Several records set on Super Bowl Sunday

ATLANTA – Sunday’s Super Bowl saw a series of NFL records broken as the New England Patriots clinched a sixth championship with a 13-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams.

– The Patriots tie the Pittsburgh Steelers as the most successful team in NFL history with a sixth Super Bowl win.

– Patriots head coach Bill Belichick equals the record for Super Bowl wins, joining George Halas and Curly Lambeau with six NFL championships.

– Tom Brady becomes the only player to win six Super Bowls, moving one clear of Hall of Famer Charles Haley, who won five titles.

– Brady, 41, is the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl, beating Peyton Manning’s mark. Manning was 39 when he led the Denver Broncos to victory over the Carolina Panthers in the 2016 Super Bowl.

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Tom Brady became the only player to win six Super Bowls. Photo: Mike Segar/Reuters

– Brady has now played more Super Bowls than any other player, with Sunday marking his ninth appearance. Belichick holds the record for head coach appearances.

– Brady has more passes (392), completions (256), and passing yards (2,838) than any other player in history.

– Los Angeles Rams punter Johnny Hekker produced the longest punt in Super Bowl history with his 65-yard monster.

Agence France-Presse (AFP)

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