Will Tom Brady break the NFL MVP - Super Bowl jinx?

Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles celebrates his touchdown catch against the New England Patriots

New England trailed 28-3 in Super Bowl LI last February in Houston but rallied to beat the Atlanta Falcons in overtime. With one half in the books, they've certainly done it so far.

Foles, apparently, felt the need to show Brady how it's done.

Credit Pederson for this gamble as TE Trey Burton's TD pass to Foles on fourth-and-goal averts the criticism that surely would have headed the coach's way had he left more points on the board.

Philadelphia answers with a 22-yard touchdown pass from Foles to Corey Clement on their first drive of the half.

The Patriots were starting to march into Eagles territory and had an opportunity to take the lead with a touchdown, but on third down they made a decision to get real weird and take the ball out of Brady's hands. He's 63 yards shy of breaking that, and we're only in the third quarter. Stephen Gostkowski's extra point put New England on top for the first time.

Brady and Moss led what might be the best offense in National Football League history-in 2007, Moss caught 23 touchdowns from Brady, the National Football League record for most touchdown catches in a single season.

Foles paused at the line of scrimmage before running to the end zone as Burton took a reverse pitch from Clement.

The Patriots will take over looking for their first points in the first quarter in eight Super Bowl appearances with quarterback Tom Brady.

A Philadelphia native, the 49-year-old actor celebrated the big game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots with the an Instagram video that may bring all others to shame.

"I wasn't going to let our offense be stopped on the one-yard line", Eagles coach Doug Pederson. Belichick is 5-3 in Super Bowls and his teams have only a plus-4 overall margin in those games. The Eagles led 22-12 after scoring a touchdown with 34 seconds left. He caught a pass over the middle, turned back to run and was hit helmet-to-helmet by Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins, whom Cooks never saw coming.



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