' Chuck Noll as the only coaches to win four Super Bowls.



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